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Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Program

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

NYS Department of Health (DOH)

Description

Children with special health care needs have an illness or condition for which they need extra health care and support services. These children might have a serious or long lasting: 

  • Physical condition;
  • Intellectual or development disability, and/or
  • Behavioral or emotional condition.

Additional Information

Visit the Department of Health's Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) website to learn more.


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Related Terms

CYSHCNchildren with special health care needshealth carespecial needs
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Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council