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APSE - APSE is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities. APSE is a growing national non-profit membership organization, founded in 1988 as the Association for Persons in Supported Employment, now known as APSE.

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Knowledge Path - New Edition of an electronic guide to resources about screening for autism spectrum disorders, diagnosis, treatment and intervention, communication, education, vocational challenges, and impact on family life was released by MCH Library.

Adolescent Health: Resource Brief - an electronic guide to recent resources on Web sites and other related resources for health professionals and families was released by MCH Library

Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch - The mission of the Texas Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance (BDES) Branch is to identify and describe the patterns and outcomes of children with birth defects in Texas and to collaborate with others in research, prevention, and family outreach services. The Branch has two major components: the Texas Birth Defects Registry and the CDC-funded Texas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention. 

Case Management Transition Services - The goal of this online course is to educate Texas Health Steps providers and others who work with children youth and young adults regarding case management transition services relating to health care, education and employment, and social services for children, youth and young adults in Texas with chronic health conditions and disabilities as they approach school age and/or enter adulthood.

Children with Special Health Care Needs: Knowledge Path - an electronic guide to resources. It is aimed at developing systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs. The focus is on family-centered, community-based, coordinated, and culturally competent care. Knowledge path contains information on Web sites, publications, databases, and social media for health professionals, program administrators, policymakers, educators, researchers, and families. Separate sections address early intervention and education, financing services, rehabilitation, screening, and transition. The knowledge path is available from The Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Web Casts - Archived Web Casts on topics from "Patient Advocacy: Issues and Answers" to "How to Avoid Germs in CF."

Medical Transportation Program (MTP) - CSHCN Services Program does not administer MTP. However, CSHCN Services Program clients may use MTP. The Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) processes provider enrollment and claims for MTP.

National Center for Medical Home Implementation - This website from the American Academy of Pediatrics contains a comprehensive listing of resources for educators, providers, and families.

Newborn Screening - Information on newborn screening and the expanded newborn screening program in Texas.

Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP processes most provider claims, enrollment, and education for the CSHCN Services Program.  

Waisman Center - The Wisconsin Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program is funded by the Maternal Child Health Title V Block Grant.

Wrightslaw - Information about special education law, rights, and advocacy, with an online research center and library.


CSHCN Services Program Inquiry Line at 1-800-252-8023

Children With Special Health Care Needs Services Program
Department of State Health Services, MC 1938
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347

1-800-252-8023 -- Toll Free
512/458-7355 -- Local
512/458-7417 -- Fax

email CSHCN Services Program

Last updated September 1, 2016