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Daily Archives: June 14, 2017

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Options for veterans' care, opposition to Medicaid caps headline active day at AMA

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Options for veterans’ care, opposition to Medicaid caps headline active day at AMA
On the second day of its annual meeting, AMA voted to adopt new policies that provide more choices for veterans’ care, ensures timely access to …
Source: Medicaid
Options for veterans’ care, opposition to Medicaid caps headline active day at AMA
Medicaid
On the second day of its annual meeting, AMA voted to adopt new policies that provide more choices for veterans’ care, ensures timely access to …


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NEA Announces Grant to KLRU's Considering Matthew Shepard television special

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NEA Announces Grant to KLRU’s Considering Matthew Shepard television special
… North Carolina; dance classes for children with special needs in Winter Park, Florida; and a playwrights workshop in New Harmony, Indiana are just …
Source: Special Needs
NEA Announces Grant to KLRU’s Considering Matthew Shepard television special
Special Needs
… North Carolina; dance classes for children with special needs in Winter Park, Florida; and a playwrights workshop in New Harmony, Indiana are just …


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Boy With Special Needs Tragically Found Dead in Sweltering Hot Day Care Van

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Boy With Special Needs Tragically Found Dead in Sweltering Hot Day Care Van
Instead of being inside the childcare facility that offers occupational physical therapy and special needs services, the little boy spent the day in the …
Source: Special Needs
Boy With Special Needs Tragically Found Dead in Sweltering Hot Day Care Van
Special Needs
Instead of being inside the childcare facility that offers occupational physical therapy and special needs services, the little boy spent the day in the …


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Waynesville falls short in playground contest

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Waynesville falls short in playground contest
A recent N.C. State study claimed that there are at least 1,000 special needs children in Haywood County who could have benefitted from the donation …
Source: Special Needs
Waynesville falls short in playground contest
Special Needs
A recent N.C. State study claimed that there are at least 1,000 special needs children in Haywood County who could have benefitted from the donation …


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Special needs teacher arrested for having sex with 15-year-old student

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Special needs teacher arrested for having sex with 15-year-old student
A former special needs teacher has been busted for having sex with a 15-year-old student, according to reports. The boy was a student at School at …
Source: Special Needs
Special needs teacher arrested for having sex with 15-year-old student
Special Needs
A former special needs teacher has been busted for having sex with a 15-year-old student, according to reports. The boy was a student at School at …


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Medicaid Enrollment a “Lifeline” for Rural Residents, Children

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Medicaid Enrollment a “Lifeline” for Rural Residents, Children
June 14, 2017 – Medicaid enrollment rates are highest for adults and children in small town and rural areas, providing a “lifeline” for low-income …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Enrollment a “Lifeline” for Rural Residents, Children
Medicaid
June 14, 2017 – Medicaid enrollment rates are highest for adults and children in small town and rural areas, providing a “lifeline” for low-income …


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California Nixes Plan To Offer Full Medicaid Benefits To Undocumented Young Adults

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California Nixes Plan To Offer Full Medicaid Benefits To Undocumented Young Adults
As they scrambled to finalize next year’s state budget, California lawmakers this week abruptly dropped a plan to offer full Medicaid benefits to young …
Source: Medicaid
California Nixes Plan To Offer Full Medicaid Benefits To Undocumented Young Adults
Medicaid
As they scrambled to finalize next year’s state budget, California lawmakers this week abruptly dropped a plan to offer full Medicaid benefits to young …


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Special Needs Youth Baseball Night Set for June 16

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Special Needs Youth Baseball Night Set for June 16
TryCAN, a nonprofit collaboration of communities, offers recreation programs for youth with special needs or those who need certain accommodation …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Youth Baseball Night Set for June 16
Special Needs
TryCAN, a nonprofit collaboration of communities, offers recreation programs for youth with special needs or those who need certain accommodation …


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AMA Says Trumpcare's Medicaid Caps A 'Disaster' For Patients

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AMA Says Trumpcare’s Medicaid Caps A ‘Disaster’ For Patients
The American Medical Association came out against funding caps for patients covered by Medicaid health insurance for the poor saying such a …
Source: Medicaid
AMA Says Trumpcare’s Medicaid Caps A ‘Disaster’ For Patients
Medicaid
The American Medical Association came out against funding caps for patients covered by Medicaid health insurance for the poor saying such a …


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One Nation, Under Medicaid, With Misery and Poverty for All

