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5 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Special Needs Adoption

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Special Needs Adoption
Before adopting a special needs child in Minnesota, consider these five insights to help you make a more mindful, grounded decision.
Source: Special Needs
5 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Special Needs Adoption
Special Needs
Before adopting a special needs child in Minnesota, consider these five insights to help you make a more mindful, grounded decision.


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Spinners: Toy or tool? Arkansas students fidget their way to success

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Spinners: Toy or tool? Arkansas students fidget their way to success
Cazort teaches students in a self-contained special needs classroom at Washington Elementary. She claims that spinners have helped some of her …
Source: Special Needs
Spinners: Toy or tool? Arkansas students fidget their way to success
Special Needs
Cazort teaches students in a self-contained special needs classroom at Washington Elementary. She claims that spinners have helped some of her …


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Otero County runs in support of Special Olympics

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Otero County runs in support of Special Olympics
The 2017 New Mexico Special Olympics Games will begin Friday with … “Working with students who have special needs is how I’ve spent my career …
Source: Special Needs
Otero County runs in support of Special Olympics
Special Needs
The 2017 New Mexico Special Olympics Games will begin Friday with … “Working with students who have special needs is how I’ve spent my career …


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The ESCNJ Announces Expansion Of Independent Living Program For Special Needs Students

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The ESCNJ Announces Expansion Of Independent Living Program For Special Needs Students
Boxes folded and delivered to Zia Lisa pizzeria. The ESCNJ is expanding its Community-based Instruction program to help more higher functioning …
Source: Special Needs
The ESCNJ Announces Expansion Of Independent Living Program For Special Needs Students
Special Needs
Boxes folded and delivered to Zia Lisa pizzeria. The ESCNJ is expanding its Community-based Instruction program to help more higher functioning …


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Orange Park ADHD Special Needs School Announce Teachers Now Autism Certified

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Orange Park ADHD Special Needs School Announce Teachers Now Autism Certified
Based in Orange Park, Florida, Seven Bridges, a private school for students with challenging learning styles has announced that two of its teachers …
Source: Special Needs
Orange Park ADHD Special Needs School Announce Teachers Now Autism Certified
Special Needs
Based in Orange Park, Florida, Seven Bridges, a private school for students with challenging learning styles has announced that two of its teachers …


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Take a zip tour at Adventures Unlimited

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Take a zip tour at Adventures Unlimited
Over the years they have welcomed anniversaries celebrated, family and friend outings, and special needs and elderly requests. As the name …
Source: Special Needs
Take a zip tour at Adventures Unlimited
Special Needs
Over the years they have welcomed anniversaries celebrated, family and friend outings, and special needs and elderly requests. As the name …


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Special Needs Child Care Near Ridgeway, WI

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Special Needs Child Care Near Ridgeway, WI
Find dozens of affordable special needs child care options in Ridgeway, WI. Search Care.com’s top listings for free! Avg Rate: $12.50/hr.
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Child Care Near Ridgeway, WI
Special Needs
Find dozens of affordable special needs child care options in Ridgeway, WI. Search Care.com’s top listings for free! Avg Rate: $12.50/hr.


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'Chopped' Winner Host Cooking Class for Children with Special Needs

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‘Chopped’ Winner Host Cooking Class for Children with Special Needs
The class is available for free to school aged children with special needs from 12pm until 2pm at Monte’s Local Kitchen and Tap Room in Amenia.
Source: Special Needs
‘Chopped’ Winner Host Cooking Class for Children with Special Needs
Special Needs
The class is available for free to school aged children with special needs from 12pm until 2pm at Monte’s Local Kitchen and Tap Room in Amenia.


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Family Resource Network Invites 'Friends of All Kinds' to Summer Camp

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Family Resource Network Invites ‘Friends of All Kinds’ to Summer Camp
The Ohio County Family Resource Network for the first time is offering a summer day camp for local children with special needs and their neurotypical …
Source: Special Needs
Family Resource Network Invites ‘Friends of All Kinds’ to Summer Camp
Special Needs
The Ohio County Family Resource Network for the first time is offering a summer day camp for local children with special needs and their neurotypical …


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Budget chair eyes more changes to Medicaid

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Budget chair eyes more changes to Medicaid
The GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare allowed states to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients, though Ms. Black, Tennessee …
Source: Medicaid
Budget chair eyes more changes to Medicaid
Medicaid
The GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare allowed states to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients, though Ms. Black, Tennessee …


