Year: 1990 Source: Children's Health Care, v.19, no.4, (Fall 1990), p.219-228 SIEC No: 19950486

The national effort to improve services to children with special health care needs challenges service delivery to American Indians. New Mexican American Indian families of special needs children & health care providers were questioned. Their responses about health care obstacles for their children & suggestions for improvement were examined. Findings show a need for understanding cultural barriers & the unique concerns of the rural poor. This has implications for health care planning changes.