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Monthly Archives: July 2017

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Letters to the editor: Aug. 2, 2017

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Letters to the editor: Aug. 2, 2017
The idea of vouchers for children with special needs is giving false hope. Most private and charter schools have the luxury of being selective about the …
Source: Special Needs
Letters to the editor: Aug. 2, 2017
Special Needs
The idea of vouchers for children with special needs is giving false hope. Most private and charter schools have the luxury of being selective about the …


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Pioneer Ladies Civitan awards

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Pioneer Ladies Civitan awards
… dedicated work in bring special presentations to teachers in the Fort Frye district that teach ways to identify and work with special needs students.
Source: Special Needs
Pioneer Ladies Civitan awards
Special Needs
… dedicated work in bring special presentations to teachers in the Fort Frye district that teach ways to identify and work with special needs students.


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Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Students with Disabilities

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Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Students with Disabilities
Before IDEA’s passage in 1975, children with special needs were often neglected and sometimes abused by schools. The IDEA required schools to …
Source: Special Needs
Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Students with Disabilities
Special Needs
Before IDEA’s passage in 1975, children with special needs were often neglected and sometimes abused by schools. The IDEA required schools to …


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Shops in the city centre urged to dim their lights

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Shops in the city centre urged to dim their lights
People with Autism find social situations difficult and struggle to filter out the sounds, smells, sights and information they experience, making them feel …
Source: Autism
Shops in the city centre urged to dim their lights
Autism
People with Autism find social situations difficult and struggle to filter out the sounds, smells, sights and information they experience, making them feel …


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Helping Parents With Autistic Children

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Helping Parents With Autistic Children
The Duluth Regional Care Center is helping parents learn how to help children with autism. Thanks to a 950,000 grant from the Minnesota Department …
Source: Autism
Helping Parents With Autistic Children
Autism
The Duluth Regional Care Center is helping parents learn how to help children with autism. Thanks to a 950,000 grant from the Minnesota Department …


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InstantServe LLC Senior Business Analyst -Lead Medicaid Eligibility

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InstantServe LLC Senior Business Analyst -Lead Medicaid Eligibility
InstantServe provides full-service staffing solutions to help your business to deliver better in a dynamic market environment. With over a decade of …
Source: Medicaid
InstantServe LLC Senior Business Analyst -Lead Medicaid Eligibility
Medicaid
InstantServe provides full-service staffing solutions to help your business to deliver better in a dynamic market environment. With over a decade of …


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Standoff with a Sterling rehab center could cost local man more than $1M

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Standoff with a Sterling rehab center could cost local man more than M
The Haghighis applied to Loudoun County Family Services Department for Medicaid, but it was turned down in December 2016 because Javad …
Source: Medicaid
Standoff with a Sterling rehab center could cost local man more than M
Medicaid
The Haghighis applied to Loudoun County Family Services Department for Medicaid, but it was turned down in December 2016 because Javad …


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CMS Details $43B Drop in Medicaid Uncompensated Care Support

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CMS Details B Drop in Medicaid Uncompensated Care Support
CMS released a proposed rule that outlines $43 billion in payment cuts for compensated care cost support under the Medicaid Disproportionate Share …
Source: Medicaid
CMS Details B Drop in Medicaid Uncompensated Care Support
Medicaid
CMS released a proposed rule that outlines $43 billion in payment cuts for compensated care cost support under the Medicaid Disproportionate Share …


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Medicaid Plans Outscore Private Plans on Consumer Satisfaction

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Medicaid Plans Outscore Private Plans on Consumer Satisfaction
Medicaid Managed Care plan members gave their plans an average score of 784, which is 78 points higher than the average score privately insured …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Plans Outscore Private Plans on Consumer Satisfaction
Medicaid
Medicaid Managed Care plan members gave their plans an average score of 784, which is 78 points higher than the average score privately insured …


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New center brings special needs art and entrepreneurship to Knoxville

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New center brings special needs art and entrepreneurship to Knoxville
KNOXVILLE – A new program in Knoxville is bringing art and entrepreneurship to people with special needs. It’s called Yellow Key Art Center, and it’s …
Source: Special Needs
New center brings special needs art and entrepreneurship to Knoxville
Special Needs
KNOXVILLE – A new program in Knoxville is bringing art and entrepreneurship to people with special needs. It’s called Yellow Key Art Center, and it’s …


