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Daily Archives: May 2, 2017

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MISSING: Special needs teen out of Lake County

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MISSING: Special needs teen out of Lake County
LAKE COUNTY (KRON) — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a missing special needs teen who is considered “at …
Source: Special Needs
MISSING: Special needs teen out of Lake County
Special Needs
LAKE COUNTY (KRON) — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a missing special needs teen who is considered “at …


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Monmouth County inspires Stafford special needs registry

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Monmouth County inspires Stafford special needs registry
STAFFORD – Township police have announced a Special Needs Registry for residents and first responders to share information. The registry is …
Source: Special Needs
Monmouth County inspires Stafford special needs registry
Special Needs
STAFFORD – Township police have announced a Special Needs Registry for residents and first responders to share information. The registry is …


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Lawyer Accused Of Stealing From Clients With Special Needs To Stand Trial

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Lawyer Accused Of Stealing From Clients With Special Needs To Stand Trial
(CBS) — The Montgomery County lawyer accused of stealing more than $140,000 that was supposed to be used for people with special needs will …
Source: Special Needs
Lawyer Accused Of Stealing From Clients With Special Needs To Stand Trial
Special Needs
(CBS) — The Montgomery County lawyer accused of stealing more than $140,000 that was supposed to be used for people with special needs will …


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What to Do While You Wait

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What to Do While You Wait
PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Autism Center of The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart will host a seminar called “What to Do While You …
Source: Autism
What to Do While You Wait
Autism
PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Autism Center of The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart will host a seminar called “What to Do While You …


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Bills Would Remove 60000 From Arkansas Medicaid Program

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Bills Would Remove 60000 From Arkansas Medicaid Program
Arkansas lawmakers have given initial approval to moving 60,000 people off the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion program and to impose a work …
Source: Medicaid
Bills Would Remove 60000 From Arkansas Medicaid Program
Medicaid
Arkansas lawmakers have given initial approval to moving 60,000 people off the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion program and to impose a work …


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This Bakery Hires Cooks With Special Needs, Teaching Them Skills And Confidence

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This Bakery Hires Cooks With Special Needs, Teaching Them Skills And Confidence
More and more, we as a culture are learning how people with special needs are not as incapable as we were once led to believe. This is an important …
Source: Special Needs
This Bakery Hires Cooks With Special Needs, Teaching Them Skills And Confidence
Special Needs
More and more, we as a culture are learning how people with special needs are not as incapable as we were once led to believe. This is an important …


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Harvard mHealth Partnership to Improve Medicaid Chronic Care

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Harvard mHealth Partnership to Improve Medicaid Chronic Care
An mHealth partnership between Harvard Medical School and a mobile healthcare company aims to improve care delivery to Medicaid beneficiaries.
Source: Medicaid
Harvard mHealth Partnership to Improve Medicaid Chronic Care
Medicaid
An mHealth partnership between Harvard Medical School and a mobile healthcare company aims to improve care delivery to Medicaid beneficiaries.


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Aetna takes 1Q loss on failed Humana bid, but ups 2017 forecast

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Aetna takes 1Q loss on failed Humana bid, but ups 2017 forecast
Aetna is relying more on government-funded Medicaid and Medicare Advantage coverage while also cutting back on troublesome products such as …
Source: Medicaid
Aetna takes 1Q loss on failed Humana bid, but ups 2017 forecast
Medicaid
Aetna is relying more on government-funded Medicaid and Medicare Advantage coverage while also cutting back on troublesome products such as …


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Long Term Substitute for Intensive Special Needs Classroom

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Long Term Substitute for Intensive Special Needs Classroom
The Classroom Teacher shall assist students learn subject matter and develop skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and …
Source: Special Needs
Long Term Substitute for Intensive Special Needs Classroom
Special Needs
The Classroom Teacher shall assist students learn subject matter and develop skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and …


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Binghamton counselor arrested for Endangering Person with Special Needs

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Binghamton counselor arrested for Endangering Person with Special Needs
Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs Special Prosecutor Patricia E. Gunning announced last week that a Binghamton man …
Source: Special Needs
Binghamton counselor arrested for Endangering Person with Special Needs
Special Needs
Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs Special Prosecutor Patricia E. Gunning announced last week that a Binghamton man …


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Autism linked to grandmothers' smoking

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Autism linked to grandmothers’ smoking
A higher likelihood of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autistic traits has been linked to whether maternal grandmothers smoked while pregnant or …
Source: Autism
Autism linked to grandmothers’ smoking
Autism
A higher likelihood of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autistic traits has been linked to whether maternal grandmothers smoked while pregnant or …


