For children with special healthcare needs, keeping track of their ever changing issues can be a difficult task. Parents of special needs children are usually at the child's side when they come through the ER, but what if they are not there during an emergency? Others may be watching him/her while you are out. He/she may be at school, or the whole family may be injured in an accident at the same time. It is good to have an emergency information sheet for your special needs child. I found this easy to use template on the link below.
Try it out and see what you think.
The American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics encourage the use of the Emergency Information Form (EIF), which can be downloaded from the link below: