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Daily Archives: May 19, 2017

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Some parents praise cannabis to treat autism, other disorders despite lack of research

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Some parents praise cannabis to treat autism, other disorders despite lack of research
To say Brandy Williams was a desperate parent is an understatement.
Source: Autism
Some parents praise cannabis to treat autism, other disorders despite lack of research
Autism
To say Brandy Williams was a desperate parent is an understatement.


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Help Me Judge This Trailer for The Good Doctor, ABC's Show About a Doctor With Autism

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Help Me Judge This Trailer for The Good Doctor, ABC’s Show About a Doctor With Autism
As Schiff describes some of the conditions of Dr. Shaun Murphy’s autism, we see the world as Dr. Murphy experiences it—an important and instructive …
Source: Autism
Help Me Judge This Trailer for The Good Doctor, ABC’s Show About a Doctor With Autism
Autism
As Schiff describes some of the conditions of Dr. Shaun Murphy’s autism, we see the world as Dr. Murphy experiences it—an important and instructive …


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A new special school could be built in Tiverton

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A new special school could be built in Tiverton
A new school for pupils with special needs is looking to be built in Tiverton and could open next year. Devon County Council has confirmed it is hoping …
Source: Special Needs
A new special school could be built in Tiverton
Special Needs
A new school for pupils with special needs is looking to be built in Tiverton and could open next year. Devon County Council has confirmed it is hoping …


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George's Pass Hospital Program For Kids With Autism

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George’s Pass Hospital Program For Kids With Autism
Her 6-year-old, Parker, has autism and was being admitted for a ruptured appendix which meant that despite her own fear, she had to be brave during …
Source: Autism
George’s Pass Hospital Program For Kids With Autism
Autism
Her 6-year-old, Parker, has autism and was being admitted for a ruptured appendix which meant that despite her own fear, she had to be brave during …


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Sen. Kennedy: We need a work requirement for people on Medicaid

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Sen. Kennedy: We need a work requirement for people on Medicaid
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) on his proposal to have fever people on Medicaid.
Source: Medicaid
Sen. Kennedy: We need a work requirement for people on Medicaid
Medicaid
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) on his proposal to have fever people on Medicaid.


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Our View: Alabama lawmakers earn applause for approving autism bill

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Our View: Alabama lawmakers earn applause for approving autism bill
The autism bill that weaved its way from House to Senate to House will go before Gov. Kay Ivey today for her promised signature of approval, making it …
Source: Autism
Our View: Alabama lawmakers earn applause for approving autism bill
Autism
The autism bill that weaved its way from House to Senate to House will go before Gov. Kay Ivey today for her promised signature of approval, making it …


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Teenaged Canadian racer leaves autism stigma in the dust

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Teenaged Canadian racer leaves autism stigma in the dust
Not one to shy away from a challenge, 18-year-old Austin Riley of Uxbridge, Ontario has shown autism the black flag while advancing his racing …
Source: Autism
Teenaged Canadian racer leaves autism stigma in the dust
Autism
Not one to shy away from a challenge, 18-year-old Austin Riley of Uxbridge, Ontario has shown autism the black flag while advancing his racing …


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Autism centre closing down in Abu Dhabi

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Autism centre closing down in Abu Dhabi
Gulf Autism Centre, which has been operating in Abu Dhabi’s Al Bateen area since 2005, informed the parents of its 45 students in April that it will …
Source: Autism
Autism centre closing down in Abu Dhabi
Autism
Gulf Autism Centre, which has been operating in Abu Dhabi’s Al Bateen area since 2005, informed the parents of its 45 students in April that it will …


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Officer rescues toddler with autism from pond

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Officer rescues toddler with autism from pond
Had police officer Aaron Bulmer arrived at Topeka Central Park any later, the outcome would have been tragic. (Source: TOPEKA POLICE/FAMILY …
Source: Autism
Officer rescues toddler with autism from pond
Autism
Had police officer Aaron Bulmer arrived at Topeka Central Park any later, the outcome would have been tragic. (Source: TOPEKA POLICE/FAMILY …


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Bus monitor assaulted by elementary-age student on special needs bus

