The National Center for Systems of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) hosted a virtual town hall. This Town Hall was open to the public and in particular to clinicians, families/caregivers, individuals with special health care needs/disabilities, public health professionals and any other partners serving CYSHCN.  

The Town Hall: 

  • Provided an overview of the Blueprint for Change: Guiding Principles for a System of Services for CYSHCN.  
  • Discussed the launch of the new National Center, including its goal and objectives, technical assistance and planned activities.  
  • Discussed how a variety of diverse partners have a role in building a system of services for CYSHCN.
  • Featured a robust discussion with authors from each of the 4 Blueprint for Change domains. 

Participants had the opportunity to ask questions in advance of the event and during the  Q&A.

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