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My Possibilities Announces Plans for Expansion and Launches Capital Campaign of $25 Million

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My Possibilities Announces Plans for Expansion and Launches Capital Campaign of Million
Representing a population that is roughly the size of the entire city of Plano, the educational opportunities available to adults with special needs is …
Source: Special Needs
My Possibilities Announces Plans for Expansion and Launches Capital Campaign of Million
Special Needs
Representing a population that is roughly the size of the entire city of Plano, the educational opportunities available to adults with special needs is …


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Denison ISD settles federal lawsuit regarding special needs student

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Denison ISD settles federal lawsuit regarding special needs student
The Sextons sued the school district in 2016 alleging a teacher’s aide improperly restrained a special needs student. The incident occurred in …
Source: Special Needs
Denison ISD settles federal lawsuit regarding special needs student
Special Needs
The Sextons sued the school district in 2016 alleging a teacher’s aide improperly restrained a special needs student. The incident occurred in …


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Vote on Medicaid Expansion Not Likely in Kansas Legislature

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Vote on Medicaid Expansion Not Likely in Kansas Legislature
A Republican legislative leader says Kansas lawmakers are unlikely to vote again on a bill to expand eligibility for the state’s Medicaid program.
Source: Medicaid
Vote on Medicaid Expansion Not Likely in Kansas Legislature
Medicaid
A Republican legislative leader says Kansas lawmakers are unlikely to vote again on a bill to expand eligibility for the state’s Medicaid program.


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W&M School of Education approves 9-credit certificate in autism

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W&M School of Education approves 9-credit certificate in autism
Educating on Autism: Heartley Huber, assistant professor of special education at William & Mary, spearheaded the creation of a new …
Source: Autism
W&M School of Education approves 9-credit certificate in autism
Autism
Educating on Autism: Heartley Huber, assistant professor of special education at William & Mary, spearheaded the creation of a new …


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Stafford Police Launch New "Special Needs" Registry

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Stafford Police Launch New “Special Needs” Registry
So the Stafford Township Police Department has become the first municipality in Ocean County to establish a Special Needs Registry, which will …
Source: Special Needs
Stafford Police Launch New “Special Needs” Registry
Special Needs
So the Stafford Township Police Department has become the first municipality in Ocean County to establish a Special Needs Registry, which will …


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Let's Investigate the Nonsense Claim That Fidget Spinners Can Treat ADHD, Autism, and Anxiety

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Let’s Investigate the Nonsense Claim That Fidget Spinners Can Treat ADHD, Autism, and Anxiety
But rather than selling these purely as a fun toy, most of them are being sold as being “perfect for ADD, ADHD, anxiety, and autism” or somesuch.
Source: Autism
Let’s Investigate the Nonsense Claim That Fidget Spinners Can Treat ADHD, Autism, and Anxiety
Autism
But rather than selling these purely as a fun toy, most of them are being sold as being “perfect for ADD, ADHD, anxiety, and autism” or somesuch.


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The Value of Introducing Work Requirements to Medicaid

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The Value of Introducing Work Requirements to Medicaid
Congress is currently considering introducing work requirements to Medicaid. This change would bring an effective work incentive to the roughly 1 …
Source: Medicaid
The Value of Introducing Work Requirements to Medicaid
Medicaid
Congress is currently considering introducing work requirements to Medicaid. This change would bring an effective work incentive to the roughly 1 …


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Football Player Who Befriended Boy With Autism Signed To NFL Team

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Football Player Who Befriended Boy With Autism Signed To NFL Team
Football Player Who Befriended Boy With Autism Signed To NFL Team. The news came just days after the athlete’s father was killed by an allegedly …
Source: Autism
Football Player Who Befriended Boy With Autism Signed To NFL Team
Autism
Football Player Who Befriended Boy With Autism Signed To NFL Team. The news came just days after the athlete’s father was killed by an allegedly …


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Meet Eastwood, the Only Dog Left Behind After an 'Empty the Shelters' Event in Michigan

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Meet Eastwood, the Only Dog Left Behind After an ‘Empty the Shelters’ Event in Michigan
The special needs pooch watched as 21 other animals found their forever at an Empty the Shelters event held on Saturday at the Little Traverse Bay …
Source: Special Needs
Meet Eastwood, the Only Dog Left Behind After an ‘Empty the Shelters’ Event in Michigan
Special Needs
The special needs pooch watched as 21 other animals found their forever at an Empty the Shelters event held on Saturday at the Little Traverse Bay …


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Wait times: Medicaid patients wait longer at office visits than those with private insurance

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Wait times: Medicaid patients wait longer at office visits than those with private insurance
Medicaid patients endure longer wait times during office visits than patients with private insurance, according to a new Health Affairs study.
Source: Medicaid
Wait times: Medicaid patients wait longer at office visits than those with private insurance
Medicaid
Medicaid patients endure longer wait times during office visits than patients with private insurance, according to a new Health Affairs study.


