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Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick threatens special session if 'bathroom bill' and property tax relief fail

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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick threatens special session if ‘bathroom bill’ and property tax relief fail
And he said Texans need tax relief because their homes are becoming unaffordable. “People don’t care how many special sessions it takes us to get …
Source: Special Needs
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick threatens special session if ‘bathroom bill’ and property tax relief fail
Special Needs
And he said Texans need tax relief because their homes are becoming unaffordable. “People don’t care how many special sessions it takes us to get …


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Children with Autism Aren't Necessarily Visual Learners

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Children with Autism Aren’t Necessarily Visual Learners
Children with autism are often described as “visual learners” and said to “think in pictures”. Accordingly, teachers and therapists routinely prescribe …
Source: Autism
Children with Autism Aren’t Necessarily Visual Learners
Autism
Children with autism are often described as “visual learners” and said to “think in pictures”. Accordingly, teachers and therapists routinely prescribe …


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Podcast: autism and genetics

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Podcast: autism and genetics
What is autism exactly, and what causes it? We talk to international autism expert Professor Elliott Sherr, from Neurology and Pediatrics at the Institute …
Source: Autism
Podcast: autism and genetics
Autism
What is autism exactly, and what causes it? We talk to international autism expert Professor Elliott Sherr, from Neurology and Pediatrics at the Institute …


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First Coast Autism Supports

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First Coast Autism Supports
First Coast Autism Supports is an agency dedicated to the practice of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Our team of providers include Board Certified …
Source: Autism
First Coast Autism Supports
Autism
First Coast Autism Supports is an agency dedicated to the practice of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Our team of providers include Board Certified …


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Dylann Roof autism expert

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Dylann Roof autism expert
‘I don’t have autism. I’m just a sociopath.’ p.6. Original Document (PDF) » · Print Notes » · Related Article ». Contributed by: Eliott McLaughlin, CNN. «.
Source: Autism
Dylann Roof autism expert
Autism
‘I don’t have autism. I’m just a sociopath.’ p.6. Original Document (PDF) » · Print Notes » · Related Article ». Contributed by: Eliott McLaughlin, CNN. «.


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Health

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Health
When Laura James was a fortysomething married mother, she discovered she had autism. And suddenly, her life became a little easier. In partnership …
Source: Autism
Health
Autism
When Laura James was a fortysomething married mother, she discovered she had autism. And suddenly, her life became a little easier. In partnership …


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Fox News contributor apologizes for mocking autistic boy

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Fox News contributor apologizes for mocking autistic boy
Fox New contributor Tammy Bruce has apologized for calling a ten-year-old boy with autism a ‘snowflake’, a term often used by conservatives to …
Source: Autism
Fox News contributor apologizes for mocking autistic boy
Autism
Fox New contributor Tammy Bruce has apologized for calling a ten-year-old boy with autism a ‘snowflake’, a term often used by conservatives to …


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Autism bill show worthy of the WWE

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Autism bill show worthy of the WWE
That bill, which would require insurance companies in Alabama to cover ABA autism therapy, has been a hotly debated topic since it landed in the …
Source: Autism
Autism bill show worthy of the WWE
Autism
That bill, which would require insurance companies in Alabama to cover ABA autism therapy, has been a hotly debated topic since it landed in the …


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MHS Music supports Autism Speaks with annual concert

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MHS Music supports Autism Speaks with annual concert
MIDDLEBORO — The Middleboro High School Music Department performed an Autism Speaks Benefit Concert at Cornerstone Community Church in …
Source: Autism
MHS Music supports Autism Speaks with annual concert
Autism
MIDDLEBORO — The Middleboro High School Music Department performed an Autism Speaks Benefit Concert at Cornerstone Community Church in …


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The mission of this Iowa farm is to train men with autism for life

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The mission of this Iowa farm is to train men with autism for life
Because on this particular acreage, most employees have autism spectrum disorder, which can severely impair communication and social skills.
Source: Autism
The mission of this Iowa farm is to train men with autism for life
Autism
Because on this particular acreage, most employees have autism spectrum disorder, which can severely impair communication and social skills.


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Group says rural West Virginians could lose Medicaid

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Group says rural West Virginians could lose Medicaid
Group says rural West Virginians could lose Medicaid. Scott Pickey By Scott PickeyMay 17, 2017, 11:05 am. 1. 0. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – A …
Source: Medicaid
Group says rural West Virginians could lose Medicaid
Medicaid
Group says rural West Virginians could lose Medicaid. Scott Pickey By Scott PickeyMay 17, 2017, 11:05 am. 1. 0. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – A …


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Benefit Consultant

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Benefit Consultant
Benefit Consultant – Medicaid Jobs in Buffalo, NY at WellCare.
Source: Medicaid
Benefit Consultant
Medicaid
Benefit Consultant – Medicaid Jobs in Buffalo, NY at WellCare.


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Texas police used handcuffs, batons and a Taser to subdue 7-year-old special needs boy, family …

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Texas police used handcuffs, batons and a Taser to subdue 7-year-old special needs boy, family …
The Dallas ISD Police Department handcuffed and tased a 7-year-old special needs boy before his mother could arrive at the school, she alleges.
Source: Special Needs
Texas police used handcuffs, batons and a Taser to subdue 7-year-old special needs boy, family …
Special Needs
The Dallas ISD Police Department handcuffed and tased a 7-year-old special needs boy before his mother could arrive at the school, she alleges.


