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Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Family Advisors

Youth and families who have children with special health care needs work with OCSHCN staff  to build a more family centered system of health care.  Training and leadership development is a key component of this project.

Families and youth are involved in various OCSHCN projects, as advisors, policy development, insuring "Family Friendly" language and processes.  

Some of the projects and programs utilizing the asset of parent and youth participation can be found in below: