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Daily Archives: June 15, 2017

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Bruce, a specialneeds Siberian Husky, is constant companion to Independence man

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Bruce, a specialneeds Siberian Husky, is constant companion to Independence man
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — His name is Bruce. He’s a 5-year-old special needs Siberian Husky. Bruce was born on leap day 2012 with a potential life …
Source: Special Needs
Bruce, a specialneeds Siberian Husky, is constant companion to Independence man
Special Needs
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — His name is Bruce. He’s a 5-year-old special needs Siberian Husky. Bruce was born on leap day 2012 with a potential life …


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SRC delays vote on $36 million contract for special ed school

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SRC delays vote on million contract for special ed school
City Council also unanimously passed a resolution several hours earlier urging rejection, led by Councilman Derek Green, who has a special needs …
Source: Special Needs
SRC delays vote on million contract for special ed school
Special Needs
City Council also unanimously passed a resolution several hours earlier urging rejection, led by Councilman Derek Green, who has a special needs …


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Editorial: Proposal tied to special needs students needs more work

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Editorial: Proposal tied to special needs students needs more work
A proposed change in a West Virginia Board of Education policy relating to special needs students is raising questions by teacher groups, and their …
Source: Special Needs
Editorial: Proposal tied to special needs students needs more work
Special Needs
A proposed change in a West Virginia Board of Education policy relating to special needs students is raising questions by teacher groups, and their …


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Cheer team with special needs hopes to have something to shout about at nationals

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Cheer team with special needs hopes to have something to shout about at nationals
Being a member of the Michigan Champion Force Athletic Shining Stars has been a joy for all nine members who are special needs participants.
Source: Special Needs
Cheer team with special needs hopes to have something to shout about at nationals
Special Needs
Being a member of the Michigan Champion Force Athletic Shining Stars has been a joy for all nine members who are special needs participants.


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VEH Global Concepts, LLC Launches Website Featuring Peak Performance Special Needs Athlete …

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VEH Global Concepts, LLC Launches Website Featuring Peak Performance Special Needs Athlete …
The website offers a wide variety of peak performance special needs athlete supplies including team sports essentials, sports medicine supplies, …
Source: Special Needs
VEH Global Concepts, LLC Launches Website Featuring Peak Performance Special Needs Athlete …
Special Needs
The website offers a wide variety of peak performance special needs athlete supplies including team sports essentials, sports medicine supplies, …


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Nebraska residents urge officials to preserve Medicaid

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Nebraska residents urge officials to preserve Medicaid
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska residents who have relied on Medicaid for their health or their children’s are urging elected officials to preserve the health …
Source: Medicaid
Nebraska residents urge officials to preserve Medicaid
Medicaid
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska residents who have relied on Medicaid for their health or their children’s are urging elected officials to preserve the health …


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States' Medicaid Expansion Choices Affected Healthcare Spending Trends in 2014, Report Finds

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States’ Medicaid Expansion Choices Affected Healthcare Spending Trends in 2014, Report Finds
State-level decisions on whether to expand Medicaid had ripple effects across the rest of the healthcare insurance market, according to a report by the …
Source: Medicaid
States’ Medicaid Expansion Choices Affected Healthcare Spending Trends in 2014, Report Finds
Medicaid
State-level decisions on whether to expand Medicaid had ripple effects across the rest of the healthcare insurance market, according to a report by the …


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'Dream Night' planned for special guests at Amarillo Zoo

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‘Dream Night’ planned for special guests at Amarillo Zoo
The evening is for children with chronic illnesses, disabilities or special needs and their families. ‘Dream Night’ is a time of relaxation for families who …
Source: Special Needs
‘Dream Night’ planned for special guests at Amarillo Zoo
Special Needs
The evening is for children with chronic illnesses, disabilities or special needs and their families. ‘Dream Night’ is a time of relaxation for families who …


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Five assistant principal appointments approved

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Five assistant principal appointments approved
“I have a child with special needs. We had a couple of really bad IEP (Individualized Education Program) meetings, and I figured I could help from the …
Source: Special Needs
Five assistant principal appointments approved
Special Needs
“I have a child with special needs. We had a couple of really bad IEP (Individualized Education Program) meetings, and I figured I could help from the …


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Don't Lower the Number of People on Medicaid. Make the System More Efficient.