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Atypical: 'Nobody's normal' in new featurette for Netflix show

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Atypical: ‘Nobody’s normal’ in new featurette for Netflix show
“There’s something beautiful about making a show that is about a character with special needs but isn’t a show about the special needs,” director Seth …
Source: Special Needs
Atypical: ‘Nobody’s normal’ in new featurette for Netflix show
Special Needs
“There’s something beautiful about making a show that is about a character with special needs but isn’t a show about the special needs,” director Seth …


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The one thing Bernie Sanders could not answer about 'Medicaid for all'

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The one thing Bernie Sanders could not answer about ‘Medicaid for all’
With Obamacare in a death spiral and efforts in the Senate to repeal and replace it having collapsed, history has aligned for his “Medicaid for all” …
Source: Medicaid
The one thing Bernie Sanders could not answer about ‘Medicaid for all’
Medicaid
With Obamacare in a death spiral and efforts in the Senate to repeal and replace it having collapsed, history has aligned for his “Medicaid for all” …


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Canton OKs $85K accessible playground contract

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Canton OKs K accessible playground contract
Canton has accepted this Playworx Playsets LLC design for an $85,000 accessible playground for special needs children at Etowah River Park.
Source: Special Needs
Canton OKs K accessible playground contract
Special Needs
Canton has accepted this Playworx Playsets LLC design for an $85,000 accessible playground for special needs children at Etowah River Park.


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ICYMI: 'NYN' talks ACA repeal with Medicaid Director Helgerson

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ICYMI: ‘NYN’ talks ACA repeal with Medicaid Director Helgerson
State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson sits down with New York State Public Radio’s Karen DeWitt to discuss potential repeal of the Affordable Care …
Source: Medicaid
ICYMI: ‘NYN’ talks ACA repeal with Medicaid Director Helgerson
Medicaid
State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson sits down with New York State Public Radio’s Karen DeWitt to discuss potential repeal of the Affordable Care …


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Pennsylvania Senate approves bill seeking Medicaid work requirement in 35-15 vote

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Pennsylvania Senate approves bill seeking Medicaid work requirement in 35-15 vote
To date no states have received the federal approval needed to implement a work requirement for Medicaid, but the Trump administration has …
Source: Medicaid
Pennsylvania Senate approves bill seeking Medicaid work requirement in 35-15 vote
Medicaid
To date no states have received the federal approval needed to implement a work requirement for Medicaid, but the Trump administration has …


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How White House could diminish Medicaid enrollment without ACA repeal

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How White House could diminish Medicaid enrollment without ACA repeal
With the uncertain future of healthcare reform, President Donald Trump’s administration could reduce Medicaid enrollment by approving waiver …
Source: Medicaid
How White House could diminish Medicaid enrollment without ACA repeal
Medicaid
With the uncertain future of healthcare reform, President Donald Trump’s administration could reduce Medicaid enrollment by approving waiver …


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What We're Reading: Bipartisan Health Fix; Superbug in Hospitals; Oregon Medicaid Benefits

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What We’re Reading: Bipartisan Health Fix; Superbug in Hospitals; Oregon Medicaid Benefits
A group of 40 Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives could unveil fixes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) later today. After the …
Source: Medicaid
What We’re Reading: Bipartisan Health Fix; Superbug in Hospitals; Oregon Medicaid Benefits
Medicaid
A group of 40 Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives could unveil fixes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) later today. After the …


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America's Essential Hospitals CEO Dr. Bruce Siegel on healthcare reform, proposed Medicaid

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America’s Essential Hospitals CEO Dr. Bruce Siegel on healthcare reform, proposed Medicaid
As Americans continue to debate healthcare, many issues come into play, such as potential changes to the ACA and proposed cuts to Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
America’s Essential Hospitals CEO Dr. Bruce Siegel on healthcare reform, proposed Medicaid
Medicaid
As Americans continue to debate healthcare, many issues come into play, such as potential changes to the ACA and proposed cuts to Medicaid …


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The Key To Keeping Your Marriage Alive Postpartum Isn't What You'd Think