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Senate Passes Modified Bill Covering Autism Therapy

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Senate Passes Modified Bill Covering Autism Therapy
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Senate passed a bill today mandating coverage of autism therapy by a margin of 33-1. The House unanimously …
Source: Autism
Senate Passes Modified Bill Covering Autism Therapy
Autism
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Senate passed a bill today mandating coverage of autism therapy by a margin of 33-1. The House unanimously …


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Special needs mom named Woman of Distinction

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Special needs mom named Woman of Distinction
On any given day, Jennifer O’Brien has a lot on her plate. In addition to working full time at pharmaceutical and industrial gelatin and adhesives firm …
Source: Special Needs
Special needs mom named Woman of Distinction
Special Needs
On any given day, Jennifer O’Brien has a lot on her plate. In addition to working full time at pharmaceutical and industrial gelatin and adhesives firm …


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Attorney: Special needs boy, 7, gets placed in cuffs, tasered, and sent to behavioral health facility …

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Attorney: Special needs boy, 7, gets placed in cuffs, tasered, and sent to behavioral health facility …
The family of a 7-year-old special needs boy says that an outburst in his Texas classroom landed him in handcuffs last Tuesday and at a behavioral …
Source: Special Needs
Attorney: Special needs boy, 7, gets placed in cuffs, tasered, and sent to behavioral health facility …
Special Needs
The family of a 7-year-old special needs boy says that an outburst in his Texas classroom landed him in handcuffs last Tuesday and at a behavioral …


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What those with special needs can teach us (column)

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What those with special needs can teach us (column)
You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. I believe most of us have heard this time-worn adage. Although I don’t consider myself to be “old” (I prefer …
Source: Special Needs
What those with special needs can teach us (column)
Special Needs
You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. I believe most of us have heard this time-worn adage. Although I don’t consider myself to be “old” (I prefer …


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Louisiana's 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run travels through ArkLaMiss

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Louisiana’s 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run travels through ArkLaMiss
people with special needs and gives people without disabilities a chance to identify with people who do. “Event though they have disabilities, they’re …
Source: Special Needs
Louisiana’s 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run travels through ArkLaMiss
Special Needs
people with special needs and gives people without disabilities a chance to identify with people who do. “Event though they have disabilities, they’re …


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Club hosts Special Olympics meet

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Club hosts Special Olympics meet
Club hosts Special Olympics meet … members to show case the dedication, hard work and strength of these specialneeds swimmers,” Milbach said.
Source: Special Needs
Club hosts Special Olympics meet
Special Needs
Club hosts Special Olympics meet … members to show case the dedication, hard work and strength of these special-needs swimmers,” Milbach said.


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XTRA POINT: Matanzas holds Field Day for students with special needs

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XTRA POINT: Matanzas holds Field Day for students with special needs
Pirate Nation seems to be ahead of the power curve, when it comes to taking care of their students with special needs. Whether its students like former …
Source: Special Needs
XTRA POINT: Matanzas holds Field Day for students with special needs
Special Needs
Pirate Nation seems to be ahead of the power curve, when it comes to taking care of their students with special needs. Whether its students like former …


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Preparing for the Financial Costs of Caring for a Special Needs Child

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Preparing for the Financial Costs of Caring for a Special Needs Child
costs of caring for a special needs kid When it comes to the specific task of financial planning for our kids’ futures, however, there are plenty of …
Source: Special Needs
Preparing for the Financial Costs of Caring for a Special Needs Child
Special Needs
costs of caring for a special needs kid When it comes to the specific task of financial planning for our kids’ futures, however, there are plenty of …


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Search continues for missing man with special needs

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Search continues for missing man with special needs
They said he has special needs and his family would like to be reunited with him. If you have seen Mr. Toomer, please contact the Berkeley County …
Source: Special Needs
Search continues for missing man with special needs
Special Needs
They said he has special needs and his family would like to be reunited with him. If you have seen Mr. Toomer, please contact the Berkeley County …


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Plurality of Voters Want Senate GOP to Leave Medicaid Expansion Intact

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Plurality of Voters Want Senate GOP to Leave Medicaid Expansion Intact
As Senate Republicans consider what to do with the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid, a plurality of voters would like them to leave it alone.
Source: Medicaid
Plurality of Voters Want Senate GOP to Leave Medicaid Expansion Intact
Medicaid
As Senate Republicans consider what to do with the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid, a plurality of voters would like them to leave it alone.


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Opinion: We need a work requirement for Medicaid

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Opinion: We need a work requirement for Medicaid
In 1969 — no doubt sheepish about the cost of the Medicaid program that he signed into law already spiraling out of control — President Lyndon B.
Source: Medicaid
Opinion: We need a work requirement for Medicaid
Medicaid
In 1969 — no doubt sheepish about the cost of the Medicaid program that he signed into law already spiraling out of control — President Lyndon B.


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AG Stein Reaches $131000 Settlement over Medicare and Medicaid False Claims Act Allegations

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AG Stein Reaches 1000 Settlement over Medicare and Medicaid False Claims Act Allegations
The agreement resolves allegations that IPC violated the False Claims Act by billing Medicare, Medicaid, the Defense Health Agency and the Federal …
Source: Medicaid
AG Stein Reaches 1000 Settlement over Medicare and Medicaid False Claims Act Allegations
Medicaid
The agreement resolves allegations that IPC violated the False Claims Act by billing Medicare, Medicaid, the Defense Health Agency and the Federal …


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