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Cleburne's Wilson starting nonprofit to help others

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Cleburne’s Wilson starting nonprofit to help others
“What I’ve been doing now is I started a nonprofit program to help special needs kids to get out of the house and to volunteer. We all need help in our …
Source: Special Needs
Cleburne’s Wilson starting nonprofit to help others
Special Needs
“What I’ve been doing now is I started a nonprofit program to help special needs kids to get out of the house and to volunteer. We all need help in our …


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Adoptions increasingly involve special needs, prenatal drug exposures

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Adoptions increasingly involve special needs, prenatal drug exposures
The proportion of children with special needs or prenatal substance exposure has increased among prospective adoptions.
Source: Special Needs
Adoptions increasingly involve special needs, prenatal drug exposures
Special Needs
The proportion of children with special needs or prenatal substance exposure has increased among prospective adoptions.


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Fevers During Pregnancy Could Raise Your Baby's Odds of Developing Autism

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Fevers During Pregnancy Could Raise Your Baby’s Odds of Developing Autism
It might seem like absolutely everyone is trying to figure out what causes autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Of course, one in 68 children has an ASD …
Source: Autism
Fevers During Pregnancy Could Raise Your Baby’s Odds of Developing Autism
Autism
It might seem like absolutely everyone is trying to figure out what causes autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Of course, one in 68 children has an ASD …


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'Swim Team' for autistic kids makes splash in documentary

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‘Swim Team’ for autistic kids makes splash in documentary
They all boldly defy the grim prognosis that doctors delivered to McQuay’s parents nearly 15 years ago. Autism would prevent McQuay from ever …
Source: Autism
‘Swim Team’ for autistic kids makes splash in documentary
Autism
They all boldly defy the grim prognosis that doctors delivered to McQuay’s parents nearly 15 years ago. Autism would prevent McQuay from ever …


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Akufo-Addo's daughters join Glam Africa to support children with Autism

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Akufo-Addo’s daughters join Glam Africa to support children with Autism
Three sisters, Gyankroma Akufo-Addo, Valerie Obaze, and Edwina Akufo-Addo, with diverse experiences and skills, have come together to put the …
Source: Autism
Akufo-Addo’s daughters join Glam Africa to support children with Autism
Autism
Three sisters, Gyankroma Akufo-Addo, Valerie Obaze, and Edwina Akufo-Addo, with diverse experiences and skills, have come together to put the …


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What's next for Stepping Stones families? State agencies, local providers rush to find solutions

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What’s next for Stepping Stones families? State agencies, local providers rush to find solutions
It won’t be a holiday weekend of rest or relaxation for many local parents of children who have disabilities. Nearly 200 families with special needs kids …
Source: Special Needs
What’s next for Stepping Stones families? State agencies, local providers rush to find solutions
Special Needs
It won’t be a holiday weekend of rest or relaxation for many local parents of children who have disabilities. Nearly 200 families with special needs kids …


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Special Needs Quotes

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Special Needs Quotes
11 quotes from Special Needs: The Complete Story: ‘Man, that was a close call. Ryan’s still upset about our hookup?”“He said ‘vagina’, okay?
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Quotes
Special Needs
11 quotes from Special Needs: The Complete Story: ‘Man, that was a close call. Ryan’s still upset about our hookup?”“He said ‘vagina’, okay?


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Autism Talk – A Visual Communication Tool

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Autism Talk – A Visual Communication Tool
Autism Talk – A Visual Communication Tool. Source: Montana Autism Education Project BlogPublished on 2017-06-29By ddoty@mt.gov. Posted in .
Source: Autism
Autism Talk – A Visual Communication Tool
Autism
Autism Talk – A Visual Communication Tool. Source: Montana Autism Education Project BlogPublished on 2017-06-29By ddoty@mt.gov. Posted in .


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Community Postings: FTC aids Autism Speaks, Among the graduates…

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Community Postings: FTC aids Autism Speaks, Among the graduates…
John Brannelly, of Fairfield, shows off the Bridgeport Brewing Company crate he got at the City Lights Vintage sale on Main Street in Bridgeport, Conn.
Source: Autism
Community Postings: FTC aids Autism Speaks, Among the graduates…
Autism
John Brannelly, of Fairfield, shows off the Bridgeport Brewing Company crate he got at the City Lights Vintage sale on Main Street in Bridgeport, Conn.


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It's time for Medicaid for all

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It’s time for Medicaid for all
If I am elected governor, I will give Iowans a real choice in their healthcare by creating a Medicaid for All program here in the state. Under this initiative …
Source: Medicaid
It’s time for Medicaid for all
Medicaid
If I am elected governor, I will give Iowans a real choice in their healthcare by creating a Medicaid for All program here in the state. Under this initiative …


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Expect the Unexpected: The Impact of Medicaid Caps

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Expect the Unexpected: The Impact of Medicaid Caps
The House bill replaces that commitment with a cap that would limit—and significantly reduce—federal Medicaid spending. The cap would apply to …
Source: Medicaid
Expect the Unexpected: The Impact of Medicaid Caps
Medicaid
The House bill replaces that commitment with a cap that would limit—and significantly reduce—federal Medicaid spending. The cap would apply to …


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How an autism gene mutation alters brain development

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How an autism gene mutation alters brain development
Both of these characteristics are present in humans with autism who have CHD8 gene mutations. What is more, the researchers found that the …
Source: Autism
How an autism gene mutation alters brain development
Autism
Both of these characteristics are present in humans with autism who have CHD8 gene mutations. What is more, the researchers found that the …


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Special Needs Healthcare Provider Jobs Now Hiring | Page 4

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Special Needs Healthcare Provider Jobs Now Hiring | Page 4
25470 Special Needs Healthcare Provider jobs in your area are available at Snagajob. Special Needs Healthcare Provider …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Healthcare Provider Jobs Now Hiring | Page 4
Special Needs
25470 Special Needs Healthcare Provider jobs in your area are available at Snagajob. Special Needs Healthcare Provider …


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IRest Yoga Nidra for Parents with Special Needs Children

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IRest Yoga Nidra for Parents with Special Needs Children
Join The Mothership Inc. and A Warrior’s Journeigh for a special evening of iRest Yoga Nidra for parents with children of special needs. This class is …
Source: Special Needs
IRest Yoga Nidra for Parents with Special Needs Children
Special Needs
Join The Mothership Inc. and A Warrior’s Journeigh for a special evening of iRest Yoga Nidra for parents with children of special needs. This class is …


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Autistic troupe to perform at Neath Comedy Festival

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Autistic troupe to perform at Neath Comedy Festival
The group, who are currently on a European tour, use performances and interviews for autism-rights activism, although insist they prefer to be …
Source: Autism
Autistic troupe to perform at Neath Comedy Festival
Autism
The group, who are currently on a European tour, use performances and interviews for autism-rights activism, although insist they prefer to be …


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Senate bill would cut Medicaid spending dramatically

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Senate bill would cut Medicaid spending dramatically
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Federal support for Medicaid would shrivel even more over time under the Senate bill, likely forcing states to tighten …
Source: Medicaid
Senate bill would cut Medicaid spending dramatically
Medicaid
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Federal support for Medicaid would shrivel even more over time under the Senate bill, likely forcing states to tighten …


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Cheatham County Kids holds family event at Boomers

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Cheatham County Kids holds family event at Boomers
Boomer’s Bounce House & Family Center donated 50 free passes in lieu of a platinum sponsorship for the Cheatham County Kids 2017 Autism …
Source: Autism
Cheatham County Kids holds family event at Boomers
Autism
Boomer’s Bounce House & Family Center donated 50 free passes in lieu of a platinum sponsorship for the Cheatham County Kids 2017 Autism …


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State Single Payer And Medicaid Buy-In: A Look At California, New York, And Nevada

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State Single Payer And Medicaid Buy-In: A Look At California, New York, And Nevada
These state legislative developments are essentially falling into two camps, termed “state single payer” and “Medicaid buy-in.” State single payer …
Source: Medicaid
State Single Payer And Medicaid Buy-In: A Look At California, New York, And Nevada
Medicaid
These state legislative developments are essentially falling into two camps, termed “state single payer” and “Medicaid buy-in.” State single payer …


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Cleveland Botanical Garden offers program for children with special needs

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Cleveland Botanical Garden offers program for children with special needs
Cleveland Botanical Garden has planned a Special Day for Special Needs, from 10 a.m. to noon July 9. During this morning, families of children with …
Source: Special Needs
Cleveland Botanical Garden offers program for children with special needs
Special Needs
Cleveland Botanical Garden has planned a Special Day for Special Needs, from 10 a.m. to noon July 9. During this morning, families of children with …


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Full-Time Special Needs Autism Nanny Position Available

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Full-Time Special Needs Autism Nanny Position Available
Professional Family Consultants, LLC is a national domestic staffing agency specializing in placing nannies with families who have children with …
Source: Special Needs
Full-Time Special Needs Autism Nanny Position Available
Special Needs
Professional Family Consultants, LLC is a national domestic staffing agency specializing in placing nannies with families who have children with …


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Support this parent of a child with special needs

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Support this parent of a child with special needs
So, stop by if you have a moment and take part in an event that not only honors him, but all persons who love and take on the care of a special needs …
Source: Special Needs
Support this parent of a child with special needs
Special Needs
So, stop by if you have a moment and take part in an event that not only honors him, but all persons who love and take on the care of a special needs …


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Optimists donate $5000 for special needs students

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Optimists donate 00 for special needs students
The Morehead Optimist Club presented Rodburn Elementary with a check for $5,000 to go toward a special needs classroom for technology, materials …
Source: Special Needs
Optimists donate 00 for special needs students
Special Needs
The Morehead Optimist Club presented Rodburn Elementary with a check for $5,000 to go toward a special needs classroom for technology, materials …


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These animated maps shows the states hit hardest by the Medicaid cuts in the Senate healthcare bill

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These animated maps shows the states hit hardest by the Medicaid cuts in the Senate healthcare bill
The Senate’s plan, like one passed by the House of Representatives, rolls back many of the provisions of Obamacare, including taking deep cuts from …
Source: Medicaid
These animated maps shows the states hit hardest by the Medicaid cuts in the Senate healthcare bill
Medicaid
The Senate’s plan, like one passed by the House of Representatives, rolls back many of the provisions of Obamacare, including taking deep cuts from …


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Pat Toomey is saving Medicaid – here's how: David N. Taylor

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Pat Toomey is saving Medicaid – here’s how: David N. Taylor
I recently read Nick Field’s PennLive op-ed — “Pat Toomey is telling a dangerous lie about Medicaid” — and was dismayed at the histrionic tone …
Source: Medicaid
Pat Toomey is saving Medicaid – here’s how: David N. Taylor
Medicaid
I recently read Nick Field’s PennLive op-ed — “Pat Toomey is telling a dangerous lie about Medicaid” — and was dismayed at the histrionic tone …


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CBO projects 35-percent drop in Medicaid spending by 2036 under health bill

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CBO projects 35-percent drop in Medicaid spending by 2036 under health bill
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Congressional Budget Office estimates that Medicaid spending under the proposed Republican health care …
Source: Medicaid
CBO projects 35-percent drop in Medicaid spending by 2036 under health bill
Medicaid
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Congressional Budget Office estimates that Medicaid spending under the proposed Republican health care …


