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Daily Archives: June 11, 2017

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Charleston's area waterparks are now open daily

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Charleston’s area waterparks are now open daily
Additionally, people with special needs and their caregivers are invited to exclusive nights at the waterparks this summer. Special Needs Swim Night …
Source: Special Needs
Charleston’s area waterparks are now open daily
Special Needs
Additionally, people with special needs and their caregivers are invited to exclusive nights at the waterparks this summer. Special Needs Swim Night …


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Autistic boy's work pays off with placement at Dubai accountancy firm

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Autistic boy’s work pays off with placement at Dubai accountancy firm
But Euan is autistic and employment opportunities for people such as him are still rare. That is what makes Euan’s work placement, as a payroll …
Source: Autism
Autistic boy’s work pays off with placement at Dubai accountancy firm
Autism
But Euan is autistic and employment opportunities for people such as him are still rare. That is what makes Euan’s work placement, as a payroll …


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Heller, other GOP senators urge 7-year phaseout of Medicaid expansion

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Heller, other GOP senators urge 7-year phaseout of Medicaid expansion
Under the Nevada Care Plan, anyone, including people receiving federal subsidies for health care, could purchase a Medicaid insurance plan.
Source: Medicaid
Heller, other GOP senators urge 7-year phaseout of Medicaid expansion
Medicaid
Under the Nevada Care Plan, anyone, including people receiving federal subsidies for health care, could purchase a Medicaid insurance plan.


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Their Voice: Summer bicycle camp creates new opportunities for students

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Their Voice: Summer bicycle camp creates new opportunities for students
At the time, special needs bike camps were being offered all over the U.S. and Canada but not the Intermountain West. The Palmers made the …
Source: Special Needs
Their Voice: Summer bicycle camp creates new opportunities for students
Special Needs
At the time, special needs bike camps were being offered all over the U.S. and Canada but not the Intermountain West. The Palmers made the …


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Scarborough man living with autism goes missing for seventh time this year

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Scarborough man living with autism goes missing for seventh time this year
As reported in The Scarborough Mirror, Montaque, who lives with autism, has gone missing many times before, and was just found on June 7, after …
Source: Autism
Scarborough man living with autism goes missing for seventh time this year
Autism
As reported in The Scarborough Mirror, Montaque, who lives with autism, has gone missing many times before, and was just found on June 7, after …


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GOP's Proposed Cuts To Medicaid Threaten Treatment For Opioid Addiction

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GOP’s Proposed Cuts To Medicaid Threaten Treatment For Opioid Addiction
Charlene Yurgaitis gets health insurance through Medicaid in Pennsylvania. It covers the counseling and medication she and her doctors say she …
Source: Medicaid
GOP’s Proposed Cuts To Medicaid Threaten Treatment For Opioid Addiction
Medicaid
Charlene Yurgaitis gets health insurance through Medicaid in Pennsylvania. It covers the counseling and medication she and her doctors say she …


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Susan Collins: Trump needs to give a straight answer on Comey tapes

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Susan Collins: Trump needs to give a straight answer on Comey tapes
Comey’s FBI was doing its own investigation into those claims when Trump fired him, and a special counsel was appointed following Comey’s …
Source: Special Needs
Susan Collins: Trump needs to give a straight answer on Comey tapes
Special Needs
Comey’s FBI was doing its own investigation into those claims when Trump fired him, and a special counsel was appointed following Comey’s …


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This mom is living every single parent's nightmare

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This mom is living every single parent’s nightmare
I listen to Kelly’s legal team say things about my child which aren’t true: that Abush has special needs, that he’s 40 percent deaf, that I’m an unfit mother …
Source: Special Needs
This mom is living every single parent’s nightmare
Special Needs
I listen to Kelly’s legal team say things about my child which aren’t true: that Abush has special needs, that he’s 40 percent deaf, that I’m an unfit mother …


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DFW non-profit raising money for bus for special needs children

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DFW non-profit raising money for bus for special needs children
DALLAS – A DFW non-profit is raising money to buy a bus for special needs children. It’s a Sensory World! is a center for children with disabilities.
Source: Special Needs
DFW non-profit raising money for bus for special needs children
Special Needs
DALLAS – A DFW non-profit is raising money to buy a bus for special needs children. It’s a Sensory World! is a center for children with disabilities.