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The Key To Keeping Your Marriage Alive Postpartum Isn’t What You’d Think
… especially when we have financial struggles that inhibit hiring a babysitter, or special needs kids that make qualified and willing babysitters hard to …
Source: Special Needs
The Key To Keeping Your Marriage Alive Postpartum Isn’t What You’d Think
Special Needs
… especially when we have financial struggles that inhibit hiring a babysitter, or special needs kids that make qualified and willing babysitters hard to …


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Pirate's Eye on Kerry Magro '11/MA '13

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Pirate’s Eye on Kerry Magro ’11/MA ’13
… freshman, spurred into action, “I realized that there was no disability related organization to spread awareness for those with special needs like me.
Source: Special Needs
Pirate’s Eye on Kerry Magro ’11/MA ’13
Special Needs
… freshman, spurred into action, “I realized that there was no disability related organization to spread awareness for those with special needs like me.


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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER WANTED** for Special needs Classroom

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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER WANTED** for Special needs Classroom
Full time Special Education Teaching position open immediately for our expanding program for the 2017-2018 school year – at Promised Land …
Source: Special Needs
SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER WANTED** for Special needs Classroom
Special Needs
Full time Special Education Teaching position open immediately for our expanding program for the 2017-2018 school year – at Promised Land …


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SpecialNeeds Students Benefit from Martial Arts

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SpecialNeeds Students Benefit from Martial Arts
“The brain can be conditioned to do anything we tell it to.”After high school, people with special needs are often left to find their way without the …
Source: Special Needs
SpecialNeeds Students Benefit from Martial Arts
Special Needs
“The brain can be conditioned to do anything we tell it to.”After high school, people with special needs are often left to find their way without the …


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School board ready to vote on Montessori charter school contract

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School board ready to vote on Montessori charter school contract
Special-education assistants for the school are projected to equal the … while expanding options for students, especially those with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
School board ready to vote on Montessori charter school contract
Special Needs
Special-education assistants for the school are projected to equal the … while expanding options for students, especially those with special needs.


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Special needs Teen group…

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Special needs Teen group…
The Special Needs Group Assistant Volunteer is for an assistant for our Teen social skills groups that meet on Friday nights (MSMU/HSMU).
Source: Special Needs
Special needs Teen group…
Special Needs
The Special Needs Group Assistant Volunteer is for an assistant for our Teen social skills groups that meet on Friday nights (MSMU/HSMU).


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Reports Summarize Medicare and Medicaid Study Results from Diagnostica Stago

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Reports Summarize Medicare and Medicaid Study Results from Diagnostica Stago
7/31/17 – Reports Summarize Medicare and Medicaid Study Results from Diagnostica Stago (Readmission After COPD Exacerbation Scale: …
Source: Medicaid
Reports Summarize Medicare and Medicaid Study Results from Diagnostica Stago
Medicaid
7/31/17 – Reports Summarize Medicare and Medicaid Study Results from Diagnostica Stago (Readmission After COPD Exacerbation Scale: …


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Reports on Medicare and Medicaid from Diagnostica Stago Provide New Insights

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Reports on Medicare and Medicaid from Diagnostica Stago Provide New Insights
7/31/17 – Reports on Medicare and Medicaid from Diagnostica Stago Provide New Insights (Association Between Medicare Star Ratings for Patient …
Source: Medicaid
Reports on Medicare and Medicaid from Diagnostica Stago Provide New Insights
Medicaid
7/31/17 – Reports on Medicare and Medicaid from Diagnostica Stago Provide New Insights (Association Between Medicare Star Ratings for Patient …


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19 Special Needs News Stories You May Have Missed from July 2017

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19 Special Needs News Stories You May Have Missed from July 2017
On our Special Needs Resources Facebook page, we gather links every day to special needs news stories and blog posts of interest we’ve found …
Source: Special Needs
19 Special Needs News Stories You May Have Missed from July 2017
Special Needs
On our Special Needs Resources Facebook page, we gather links every day to special needs news stories and blog posts of interest we’ve found …


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Gazette opinion: Budget cuts that won't save Montana money

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Gazette opinion: Budget cuts that won’t save Montana money
DPHHS proposes Medicaid cuts that would lead to the loss of about $17.5 million in federal matching funds. So Montana’s economy could lose $30 …
Source: Medicaid
Gazette opinion: Budget cuts that won’t save Montana money
Medicaid
DPHHS proposes Medicaid cuts that would lead to the loss of about $17.5 million in federal matching funds. So Montana’s economy could lose $30 …