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Don’t Lower the Number of People on Medicaid. Make the System More Efficient.
In 2016, total Medicaid spending was $575.9 billion, which is 3.1 percent of gross domestic product (up from 1 percent of GDP in 1982). Federal …
Source: Medicaid
Don’t Lower the Number of People on Medicaid. Make the System More Efficient.
Medicaid
In 2016, total Medicaid spending was $575.9 billion, which is 3.1 percent of gross domestic product (up from 1 percent of GDP in 1982). Federal …


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Optima Health conducting job fair to hire 240 people for new Medicaid initiative

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Optima Health conducting job fair to hire 240 people for new Medicaid initiative
Optima Health, a health insurance company, wants to hire people to roll out a new Medicaid program, Optima Health Community Care. More than 100 …
Source: Medicaid
Optima Health conducting job fair to hire 240 people for new Medicaid initiative
Medicaid
Optima Health, a health insurance company, wants to hire people to roll out a new Medicaid program, Optima Health Community Care. More than 100 …


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Nonprofits team up to serve veterans

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Nonprofits team up to serve veterans
The Living Legacy Center, which was founded in 2015, was created to protect the community’s seniors, veterans, and specialneeds population at no …
Source: Special Needs
Nonprofits team up to serve veterans
Special Needs
The Living Legacy Center, which was founded in 2015, was created to protect the community’s seniors, veterans, and special-needs population at no …


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Budget Negotiations Could Result In Reduction In Federal Money For Medicaid

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Budget Negotiations Could Result In Reduction In Federal Money For Medicaid
The Trump-supported rollback of the Affordable Care Act would reduce federal money that 31 states have relied on to extend Medicaid coverage.
Source: Medicaid
Budget Negotiations Could Result In Reduction In Federal Money For Medicaid
Medicaid
The Trump-supported rollback of the Affordable Care Act would reduce federal money that 31 states have relied on to extend Medicaid coverage.


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What We're Reading: Medical Marijuana Ban Challenge; Medicaid for All; VA's Budget Shortfall

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What We’re Reading: Medical Marijuana Ban Challenge; Medicaid for All; VA’s Budget Shortfall
A lawsuit is challenging Kentucky’s criminal ban against medical marijuana. The lawsuit claims that medical marijuana is a viable alternative to ease …
Source: Medicaid
What We’re Reading: Medical Marijuana Ban Challenge; Medicaid for All; VA’s Budget Shortfall
Medicaid
A lawsuit is challenging Kentucky’s criminal ban against medical marijuana. The lawsuit claims that medical marijuana is a viable alternative to ease …


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Medicaid cap would harm veterans

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Medicaid cap would harm veterans
The rest? Well, they have depended on Medicaid to receive their care. But if Congress has its way, those benefits for veterans who access treatment …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid cap would harm veterans
Medicaid
The rest? Well, they have depended on Medicaid to receive their care. But if Congress has its way, those benefits for veterans who access treatment …


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Online Security Breach Exposes PHI of 5K Medicaid Patients

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Online Security Breach Exposes PHI of 5K Medicaid Patients
June 15, 2017 – On April 7, 2017, officials from the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) discovered evidence of a potential online security breach …
Source: Medicaid
Online Security Breach Exposes PHI of 5K Medicaid Patients
Medicaid
June 15, 2017 – On April 7, 2017, officials from the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) discovered evidence of a potential online security breach …


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120 Patient Organizations Call on Senate to Defend Medicaid

