Raising Special Kids

Help and Hope for Families

Raising Special Kids exists to improve the lives of children with the full range of disabilities, from birth to age 26, by providing support, training, information and individual assistance so families can become effective advocates for their children.

Our services

Individual consultation

Individual problem-solving support to understand and access the programs, health plans, and services your child may need.

Parent-to-parent support

Connections with a trained parent “mentor” who has a child with a similar diagnosis and is skilled at providing information and support.

Training & workshops

Increase advocacy skills, and improve your ability to work with professionals on your child’s educational and medical needs.

News and updates

Staff Spotlight: Ravyn Miles

“I’ve been struck by the number of additional responsibilities on families’ plates and how Raising Special Kids helps families work through so many different types …

Family stories

Smiling mom squatting next to daughter in wheelchair

Taking on Challenges

Raising a child with intense medical and developmental needs will always be a challenge for Jennifer, but with Raising Special Kids just a phone call …

A One-Stop-Shop Of Support

Moving out of state can be stressful for any family. Moving to a new country with a child who has significant disabilities and medical issues …

I’m so grateful to learn that Raising Special Kids is truly here to offer support. There is no catch, no gimmick, and no charge. I have found emotional support from people who understand what it is like to have a child with special needs.

— Parent

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