Children with Special Health Care Needs in California: A Profile of Key Issues

This report provides a summary of the most recent data on the state’s children with special health care needs. The study analyzes a survey of parents by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau and reveals that California’s system at or near the bottom among states on many key measures. This information is intended to inform efforts to improve the state’s system of care, the health outcomes of these children, and the quality of life of their families.

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OPINION: Residential care leaders say its time to root out the bad actors in #childwelfare

Was the system founded by white men and funded by white men for racist reasons? Yes. ...But it is what it is. So now how do we go and root out the things that allowed the system to operate that way?