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In pictures: Arsenal Charity Team takes on Stand Out for Autism side

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In pictures: Arsenal Charity Team takes on Stand Out for Autism side
Revenge was served at York Road on Sunday as Stand Out for Autism (SOFA) claimed victory over an Arsenal Charity Team side. The charity match …
Source: Autism
In pictures: Arsenal Charity Team takes on Stand Out for Autism side
Autism
Revenge was served at York Road on Sunday as Stand Out for Autism (SOFA) claimed victory over an Arsenal Charity Team side. The charity match …


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Proposed Medicaid funding changes could cost Perry County residents

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Proposed Medicaid funding changes could cost Perry County residents
Proposed changes in Ohio’s Medicaid funding could cut millions of dollars in healthcare services to rural areas of the state and reduce coverage to …
Source: Medicaid
Proposed Medicaid funding changes could cost Perry County residents
Medicaid
Proposed changes in Ohio’s Medicaid funding could cut millions of dollars in healthcare services to rural areas of the state and reduce coverage to …


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Students with autism reaching great strides at City Honors

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Students with autism reaching great strides at City Honors
A Buffalo Public school is making sure students with autism are thriving. City Honors has a program called Students with Autism Rising to Success …
Source: Autism
Students with autism reaching great strides at City Honors
Autism
A Buffalo Public school is making sure students with autism are thriving. City Honors has a program called Students with Autism Rising to Success …


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Can Medicaid Recoup Benefits From A House With A Mortgage On It

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Can Medicaid Recoup Benefits From A House With A Mortgage On It
My husband’s grandmother is in a nursing home. She has a house, but there is a bank loan against it that we are paying off. Can Medicaid take the …
Source: Medicaid
Can Medicaid Recoup Benefits From A House With A Mortgage On It
Medicaid
My husband’s grandmother is in a nursing home. She has a house, but there is a bank loan against it that we are paying off. Can Medicaid take the …


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More Harmonized Program Requirements and Better Data Are Needed

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More Harmonized Program Requirements and Better Data Are Needed
A growing number of people rely on Medicaid personal care services for help with daily tasks like bathing and eating. However, these types of services …
Source: Medicaid
More Harmonized Program Requirements and Better Data Are Needed
Medicaid
A growing number of people rely on Medicaid personal care services for help with daily tasks like bathing and eating. However, these types of services …


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Autism awareness walk promotes understanding

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Autism awareness walk promotes understanding
Educators, community leaders, family, friends and children joined Deloris Clay-Williams, event organizer and autism advocate, at the Moorhead …
Source: Autism
Autism awareness walk promotes understanding
Autism
Educators, community leaders, family, friends and children joined Deloris Clay-Williams, event organizer and autism advocate, at the Moorhead …


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Maine Releases Draft Waiver Request Proposing New Eligibility Requirements

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Maine Releases Draft Waiver Request Proposing New Eligibility Requirements
Maine has not expanded its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act and does not provide coverage to childless adults. Eligibility groups that …
Source: Medicaid
Maine Releases Draft Waiver Request Proposing New Eligibility Requirements
Medicaid
Maine has not expanded its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act and does not provide coverage to childless adults. Eligibility groups that …


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Yeovil barber Chris Sansom to hold dedicated days helping autistic children get haircuts

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Yeovil barber Chris Sansom to hold dedicated days helping autistic children get haircuts
A barber who opened up his new shop in Yeovil yesterday (May 1) will be holding dedicated charity days to help autistic children and their families get …
Source: Autism
Yeovil barber Chris Sansom to hold dedicated days helping autistic children get haircuts
Autism
A barber who opened up his new shop in Yeovil yesterday (May 1) will be holding dedicated charity days to help autistic children and their families get …


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Patricia Heaton Addresses Autism, Social Responsibility at Exceptional Minds “Friendraiser”

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Patricia Heaton Addresses Autism, Social Responsibility at Exceptional Minds “Friendraiser”
“Exceptional Minds opened its doors only six years ago and has already changed the perception of young adults on the autism spectrum. They are …
Source: Autism
Patricia Heaton Addresses Autism, Social Responsibility at Exceptional Minds “Friendraiser”
Autism
“Exceptional Minds opened its doors only six years ago and has already changed the perception of young adults on the autism spectrum. They are …


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