The Consortium for Children and Youth with Disabilities and Special Needs (1998-1999)


Description

Funded as a National Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, the Consortium, a partnership of Georgetown University Child Development Center; the Institute for Child Health Policy at the University of Florida; the Starr Center of the Heller School, Brandeis University; and Family Voices, focused on understanding and improving access to services for children and youth with special needs through research projects on rehabilitative therapies, health insurance, transition services, telehealth and assistive technology. Family Voices brought family perspectives to this project.

Materials

Consortium Briefs are based on findings from Your Voice Counts! The Health Care Experiences of Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs, a survey conducted in 1998 - 1999 by Brandeis University and Family Voices:

  1. Children with Special Health Care Needs and Access to Health and Rehabilitative Services: A Fact Sheet on Findings Brief 1-pdf | Brief 1-hardcopy
  2. Children with Special Health Care Needs and Access to Specialty Care from Physicians: A Fact Sheet on Findings Brief 2-pdf | Brief 2-hardcopy
  3. Children with Special Health Care Needs and Access to Home Health Services: A Fact Sheet on Findings Brief 3-pdf | Brief 3-hardcopy
  4. Children with Special Health Care Needs and Access to Mental Health Services: A Fact Sheet on Findings Brief 4-pdf | Brief 4-hardcopy
  5. Children with Special Health Care Needs and Access to Physical Therapy Services: A Fact Sheet on Findings Brief 5-pdf | Brief 5-hardcopy
  6. Children with Special Health Care Needs and Access to Occupational Therapy Services: A Fact Sheet on Findings Brief 6-pdf | Brief 6-hardcopy
  7. Children with Special Health Care Needs and Access to Speech Therapy Services: A Fact Sheet on Findings Brief 7-pdf | Brief 7-hardcopy

The following Consortium Brief was developed in conjunction with Family Voices:

The Benefits and Challenges of Research Partnerships: Families and University Researchers Working Together Brief 15-pdf | Brief 15-hardcopy


Project Contact

Nora Wells
Family Voices, Inc. @ ERG
110 Hartwell Ave.
Lexington, MA 02421
P: (781) 674-7207
F: (781) 674-2851

You may also use our Online Contact Form to contact the Project Director.