AAP PediaLink Module: Helping Families Navigate Systems: Special Education and SSI for Children with Disabilities

By Jenna Michaels

The AAP, with support from the CDC, recently recorded an educational event with subject matter experts to provide pediatric clinicians with the practical tips, knowledge, and resources to navigate systems of care to support families/caregivers of children who were recently identified with a delay or disability. Learners will understand the role of pediatric clinicians in helping families/caregivers apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits and navigate the special education system, including Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and Section 504 plans. This FREE activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™