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Bus monitor assaulted by elementary-age student on special needs bus
“We did have an elementary-age student assault a bus monitor on the special needs bus,” Superintendent Patrick H. Brady said. He said the situation …
Source: Special Needs
Bus monitor assaulted by elementary-age student on special needs bus
Special Needs
“We did have an elementary-age student assault a bus monitor on the special needs bus,” Superintendent Patrick H. Brady said. He said the situation …


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Special Needs Resource Room Teacher

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Special Needs Resource Room Teacher
TITLE: Special Needs Resource Room Teacher – Methuen High School DATE OF OPENING: August 2017. QUALIFICATIONS: Certified by the …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Resource Room Teacher
Special Needs
TITLE: Special Needs Resource Room Teacher – Methuen High School DATE OF OPENING: August 2017. QUALIFICATIONS: Certified by the …


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Son with Autism, depression and GAD

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Son with Autism, depression and GAD
Hello, I’ single mum to a 16 year old boy who has only in the past few years shown significant signs of autism. We are now waiting for his assessment …
Source: Autism
Son with Autism, depression and GAD
Autism
Hello, I’ single mum to a 16 year old boy who has only in the past few years shown significant signs of autism. We are now waiting for his assessment …


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My week of behaving in an autism-friendly way

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My week of behaving in an autism-friendly way
I know nothing about autism. I haven’t seen The A Word. I don’t really understand what ‘on the spectrum’ means. I only recently realised that the book …
Source: Autism
My week of behaving in an autism-friendly way
Autism
I know nothing about autism. I haven’t seen The A Word. I don’t really understand what ‘on the spectrum’ means. I only recently realised that the book …


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Cops Get On Donut Shop Rooftops To Raise Money For Special Olympics

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Cops Get On Donut Shop Rooftops To Raise Money For Special Olympics
Torres-Gonzalez said it’s important to heighten “everyone’s awareness of the special needs but for officers to know that they have to approach things …
Source: Special Needs
Cops Get On Donut Shop Rooftops To Raise Money For Special Olympics
Special Needs
Torres-Gonzalez said it’s important to heighten “everyone’s awareness of the special needs but for officers to know that they have to approach things …


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Shining Stars pageant supports special children

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Shining Stars pageant supports special children
The event provides special needs girls with a pageant event that includes dinner. Each of the 20 girls was crowned, received a medallion and flowers, …
Source: Special Needs
Shining Stars pageant supports special children
Special Needs
The event provides special needs girls with a pageant event that includes dinner. Each of the 20 girls was crowned, received a medallion and flowers, …


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Family Camping Adventure: Leo Has Special Needs

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Family Camping Adventure: Leo Has Special Needs
Win a family camping adventure for you and your family from HIS Radio! You’ll spend five nights in an RV at Ocean Lakes Campground in Myrtle …
Source: Special Needs
Family Camping Adventure: Leo Has Special Needs
Special Needs
Win a family camping adventure for you and your family from HIS Radio! You’ll spend five nights in an RV at Ocean Lakes Campground in Myrtle …


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'Sounds of Summer' designed for children with special needs

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‘Sounds of Summer’ designed for children with special needs
JEFFERSONVILLE — This summer brings a new and unique opportunity for children with special needs to have fun while growing and learning with a …
Source: Special Needs
‘Sounds of Summer’ designed for children with special needs
Special Needs
JEFFERSONVILLE — This summer brings a new and unique opportunity for children with special needs to have fun while growing and learning with a …


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Kansas cops hop on top of donut shops to raise money for Special Olympics

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Kansas cops hop on top of donut shops to raise money for Special Olympics
This money will benefit the thousands of men and women with special needs who compete in the Special Olympics each and every year. Here’s how it …
Source: Special Needs
Kansas cops hop on top of donut shops to raise money for Special Olympics
Special Needs
This money will benefit the thousands of men and women with special needs who compete in the Special Olympics each and every year. Here’s how it …


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Special needs students sowing success at Haverhill High

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Special needs students sowing success at Haverhill High
HAVERHILL — A warm and sunny Tuesday greeted students in a special needs program at Haverhill High School who’d been eagerly waiting for a …
Source: Special Needs
Special needs students sowing success at Haverhill High
Special Needs
HAVERHILL — A warm and sunny Tuesday greeted students in a special needs program at Haverhill High School who’d been eagerly waiting for a …


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Swift Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Boy Scouts

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Swift Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Boy Scouts
Despite the lack of Boy Scout materials for special needs troops, Swift and the other adults involved with the program figured out ways for the boys to …
Source: Special Needs
Swift Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Boy Scouts
Special Needs
Despite the lack of Boy Scout materials for special needs troops, Swift and the other adults involved with the program figured out ways for the boys to …


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Casey: Proposed GOP Medicaid Cuts Will Impact Special Ed.

