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Daily Archives: June 8, 2017

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Medicaid needs reform, not more funding, HHS' Price tells Senators

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Medicaid needs reform, not more funding, HHS’ Price tells Senators
Price, speaking during a Senate Committee on Finance hearing on President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget, used Medicaid as an example to urge …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid needs reform, not more funding, HHS’ Price tells Senators
Medicaid
Price, speaking during a Senate Committee on Finance hearing on President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget, used Medicaid as an example to urge …


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Local Reaction To Medicaid Payment Ruling

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Local Reaction To Medicaid Payment Ruling
The State of Illinois has racked up $2 billion in unpaid Medicaid bills so far. On Wednesday, the federal judge said the state is not following court …
Source: Medicaid
Local Reaction To Medicaid Payment Ruling
Medicaid
The State of Illinois has racked up $2 billion in unpaid Medicaid bills so far. On Wednesday, the federal judge said the state is not following court …


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The battle over health care, a local care provider's thoughts on Medicaid

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The battle over health care, a local care provider’s thoughts on Medicaid
As a care provider for people with disabilities, she knows her opinion is unpopular but doesn’t see the new “Trump care” bill as a blow to Medicaid for …
Source: Medicaid
The battle over health care, a local care provider’s thoughts on Medicaid
Medicaid
As a care provider for people with disabilities, she knows her opinion is unpopular but doesn’t see the new “Trump care” bill as a blow to Medicaid for …


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Wisconsin Submits Request To Become The First State To Drug Test Medicaid Recipients

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Wisconsin Submits Request To Become The First State To Drug Test Medicaid Recipients
Wisconsin submitted a federal request Wednesday to become the first state to drug test Medicaid applicants. Republican Gov. Scott Walker told The …
Source: Medicaid
Wisconsin Submits Request To Become The First State To Drug Test Medicaid Recipients
Medicaid
Wisconsin submitted a federal request Wednesday to become the first state to drug test Medicaid applicants. Republican Gov. Scott Walker told The …


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Nevada Legislature: All Residents Should Have Medicaid Access

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Nevada Legislature: All Residents Should Have Medicaid Access
June 08, 2017 – The Nevada State Assembly has passed a bill which would open Medicaid enrollment to all of the state’s residents, regardless of …
Source: Medicaid
Nevada Legislature: All Residents Should Have Medicaid Access
Medicaid
June 08, 2017 – The Nevada State Assembly has passed a bill which would open Medicaid enrollment to all of the state’s residents, regardless of …


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Will Nevada's Republican Governor Sign 'Medicaid For All' Bill?

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Will Nevada’s Republican Governor Sign ‘Medicaid For All’ Bill?
Amid uncertainty over the fate of Obamacare, Nevada Assemblymember Michael Sprinkle introduced the “Medicaid for all” bill to make health …
Source: Medicaid
Will Nevada’s Republican Governor Sign ‘Medicaid For All’ Bill?
Medicaid
Amid uncertainty over the fate of Obamacare, Nevada Assemblymember Michael Sprinkle introduced the “Medicaid for all” bill to make health …


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Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy tied to autism risk

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Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy tied to autism risk
Children born to women who had low blood levels of vitamin D while pregnant more than double their risk of autism. The findings come from a study of …
Source: Autism
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy tied to autism risk
Autism
Children born to women who had low blood levels of vitamin D while pregnant more than double their risk of autism. The findings come from a study of …


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Brain Scans May Help Predict Autism in High-Risk Infants

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Brain Scans May Help Predict Autism in High-Risk Infants
A new kind of brain scan may be able to predict when a baby as young as 6 months old will develop autism, researchers said Wednesday.
Source: Autism
Brain Scans May Help Predict Autism in High-Risk Infants
Autism
A new kind of brain scan may be able to predict when a baby as young as 6 months old will develop autism, researchers said Wednesday.


