Hudson's Hugs

Hudson's Helpers is a group of volunteers who wish to provide support to children with extensive medical needs and their families through care packages and any other means possible

www.hudsonshelpers.org


State Wide Resources

Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilites

(OCDD) (225) 342-0095

​​http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/subhome/11

OCDD Programs such as Waivers & Flexible Family Fund

http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/136 SEE BROCHURE

List of additional resources such as Family Helping Families

http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/138

Always have an emergency plan for natural disasters and respiratory crisis but when in doubt call 911

Social Security Office

https://www.ssa.gov/

My Place Louisiana

Krista Tipton (Children in Nursing Facilities or Specialty Hospitals), Krista.Tipton@la.gov, (601) 259-2646.

http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/faq/category/90

​​Louisiana Help Line for Medicaid and Healthy LA

Special Needs & Parent Support Services of LA, LLC provides heath and benefits information, navigation, support, and advocacy assistance to individuals with disabilities, complex needs, the elderly, and their families.  Specializing in advocacy aound managed care and health care, Medicaid and waivers for individuals with complex needs and I/DD. Contact Karen Scallan at504-300-5117 or messenger via https://www.facebook.com/SNAPSSLa/o families of individuals with complex needs. Specializing in advocacy around managed care and health care for individuals with complex needs and I/DD.
https://www.facebook.com/kscallan

Medicaid Louisiana

Children who are medically complex or technology dependent especially those with a Trach are best served with Legacy Medicaid.

www.medicaid.dhh.louisiana.gov/

​​Early Steps 

0-3yrs early intervention to help your child with developmental delays

http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/139