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Daily Archives: May 5, 2017

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Two things we know about Ohio after Affordable Care Act vote

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Two things we know about Ohio after Affordable Care Act vote
The bill would, in effect, freeze Ohio’s Medicaid expansion on Dec. 31, 2019, according to a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation analysis. After that, it …
Source: Medicaid
Two things we know about Ohio after Affordable Care Act vote
Medicaid
The bill would, in effect, freeze Ohio’s Medicaid expansion on Dec. 31, 2019, according to a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation analysis. After that, it …


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Maya Wiley: Many Confederate States Refused to Expand Medicaid

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Maya Wiley: Many Confederate States Refused to Expand Medicaid
On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Maya Wiley, Professor of Urban Policy & Management at the New School’s Milano School of International …
Source: Medicaid
Maya Wiley: Many Confederate States Refused to Expand Medicaid
Medicaid
On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Maya Wiley, Professor of Urban Policy & Management at the New School’s Milano School of International …


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Horse riding school in Forest Hills sold to nonprofit that helps special needs individuals

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Horse riding school in Forest Hills sold to nonprofit that helps special needs individuals
Lynne’s Riding School on 70th Road in Forest Hills has been sold to GallopNYC, a nonprofit that specializes in equestrian therapeutic programs for …
Source: Special Needs
Horse riding school in Forest Hills sold to nonprofit that helps special needs individuals
Special Needs
Lynne’s Riding School on 70th Road in Forest Hills has been sold to GallopNYC, a nonprofit that specializes in equestrian therapeutic programs for …


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Watson Proudly Hosts 5th Annual Special Kick Clinic

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Watson Proudly Hosts 5th Annual Special Kick Clinic
The Watson Institute, a special education organization serving students with special needs hosted its 5th Annual Special Kick Clinic. Read more.
Source: Special Needs
Watson Proudly Hosts 5th Annual Special Kick Clinic
Special Needs
The Watson Institute, a special education organization serving students with special needs hosted its 5th Annual Special Kick Clinic. Read more.


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Director of External Affairs

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Director of External Affairs
Director of External Affairs. Our ambition is to make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism – is yours? Ambitious about Autism …
Source: Autism
Director of External Affairs
Autism
Director of External Affairs. Our ambition is to make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism – is yours? Ambitious about Autism …


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A huge section of the GOP bill undoing Obamacare isn't actually about Obamacare

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A huge section of the GOP bill undoing Obamacare isn’t actually about Obamacare
The law would limit federal spending on Medicaid — the program that provides health insurance to the poor — to an index of inflation in medical prices.
Source: Medicaid
A huge section of the GOP bill undoing Obamacare isn’t actually about Obamacare
Medicaid
The law would limit federal spending on Medicaid — the program that provides health insurance to the poor — to an index of inflation in medical prices.


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Athens parent fair for special needs families will be Monday

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Athens parent fair for special needs families will be Monday
The Athens City Schools special education department will hold a parent fair for families with special needs. The fair is open to Athens city and …
Source: Special Needs
Athens parent fair for special needs families will be Monday
Special Needs
The Athens City Schools special education department will hold a parent fair for families with special needs. The fair is open to Athens city and …


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States Are Quietly Pushing To Take Medicaid Away From The Unemployed

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States Are Quietly Pushing To Take Medicaid Away From The Unemployed
A growing number of states, in collaboration with the Trump administration, are pushing to deny Medicaid benefits to many people who don’t have jobs …
Source: Medicaid
States Are Quietly Pushing To Take Medicaid Away From The Unemployed
Medicaid
A growing number of states, in collaboration with the Trump administration, are pushing to deny Medicaid benefits to many people who don’t have jobs …


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Alaska Republican worries women are getting abortions so they can take Medicaid-funded vacations

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Alaska Republican worries women are getting abortions so they can take Medicaid-funded vacations
An Alaska state lawmaker worries Medicaid funding for health care will encourage women to seek abortions for a free trip to the big city. State Rep.
Source: Medicaid
Alaska Republican worries women are getting abortions so they can take Medicaid-funded vacations
Medicaid
An Alaska state lawmaker worries Medicaid funding for health care will encourage women to seek abortions for a free trip to the big city. State Rep.


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Tracking Devices May Ease Minds of Parents of Kids With Autism

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Tracking Devices May Ease Minds of Parents of Kids With Autism
FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An electronic tracking device can calm worried parents who fear their child with autism might wander off …
Source: Autism
Tracking Devices May Ease Minds of Parents of Kids With Autism
Autism
FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An electronic tracking device can calm worried parents who fear their child with autism might wander off …


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'A Day in the Park' photo shoot for children with special needs to be held in Canton

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‘A Day in the Park’ photo shoot for children with special needs to be held in Canton
CANTON – Local photographer Dawn Davison of Davison Point Photography will offer free “A Day In The Park” photo shoots for children with special …
Source: Special Needs
‘A Day in the Park’ photo shoot for children with special needs to be held in Canton
Special Needs
CANTON – Local photographer Dawn Davison of Davison Point Photography will offer free “A Day In The Park” photo shoots for children with special …


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Talk it Out: Should Ohio continue to provide funds for Medicaid expansion?

