Our Services

What are "Special Needs"?

Children and youth with special needs may require specialized medical, educational, or psychological care, or a combination of these.The term "special needs" describes a range of situations which can include:

  • Behavioral and emotional challenges
  • Difficulties learning, hearing, seeing, moving or speaking
  • Chronic illnesses
  • High risk or premature infants
  • Grief due to the loss of a child or infant

What services do we offer?

Parent to Parent Family Support NetworkTM - High Country (FSN-HC) provides specific services to families and the community in caring for children with special needs including:

  • Trained, volunteer family emotional support in dealing with diagnoses, transitions and challenges.
  • Support groups for families of children with special needs
  • Workshops and educational opportunities for families and service providers
  • Family-friendly resources about diagnoses, treatment options, service agencies, and school considerations
  • Newsletters, Facebook, Database of Resources
  • Service learning and internship opportunities for college students
  • Liaison assistance for families whose children are hospitalized outside their home county

Additional Services