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Reality Check: The Obamacare Medicaid Expansion Is Not Saving Lives, Part 1

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Reality Check: The Obamacare Medicaid Expansion Is Not Saving Lives, Part 1
As we will see, the weight of the scientific evidence is that Medicaid expansion has not saved lives . Hence there is no good reason to suppose …
Source: Medicaid
Reality Check: The Obamacare Medicaid Expansion Is Not Saving Lives, Part 1
Medicaid
As we will see, the weight of the scientific evidence is that Medicaid expansion has not saved lives . Hence there is no good reason to suppose …


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California's Medicaid-Spending Crisis

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California’s Medicaid-Spending Crisis
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times editorial board accused Republicans of planning to “slash” Medicaid and “devastate” Los Angeles County, where …
Source: Medicaid
California’s Medicaid-Spending Crisis
Medicaid
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times editorial board accused Republicans of planning to “slash” Medicaid and “devastate” Los Angeles County, where …


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Frostbite victim covered by Medicaid never receives care

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Frostbite victim covered by Medicaid never receives care
Although George, 52, is homeless, he has health insurance through the state Medicaid program for severely low-income individuals. His Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Frostbite victim covered by Medicaid never receives care
Medicaid
Although George, 52, is homeless, he has health insurance through the state Medicaid program for severely low-income individuals. His Medicaid …


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Featured video: Serving the health needs of Southeast Chicago

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Featured video: Serving the health needs of Southeast Chicago
This year, Trinity Hospital’s Gala raised funds to benefit The President’s Fund for Special Needs, which allows the hospital’s Executive team to move …
Source: Special Needs
Featured video: Serving the health needs of Southeast Chicago
Special Needs
This year, Trinity Hospital’s Gala raised funds to benefit The President’s Fund for Special Needs, which allows the hospital’s Executive team to move …


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Ricci Law Firm, PA Attend 9th Annual Autism RunWalk

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Ricci Law Firm, PA Attend 9th Annual Autism RunWalk
GREENVILLE, N.C., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ricci Law Firm, P.A. was thrilled to raise awareness and participate in the 9th Annual Autism …
Source: Autism
Ricci Law Firm, PA Attend 9th Annual Autism RunWalk
Autism
GREENVILLE, N.C., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ricci Law Firm, P.A. was thrilled to raise awareness and participate in the 9th Annual Autism …


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PHOTOS: Opening the Right Door

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PHOTOS: Opening the Right Door
Thomas Albert, R-Lowell, celebrate the ribbon cutting of the Ionia County Right Door for Hope, Recovery and Wellness’ newest autism support …
Source: Autism
PHOTOS: Opening the Right Door
Autism
Thomas Albert, R-Lowell, celebrate the ribbon cutting of the Ionia County Right Door for Hope, Recovery and Wellness’ newest autism support …


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Dublin parents of child with severe autism speak of their agony at being 'abandoned' by health …

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Dublin parents of child with severe autism speak of their agony at being ‘abandoned’ by health …
He has autism, PDDNOS, which is a developmental delay, mixed expressive receptive language disorder, intellectual disability and he has sensory …
Source: Autism
Dublin parents of child with severe autism speak of their agony at being ‘abandoned’ by health …
Autism
He has autism, PDDNOS, which is a developmental delay, mixed expressive receptive language disorder, intellectual disability and he has sensory …


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iCan Bike Camp Gets Special Needs Kids Rolling

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iCan Bike Camp Gets Special Needs Kids Rolling
The camp’s sponsors and counselors say their love for those in the special needs community motivated them to contribute. The camp costs $10,000 to …
Source: Special Needs
iCan Bike Camp Gets Special Needs Kids Rolling
Special Needs
The camp’s sponsors and counselors say their love for those in the special needs community motivated them to contribute. The camp costs $10,000 to …


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Inclusive education largely failing students in Nova Scotia, commission finds

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Inclusive education largely failing students in Nova Scotia, commission finds
HALIFAX — A new report says inclusive education is largely failing both students with special needs and their peers in Nova Scotia. In an interim …
Source: Special Needs
Inclusive education largely failing students in Nova Scotia, commission finds
Special Needs
HALIFAX — A new report says inclusive education is largely failing both students with special needs and their peers in Nova Scotia. In an interim …


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Special Needs Baseball Camp Coming to the Hudson Valley

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Special Needs Baseball Camp Coming to the Hudson Valley
You may have heard of the the R’s, Reading, Writing, and ‘Rithmetic. You may have also heard of the three L’s; Live, Love, and Learn, but what about …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Baseball Camp Coming to the Hudson Valley
Special Needs
You may have heard of the the R’s, Reading, Writing, and ‘Rithmetic. You may have also heard of the three L’s; Live, Love, and Learn, but what about …


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Dream & Do Special Needs Baseball Camp

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Dream & Do Special Needs Baseball Camp
Dutchess County is teaming up with the Hudson Valley Renegades to present the “Dream & Do” Baseball camp for youth with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Dream & Do Special Needs Baseball Camp
Special Needs
Dutchess County is teaming up with the Hudson Valley Renegades to present the “Dream & Do” Baseball camp for youth with special needs.


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Special Needs Pediatric RN Care Coordinator

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Special Needs Pediatric RN Care Coordinator
Find great Full-Time jobs at FlexJobs, such as, ‘Special Needs Pediatric RN Care Coordinator – (Richmond, VA)’, and thousands more current job …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Pediatric RN Care Coordinator
Special Needs
Find great Full-Time jobs at FlexJobs, such as, ‘Special Needs Pediatric RN Care Coordinator – (Richmond, VA)’, and thousands more current job …


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Our View: Camp Jigsaw: Putting the pieces of autism together

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Our View: Camp Jigsaw: Putting the pieces of autism together
For all of the hard work and progress we have seen in the field of autism, it largely remains shrouded in mystery. Every advance, it seems, serves to …
Source: Autism
Our View: Camp Jigsaw: Putting the pieces of autism together
Autism
For all of the hard work and progress we have seen in the field of autism, it largely remains shrouded in mystery. Every advance, it seems, serves to …


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MSU's Camp Jigsaw offers summer fun for autistic children

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MSU’s Camp Jigsaw offers summer fun for autistic children
Campers of Camp Jigsaw, a free camp program rooted at Mississippi State University that hosts autistic adolescents for a week each summer, play …
Source: Autism
MSU’s Camp Jigsaw offers summer fun for autistic children
Autism
Campers of Camp Jigsaw, a free camp program rooted at Mississippi State University that hosts autistic adolescents for a week each summer, play …


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Stepping Stones pending closure catches many off guard

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Stepping Stones pending closure catches many off guard
The Mary Cariola Children’s Center is considering adding a couple of classrooms to help some of the Stepping Stones students with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Stepping Stones pending closure catches many off guard
Special Needs
The Mary Cariola Children’s Center is considering adding a couple of classrooms to help some of the Stepping Stones students with special needs.


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Misleading Medicaid funding with the baseline

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Misleading Medicaid funding with the baseline
The administration tweeted a chart that shows the Senate Republican health care bill increases Medicaid funding. The line moves up, so it must be …
Source: Medicaid
Misleading Medicaid funding with the baseline
Medicaid
The administration tweeted a chart that shows the Senate Republican health care bill increases Medicaid funding. The line moves up, so it must be …


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Spring games connect baseball players, youth with special needs

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Spring games connect baseball players, youth with special needs
It’s a great program to meet typical kids, and really, it’s great for those kids to learn from the ones with special needs. It makes them more patient, …
Source: Special Needs
Spring games connect baseball players, youth with special needs
Special Needs
It’s a great program to meet typical kids, and really, it’s great for those kids to learn from the ones with special needs. It makes them more patient, …


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Braintree mum fighting to get 'right education' for autistic daughter

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Braintree mum fighting to get ‘right education’ for autistic daughter
A MOTHER says she feels completely let down by the authorities in her battle to secure the right education for her autistic daughter. Mackenna Moss …
Source: Autism
Braintree mum fighting to get ‘right education’ for autistic daughter
Autism
A MOTHER says she feels completely let down by the authorities in her battle to secure the right education for her autistic daughter. Mackenna Moss …


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Oregon Teacher Who Filed Federal Complaint Awarded $125000

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Oregon Teacher Who Filed Federal Complaint Awarded 5000
An Oregon special needs teacher has been awarded $125,000 in a settlement with the Salem-Keizer School District. June 29, 2017, at 11:06 a.m..
Source: Special Needs
Oregon Teacher Who Filed Federal Complaint Awarded 5000
Special Needs
An Oregon special needs teacher has been awarded $125,000 in a settlement with the Salem-Keizer School District. June 29, 2017, at 11:06 a.m..


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3320 Top Tips raising a child with Special Needs

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3320 Top Tips raising a child with Special Needs
This is “3320 Top Tips raising a child with Special Needs” by Health and Care Videos on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who …
Source: Special Needs
3320 Top Tips raising a child with Special Needs
Special Needs
This is “3320 Top Tips raising a child with Special Needs” by Health and Care Videos on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who …


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Thousands celebrate annual Autism 5K Run and Walk

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Thousands celebrate annual Autism 5K Run and Walk
DOWNTOWN AKRON — The Autism Society of Greater Akron’s (ASGA) Autism 5K Run and Walk, held June 18 at Lock 3, attracted over 2,000 …
Source: Autism
Thousands celebrate annual Autism 5K Run and Walk
Autism
DOWNTOWN AKRON — The Autism Society of Greater Akron’s (ASGA) Autism 5K Run and Walk, held June 18 at Lock 3, attracted over 2,000 …


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Study suggests ways to improve autism behaviors

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Study suggests ways to improve autism behaviors
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) said it has found ways to cut down on sensory and motor problems in children with autism …
Source: Autism
Study suggests ways to improve autism behaviors
Autism
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) said it has found ways to cut down on sensory and motor problems in children with autism …


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Autistic man who sued police over excessive force is charged with beating a cop

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Autistic man who sued police over excessive force is charged with beating a cop
When a St. Paul 17-year-old on the autism spectrum lost consciousness in a fight with police a couple years ago, it led to protests across the Twin …
Source: Autism
Autistic man who sued police over excessive force is charged with beating a cop
Autism
When a St. Paul 17-year-old on the autism spectrum lost consciousness in a fight with police a couple years ago, it led to protests across the Twin …


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support families affected by autism

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support families affected by autism
Soravit Tangkana needs your help today! support families affected by autism – As a voluntarily run charity, Butterflies Haven is dedicated to providing a …
Source: Autism
support families affected by autism
Autism
Soravit Tangkana needs your help today! support families affected by autism – As a voluntarily run charity, Butterflies Haven is dedicated to providing a …


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Nursing Homes Worry Proposed Medicaid Cuts Will Force Cuts, Closures

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Nursing Homes Worry Proposed Medicaid Cuts Will Force Cuts, Closures
About two-thirds of nursing home residents are paid for by Medicaid. And the Congressional Budget Office found that the Senate health care bill would …
Source: Medicaid
Nursing Homes Worry Proposed Medicaid Cuts Will Force Cuts, Closures
Medicaid
About two-thirds of nursing home residents are paid for by Medicaid. And the Congressional Budget Office found that the Senate health care bill would …


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Medicaid becomes big threat to GOP's healthcare revival

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Medicaid becomes big threat to GOP’s healthcare revival
would almost certainly mean making significant changes to the Senate bill’s rollback of Medicaid that would make the legislation more expensive.
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid becomes big threat to GOP’s healthcare revival
Medicaid
would almost certainly mean making significant changes to the Senate bill’s rollback of Medicaid that would make the legislation more expensive.


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Rapid Growth in Medicaid Spending on Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose

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Rapid Growth in Medicaid Spending on Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose
This brief presents new spending data on the scope of potential Medicaid spending increases states could face to address the opioid crisis. Between …
Source: Medicaid
Rapid Growth in Medicaid Spending on Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose
Medicaid
This brief presents new spending data on the scope of potential Medicaid spending increases states could face to address the opioid crisis. Between …


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Michigan's Expanded Medicaid Plan a Boon for Workers

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Michigan’s Expanded Medicaid Plan a Boon for Workers
Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program not only improved low-income residents’ health, but it helped them do their jobs better or get a new one.
Source: Medicaid
Michigan’s Expanded Medicaid Plan a Boon for Workers
Medicaid
Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program not only improved low-income residents’ health, but it helped them do their jobs better or get a new one.


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Ohio lawmakers vote to freeze Medicaid expansion

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Ohio lawmakers vote to freeze Medicaid expansion
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Ohio’s Republican-controlled legislature voted on Wednesday to freeze enrollment in the state’s Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Ohio lawmakers vote to freeze Medicaid expansion
Medicaid
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Ohio’s Republican-controlled legislature voted on Wednesday to freeze enrollment in the state’s Medicaid …


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Medicaid cuts would hit rural communities hardest

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Medicaid cuts would hit rural communities hardest
Cuts to the Medicaid program currently proposed in the White House budget would have significant ramifications for some of North Carolina’s most …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid cuts would hit rural communities hardest
Medicaid
Cuts to the Medicaid program currently proposed in the White House budget would have significant ramifications for some of North Carolina’s most …


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Trump Tweets Misleading Medicaid Graph, And Other Trump News From Wednesday

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Trump Tweets Misleading Medicaid Graph, And Other Trump News From Wednesday
Trump Attacks Democrats On Medicaid Math: As the GOP’s health care bill stalls in the Senate, President Trump took to Twitter to attack Democrats, …
Source: Medicaid
Trump Tweets Misleading Medicaid Graph, And Other Trump News From Wednesday
Medicaid
Trump Attacks Democrats On Medicaid Math: As the GOP’s health care bill stalls in the Senate, President Trump took to Twitter to attack Democrats, …


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Study says Senate bill would halve federal Medicaid funding to Nevada

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Study says Senate bill would halve federal Medicaid funding to Nevada
Health care legislation before the U.S. Senate could cost Nevada half its federal Medicaid funding and leave one-quarter of the state’s adult residents …
Source: Medicaid
Study says Senate bill would halve federal Medicaid funding to Nevada
Medicaid
Health care legislation before the U.S. Senate could cost Nevada half its federal Medicaid funding and leave one-quarter of the state’s adult residents …


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Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapy

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Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapy
Some Texas children with special needs have lost critical services since the state implemented $350 million in Medicaid cuts to speech, occupational …
Source: Special Needs
Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapy
Special Needs
Some Texas children with special needs have lost critical services since the state implemented $350 million in Medicaid cuts to speech, occupational …


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Potential Medicaid funding cuts drawing concerns

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Potential Medicaid funding cuts drawing concerns
ATLANTA — The potential cuts in the Medicaid program, as outlined in the GOP health care bills, have a deeply felt meaning for Mitzi Proffitt and her …
Source: Medicaid
Potential Medicaid funding cuts drawing concerns
Medicaid
ATLANTA — The potential cuts in the Medicaid program, as outlined in the GOP health care bills, have a deeply felt meaning for Mitzi Proffitt and her …


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The Advantages of Autistic Employees

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The Advantages of Autistic Employees
That’s because those 14 have the high-functioning form of autism known as Asperger’s syndrome, which is characterized by difficulties with social …
Source: Autism
The Advantages of Autistic Employees
Autism
That’s because those 14 have the high-functioning form of autism known as Asperger’s syndrome, which is characterized by difficulties with social …


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Navigating the airport with autism

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Navigating the airport with autism
Delta pilot Rich Kargel, a White Bear alum, trains families that have children with autism on how to navigate the airport before they take a trip.
Source: Autism
Navigating the airport with autism
Autism
Delta pilot Rich Kargel, a White Bear alum, trains families that have children with autism on how to navigate the airport before they take a trip.


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Sick Children, Parents Will Suffer From Medicaid Cuts

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Sick Children, Parents Will Suffer From Medicaid Cuts
Regarding “Battle Lines Drawn on Health Care” (page one, June 23): I’m a doctor at a large regional children’s hospital. Nobody’s there because they …
Source: Medicaid
Sick Children, Parents Will Suffer From Medicaid Cuts
Medicaid
Regarding “Battle Lines Drawn on Health Care” (page one, June 23): I’m a doctor at a large regional children’s hospital. Nobody’s there because they …


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Church members, motorcycles enthusiasts gather at St. Paul's Church to support Special Olympics

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Church members, motorcycles enthusiasts gather at St. Paul’s Church to support Special Olympics
Christina Cybulak, an award winning Special Olympian in track and field … Souls organization that enriches the lives of athletes with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Church members, motorcycles enthusiasts gather at St. Paul’s Church to support Special Olympics
Special Needs
Christina Cybulak, an award winning Special Olympian in track and field … Souls organization that enriches the lives of athletes with special needs.


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Texas Medicaid Cuts Leave Special Needs Kids Without Therapy

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Texas Medicaid Cuts Leave Special Needs Kids Without Therapy
Texas children with special needs have lost critical services since the state implemented $350 million in Medicaid cuts to speech, occupational and …
Source: Medicaid
Texas Medicaid Cuts Leave Special Needs Kids Without Therapy
Medicaid
Texas children with special needs have lost critical services since the state implemented $350 million in Medicaid cuts to speech, occupational and …


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Strategy to support 13000 adults with autism across Kent launches next month

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Strategy to support 13000 adults with autism across Kent launches next month
A formal strategy to support adults with autism across Kent will be launched by the county council next month. In 2010, the government set out a …
Source: Autism
Strategy to support 13000 adults with autism across Kent launches next month
Autism
A formal strategy to support adults with autism across Kent will be launched by the county council next month. In 2010, the government set out a …


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Monarchs Hockey for Special Needs Athletes Offers Events at Skylands Ice World, Golf Outing

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Monarchs Hockey for Special Needs Athletes Offers Events at Skylands Ice World, Golf Outing
STOCKHOLM, NJ – The Monarchs Hockey team for special needs athletes is preparing for their fall sessions. They are holding Learn to Skate for …
Source: Special Needs
Monarchs Hockey for Special Needs Athletes Offers Events at Skylands Ice World, Golf Outing
Special Needs
STOCKHOLM, NJ – The Monarchs Hockey team for special needs athletes is preparing for their fall sessions. They are holding Learn to Skate for …


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Teacher of Severe Special Needs

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Teacher of Severe Special Needs
Watertown Public Schools is seeking a Teacher of Severe Special Needs in the Preschool. Job Goals: To teach preschool aged children with Autism …
Source: Special Needs
Teacher of Severe Special Needs
Special Needs
Watertown Public Schools is seeking a Teacher of Severe Special Needs in the Preschool. Job Goals: To teach preschool aged children with Autism …


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Basking Ridge Elementary Student Launches Book To Help Other Kids

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Basking Ridge Elementary Student Launches Book To Help Other Kids
The book, “The Speech Bubble Book” by 8 year old Basking Ridge student Amy Richman and is dedicated to special needs children.
Source: Special Needs
Basking Ridge Elementary Student Launches Book To Help Other Kids
Special Needs
The book, “The Speech Bubble Book” by 8 year old Basking Ridge student Amy Richman and is dedicated to special needs children.


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CASA open house July 11

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CASA open house July 11
Both individuals completed the 30 hours of preservice training, including court observation, writing court reports and learning about the special needs …
Source: Special Needs
CASA open house July 11
Special Needs
Both individuals completed the 30 hours of preservice training, including court observation, writing court reports and learning about the special needs …


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Living Waters Ranch expands handicap options

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Living Waters Ranch expands handicap options
Scamp loves being groomed by the special needs campers! With the addition of the new restrooms, more campers can enjoy Scamp and other …
Source: Special Needs
Living Waters Ranch expands handicap options
Special Needs
Scamp loves being groomed by the special needs campers! With the addition of the new restrooms, more campers can enjoy Scamp and other …


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The real face of medicaid cuts…enough is enough

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The real face of medicaid cuts…enough is enough
Many American families work hard to coordinate the lives of their child with special needs and disabilities. A full cabinet of medications, therapists, …
Source: Special Needs
The real face of medicaid cuts…enough is enough
Special Needs
Many American families work hard to coordinate the lives of their child with special needs and disabilities. A full cabinet of medications, therapists, …


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Virtuoso performance kicks off newly created Centre for Autism in Reading

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Virtuoso performance kicks off newly created Centre for Autism in Reading
A performance by a talented pianist Derek Paravicini heralded the first event for the newly created Centre for Autism at the University of Reading.
Source: Autism
Virtuoso performance kicks off newly created Centre for Autism in Reading
Autism
A performance by a talented pianist Derek Paravicini heralded the first event for the newly created Centre for Autism at the University of Reading.


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Butler County programs in danger due to Medicaid cuts

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Butler County programs in danger due to Medicaid cuts
The state of the Medicaid system is currently in flux at both the state and local levels. Butler County is bracing for the possibility several programs are in …
Source: Medicaid
Butler County programs in danger due to Medicaid cuts
Medicaid
The state of the Medicaid system is currently in flux at both the state and local levels. Butler County is bracing for the possibility several programs are in …


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Medicaid funding cuts will have painful consequences for seniors

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Medicaid funding cuts will have painful consequences for seniors
It is a tax windfall for the rich and pharmaceutical companies — paid for by gutting the Medicaid program, which covers more than 60 percent of …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid funding cuts will have painful consequences for seniors
Medicaid
It is a tax windfall for the rich and pharmaceutical companies — paid for by gutting the Medicaid program, which covers more than 60 percent of …


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Devastated little boy banned from school trip to the beach during heatwave "because he has autism"

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Devastated little boy banned from school trip to the beach during heatwave “because he has autism
A little boy was devastated after showing up for a class beach trip to be told he was banned because he has autism , his mum claims. Laura Simpson …
Source: Autism
Devastated little boy banned from school trip to the beach during heatwave “because he has autism
Autism
A little boy was devastated after showing up for a class beach trip to be told he was banned because he has autism , his mum claims. Laura Simpson …


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Fact check: The Senate health care bill's effect on Medicaid

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Fact check: The Senate health care bill’s effect on Medicaid
Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway insisted this week that the Senate GOP health care bill does not include cuts to Medicaid. Meanwhile …
Source: Medicaid
Fact check: The Senate health care bill’s effect on Medicaid
Medicaid
Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway insisted this week that the Senate GOP health care bill does not include cuts to Medicaid. Meanwhile …


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Team Leader (Autism Support)

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Team Leader (Autism Support)
Team Leader (Autism Support) in Government & politics with LONDON BOROUGH OF BRENT. Apply Today.
Source: Autism
Team Leader (Autism Support)
Autism
Team Leader (Autism Support) in Government & politics with LONDON BOROUGH OF BRENT. Apply Today.