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One Nation, Under Medicaid, With Misery and Poverty for All
In a recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 24 states have a majority of births financed by Medicaid. In other words, a majority of births in nearly …
Source: Medicaid
One Nation, Under Medicaid, With Misery and Poverty for All
Medicaid
In a recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 24 states have a majority of births financed by Medicaid. In other words, a majority of births in nearly …


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Activities center with arcade, sensory room opens for kids with special needs

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Activities center with arcade, sensory room opens for kids with special needs
A volunteer for years with a love of helping those in need, the Hahnville resident recently opened Special Angels Outreach in Luling, an activities …
Source: Special Needs
Activities center with arcade, sensory room opens for kids with special needs
Special Needs
A volunteer for years with a love of helping those in need, the Hahnville resident recently opened Special Angels Outreach in Luling, an activities …


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Ladies, Take Note: Fever During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk in Kids

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Ladies, Take Note: Fever During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk in Kids
Autism is a serious development disorder that affects a child’s ability to communicate and interact. It has been suspected that a faulty gene or genes …
Source: Autism
Ladies, Take Note: Fever During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk in Kids
Autism
Autism is a serious development disorder that affects a child’s ability to communicate and interact. It has been suspected that a faulty gene or genes …


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The Brief: Can divided leadership come together ahead of special session?

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The Brief: Can divided leadership come together ahead of special session?
If lawmakers are planning to get through all of Gov. Greg Abbott’s ambitious special session agenda, the House and Senate will need to overcome …
Source: Special Needs
The Brief: Can divided leadership come together ahead of special session?
Special Needs
If lawmakers are planning to get through all of Gov. Greg Abbott’s ambitious special session agenda, the House and Senate will need to overcome …


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Shocker: study unwittingly links vaccines to autism

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Shocker: study unwittingly links vaccines to autism
Shocker: study unwittingly links vaccines to autism By Jon Rappoport Start with this: A new study links fever in pregnant women to an increased risk of …
Source: Autism
Shocker: study unwittingly links vaccines to autism
Autism
Shocker: study unwittingly links vaccines to autism By Jon Rappoport Start with this: A new study links fever in pregnant women to an increased risk of …


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Going to jail for a good cause: How you can help kids special needs

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Going to jail for a good cause: How you can help kids special needs
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) – There may not be a lot of wiggle room in a jail cell, but some say that’s nothing compared to those who can barely …
Source: Special Needs
Going to jail for a good cause: How you can help kids special needs
Special Needs
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) – There may not be a lot of wiggle room in a jail cell, but some say that’s nothing compared to those who can barely …


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IN MY VIEW: None of us can afford to lose Medicaid

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IN MY VIEW: None of us can afford to lose Medicaid
We all have much to lose if Medicaid is cut by $834 billion under the American Health Care Act. Rep. Martha McSally voted in favor of this legislation, …
Source: Medicaid
IN MY VIEW: None of us can afford to lose Medicaid
Medicaid
We all have much to lose if Medicaid is cut by $834 billion under the American Health Care Act. Rep. Martha McSally voted in favor of this legislation, …


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Affinity for faces may emerge in womb

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Affinity for faces may emerge in womb
Some children with autism avoid looking at people’s eyes and show an unusually weak brain response to images of faces. Scientists could look at the …
Source: Autism
Affinity for faces may emerge in womb
Autism
Some children with autism avoid looking at people’s eyes and show an unusually weak brain response to images of faces. Scientists could look at the …


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Five High School Graduation Tips For Special Needs Parents

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Five High School Graduation Tips For Special Needs Parents
Special needs parents should take tremendous pride in getting to this significant milestone in their child’s life. A high school graduation is a celebration …
Source: Special Needs
Five High School Graduation Tips For Special Needs Parents
Special Needs
Special needs parents should take tremendous pride in getting to this significant milestone in their child’s life. A high school graduation is a celebration …


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4 Tips for Traveling with Kids Who Have Special Needs

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4 Tips for Traveling with Kids Who Have Special Needs
Is traveling with kids who have special needs on your summer schedule? Then you’ll want to check out this port from guest blogger, Alex Robbnsi.
Source: Special Needs
4 Tips for Traveling with Kids Who Have Special Needs
Special Needs
Is traveling with kids who have special needs on your summer schedule? Then you’ll want to check out this port from guest blogger, Alex Robbnsi.


