Rural California Children Lack Access to Specialized Care
In a two-part series, HealthyCal looks at the barriers rural California children with special health care needs face in accessing specialized care. About 80,000 children with special health care needs -- such as autism, cancer or hearing impairments -- live in rural California areas, where access to sub-specialists is limited.
- "Far From Cities, Children Lack Specialized Care" (Shanafelt/Gilligan, HealthyCal, 5/4).
- "Distance From Specialized Care Takes Toll on Parents, Too" (Shanafelt/Gilligan, HealthyCal, 5/4).