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Silver Alert issued for deaf man with autism missing from McLoud Thursday

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Silver Alert issued for deaf man with autism missing from McLoud Thursday
MCLOUD — A Silver Alert has been issued for a 49-year-old deaf man who has autism and is missing in Pottawatomie County, the sheriff’s office …
Source: Autism
Silver Alert issued for deaf man with autism missing from McLoud Thursday
Autism
MCLOUD — A Silver Alert has been issued for a 49-year-old deaf man who has autism and is missing in Pottawatomie County, the sheriff’s office …


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Brighton High teacher says resources matter

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Brighton High teacher says resources matter
However, our state’s accountability system disproportionately places schools serving high levels of English Language Learners, special needs …
Source: Special Needs
Brighton High teacher says resources matter
Special Needs
However, our state’s accountability system disproportionately places schools serving high levels of English Language Learners, special needs …


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Edmond ice cream shop aims to satisfy public's sweet tooth with help of special needs employees

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Edmond ice cream shop aims to satisfy public’s sweet tooth with help of special needs employees
Take Cassi Rush and Preston Olson, for example. Their smiles light up the room. Both have special needs, and an opportunity to work tops their lists.
Source: Special Needs
Edmond ice cream shop aims to satisfy public’s sweet tooth with help of special needs employees
Special Needs
Take Cassi Rush and Preston Olson, for example. Their smiles light up the room. Both have special needs, and an opportunity to work tops their lists.


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Ignorance, stigma… challenges in the management of Autism in Nigeria

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Ignorance, stigma… challenges in the management of Autism in Nigeria
“Everything she does is magic” is a hashtag created by one mum, Chizoba Peters, for her child who is on the autism spectrum. On this Saturday …
Source: Autism
Ignorance, stigma… challenges in the management of Autism in Nigeria
Autism
“Everything she does is magic” is a hashtag created by one mum, Chizoba Peters, for her child who is on the autism spectrum. On this Saturday …


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Young Saudi model with special needs dreams big

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Young Saudi model with special needs dreams big
The seven-year-old girl flaunts her stylish outfits in professional photo shoots, becoming Saudi Arabia’s first model with special needs, according to …
Source: Special Needs
Young Saudi model with special needs dreams big
Special Needs
The seven-year-old girl flaunts her stylish outfits in professional photo shoots, becoming Saudi Arabia’s first model with special needs, according to …


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Blaenau Gwent mum inspired by autistic son's love of nature to launch eco-education workshops

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Blaenau Gwent mum inspired by autistic son’s love of nature to launch eco-education workshops
A MUM has set up an eco-education business to help children with autism, after her son was diagnosed with the condition. Sarah Morgan, 24, from …
Source: Autism
Blaenau Gwent mum inspired by autistic son’s love of nature to launch eco-education workshops
Autism
A MUM has set up an eco-education business to help children with autism, after her son was diagnosed with the condition. Sarah Morgan, 24, from …


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AUTISM DINNER

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AUTISM DINNER
The Parents Loving Children Through Autism Foundation held its 15th annual Appreciation Dinner at the Radisson in Scranton recently. Front: Albert …
Source: Autism
AUTISM DINNER
Autism
The Parents Loving Children Through Autism Foundation held its 15th annual Appreciation Dinner at the Radisson in Scranton recently. Front: Albert …


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Ontario to roll out details of $533M autism program

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Ontario to roll out details of 3M autism program
Jessica Perusco says she’s awaiting details of Ontario’s new autism program and is keen to know how it will impact her daughter Lucia, who turns 6 …
Source: Autism
Ontario to roll out details of 3M autism program
Autism
Jessica Perusco says she’s awaiting details of Ontario’s new autism program and is keen to know how it will impact her daughter Lucia, who turns 6 …


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Autism Class Support Program announced for Summerdale Primary School

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Autism Class Support Program announced for Summerdale Primary School
BENEFITING: Summerdale Primary School students Jess Murray (front), Dante Fitzgerald and Heath Isaacs can attend a class for autism. Picture: …
Source: Autism
Autism Class Support Program announced for Summerdale Primary School
Autism
BENEFITING: Summerdale Primary School students Jess Murray (front), Dante Fitzgerald and Heath Isaacs can attend a class for autism. Picture: …


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Adaptive Horticulture Class Offered at Las Positas College

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Adaptive Horticulture Class Offered at Las Positas College
Las Positas College is offering a free Adaptive Horticulture Summer Program for students with special needs from 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday through …
Source: Special Needs
Adaptive Horticulture Class Offered at Las Positas College
Special Needs
Las Positas College is offering a free Adaptive Horticulture Summer Program for students with special needs from 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday through …


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Wisconsin submits Medicaid drug test request

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Wisconsin submits Medicaid drug test request
MADISON, WI (Wisconsin Radio Network) — Wisconsin is asking the federal government to allow it to drug test those applying for Medicaid.
Source: Medicaid
Wisconsin submits Medicaid drug test request
Medicaid
MADISON, WI (Wisconsin Radio Network) — Wisconsin is asking the federal government to allow it to drug test those applying for Medicaid.