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Congress should protect health care law

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Congress should protect health care law
I don’t want to see the preventable death that will come to the massive cuts in both traditional Medicaid and the Medicaid expansion that will come with …
Source: Medicaid
Congress should protect health care law
Medicaid
I don’t want to see the preventable death that will come to the massive cuts in both traditional Medicaid and the Medicaid expansion that will come with …


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Parents, caretaker neglected children living in feces-fouled room in Medicaid fraud

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Parents, caretaker neglected children living in feces-fouled room in Medicaid fraud
Medicaid fraud is nothing new, but sometimes it’s particularly disgusting. This is an appalling story about a Medicaid-supported caretaker and two …
Source: Medicaid
Parents, caretaker neglected children living in feces-fouled room in Medicaid fraud
Medicaid
Medicaid fraud is nothing new, but sometimes it’s particularly disgusting. This is an appalling story about a Medicaid-supported caretaker and two …


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Letter: Congress should reject cuts to Medicaid

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Letter: Congress should reject cuts to Medicaid
The majority of our 23,000+ clients rely on Medicaid to help them receive life sustaining services. Unfortunately, the proposed health care bill could …
Source: Medicaid
Letter: Congress should reject cuts to Medicaid
Medicaid
The majority of our 23,000+ clients rely on Medicaid to help them receive life sustaining services. Unfortunately, the proposed health care bill could …


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COA: Couples can't draw Medicaid and protect assets in trust

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COA: Couples can’t draw Medicaid and protect assets in trust
The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that two Livingston County husbands could not use a trust to protect assets and use Medicaid to pay for their …
Source: Medicaid
COA: Couples can’t draw Medicaid and protect assets in trust
Medicaid
The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that two Livingston County husbands could not use a trust to protect assets and use Medicaid to pay for their …


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Proposed Health Care Bill Potential Loss of Medicaid Benefits for Veterans

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Proposed Health Care Bill Potential Loss of Medicaid Benefits for Veterans
A co-author of the report, Andrea Callow, who is the associate director of Medicaid Initiatives, said that veterans frequently confront complicated …
Source: Medicaid
Proposed Health Care Bill Potential Loss of Medicaid Benefits for Veterans
Medicaid
A co-author of the report, Andrea Callow, who is the associate director of Medicaid Initiatives, said that veterans frequently confront complicated …


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'Social Camouflage' May Lead To Underdiagnosis Of Autism In Girls

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‘Social Camouflage’ May Lead To Underdiagnosis Of Autism In Girls
Girls are much less likely to be diagnosed with autism, but that may be because the signs of the disorder can be less obvious than in boys. And girls …
Source: Autism
‘Social Camouflage’ May Lead To Underdiagnosis Of Autism In Girls
Autism
Girls are much less likely to be diagnosed with autism, but that may be because the signs of the disorder can be less obvious than in boys. And girls …


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Obamacare repeal effort endangers progress made at Las Vegas public hospital

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Obamacare repeal effort endangers progress made at Las Vegas public hospital
Additionally, Gov. Brian Sandoval became the first Republican governor to opt to expand Medicaid eligibility under the ACA. When that decision went …
Source: Medicaid
Obamacare repeal effort endangers progress made at Las Vegas public hospital
Medicaid
Additionally, Gov. Brian Sandoval became the first Republican governor to opt to expand Medicaid eligibility under the ACA. When that decision went …


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Democrats must strike now on health care: Medicaid buy-in is the answer

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Democrats must strike now on health care: Medicaid buy-in is the answer
What is nifty about Medicaid buy-in, from a political point of view, is it satisfies the desires of two seemingly opposed political factions in this country: …
Source: Medicaid
Democrats must strike now on health care: Medicaid buy-in is the answer
Medicaid
What is nifty about Medicaid buy-in, from a political point of view, is it satisfies the desires of two seemingly opposed political factions in this country: …


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Autistic kids will get jobs on the farm

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Autistic kids will get jobs on the farm
FOUR young people with autism from Oxfordshire will get their first job helping out on a farm, thanks for a £4,000 grant from a high street bank.
Source: Autism
Autistic kids will get jobs on the farm
Autism
FOUR young people with autism from Oxfordshire will get their first job helping out on a farm, thanks for a £4,000 grant from a high street bank.


