Safety: Keeping Kids with Special Health Care Needs Safe

All children are at risk for injury, but our kids with special needs are often more at risk if they have communication or cognitive delays, are more impulsive or “fearless,” or have difficulty with movement or feeding. Below are resources to help you keep your child safe.


The Oregon Family to Family Health Information Center is affiliated with the Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs, Oregon Health & Science University, and supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). (Grant #H84MC21658/Family Professional Partnership/$95,700). This information, content and conclusions are those of the author(s) and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by, HRSA< HHS, the US Government, or OHSU.


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