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Moderate Special Needs Teacher job in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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Moderate Special Needs Teacher job in Tewksbury, Massachusetts
The John F. Ryan Elementary School, grades 5 &6, is seeking a Moderate Special Needs Teacher effective August 28, 2017. Position Type: Full-time …
Source: Special Needs
Moderate Special Needs Teacher job in Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Special Needs
The John F. Ryan Elementary School, grades 5 &6, is seeking a Moderate Special Needs Teacher effective August 28, 2017. Position Type: Full-time …


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Papillion-La Vista South graduate champions specialneeds rights on national stage

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Papillion-La Vista South graduate champions specialneeds rights on national stage
In the three years since his graduation, Gehringer has been working at two different preschools and advocating for specialneeds rights. Gehringer …
Source: Special Needs
Papillion-La Vista South graduate champions specialneeds rights on national stage
Special Needs
In the three years since his graduation, Gehringer has been working at two different preschools and advocating for special-needs rights. Gehringer …


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Crofton/Odenton: Local teen receives sailing award

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Crofton/Odenton: Local teen receives sailing award
William McKinney of Odenton won the Arthur Birney Award for leadership at a summer sailing camp for children with special needs. (By Melissa …
Source: Special Needs
Crofton/Odenton: Local teen receives sailing award
Special Needs
William McKinney of Odenton won the Arthur Birney Award for leadership at a summer sailing camp for children with special needs. (By Melissa …


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RN Case Manager – Special Needs

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RN Case Manager – Special Needs
National Care Advisors, based in Powell Ohio but operating nationally is looking for an RN Case Manager to work with clients with special needs in …
Source: Special Needs
RN Case Manager – Special Needs
Special Needs
National Care Advisors, based in Powell Ohio but operating nationally is looking for an RN Case Manager to work with clients with special needs in …


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House Budget chair to push for Medicaid changes

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House Budget chair to push for Medicaid changes
“I intend to push for a change in the Medicaid reimbursement rate in our upcoming budget resolution to ensure that Medicaid dollars are used to …
Source: Medicaid
House Budget chair to push for Medicaid changes
Medicaid
“I intend to push for a change in the Medicaid reimbursement rate in our upcoming budget resolution to ensure that Medicaid dollars are used to …


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Senate GOP Wants Even Deeper Medicaid Cuts

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Senate GOP Wants Even Deeper Medicaid Cuts
The Wall Street Journal reports that some Senate Republicans are pushing for even deeper cuts to Medicaid than their counterparts in the House …
Source: Medicaid
Senate GOP Wants Even Deeper Medicaid Cuts
Medicaid
The Wall Street Journal reports that some Senate Republicans are pushing for even deeper cuts to Medicaid than their counterparts in the House …


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School Districts Sound The Alarm Over Medicaid Cuts In GOP's Health Plan

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School Districts Sound The Alarm Over Medicaid Cuts In GOP’s Health Plan
They say they won’t be able to absorb any cuts to the estimated $4 billion schools receive in annual Medicaid reimbursements, and that something will …
Source: Medicaid
School Districts Sound The Alarm Over Medicaid Cuts In GOP’s Health Plan
Medicaid
They say they won’t be able to absorb any cuts to the estimated $4 billion schools receive in annual Medicaid reimbursements, and that something will …


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The looming healthcare crisis on top of Puerto Rico's economic woes

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The looming healthcare crisis on top of Puerto Rico’s economic woes
Medicaid funding for Puerto Rico is not only the ethical thing to do — it is actually the cheaper thing to do. The worse the situation in Puerto Rico gets, …
Source: Medicaid
The looming healthcare crisis on top of Puerto Rico’s economic woes
Medicaid
Medicaid funding for Puerto Rico is not only the ethical thing to do — it is actually the cheaper thing to do. The worse the situation in Puerto Rico gets, …


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Vodafone Romania Foundation to finance seven projects with EUR 600000 within 2017 …

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Vodafone Romania Foundation to finance seven projects with EUR 600000 within 2017 …
The projects that secured financing are “Connecting for Children with Autism” – Help Autism Association, “Hearing is a Gift. Do not ignore it!”- Smiling …
Source: Autism
Vodafone Romania Foundation to finance seven projects with EUR 600000 within 2017 …
Autism
The projects that secured financing are “Connecting for Children with Autism” – Help Autism Association, “Hearing is a Gift. Do not ignore it!”- Smiling …


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Fidget Spinners: The lowdown on the new playground craze