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Autistic girl keeps asking when 'best friend' rabbit will come back after sick yobs crushed beloved …

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Autistic girl keeps asking when ‘best friend’ rabbit will come back after sick yobs crushed beloved …
A six-year-old autistic girl who doesn’t understand death keeps asking her parents when her ‘best friend’ rabbit will come back – after depraved yobs …
Source: Autism
Autistic girl keeps asking when ‘best friend’ rabbit will come back after sick yobs crushed beloved …
Autism
A six-year-old autistic girl who doesn’t understand death keeps asking her parents when her ‘best friend’ rabbit will come back – after depraved yobs …


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School accused of locking autistic boy in 'quiet room' to be reviewed by external consultants

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School accused of locking autistic boy in ‘quiet room’ to be reviewed by external consultants
Sharon Gardner complained earlier this year after her eight-year-old autistic son had been carried “kicking and screaming” from a classroom at …
Source: Autism
School accused of locking autistic boy in ‘quiet room’ to be reviewed by external consultants
Autism
Sharon Gardner complained earlier this year after her eight-year-old autistic son had been carried “kicking and screaming” from a classroom at …


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'I've been waiting almost three years to hear my little boy say 'mum'': Ex Home and Away star …

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‘I’ve been waiting almost three years to hear my little boy say ‘mum”: Ex Home and Away star …
A former star of hit Australian show Home and Away has opened up about her son’s autism diagnosis. Christie Hayes, who co-hosts the radio …
Source: Autism
‘I’ve been waiting almost three years to hear my little boy say ‘mum”: Ex Home and Away star …
Autism
A former star of hit Australian show Home and Away has opened up about her son’s autism diagnosis. Christie Hayes, who co-hosts the radio …


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Missing 17-year-old with autism wandered away from Mill Creek home

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Missing 17-year-old with autism wandered away from Mill Creek home
MILL CREEK, Wash. – Mill Creek police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 17-year-old with autism. Authorities say the teen …
Source: Autism
Missing 17-year-old with autism wandered away from Mill Creek home
Autism
MILL CREEK, Wash. – Mill Creek police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 17-year-old with autism. Authorities say the teen …


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Daily donates dog to help autistic boy after readers raise £5000

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Daily donates dog to help autistic boy after readers raise £5000
A regional daily has donated a dog to help a boy with autism after its readers raised £5,000. The Star, Sheffield, has been running its Pounds for Pups …
Source: Autism
Daily donates dog to help autistic boy after readers raise £5000
Autism
A regional daily has donated a dog to help a boy with autism after its readers raised £5,000. The Star, Sheffield, has been running its Pounds for Pups …


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Former 'Home and Away' star reveals her son has autism

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Former ‘Home and Away’ star reveals her son has autism
Former Home and Away star-turned-radio presenter Christie Hayes has revealed her oldest son, Hendrix, has been diagnosed with autism.
Source: Autism
Former ‘Home and Away’ star reveals her son has autism
Autism
Former Home and Away star-turned-radio presenter Christie Hayes has revealed her oldest son, Hendrix, has been diagnosed with autism.


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Developer plans McHenry residential housing, vocational center for people with special needs

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Developer plans McHenry residential housing, vocational center for people with special needs
The center would offer up to 54 assisted-living units for people with autism and a 23,000-square-foot vocational training center, according to planning …
Source: Autism
Developer plans McHenry residential housing, vocational center for people with special needs
Autism
The center would offer up to 54 assisted-living units for people with autism and a 23,000-square-foot vocational training center, according to planning …


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Gov. John Kasich 'glad' Senate healch care plan failed

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Gov. John Kasich ‘glad’ Senate healch care plan failed
According to a report issued in June by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, federal Medicaid spending is expected to increase from $385 …
Source: Medicaid
Gov. John Kasich ‘glad’ Senate healch care plan failed
Medicaid
According to a report issued in June by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, federal Medicaid spending is expected to increase from $385 …


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Obamacare enrollees and activists cautiously celebrate their health victory

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Obamacare enrollees and activists cautiously celebrate their health victory
Susan gained insurance through Medicaid expansion during the spring of … As soon as she got her Medicaid card, she began getting care at Johns …
Source: Medicaid
Obamacare enrollees and activists cautiously celebrate their health victory
Medicaid
Susan gained insurance through Medicaid expansion during the spring of … As soon as she got her Medicaid card, she began getting care at Johns …