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Ind. Submitted Medicaid Work Requirements Proposal, Missed A Step

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Ind. Submitted Medicaid Work Requirements Proposal, Missed A Step
Indiana has submitted a proposal to the federal government to to add a work requirement to its Medicaid program, the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0.
Source: Medicaid
Ind. Submitted Medicaid Work Requirements Proposal, Missed A Step
Medicaid
Indiana has submitted a proposal to the federal government to to add a work requirement to its Medicaid program, the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0.


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Infections during pregnancy can increase autism risk, study says

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Infections during pregnancy can increase autism risk, study says
There’s more evidence linking infections during pregnancy with a child’s risk of autism. The new report published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, …
Source: Autism
Infections during pregnancy can increase autism risk, study says
Autism
There’s more evidence linking infections during pregnancy with a child’s risk of autism. The new report published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, …


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Lawsuit Filed Over Iowa's Switch to Privately Run Medicaid

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Lawsuit Filed Over Iowa’s Switch to Privately Run Medicaid
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new lawsuit says Iowa’s privately run Medicaid program is violating federal laws and a U.S. Supreme Court decision …
Source: Medicaid
Lawsuit Filed Over Iowa’s Switch to Privately Run Medicaid
Medicaid
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new lawsuit says Iowa’s privately run Medicaid program is violating federal laws and a U.S. Supreme Court decision …


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Fever during pregnancy found to increase risk for autism: study

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Fever during pregnancy found to increase risk for autism: study
Women who catch the flu or get a fever multiple times during pregnancy could raise the risk of their baby being born on the autism spectrum by at least …
Source: Autism
Fever during pregnancy found to increase risk for autism: study
Autism
Women who catch the flu or get a fever multiple times during pregnancy could raise the risk of their baby being born on the autism spectrum by at least …


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In Texas, People With Fluctuating Incomes Risk Being Cut Off From Medicaid

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In Texas, People With Fluctuating Incomes Risk Being Cut Off From Medicaid
To qualify for Medicaid in the state, most children must come from families with incomes at or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. In 2017 …
Source: Medicaid
In Texas, People With Fluctuating Incomes Risk Being Cut Off From Medicaid
Medicaid
To qualify for Medicaid in the state, most children must come from families with incomes at or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. In 2017 …


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Medicaid Expansion Spending

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Medicaid Expansion Spending
Notes. Medicaid is financed by both the federal government and the states using a formula that is based on a state’s per capita income. The federal …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Expansion Spending
Medicaid
Notes. Medicaid is financed by both the federal government and the states using a formula that is based on a state’s per capita income. The federal …


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For Children With Autism, No More Being Hushed

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For Children With Autism, No More Being Hushed
For autistic children, Dorothy Siegel does not believe in paraprofessionals, the teaching assistants sometimes assigned to shadow students in class.
Source: Autism
For Children With Autism, No More Being Hushed
Autism
For autistic children, Dorothy Siegel does not believe in paraprofessionals, the teaching assistants sometimes assigned to shadow students in class.


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Maternal fever can up the risk of autism in baby

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Maternal fever can up the risk of autism in baby
If a woman suffers from fever during her pregnancy, especially during the second trimester, then the baby born is at 40% increased risk of autism …
Source: Autism
Maternal fever can up the risk of autism in baby
Autism
If a woman suffers from fever during her pregnancy, especially during the second trimester, then the baby born is at 40% increased risk of autism …


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Fever during pregnancy increases risk of autism in kids

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Fever during pregnancy increases risk of autism in kids
Babies prenatally exposed to maternal fever during the second trimester are likely to be at 40 per cent raised risk of developing autism spectrum …
Source: Autism
Fever during pregnancy increases risk of autism in kids
Autism
Babies prenatally exposed to maternal fever during the second trimester are likely to be at 40 per cent raised risk of developing autism spectrum …


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Meet Saffron: inside the colourful mind of a girl with autism – video

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Meet Saffron: inside the colourful mind of a girl with autism – video
While not without the difficulties associated with autism, Saffron’s extraordinary, colourful imagination, articulacy and sensitivity certainly bear out that …
Source: Autism
Meet Saffron: inside the colourful mind of a girl with autism – video
Autism
While not without the difficulties associated with autism, Saffron’s extraordinary, colourful imagination, articulacy and sensitivity certainly bear out that …


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New Hope For Welsh Autism Law

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New Hope For Welsh Autism Law
A fresh vote on whether the needs of Wales’ 34,000-strong autism community should be enshrined into law will be put to Assembly Members today …
Source: Autism
New Hope For Welsh Autism Law
Autism
A fresh vote on whether the needs of Wales’ 34,000-strong autism community should be enshrined into law will be put to Assembly Members today …


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