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Talk it Out: Should Ohio continue to provide funds for Medicaid expansion?
John Kasich was among four conservative governors who urged congressional leaders to reform Medicaid, rather than scrap expansion altogether.
Source: Medicaid
Talk it Out: Should Ohio continue to provide funds for Medicaid expansion?
Medicaid
John Kasich was among four conservative governors who urged congressional leaders to reform Medicaid, rather than scrap expansion altogether.


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North Central Accountable Community of Health Selects Six Medicaid Transformation …

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North Central Accountable Community of Health Selects Six Medicaid Transformation …
The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NC ACH) has selected the six projects that it will pursue through the Medicaid Transformation …
Source: Medicaid
North Central Accountable Community of Health Selects Six Medicaid Transformation …
Medicaid
The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NC ACH) has selected the six projects that it will pursue through the Medicaid Transformation …


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Special needs Olympics a success

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Special needs Olympics a success
Last week was another successful day for Morgan County schools as Decatur High School hosted Morgan County’s annual special needs Olympics at …
Source: Special Needs
Special needs Olympics a success
Special Needs
Last week was another successful day for Morgan County schools as Decatur High School hosted Morgan County’s annual special needs Olympics at …


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Adults With Special Needs Find Purpose and Employment at Detroit's Soul Studio

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Adults With Special Needs Find Purpose and Employment at Detroit’s Soul Studio
Last year, a Michigan-based art studio opened its doors to special needs adults in an effort to combat the high levels […]
Source: Special Needs
Adults With Special Needs Find Purpose and Employment at Detroit’s Soul Studio
Special Needs
Last year, a Michigan-based art studio opened its doors to special needs adults in an effort to combat the high levels […]


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Autism can't slow standout IUPUI runner

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Autism can’t slow standout IUPUI runner
At age 3, Murphy was diagnosed with autism. It is a barrier he hurdles. Coincidentally, his best race is the steeplechase, in which runners navigate …
Source: Autism
Autism can’t slow standout IUPUI runner
Autism
At age 3, Murphy was diagnosed with autism. It is a barrier he hurdles. Coincidentally, his best race is the steeplechase, in which runners navigate …


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Council supports local charity during autism awareness month in Bedford

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Council supports local charity during autism awareness month in Bedford
Spring has sprung for autistic children in Bedford this month, celebrating Autism Awareness month at Bedford LOAF (Loads Of Autistic Fun), …
Source: Autism
Council supports local charity during autism awareness month in Bedford
Autism
Spring has sprung for autistic children in Bedford this month, celebrating Autism Awareness month at Bedford LOAF (Loads Of Autistic Fun), …


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North Force hits home run with children

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North Force hits home run with children
Rather the diamond is specifically tailored to children with developmental disabilities and special needs, where they can play just like any other child …
Source: Special Needs
North Force hits home run with children
Special Needs
Rather the diamond is specifically tailored to children with developmental disabilities and special needs, where they can play just like any other child …


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Camelot For Children in Allentown closes after decades of serving ailing children

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Camelot For Children in Allentown closes after decades of serving ailing children
A birthday party at Camelot For Children in Allentown. The 30-year-old nonprofit gathering place for ailing and special needs children has closed …
Source: Special Needs
Camelot For Children in Allentown closes after decades of serving ailing children
Special Needs
A birthday party at Camelot For Children in Allentown. The 30-year-old nonprofit gathering place for ailing and special needs children has closed …


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Press Releases

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Press Releases
Medicaid is not a program for just the young and the poor. It also provides substantial benefits to elderly people with higher incomes, according to …
Source: Medicaid
Press Releases
Medicaid
Medicaid is not a program for just the young and the poor. It also provides substantial benefits to elderly people with higher incomes, according to …


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Law Enforcement Torch Run to return to Newton

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Law Enforcement Torch Run to return to Newton
The Iowa Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will return to Newton this month … “It keeps people who have special needs active,” she said.
Source: Special Needs
Law Enforcement Torch Run to return to Newton
Special Needs
The Iowa Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will return to Newton this month … “It keeps people who have special needs active,” she said.