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Sens. Portman, Capito: Slow Medicaid Expansion Phase-Out

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Sens. Portman, Capito: Slow Medicaid Expansion Phase-Out
The Senate needs to say “no” to any proposal that guts Medicaid and threatens the health care of millions of Americans. Senators are on recess for the …
Source: Medicaid
Sens. Portman, Capito: Slow Medicaid Expansion Phase-Out
Medicaid
The Senate needs to say “no” to any proposal that guts Medicaid and threatens the health care of millions of Americans. Senators are on recess for the …


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Doctors Fight GOP Senate's Medicaid Clawback

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Doctors Fight GOP Senate’s Medicaid Clawback
The nation’s physicians are mobilizing once again to battle attempts to end health insurance coverage millions of Americans have gained over the last …
Source: Medicaid
Doctors Fight GOP Senate’s Medicaid Clawback
Medicaid
The nation’s physicians are mobilizing once again to battle attempts to end health insurance coverage millions of Americans have gained over the last …


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Teamwork Rx for MT health

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Teamwork Rx for MT health
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities notes that the AHCA would basically put an end to Medicaid expansion – cutting $834 billion from …
Source: Medicaid
Teamwork Rx for MT health
Medicaid
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities notes that the AHCA would basically put an end to Medicaid expansion – cutting $834 billion from …


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Comedic novel set in La Jolla features desperate get-rich scheme with a criminal twist

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Comedic novel set in La Jolla features desperate get-rich scheme with a criminal twist
Any time I’d see autism in fiction, it was treated as some kind of a death sentence. It was very heavy, a your-life-is-over kind of thing. There are more …
Source: Autism
Comedic novel set in La Jolla features desperate get-rich scheme with a criminal twist
Autism
Any time I’d see autism in fiction, it was treated as some kind of a death sentence. It was very heavy, a your-life-is-over kind of thing. There are more …


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Here's where you can lend a hand in your community

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Here’s where you can lend a hand in your community
Assist children infant to kindergarten, some with special needs, in classroom activities weekday mornings and afternoons this summer. Contact St.
Source: Special Needs
Here’s where you can lend a hand in your community
Special Needs
Assist children infant to kindergarten, some with special needs, in classroom activities weekday mornings and afternoons this summer. Contact St.


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In Lakewood, special ed is a big business | Di Ionno

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In Lakewood, special ed is a big business | Di Ionno
Lakewood has 1,254 students classified as “special needs.” … But 346 are sent “out-of-district” to private special needs schools in Lakewood or …
Source: Special Needs
In Lakewood, special ed is a big business | Di Ionno
Special Needs
Lakewood has 1,254 students classified as “special needs.” … But 346 are sent “out-of-district” to private special needs schools in Lakewood or …


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Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

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Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care
The talk is all about repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act. But the GOP’s American Health Care Act would have lasting impact on Medicaid, the …
Source: Medicaid
Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care
Medicaid
The talk is all about repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act. But the GOP’s American Health Care Act would have lasting impact on Medicaid, the …


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MTS Management's Christian Artist Rahn Anthoni Honored for His Work with Special Needs Kids at …

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MTS Management’s Christian Artist Rahn Anthoni Honored for His Work with Special Needs Kids at …
MTS Management Group’s Christian R&B/Hip Hop Artist Rahn Anthoni was honored with the Trailblazer Award for his work with special needs kids, …
Source: Special Needs
MTS Management’s Christian Artist Rahn Anthoni Honored for His Work with Special Needs Kids at …
Special Needs
MTS Management Group’s Christian R&B/Hip Hop Artist Rahn Anthoni was honored with the Trailblazer Award for his work with special needs kids, …


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Charity care dips at Wisconsin hospitals, with more people insured; trend could end with …

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Charity care dips at Wisconsin hospitals, with more people insured; trend could end with …
The bill would roll back the Affordable Care Act, which boosted insurance rates beginning in 2014 through subsidized insurance exchanges, Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Charity care dips at Wisconsin hospitals, with more people insured; trend could end with …
Medicaid
The bill would roll back the Affordable Care Act, which boosted insurance rates beginning in 2014 through subsidized insurance exchanges, Medicaid …


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Nothing special, Needs TLC – Review of Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel, Tampa, FL

