Healthy Coping: 24 Mechanisms & Skills For Positive Coping

Not all coping skills are created equally! In this challenging time, it is especially important to practice self care. Are you someone who laughs at the most inopportune times? Perhaps you are a nail-biter, or maybe you even become energized during challenging moments. Whether you resort to unhealthy behavior or thrive in stressful situations when things become challenging, these are just a few of the countless coping mechanisms individuals may choose or unconsciously exhibit. Learn … Read more

Early Detection is Key – Support for Children with Autism

During the first years of your child’s life, it is important to watch and listen closely as your child interacts with you and others. You can pick up clues to potential developmental disabilities and seek assistance early. Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental disability often linked to challenges with communication skills. ASD affects the way your child’s brain processes information and how the brain’s nerve cells connect and organize. ASD affects … Read more

Medicaid Unwinding Updates

Dear Families, there is important information regarding the Medicaid Unwinding Updates that will affect millions of families across the state of Florida. Please click here to see what you will need to know and do to be prepared for this process.

Dental Care Tips for Children

When was the last time your child visited the dentist? Are they brushing their own teeth yet? Check out this flyer for tips on teaching your child about taking care of their teeth!

Resources for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Children’s Medical Services (CMS) is a collection of special programs for eligible children with special needs. The CMS Health Plan is for children who: Are under age 21 and eligible for Medicaid or Have special healthcare needs that require extensive preventive and ongoing care The need for preventive and ongoing care could mean working with several different providers at once. It might also mean working with state agencies or finding local community resources. The plan’s goal is to … Read more