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Practicing Comprehensive Care: A Physician's Operations Manual for Implementing a Medical Home for Children with Special Health Care Needs


This manual offers practical advice and suggestions to help pediatric offices serve children with special health care needs.

Barriers to Transition Planning for Parents of Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs

Research to Practice 19

An examination of the transition planning experiences and concerns of family members of young adults with special health care needs.

Children and Youth Assisted by Medical Technology in Educational Settings: Guidelines for Care, Second Edition (Project School Care)


The step-by-step reference helps school nurses, classroom teachers, parents, school administrators, and health aides provide the care and support necessary to fully include students assisted by medical technology in school, including students who have HIV infection, rely on a ventilator, use tube-feeding, or require catheterization.

Employment Outcomes for People with Diabetes in the Vocational Rehabilitation System

Data Note 2, 2005

Approximately 18 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. This Data Note examines the employment hours and earning outcomes for people with diabetes who received VR services in 2003.

Transition Planning for Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs: Information for Families and Teens

Manual 5

Information, ideas, and resources for transition planning in the areas of health care, education, employment, and recreation. Includes suggested readings, a glossary of terms, and a summary of transition-related laws. Legal guidelines are drawn from Massachusetts and federal law.

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