In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    Disability-specific resources in Rhode Island.

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    The impact of unaddressed special needs in children.

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    Where Rhode Island is currently falling short in serving kids with special needs.

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    Recommendations for improving how the state supports kids with special needs.

Key Takeaway

Introducing a model system of care for children with special needs

This issue brief shares seven characteristics of an inclusive, effective system of care for kids with disabilities. It describes a system that — among other things — has adequate capacity and coordinates early childhood, education, health and community needs seamlessly. 

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations