CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS BRANCH
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Children with Special Health Needs Branch (CSHNB) is working to assure that all children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) will reach optimal health, growth, and development, by improving access to a coordinated system of family-centered health care services and improving outcomes, through systems development, assessment, assurance, education, collaborative partnerships, and family support.
PROGRAM AND SERVICES
Children and Youth with Special Health Needs Section promotes family-centered, community-based comprehensive, coordinated care for children and youth with special health care needs from 0-20 years. This section includes the Children with Special Health Needs Program.
- Children and Youth with Special Health Needs Program
- Hawaii Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
- Early Childhood
- Hi’ilei Developmental Screening Program
Early Intervention Section provides early intervention services for children age 0-3 years who are developmentally delayed or biologically at risk for developmental delay.
Genomics Section promotes the prevention, detection, and treatment of genetic disorders, and provides genetics education for the professional and general community.
- Genetics Program
- Hawaii Birth Defects Program
- Newborn Hearing Screening Program
- Newborn Metabolic Screening Program
LEGISLATIVE WORKING GROUP
Early Language Working Group