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CaCoon is a program for families who have children who were born with medical problems or have developed special health needs after birth. These special needs children may have developmental delays, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, autism, heart defects, cleft palate, or other conditions. CaCoon stands for Care Coordination, and services are provided by public health nurses to support your child and your family. Your CaCoon nurse can help you locate, connect with, and coordinate with needed resources and services to better meet you and your child's needs. Your nurse can also monitor your child's growth and development, a d suggest ways to help you with your child's developing needs.

Eligibility
Children from birth through age 20 years with medical problems and special health needs.

Link:
Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)