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120 Patient Organizations Call on Senate to Defend Medicaid
Medicaid is a crucial source of coverage for patients and consumers with serious and chronic health care needs. Pregnant women depend on …
Source: Medicaid
120 Patient Organizations Call on Senate to Defend Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicaid is a crucial source of coverage for patients and consumers with serious and chronic health care needs. Pregnant women depend on …


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Pediatric Dental Care makes dentistry fun for kids

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Pediatric Dental Care makes dentistry fun for kids
We also specialize in treating patients with special behavioral and medical needs, dental trauma and early orthodontic needs. Our practice treats a …
Source: Special Needs
Pediatric Dental Care makes dentistry fun for kids
Special Needs
We also specialize in treating patients with special behavioral and medical needs, dental trauma and early orthodontic needs. Our practice treats a …


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Innovative IQUARIUM inspires special needs child to speak for the first time

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Innovative IQUARIUM inspires special needs child to speak for the first time
An innovative aquarium featuring coloured lights and speakers has inspired a special needs child in Sanford, Maine, to speak for the first time at …
Source: Special Needs
Innovative IQUARIUM inspires special needs child to speak for the first time
Special Needs
An innovative aquarium featuring coloured lights and speakers has inspired a special needs child in Sanford, Maine, to speak for the first time at …


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Huge support for Milford Haven autism awareness scheme

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Huge support for Milford Haven autism awareness scheme
PCSOs Bethan Devonald and Leanne Nicholls, Sgt Terri Harrison, and PC Emma Smyth, with their autism awareness certificates. PICTURE: Milford …
Source: Autism
Huge support for Milford Haven autism awareness scheme
Autism
PCSOs Bethan Devonald and Leanne Nicholls, Sgt Terri Harrison, and PC Emma Smyth, with their autism awareness certificates. PICTURE: Milford …


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Bruce, a specialneeds Siberian Husky, is constant companion to Independence man; send us …

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Bruce, a specialneeds Siberian Husky, is constant companion to Independence man; send us …
He’s a 5-year-old special needs Siberian Husky. Bruce was born on leap day 2012 with a potential life threading congenial defect called laryngeal …
Source: Special Needs
Bruce, a specialneeds Siberian Husky, is constant companion to Independence man; send us …
Special Needs
He’s a 5-year-old special needs Siberian Husky. Bruce was born on leap day 2012 with a potential life threading congenial defect called laryngeal …


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Doubt greets reports of suramin's promise for treating autism

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Doubt greets reports of suramin’s promise for treating autism
“If I had someone with [autism] in my family, I would certainly not immediately jump to using this as a treatment,” says David Sulzer, professor of …
Source: Autism
Doubt greets reports of suramin’s promise for treating autism
Autism
“If I had someone with [autism] in my family, I would certainly not immediately jump to using this as a treatment,” says David Sulzer, professor of …


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Caroline's Cart eases shopping stressors for caregivers of those with special needs

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Caroline’s Cart eases shopping stressors for caregivers of those with special needs
Melissa Eldridge uses Caroline’s Cart when shopping with her 7-year-old son at the Hamilton Kroger. The cart, she said, has become a necessity and …
Source: Special Needs
Caroline’s Cart eases shopping stressors for caregivers of those with special needs
Special Needs
Melissa Eldridge uses Caroline’s Cart when shopping with her 7-year-old son at the Hamilton Kroger. The cart, she said, has become a necessity and …


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Fever While Pregnant Increases Autism Chance By 40% In Newborns

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Fever While Pregnant Increases Autism Chance By 40% In Newborns
The research, however, failed to conclude if there was any definite cause-and-effect relationship between fever during a pregnancy and autistic …
Source: Autism
Fever While Pregnant Increases Autism Chance By 40% In Newborns
Autism
The research, however, failed to conclude if there was any definite cause-and-effect relationship between fever during a pregnancy and autistic …


