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What's the next step for my child?

We know you have big dreams for your child. At Blythedale, children and their families are at the heart of everything we do. As New York State's only independent children's specialty hospital, we are dedicated to improving the health of children with complex medical needs and providing their families with much-needed support and services. Our doctors, nurses, therapists and other healthcare professionals work together with you to provide the individual care your child needs to achieve his or her medical and rehabilitation goals and return home. We are here for you and your child every step of the way.

For Parents

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Parent and Caregiver Training

At Blythedale, we are committed to providing parents with the educational training and support needed to become confident caregivers for a child with complex medical needs.

Going Home

Bringing your child home is no small feat when they're medically fragile. No family ever thinks they will be in the position of caring for a child with complex medical needs, but Blythedale’s innovative Parent and Family Education Program divides what initially seems like an overwhelming learning...