For Parents & Families

What Can a Family Expect From Raising Special Kids?

Confidentiality, understanding, and a connection to useful information, support, training, and consultations.

Within 48 hours of receiving a referral, a member of our Family Support Team will initiate contact with you to determine how we may best assist your family.   

Download our Fact Sheet in English or Spanish.

Services are provided at no charge, and for families who speak Spanish and other languages.

Services include:

  • Assistance and support at all ages and stages of your child's development from birth to age 26.
  • Individual problem-solving support to understand and access the programs, health plans, and services your child may need.
  • Accurate, authoritative information related to your child's disability or special health condition.
  • Special education consultations, training, and problem-resolution
  • Parent-to-parent connections with a trained parent "mentor" who has a child with a similar diagnosis and is skilled at providing information and support.
  • Workshops and training geared to increase advocacy skills, and improve your ability to work with professionals on your child's educational and medical needs.
  • Referrals to agencies, organizations, and community resources with expertise to meet your family needs.

Our staff includes many families of children with disabilities or special health care needs. 

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.” 

If you would like to speak with one of our Family Support Specialists, call 800-237-3007, email: , or complete the form below.

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Raising Special Kids serves families and professionals in Arizona. For assistance in other states, visit Family Voices and Parent Center Network.

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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5025 E. Washington St., Ste. 204 Phoenix, AZ 85034

  • Phoenix: 602-242-4366
  • Flagstaff: 928-444-8834
  • Tucson: 520-441-4007
  • Yuma: 928-444-8803
  • Toll Free: 800-237-3007