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Fidget Spinners: The lowdown on the new playground craze
Despite claims that fidget spinners may help people with both autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), experts say that there’s no …
Source: Autism
Fidget Spinners: The lowdown on the new playground craze
Autism
Despite claims that fidget spinners may help people with both autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), experts say that there’s no …


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Teetering on the brink: Barriers to reproductive health care access

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Teetering on the brink: Barriers to reproductive health care access
Women of color in Milwaukee will be disproportionately harmed by a provision in the American Health Care Act ending Medicaid reimbursements for …
Source: Medicaid
Teetering on the brink: Barriers to reproductive health care access
Medicaid
Women of color in Milwaukee will be disproportionately harmed by a provision in the American Health Care Act ending Medicaid reimbursements for …


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'Trumpcare' a victory for GOP, a defeat for the American people (Commentary)

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‘Trumpcare’ a victory for GOP, a defeat for the American people (Commentary)
It would effectively end Medicaid expansion in our state and put more than 7 million kids, seniors and disabled at risk of cuts to Medicaid services.
Source: Medicaid
‘Trumpcare’ a victory for GOP, a defeat for the American people (Commentary)
Medicaid
It would effectively end Medicaid expansion in our state and put more than 7 million kids, seniors and disabled at risk of cuts to Medicaid services.


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GOP working group runs into early obstacles

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GOP working group runs into early obstacles
After last week’s negotiations, which included two official GOP health care working group meetings — one on the future of Medicaid and another on …
Source: Medicaid
GOP working group runs into early obstacles
Medicaid
After last week’s negotiations, which included two official GOP health care working group meetings — one on the future of Medicaid and another on …


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Autism Home Support Services and Schaumburg Boomers Announce Autism Awareness Baseball …

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Autism Home Support Services and Schaumburg Boomers Announce Autism Awareness Baseball …
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Northbrook-based Autism Home Support Services (AHSS) and The Schaumburg Boomers are …
Source: Autism
Autism Home Support Services and Schaumburg Boomers Announce Autism Awareness Baseball …
Autism
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Northbrook-based Autism Home Support Services (AHSS) and The Schaumburg Boomers are …


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Berrien RESA expands internship program for students with disabilities

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Berrien RESA expands internship program for students with disabilities
The board also hired Alyssa Barkovich of Lawton as a new teacher for Lighthouse Education Center’s autistic impaired (autism spectrum disorder) …
Source: Autism
Berrien RESA expands internship program for students with disabilities
Autism
The board also hired Alyssa Barkovich of Lawton as a new teacher for Lighthouse Education Center’s autistic impaired (autism spectrum disorder) …


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Hiring across the spectrum

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Hiring across the spectrum
Karole O’Leary of Horace Mann Educational Associates provides employment training to John Loughlin, who is on the autism spectrum.
Source: Autism
Hiring across the spectrum
Autism
Karole O’Leary of Horace Mann Educational Associates provides employment training to John Loughlin, who is on the autism spectrum.


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Autism, Vaccination and Immigrants – Yet another Clear Correlation An Update

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Autism, Vaccination and Immigrants – Yet another Clear Correlation An Update
Autism and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) seem more common among young Somalis in Minnesota and among immigrant communities in several …
Source: Autism
Autism, Vaccination and Immigrants – Yet another Clear Correlation An Update
Autism
Autism and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) seem more common among young Somalis in Minnesota and among immigrant communities in several …


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Student deals with autism by making elaborate costumes

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Student deals with autism by making elaborate costumes
Lisa said Kendalyn never struggled with communicating with people, like some kids with non-verbal autism. Her biggest obstacle was picking up on …
Source: Autism
Student deals with autism by making elaborate costumes
Autism
Lisa said Kendalyn never struggled with communicating with people, like some kids with non-verbal autism. Her biggest obstacle was picking up on …


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Boy with severe autism 'threatened with fake gun' outside Dickson shops

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Boy with severe autism ‘threatened with fake gun’ outside Dickson shops
Two teenagers accused of using a replica pistol to “scare” a boy with severe autism as they tried to rob him outside a north Canberra supermarket …
Source: Autism
Boy with severe autism ‘threatened with fake gun’ outside Dickson shops
Autism
Two teenagers accused of using a replica pistol to “scare” a boy with severe autism as they tried to rob him outside a north Canberra supermarket …


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Fidget spinners do not help those with ADHD, experts say

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Fidget spinners do not help those with ADHD, experts say
They are touted as miracle gadgets that can eliminate anxiety and even help people with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Source: Autism
Fidget spinners do not help those with ADHD, experts say
Autism
They are touted as miracle gadgets that can eliminate anxiety and even help people with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).


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