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Educational Facilities and Classes Launched for Children with Autism

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Educational Facilities and Classes Launched for Children with Autism
Rabat – The association Overcoming Autism association has launched treatment units with specialized classes for children with autism. The initiative …
Source: Autism
Educational Facilities and Classes Launched for Children with Autism
Autism
Rabat – The association Overcoming Autism association has launched treatment units with specialized classes for children with autism. The initiative …


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Former specialneeds bus driver sentenced for molesting boys

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Former specialneeds bus driver sentenced for molesting boys
For seven years before his 2015 arrest, Streetman drove a bus during the day delivering specialneeds students for Spokane Public Schools.
Source: Special Needs
Former specialneeds bus driver sentenced for molesting boys
Special Needs
For seven years before his 2015 arrest, Streetman drove a bus during the day delivering special-needs students for Spokane Public Schools.


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Lawmakers are cutting $92 million from Medicaid in Tampa Bay. Which hospitals are hardest hit?

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Lawmakers are cutting million from Medicaid in Tampa Bay. Which hospitals are hardest hit?
The cuts, which hit the Medicaid program, mostly impact the facilities that take on the largest number of Medicaid patients, including the state’s safety …
Source: Medicaid
Lawmakers are cutting million from Medicaid in Tampa Bay. Which hospitals are hardest hit?
Medicaid
The cuts, which hit the Medicaid program, mostly impact the facilities that take on the largest number of Medicaid patients, including the state’s safety …


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Medicaid's Role in Behavioral Health

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Medicaid’s Role in Behavioral Health
Medicaid Enables Many People with Behavioral Health Needs to Access Care. Reduced Federal Medicaid Financing Could Limit Behavioral Health …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid’s Role in Behavioral Health
Medicaid
Medicaid Enables Many People with Behavioral Health Needs to Access Care. Reduced Federal Medicaid Financing Could Limit Behavioral Health …


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Brekky fights autism with Gosnells Primary School

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Brekky fights autism with Gosnells Primary School
By Mike Atkinson | Drive producer and digital content creator. A ‘WA first specialist learning program for autism‘ was celebrated at Gosnells Primary …
Source: Autism
Brekky fights autism with Gosnells Primary School
Autism
By Mike Atkinson | Drive producer and digital content creator. A ‘WA first specialist learning program for autism’ was celebrated at Gosnells Primary …


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Two high schools baseball teams help raise autism awareness

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Two high schools baseball teams help raise autism awareness
A pair of high school baseball teams wore special jerseys in their game last night to raise awareness for Autism. Lakeville North and Rosemount each …
Source: Autism
Two high schools baseball teams help raise autism awareness
Autism
A pair of high school baseball teams wore special jerseys in their game last night to raise awareness for Autism. Lakeville North and Rosemount each …


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New test captures subtle social difficulties in adults with autism

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New test captures subtle social difficulties in adults with autism
A new test can assess theory of mind — the ability to understand others’ mental states — in adults with autism. In the test, people with the condition …
Source: Autism
New test captures subtle social difficulties in adults with autism
Autism
A new test can assess theory of mind — the ability to understand others’ mental states — in adults with autism. In the test, people with the condition …


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Anti-vaccine activists spark a state's worst measles outbreak in decades

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Anti-vaccine activists spark a state’s worst measles outbreak in decades
Don’t let your children get the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella — it causes autism, they said. Suaado Salah listened. And this spring, her …
Source: Autism
Anti-vaccine activists spark a state’s worst measles outbreak in decades
Autism
Don’t let your children get the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella — it causes autism, they said. Suaado Salah listened. And this spring, her …


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'How being diagnosed as autistic at 45 changed my life for the better'

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‘How being diagnosed as autistic at 45 changed my life for the better’
In the UK, there are 700,000 people diagnosed with autism, according to the NAS. One of those people is Laura James, an author, journalist, owner of …
Source: Autism
‘How being diagnosed as autistic at 45 changed my life for the better’
Autism
In the UK, there are 700,000 people diagnosed with autism, according to the NAS. One of those people is Laura James, an author, journalist, owner of …


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Medicaid cuts bad news for special education

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Medicaid cuts bad news for special education
A health-care bill approved by the U.S. House on Thursday to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act would cost Ohio schools millions in Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid cuts bad news for special education
Medicaid
A health-care bill approved by the U.S. House on Thursday to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act would cost Ohio schools millions in Medicaid …


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Ohio should bar new enrollees in expanded Medicaid: Jim Renacci (Opinion)

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Ohio should bar new enrollees in expanded Medicaid: Jim Renacci (Opinion)
Jim Renacci, a candidate for Ohio governor, writes that while existing Medicaid expansion enrollees should keep their coverage, future enrollees …
Source: Medicaid
Ohio should bar new enrollees in expanded Medicaid: Jim Renacci (Opinion)
Medicaid
Jim Renacci, a candidate for Ohio governor, writes that while existing Medicaid expansion enrollees should keep their coverage, future enrollees …


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