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Good Samaritan and Officers Rescued Special Needs Teen in Manasquan

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Good Samaritan and Officers Rescued Special Needs Teen in Manasquan
Thanks to the quick thinking of a Good Samaritan to call authorities, a 16-year-old teenager with special needs was reunited with his family last week.
Source: Special Needs
Good Samaritan and Officers Rescued Special Needs Teen in Manasquan
Special Needs
Thanks to the quick thinking of a Good Samaritan to call authorities, a 16-year-old teenager with special needs was reunited with his family last week.


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Bid on Northpark Life Skills & Special Needs Classroom Upgrades in Rock Springs

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Bid on Northpark Life Skills & Special Needs Classroom Upgrades in Rock Springs
he work consists of the renovation of a portion of the existing school, including but not limited to, casework, flooring, lighting, and electrical upgrades.
Source: Special Needs
Bid on Northpark Life Skills & Special Needs Classroom Upgrades in Rock Springs
Special Needs
he work consists of the renovation of a portion of the existing school, including but not limited to, casework, flooring, lighting, and electrical upgrades.


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YOUR OPINION: ACA repeal would worsen local epidemics

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YOUR OPINION: ACA repeal would worsen local epidemics
This would be catastrophic for the millions of people who are insured as a result of Medicaid expansion and disastrous for taxpayers who will …
Source: Medicaid
YOUR OPINION: ACA repeal would worsen local epidemics
Medicaid
This would be catastrophic for the millions of people who are insured as a result of Medicaid expansion and disastrous for taxpayers who will …


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Jake L.

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Jake L.
Jake is a tutor in Granville, OH (43023) : Hi, My name is Jake. I am currently a student at Denison double majoring in Geoscience and Environmental …
Source: Special Needs
Jake L.
Special Needs
Jake is a tutor in Granville, OH (43023) : Hi, My name is Jake. I am currently a student at Denison double majoring in Geoscience and Environmental …


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Look at all the suburban kids paying tuition to attend DC public schools

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Look at all the suburban kids paying tuition to attend DC public schools
The school might have a special program or team of teachers better at filling a child’s special needs than any school they can find in their own district.
Source: Special Needs
Look at all the suburban kids paying tuition to attend DC public schools
Special Needs
The school might have a special program or team of teachers better at filling a child’s special needs than any school they can find in their own district.


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Let's Wish Medicare and Medicaid a Happy Birthday by Fighting to Protect and Expand Them

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Let’s Wish Medicare and Medicaid a Happy Birthday by Fighting to Protect and Expand Them
On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law. Fifty-two years later, both programs stand as shining examples …
Source: Medicaid
Let’s Wish Medicare and Medicaid a Happy Birthday by Fighting to Protect and Expand Them
Medicaid
On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law. Fifty-two years later, both programs stand as shining examples …


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New North Side educational facility helps kids with autism

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New North Side educational facility helps kids with autism
It’s the most effective means of working with kids with autism. We have a full day program and the purpose of our program is mainstream these kids …
Source: Autism
New North Side educational facility helps kids with autism
Autism
It’s the most effective means of working with kids with autism. We have a full day program and the purpose of our program is mainstream these kids …


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Hospitals focus on baby boomers and elderly, but will it boost patients' health and save money?

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Hospitals focus on baby boomers and elderly, but will it boost patients’ health and save money?
“There’s a growing recognition of the special needs of the geriatric population (in California) … but certainly it’s not the majority,” Moulin said.
Source: Special Needs
Hospitals focus on baby boomers and elderly, but will it boost patients’ health and save money?
Special Needs
“There’s a growing recognition of the special needs of the geriatric population (in California) … but certainly it’s not the majority,” Moulin said.


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Seahawks legend Curt Warner shares family's struggles raising twins with autism

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Seahawks legend Curt Warner shares family’s struggles raising twins with autism
Two of Warner’s four children, twins Austin and Christian, now 23-years-old, are on the lower-functioning end of the autism spectrum disorder.
Source: Autism
Seahawks legend Curt Warner shares family’s struggles raising twins with autism
Autism
Two of Warner’s four children, twins Austin and Christian, now 23-years-old, are on the lower-functioning end of the autism spectrum disorder.


