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Published on February 08, 2017

Community Calendar: MU Children’s Hospital Helps Parents of Children with Special Health Needs


University of Missouri Children’s Hospital staff will provide training for families who have children with special health needs. The training will focus on navigating through health and insurance systems, as well as organizing patient information, improving communication with health providers and coping with stress.


The training is free and open to any parent of a child up to age 18 who has special health needs. For more information, please contact Lacey Prater, Children’s Hospital Pediatric Services, at (573) 771-4266.


8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 18


Participants will be notified of the training location upon confirmation of registration. 


Space is limited and parents must register to participate in the training. To register, please visit