Children with Special Health Needs Branch
Achieving the Outcomes for CSHCN: Tools, Services, etc.
The Children with Special Health Needs Branch, with state, community, professional, and family partners, is working to achieve the National Core Outcomes for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN).
The Hilopa‘a Project is supporting an “integrated” approach. Hilopa‘a is a collaborative project of CSHNB, Family Voices of Hawaii, University of Hawaii/School of Medicine/Department of Pediatrics, and American Academy of Pediatrics- Hawaii Chapter representatives (see Project Goals and Activities).
Outcome #1 – Family/Professional Partnerships
Outcome #2 – Comprehensive Health Care through A Medical Home
Outcome #3 – Access To Adequate Health Insurance/Financing
Program services (safety net):
Outcome #4 – Early & Continuous Screening/Follow-Up
Developmental Screening: A Guide for ASQ and PEDS Referrals
Screening Task Force
Newborn Hearing Screening
Newborn Metabolic Screening
Early Intervention Section (age 0-3 years)
Outcome #5 – Organization Of Community Services For Easy Use By Families
Rainbow Book 2008 - A Medical Home Guide to Resources for Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs and Their Families (Table of Contents with Websites)
Specialty Referral Form for Hawaii’s CSHCN
Outcome #6 – Transition To Adult Health Care, Work, & Independence
Overarching Principles for ALL Transitions
Bridging the Transitions of CYSHCN to Adult Life
Hilopa'a Youth Advisory Council
Personal Health Record (word, pdf)
Transition Planning Workbook – Hilopa‘a Style