Frequent Questions

How does a family become involved with Raising Special Kids?

The most common way is through a referral process initiated by a family's doctor, teacher, clergy or other professional who knows the family.

Families may also refer themselves to Raising Special Kids.

How much do services cost?

Raising Special Kids provides its services at no cost to families, in English and Spanish.

How is training provided?

Most training is provided face-to-face through our workshops.

May I bring my children to trainings?

Raising Special Kids does not provide childcare services during workshops and does not have facilities to accommodate children for long periods of time.

How is Raising Special Kids funded?

Raising Special Kids is a nonprofit organization funded through state and federal grants and private donations.

This publication is partially supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Family to Family Health Information Centers, CFDA No. 93.504. The information, content, and conclusions should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


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