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Cannabidivarin (CBDV) vs. Placebo in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Cannabidivarin (CBDV) vs. Placebo in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
This trial aims to study the efficacy and safety of cannabidivarin (CBDV) in children with ASD. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Drug: Cannabidivarin …
Source: Autism
Cannabidivarin (CBDV) vs. Placebo in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Autism
This trial aims to study the efficacy and safety of cannabidivarin (CBDV) in children with ASD. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Drug: Cannabidivarin …


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Third Annual Subway Swim Day At Greensboro Aquatic Center

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Third Annual Subway Swim Day At Greensboro Aquatic Center
The Greensboro Aquatic Center is opening its doors for the third annual Subway Swim Day for Autism Unbound families! Brenda Lewis is a special …
Source: Autism
Third Annual Subway Swim Day At Greensboro Aquatic Center
Autism
The Greensboro Aquatic Center is opening its doors for the third annual Subway Swim Day for Autism Unbound families! Brenda Lewis is a special …


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Robots to help children with autism

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Robots to help children with autism
The Development of Robot-Enhanced therapy for children with AutisM spectrum disorders (DREAM) project will design robots that can operate …
Source: Autism
Robots to help children with autism
Autism
The Development of Robot-Enhanced therapy for children with AutisM spectrum disorders (DREAM) project will design robots that can operate …


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Robb: Medicaid cuts aren't that bad for Arizona (so stop freaking out)

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Robb: Medicaid cuts aren’t that bad for Arizona (so stop freaking out)
Robert Robb: Why is there so much panic over the Senate health care bill? Its effects on Medicaid in Arizona won’t be felt for years, and even then, …
Source: Medicaid
Robb: Medicaid cuts aren’t that bad for Arizona (so stop freaking out)
Medicaid
Robert Robb: Why is there so much panic over the Senate health care bill? Its effects on Medicaid in Arizona won’t be felt for years, and even then, …


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Illinois tells court it can't pay much more for Medicaid

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Illinois tells court it can’t pay much more for Medicaid
A lawyer has told a federal judge in a civil case surrounding billions of dollars in unpaid Medicaid bills that trying to squeeze money out of Illinois as it …
Source: Medicaid
Illinois tells court it can’t pay much more for Medicaid
Medicaid
A lawyer has told a federal judge in a civil case surrounding billions of dollars in unpaid Medicaid bills that trying to squeeze money out of Illinois as it …


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Hearing set on dispute over unpaid Illinois Medicaid bills

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Hearing set on dispute over unpaid Illinois Medicaid bills
A federal judge in Chicago is scheduled to consider a request by lawyers for Medicaid recipients that she order Illinois to start paying $1 billion a …
Source: Medicaid
Hearing set on dispute over unpaid Illinois Medicaid bills
Medicaid
A federal judge in Chicago is scheduled to consider a request by lawyers for Medicaid recipients that she order Illinois to start paying $1 billion a …


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Lawmakers' Medicaid freeze sets up Ohio budget showdown with Kasich

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Lawmakers’ Medicaid freeze sets up Ohio budget showdown with Kasich
Republican state lawmakers want to freeze Medicaid-expansion enrollment starting in July 2018, potentially cutting off health-care coverage for …
Source: Medicaid
Lawmakers’ Medicaid freeze sets up Ohio budget showdown with Kasich
Medicaid
Republican state lawmakers want to freeze Medicaid-expansion enrollment starting in July 2018, potentially cutting off health-care coverage for …


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Penarth man's call to fund autism charity

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Penarth man’s call to fund autism charity
A call for an autism charity to receive some of the £13m earmarked by the Welsh Government to improve autism services in Wales has come from a …
Source: Autism
Penarth man’s call to fund autism charity
Autism
A call for an autism charity to receive some of the £13m earmarked by the Welsh Government to improve autism services in Wales has come from a …


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Senate's proposed Medicaid cuts may imperil plans for special needs kids

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Senate’s proposed Medicaid cuts may imperil plans for special needs kids
Medicaid cuts in the House’s bill, per the CBO, total $834 billion over the same period. Close to 5 million special needs children depend on Medicaid …
Source: Special Needs
Senate’s proposed Medicaid cuts may imperil plans for special needs kids
Special Needs
Medicaid cuts in the House’s bill, per the CBO, total $834 billion over the same period. Close to 5 million special needs children depend on Medicaid …


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The Autism Research Bias

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The Autism Research Bias
New research on autism is always welcome but some of the old findings may still apply. “Today, boys in the U.S. are affected at four-and-a-half times …
Source: Autism
The Autism Research Bias
Autism
New research on autism is always welcome but some of the old findings may still apply. “Today, boys in the U.S. are affected at four-and-a-half times …


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Summer camps will help build autistic children's confidence

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Summer camps will help build autistic children’s confidence
Parents with autistic children are being encouraged to enroll their kids in summer activities as it gives them long-lasting benefits, a therapist has said.
Source: Autism
Summer camps will help build autistic children’s confidence
Autism
Parents with autistic children are being encouraged to enroll their kids in summer activities as it gives them long-lasting benefits, a therapist has said.