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What A Father Learned From Coaching A Son Who Has Autism

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What A Father Learned From Coaching A Son Who Has Autism
Writer and champion pack burro racer Hal Walter of Westcliffe helps his son, who has autism, compete as a middle-school runner. He says this can be …
Source: Autism
What A Father Learned From Coaching A Son Who Has Autism
Autism
Writer and champion pack burro racer Hal Walter of Westcliffe helps his son, who has autism, compete as a middle-school runner. He says this can be …


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The Prevalence of Autism (including Asperger's Syndrome)

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The Prevalence of Autism (including Asperger’s Syndrome)
This annual report aims to show the prevalence rate of autism amongst the compulsory school age population. Analyses are provided by health and …
Source: Autism
The Prevalence of Autism (including Asperger’s Syndrome)
Autism
This annual report aims to show the prevalence rate of autism amongst the compulsory school age population. Analyses are provided by health and …


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In Texas, people with erratic incomes risk being cut off from Medicaid

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In Texas, people with erratic incomes risk being cut off from Medicaid
To qualify for Medicaid in her home state of Texas, most children must come from families with incomes at or below 138% of the federal poverty level.
Source: Medicaid
In Texas, people with erratic incomes risk being cut off from Medicaid
Medicaid
To qualify for Medicaid in her home state of Texas, most children must come from families with incomes at or below 138% of the federal poverty level.


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Child with disability requires special legal planning

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Child with disability requires special legal planning
I assume that your two older children are well-intentioned and love their special needs sibling, and that is why you want to entrust them with this …
Source: Special Needs
Child with disability requires special legal planning
Special Needs
I assume that your two older children are well-intentioned and love their special needs sibling, and that is why you want to entrust them with this …


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Vandals Destroy Autism Sensory Garden

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Vandals Destroy Autism Sensory Garden
Since 2015, Roses for Autism has worked to create a public sensory garden at their Guilford-based farm for the entire community to enjoy.
Source: Autism
Vandals Destroy Autism Sensory Garden
Autism
Since 2015, Roses for Autism has worked to create a public sensory garden at their Guilford-based farm for the entire community to enjoy.


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Ceremony postponed after autism sensory garden is destroyed

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Ceremony postponed after autism sensory garden is destroyed
GUILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A ribbon cutting ceremony for an autism sensory garden in Connecticut has been postponed after vandals struck twice over …
Source: Autism
Ceremony postponed after autism sensory garden is destroyed
Autism
GUILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A ribbon cutting ceremony for an autism sensory garden in Connecticut has been postponed after vandals struck twice over …


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Autism sensory garden destroyed twice over two week period

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Autism sensory garden destroyed twice over two week period
A ribbon cutting ceremony for an autism sensory garden in Connecticut has been postponed after vandals struck twice over a two week period.
Source: Autism
Autism sensory garden destroyed twice over two week period
Autism
A ribbon cutting ceremony for an autism sensory garden in Connecticut has been postponed after vandals struck twice over a two week period.


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Council Explores How to Meet New Guidelines for Helping Special Ed Kids

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Council Explores How to Meet New Guidelines for Helping Special Ed Kids
Leanna George never planned to advise the state on the needs of children with disabilities – she just wanted to help her two children, both on the …
Source: Special Needs
Council Explores How to Meet New Guidelines for Helping Special Ed Kids
Special Needs
Leanna George never planned to advise the state on the needs of children with disabilities – she just wanted to help her two children, both on the …


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“Walking for Autism” George's 185 mile walk around Sussex

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“Walking for Autism” George’s 185 mile walk around Sussex
George Moss 185 mile walk around Sussex for autism His most challenging event to date will see George walking the distance of seven marathons in …
Source: Autism
“Walking for Autism” George’s 185 mile walk around Sussex
Autism
George Moss 185 mile walk around Sussex for autism His most challenging event to date will see George walking the distance of seven marathons in …


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