Having a child with a rare diagnosis can often be isolating and overwhelming. Sometimes family or friends may not understand, and it can be stressful navigating everything that a child with special health care needs requires.
Parents and family members can now pursue training and receive licenses through Arizona’s new Licensed Health Aide (LHA) program, allowing them to be hired to provide qualifying care for their medically fragile children under age 21.
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 away, she knows she has people by her side who truly understand and are willing to take on the challenges with her.
The night their lives changed course, Brittany Miller and her husband Ryan were settling into life with three daughters, having welcomed tiny Brooke just five weeks earlier. During one of their first family outings with their baby, Brooke began having seizures.