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Seeking Families of Children with Medical Complexity for Focus Groups

Location: Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Dates: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 and Thursday, June 29, 2017

We are looking to understand how families can get all types of needed care for their children, whether it is in the hospital, school, pharmacy, therapies, or anything in the community where you live. We are seeking up to ten families of children who have medical complexity. This includes any child who has at least two chronic conditions and sees at least two specialists of any type. The focus groups will last for approximately 90 minutes, and participants will receive a $25 gift card in appreciation for their time. If you are interested, please contact Nancy Gushue, Division of General Pediatrics, at or 716.878.7277 by June 15. Additional questions may be directed to Dennis Kuo, MD, MHS, Project Director, at 125 Hodge Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 716.878.1098. 

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The Campaign to Immunzye All New Yorkers

The County Health Officials of New York have a comprehensive website, Immunyze, for parents and professionals outlining the importance of vaccinations throughout the lifespan. It includes suggestions for vaccinations schedules as well as scholarly articles to help people make informed vaccination decisions.

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All About Oral Health: Dentistry for Individuals with Disabilities

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New York Statewide School Health Services Center (NYSSHSC)

NYSSHSC offers information that will assist parents in gaining a better understanding about health care at school, what nurses are required to do, documentation, etc.

CSHCN and PHCP Contacts - All Counties

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) and Physically Handicapped Children's Program (PHCP) Counties - All counties in New York State.



Home and Community Based Services Waivers Fact Sheet

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Becoming a Service Detective: Locating Helping Resources and Financial Supports for Families

A NYS Citizens' Coalition for Children, Inc. training curriculum for foster and adoptive families parenting children with special needs.

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