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Our faculty and staff have provided resources that we hope will provide useful tips and information for you. If you have any questions about the information provided please contact us by email.

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A groundbreaking set of standards and companion background white paper designed to help communities, states, and the nation build and improve systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) has been released by the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP), with support from the Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health. UAB Civitan/Sparks Clinics will work with community agencies and partners to incorporate these standards into all aspects of care and policymaking for the CYSHCN population in the state of Alabama. 
Full set of Standards for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

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Family Voices of Alabama
Family Voices of Alabama aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities.
Partners in Care Summit 2017 Annual Conference for Family Leadership

Family Voices of Alabama developed a Care Notebook through its Family-to-Family Health Information Center project. It provides a framework with easily fillable forms.

United Way of Central Alabama 2-1-1 Community Resource Directory 


Careers & Degrees in Healthcare: A Guide for Students with Disabilities: https://www.edumed.org/resources/students-with-disabilities/
Resources and Support for College Students with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, or Dyscalculia: https://www.edumed.org/resources/college-students-with-dyslexia/
Scholarships & Resources for Students with Visual Disabilities: https://www.edumed.org/financial-aid/visual-disability-scholarships-resources/

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 Autism Little Learners
Resources and ideas for families and educators 
Autism Little Learners
Mouse Ears for Everyone!: A Guide to Walt Disney World for Guests with Special Needs Paperback – February 20, 2017
by Amy Schinner

An All-Inclusive Guide to the Magic
Planning a trip to Walt Disney World is especially challenging for parents with special needs children. The theme parks are happy places—but also loud, chaotic, and teetering on the verge of sensory overload.Don't let that stop you. Everyone is entitled to some pixie dust.

New Mouth  
Dental solutions made easy for you. Conditions discussed in the dentistry field related to cavity prevention, oral health care and hyperdontia syptoms and treatment.

House Hold Quotes 
Based in the UK, but has a lot of helpful home improvement ideas at great cost savings to help homeowners and tenants avoid paying too much for jobs in the home.

Financial Resources and Discounts for Students with Disabilites
We realize that college can be both an extremely fun and stressful time of life for anyone, and for those who have disabilities it can add a bit of additional financial and mental stress to the equation. This is precisely why we carefully crafted this helpful guide to various financial resources, discounts and savings opportunities, and travel tips for students with disabilities.

Study.com’s 2022 student scholarships, which include several scholarships for students with learning disabilities.

College Planning Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities
This planning guide has tools to assist in understanding the college environment for students with learning disabilities as well as information regarding your rights and potential accommodations.

Homework Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilitiesguide was designed to help students with learning disabilities develop strategies for ensuring that homework will be an effective learning tool. This guide offers in-depth information in several areas, including:
  • An outline of homework strategies that are proven to be effective.
  • Resources and strategies for students with specific learning disabilities like ADHD, Dyslexia, and more.
  • Information on finding academic support, time management, and building positive study habits.