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A New Autism and Special Needs Resource Fair is Coming to Los Angeles

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A New Autism and Special Needs Resource Fair is Coming to Los Angeles
We Rock the Spectrum announces its first annual Rockin’ Resource Fair — a day for families with children of all abilities to come together in …
Source: Autism
A New Autism and Special Needs Resource Fair is Coming to Los Angeles
Autism
We Rock the Spectrum announces its first annual Rockin’ Resource Fair — a day for families with children of all abilities to come together in …


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A New Autism and Special Needs Resource Fair is Coming to Los Angeles

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A New Autism and Special Needs Resource Fair is Coming to Los Angeles
The event will be held at Woodley Park in Lake Balboa on Sunday, July 16th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be local special needs vendors, …
Source: Special Needs
A New Autism and Special Needs Resource Fair is Coming to Los Angeles
Special Needs
The event will be held at Woodley Park in Lake Balboa on Sunday, July 16th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be local special needs vendors, …


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Is This the Final Word on Prenatal Antidepressants and Autism?

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Is This the Final Word on Prenatal Antidepressants and Autism?
One hypothesis for the origin of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is fetal exposure to excess serotonin, a theory that has some supportive evidence in …
Source: Autism
Is This the Final Word on Prenatal Antidepressants and Autism?
Autism
One hypothesis for the origin of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is fetal exposure to excess serotonin, a theory that has some supportive evidence in …


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The Senate Health-Care Bill's Needed Medicaid Reforms

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The Senate Health-Care Bill’s Needed Medicaid Reforms
Any honest reckoning with Medicaid, established in 1965, reveals some failures of extraordinary proportions. Over the last four decades, total …
Source: Medicaid
The Senate Health-Care Bill’s Needed Medicaid Reforms
Medicaid
Any honest reckoning with Medicaid, established in 1965, reveals some failures of extraordinary proportions. Over the last four decades, total …


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Medicaid cuts linked to delayed breast cancer diagnosis

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Medicaid cuts linked to delayed breast cancer diagnosis
As the Senate takes aim at replacing Obamacare, a new study says Medicaid cuts could boost the number of women diagnosed with late-stage breast …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid cuts linked to delayed breast cancer diagnosis
Medicaid
As the Senate takes aim at replacing Obamacare, a new study says Medicaid cuts could boost the number of women diagnosed with late-stage breast …


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Senate Bill Opens Door For States To Use Medicaid Funds On Roads, Bridges, Stadiums

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Senate Bill Opens Door For States To Use Medicaid Funds On Roads, Bridges, Stadiums
Language tucked deep in the Medicaid provisions of the Senate GOP Obamacare repeal legislation appears to allow states to funnel leftover Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Senate Bill Opens Door For States To Use Medicaid Funds On Roads, Bridges, Stadiums
Medicaid
Language tucked deep in the Medicaid provisions of the Senate GOP Obamacare repeal legislation appears to allow states to funnel leftover Medicaid …


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Autism Canada rejects Canadian Autism Partnership Project

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Autism Canada rejects Canadian Autism Partnership Project
BOTHWELL, ON–(Marketwired – June 27, 2017) – Autism Canada has withdrawn its membership in the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance …
Source: Autism
Autism Canada rejects Canadian Autism Partnership Project
Autism
BOTHWELL, ON–(Marketwired – June 27, 2017) – Autism Canada has withdrawn its membership in the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance …


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Letter: Grassley, Ernst need to talk to parents

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Letter: Grassley, Ernst need to talk to parents
Once those places were disbanded, society started realizing individuals with special needs, when worked with, can live independently, work, and be …
Source: Special Needs
Letter: Grassley, Ernst need to talk to parents
Special Needs
Once those places were disbanded, society started realizing individuals with special needs, when worked with, can live independently, work, and be …


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WATCH: Dogs surf at the Jersey Shore, happiness ensues

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WATCH: Dogs surf at the Jersey Shore, happiness ensues
The “joyride for special needs kids” started in 2014 as a surfing program but expanded well beyond that in the time since. It was the brainchild of Bob …
Source: Special Needs
WATCH: Dogs surf at the Jersey Shore, happiness ensues
Special Needs
The “joyride for special needs kids” started in 2014 as a surfing program but expanded well beyond that in the time since. It was the brainchild of Bob …


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Saving Medicaid, saving our future

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Saving Medicaid, saving our future
So they are relieved to hear that Medicaid will cover the bulk of the enormous cost of their child’s treatments. A father in St. Louis talks to his child’s …
Source: Medicaid
Saving Medicaid, saving our future
Medicaid
So they are relieved to hear that Medicaid will cover the bulk of the enormous cost of their child’s treatments. A father in St. Louis talks to his child’s …


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Autism and full time working Mom

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Autism and full time working Mom
I do feel guilty leaving my son in daycare because of his autism. He was just recently diagnosed and hasn’t started any of his therapies. I’m not even …
Source: Autism
Autism and full time working Mom
Autism
I do feel guilty leaving my son in daycare because of his autism. He was just recently diagnosed and hasn’t started any of his therapies. I’m not even …


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Medicaid cuts would jeopardize children's access to quality health care

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Medicaid cuts would jeopardize children’s access to quality health care
A physician assistant checks out a young girl at the Metro Community Provider Network, which sees thousands of Medicaid patients, in Aurora, Colo.
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid cuts would jeopardize children’s access to quality health care
Medicaid
A physician assistant checks out a young girl at the Metro Community Provider Network, which sees thousands of Medicaid patients, in Aurora, Colo.


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