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Nothing special, Needs TLC – Review of Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel, Tampa, FL
Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel: Nothing special, Needs TLC – See 1182 traveler reviews, 323 candid photos, and great deals for Sheraton Tampa …
Source: Special Needs
Nothing special, Needs TLC – Review of Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel, Tampa, FL
Special Needs
Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel: Nothing special, Needs TLC – See 1182 traveler reviews, 323 candid photos, and great deals for Sheraton Tampa …


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Special Needs Babysitter

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Special Needs Babysitter
He is fully ambulatory but needs help with most tasks. We have cdpap program through south shore agency that pays $13. 37. Applicant must be …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Babysitter
Special Needs
He is fully ambulatory but needs help with most tasks. We have cdpap program through south shore agency that pays $13. 37. Applicant must be …


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Brain scans may predict autism in high-risk newborns

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Brain scans may predict autism in high-risk newborns
Autism is a developmental disorder characterised by difficulties in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of …
Source: Autism
Brain scans may predict autism in high-risk newborns
Autism
Autism is a developmental disorder characterised by difficulties in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of …


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Iftar and autism: A Ramadan story

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Iftar and autism: A Ramadan story
Sixteen-year-old Sahl Riyaz, diagnosed with autism, has some special talents and they are put to full use in Ramadan. Though he requires special …
Source: Autism
Iftar and autism: A Ramadan story
Autism
Sixteen-year-old Sahl Riyaz, diagnosed with autism, has some special talents and they are put to full use in Ramadan. Though he requires special …


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Speech Language Therapist / Senior Speech Language Therapist

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Speech Language Therapist / Senior Speech Language Therapist
Apply as Speech Language Therapist / Senior Speech Language Therapist (5878912) at Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) – Pathlight School.
Source: Autism
Speech Language Therapist / Senior Speech Language Therapist
Autism
Apply as Speech Language Therapist / Senior Speech Language Therapist (5878912) at Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) – Pathlight School.


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Special Friends meet special friends

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Special Friends meet special friends
Three more young women with spina bifida have joined the group as well as two women with Down syndrome, a man with autism and four with …
Source: Autism
Special Friends meet special friends
Autism
Three more young women with spina bifida have joined the group as well as two women with Down syndrome, a man with autism and four with …


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Ramadan helps single parent become a stronger person

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Ramadan helps single parent become a stronger person
Observing the fast during Ramadan is challenging for Sabina Anjum, a single working mother of 12-year-old Zaara Shafiq, diagnosed with Autism …
Source: Autism
Ramadan helps single parent become a stronger person
Autism
Observing the fast during Ramadan is challenging for Sabina Anjum, a single working mother of 12-year-old Zaara Shafiq, diagnosed with Autism …


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Virtual reality technology and empathy

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Virtual reality technology and empathy
A scene of a classroom from the VR and Autism project, showing the perspective of the child diagnosed with autism. The user wearing the VR headset …
Source: Autism
Virtual reality technology and empathy
Autism
A scene of a classroom from the VR and Autism project, showing the perspective of the child diagnosed with autism. The user wearing the VR headset …


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Glencore's Bulga Open Cut mine workers raise money for autistic kids

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Glencore’s Bulga Open Cut mine workers raise money for autistic kids
The employees raised the money in a raffle during Autism Awareness month and on Friday Hunter River Community School was presented with its …
Source: Autism
Glencore’s Bulga Open Cut mine workers raise money for autistic kids
Autism
The employees raised the money in a raffle during Autism Awareness month and on Friday Hunter River Community School was presented with its …


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Will Senate Republicans repeal Obamacare when nobody's looking?

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Will Senate Republicans repeal Obamacare when nobody’s looking?
Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Republicans have expressed differences on the Medicaid portion of the bill. . But Senate GOP members weren’t talking …
Source: Medicaid
Will Senate Republicans repeal Obamacare when nobody’s looking?
Medicaid
Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Republicans have expressed differences on the Medicaid portion of the bill. . But Senate GOP members weren’t talking …


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Facing a health care labyrinth

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Facing a health care labyrinth
If the GOP-led House and Senate pass Donald Trump’s proposed budget that calls for slashing $800 billion from Medicaid, I am scared I will die.
Source: Medicaid
Facing a health care labyrinth
Medicaid
If the GOP-led House and Senate pass Donald Trump’s proposed budget that calls for slashing $800 billion from Medicaid, I am scared I will die.


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