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Casey: Proposed GOP Medicaid Cuts Will Impact Special Ed.
Pa. U.S. Senator Bob Casey says, school districts could see a 30 percent cut to Medicaid programs that support school programs under Republican …
Source: Medicaid
Casey: Proposed GOP Medicaid Cuts Will Impact Special Ed.
Medicaid
Pa. U.S. Senator Bob Casey says, school districts could see a 30 percent cut to Medicaid programs that support school programs under Republican …


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Casey says GOP's Medicaid cuts would devastate Pennsylvania schools

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Casey says GOP’s Medicaid cuts would devastate Pennsylvania schools
During a conference call with reporters, Casey blasted the AHCA for decimating Medicaid while giving “a huge tax cut” to the richest Americans.
Source: Medicaid
Casey says GOP’s Medicaid cuts would devastate Pennsylvania schools
Medicaid
During a conference call with reporters, Casey blasted the AHCA for decimating Medicaid while giving “a huge tax cut” to the richest Americans.


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Analysis: Truth Squad breaks down what big cuts to Medicaid could mean here

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Analysis: Truth Squad breaks down what big cuts to Medicaid could mean here
Before the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid was mostly limited to adults who earned 90 percent of the federal poverty level (that’s not much as you’ll see …
Source: Medicaid
Analysis: Truth Squad breaks down what big cuts to Medicaid could mean here
Medicaid
Before the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid was mostly limited to adults who earned 90 percent of the federal poverty level (that’s not much as you’ll see …


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Officials blast proposed GOP Medicaid cuts for disabled students

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Officials blast proposed GOP Medicaid cuts for disabled students
Bob Casey on Thursday lashed out at Republicans for their health care bill, which he said would slash $880 billion from Medicaid, including funds that …
Source: Medicaid
Officials blast proposed GOP Medicaid cuts for disabled students
Medicaid
Bob Casey on Thursday lashed out at Republicans for their health care bill, which he said would slash $880 billion from Medicaid, including funds that …


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How the GOP Health Care Plan Could Take Another Big Bite Out of Medicaid

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How the GOP Health Care Plan Could Take Another Big Bite Out of Medicaid
The House bill would end the Medicaid expansion program under the Affordable Care Act that allowed millions of Americans who were uninsured to …
Source: Medicaid
How the GOP Health Care Plan Could Take Another Big Bite Out of Medicaid
Medicaid
The House bill would end the Medicaid expansion program under the Affordable Care Act that allowed millions of Americans who were uninsured to …


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Forging a Consensus on Medicaid Reform

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Forging a Consensus on Medicaid Reform
Legislators face a number of tactical and substantive choices in crafting the Medicaid provisions of repeal-and-replace legislation. They must decide …
Source: Medicaid
Forging a Consensus on Medicaid Reform
Medicaid
Legislators face a number of tactical and substantive choices in crafting the Medicaid provisions of repeal-and-replace legislation. They must decide …


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Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the Joint Commission for Continued CMS …

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Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the Joint Commission for Continued CMS …
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS. … for critical access hospitals that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs.
Source: Medicaid
Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the Joint Commission for Continued CMS …
Medicaid
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS. … for critical access hospitals that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs.


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Medicaid proposal retains cap on cost

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Medicaid proposal retains cap on cost
Proposed changes to Arkansas’ expanded Medicaid program won’t require an adjustment in the cost cap for the program, the state Department of …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid proposal retains cap on cost
Medicaid
Proposed changes to Arkansas’ expanded Medicaid program won’t require an adjustment in the cost cap for the program, the state Department of …


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82 FR 23004 – Medicare and Medicaid Programs

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82 FR 23004 – Medicare and Medicaid Programs
82 FR 23004 – Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the Joint Commission for Continued CMS-Approval of Its Critical Access Hospital …
Source: Medicaid
82 FR 23004 – Medicare and Medicaid Programs
Medicaid
82 FR 23004 – Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the Joint Commission for Continued CMS-Approval of Its Critical Access Hospital …


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