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Medicaid cuts could significantly impact special education

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Medicaid cuts could significantly impact special education
It is unclear what the temperature for making cuts are in the Senate, but slashing Medicaid is a key part of President Trump’s proposed budget, which …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid cuts could significantly impact special education
Medicaid
It is unclear what the temperature for making cuts are in the Senate, but slashing Medicaid is a key part of President Trump’s proposed budget, which …


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Charleston County Parks is Hosting Special Swim Nights for Guests With Special Needs

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Charleston County Parks is Hosting Special Swim Nights for Guests With Special Needs
CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — The weather has been a bit soggy lately but that’s rarely stopped anyone from jumping in the pool!
Source: Special Needs
Charleston County Parks is Hosting Special Swim Nights for Guests With Special Needs
Special Needs
CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — The weather has been a bit soggy lately but that’s rarely stopped anyone from jumping in the pool!


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Mother of girl living with autism: A friendly pup helped my daughter learn to talk

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Mother of girl living with autism: A friendly pup helped my daughter learn to talk
WHEN her daughter was diagnosed with autism, mum Marie Gregor was told she would never speak. She tells us how the arrival of a patient labrador …
Source: Autism
Mother of girl living with autism: A friendly pup helped my daughter learn to talk
Autism
WHEN her daughter was diagnosed with autism, mum Marie Gregor was told she would never speak. She tells us how the arrival of a patient labrador …


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The Welsh Autism Shows Launches in Cardiff

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The Welsh Autism Shows Launches in Cardiff
Held at the Cardiff City Stadium, the Welsh Autism Shows will provide face to face access to the services, resources and provisions that are there to …
Source: Autism
The Welsh Autism Shows Launches in Cardiff
Autism
Held at the Cardiff City Stadium, the Welsh Autism Shows will provide face to face access to the services, resources and provisions that are there to …


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State Rep. Cobb weighs in on impact of possible Medicaid cuts

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State Rep. Cobb weighs in on impact of possible Medicaid cuts
… to cut up to $880 billion from Medicaid over 10 years, which could have a debilitating effect on caring for and educating children with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
State Rep. Cobb weighs in on impact of possible Medicaid cuts
Special Needs
… to cut up to $880 billion from Medicaid over 10 years, which could have a debilitating effect on caring for and educating children with special needs.


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State Rep. Cobb weighs in on impact of possible Medicaid cuts

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State Rep. Cobb weighs in on impact of possible Medicaid cuts
Nearly 2 million people are enrolled in Medicaid in Arizona with more than 400,000 signing up since the Republican-led state expansion of Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
State Rep. Cobb weighs in on impact of possible Medicaid cuts
Medicaid
Nearly 2 million people are enrolled in Medicaid in Arizona with more than 400,000 signing up since the Republican-led state expansion of Medicaid …


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Sitter for Kiddos with Special Needs

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Sitter for Kiddos with Special Needs
Hi there! I am the proud mom of a young son with autism and would like to offer my services as a sitter for exceptional kiddos (my experience has …
Source: Special Needs
Sitter for Kiddos with Special Needs
Special Needs
Hi there! I am the proud mom of a young son with autism and would like to offer my services as a sitter for exceptional kiddos (my experience has …


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Judge sets deadline for Illinois to negotiate $2 billion in overdue Medicaid payments.

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Judge sets deadline for Illinois to negotiate billion in overdue Medicaid payments.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Illinois has until June 20 to negotiate a settlement for $2 billion owed to service providers waiting for Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Judge sets deadline for Illinois to negotiate billion in overdue Medicaid payments.
Medicaid
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Illinois has until June 20 to negotiate a settlement for $2 billion owed to service providers waiting for Medicaid …


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