Division of Developmental Disabilities Services

Title V: Children with Special Health Needs

Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Service Coordination staff consists of Registered Nurses and clerical support located in 16 DHS offices around the State of Arkansas.

Case Management/Care Coordination

DDS Children’s Services provides case management/care coordination for children birth to 21 years of age. Title V Care Coordinators will provide individuals and their families with information about the array of services that are available in their community and assist with referrals and applications for those services.

Title V Family Support/Respite Program

This Title V Program is available to SSI and TEFRA recipients under age 18 on a first come first served basis based on need and financial eligibility. With approval of the application, families are eligible for up to $1,000.  Title V does not have a registry of certified respite providers.

Parent Advisory Council

The Parent Advisory Council meets four times a year and provides input and guidance on issues related to the Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs program staff.

Other Important Information for Children with Special Health Care Needs 

Bright Futures

TitleTypePosted Date
Bright Futures Parent Handout Early Adolescent Visits – SpanishPDF
Bright Futures Patient Handout Early Adolescent Visits – SpanishPDF
Bright Futures Parent Handout Early Adolescent VisitsPDF
Bright Futures Patient Handout Early Adolescent VisitsPDF
Bright Futures – Positive Parenting Tips – Young Teens (12-14)PDF09/21/2020

Information & Forms

TitleTypePosted Date
Title V CSHCN Application – SpanishPDF
Sometimes FRIENDS NEED HELP – BrochurePDF
Title V CSHCN Application Info Sheet – SpanishPDF
Title V – Children with Chronic Health Care Needs (CHC) InfographicPDF
CHILDREN with CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS (CHC) Program Info SheetPDF
CHC Guidelines for ParentsPDF09/21/2020
What You Need To Know About Your Supplemental Security Income (SSI) When You Turn 18PDF07/30/2020
Title V CSHCN Application PacketPDF10/24/2019

Transition Readiness

TitleTypePosted Date
Transition Readiness Changing Roles for Families – SpanishDOCX
Transition Readiness Changing Roles for FamiliesDOCX
Transition Readiness Changing Roles for Youth – SpanishDOCX
Transition Readiness Changing Roles for YouthDOCX
Transition Readiness – Complex Medical Needs Transition ChecklistDOCX
Title V Health Care Transition Protocol Children with Chronic Health Conditions – SpanishPDF09/21/2020
Title V Health Care Transition Protocol Children with Chronic Health ConditionsPDF09/21/2020

DDS Address

P.O. Box 1437, Slot N501
Little Rock, AR 72203

DDS Phone Number

(501) 683-0870

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