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Christine McGuinness won't have more children after twins' autism diagnosis: 'I wanted 8'

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Christine McGuinness won’t have more children after twins’ autism diagnosis: ‘I wanted 8’
CHRISTINE MCGUINNESS opened up about the devastating news of her twins’ autism diagnosis, revealing that she and her famous husband Paddy …
Source: Autism
Christine McGuinness won’t have more children after twins’ autism diagnosis: ‘I wanted 8’
Autism
CHRISTINE MCGUINNESS opened up about the devastating news of her twins’ autism diagnosis, revealing that she and her famous husband Paddy …


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GOP senators' new health care proposal could save Obamacare repeal and replace effort

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GOP senators’ new health care proposal could save Obamacare repeal and replace effort
By block granting Medicaid and Obamacare funds to states, both conservatives and moderates could be appeased, because conservative states …
Source: Medicaid
GOP senators’ new health care proposal could save Obamacare repeal and replace effort
Medicaid
By block granting Medicaid and Obamacare funds to states, both conservatives and moderates could be appeased, because conservative states …


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Doctors advised to offer women screening for syndrome causing intellectual disabilities in children

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Doctors advised to offer women screening for syndrome causing intellectual disabilities in children
DOCTORS have been told to offer screening for a syndrome causing intellectual disabilities — including autism — to all women who are pregnant or …
Source: Autism
Doctors advised to offer women screening for syndrome causing intellectual disabilities in children
Autism
DOCTORS have been told to offer screening for a syndrome causing intellectual disabilities — including autism — to all women who are pregnant or …


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Five questions about long-term care

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Five questions about long-term care
But to qualify for Medicaid, you must have limited income and assets, and although Medicaid generally covers nursing home care, it provides only …
Source: Medicaid
Five questions about long-term care
Medicaid
But to qualify for Medicaid, you must have limited income and assets, and although Medicaid generally covers nursing home care, it provides only …


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Chrissy McGuinness won't let her husband Paddy or twins see her cry after their autism diagnosis

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Chrissy McGuinness won’t let her husband Paddy or twins see her cry after their autism diagnosis
Chrissy McGuinness and husband Paddy have revealed how they’ll stay strong after receiving the devastating news that their twins are autistic.
Source: Autism
Chrissy McGuinness won’t let her husband Paddy or twins see her cry after their autism diagnosis
Autism
Chrissy McGuinness and husband Paddy have revealed how they’ll stay strong after receiving the devastating news that their twins are autistic.


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Special Needs Visitors” Review of Legoland Windsor Resort

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Special Needs Visitors” Review of Legoland Windsor Resort
Legoland Windsor Resort: Special Needs Visitors – See 14597 traveler reviews, 4050 candid photos, and great deals for Windsor, UK, at TripAdvisor.
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Visitors” Review of Legoland Windsor Resort
Special Needs
Legoland Windsor Resort: Special Needs Visitors – See 14597 traveler reviews, 4050 candid photos, and great deals for Windsor, UK, at TripAdvisor.


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River Ridge's 'fence man' dies, tradition comes to an end

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River Ridge’s ‘fence man’ dies, tradition comes to an end
Baudier died peacefully in his sleep on June 25 and his family erected a special memorial in his honor on his fence for the month of July.
Source: Special Needs
River Ridge’s ‘fence man’ dies, tradition comes to an end
Special Needs
Baudier died peacefully in his sleep on June 25 and his family erected a special memorial in his honor on his fence for the month of July.


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Life in Cheyenne is a relaxed, Western experience

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Life in Cheyenne is a relaxed, Western experience
“In Wyoming, we pull ourselves up by the bootstraps to make things happen – to raise funds or show support for special needs or events within the …
Source: Special Needs
Life in Cheyenne is a relaxed, Western experience
Special Needs
“In Wyoming, we pull ourselves up by the bootstraps to make things happen – to raise funds or show support for special needs or events within the …


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Search for a cure

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Search for a cure
“If fewer people were on Medicaid, fewer patients would likely be able to pay their health care bills, increasing the costs Campbell County has to pay …
Source: Medicaid
Search for a cure
Medicaid
“If fewer people were on Medicaid, fewer patients would likely be able to pay their health care bills, increasing the costs Campbell County has to pay …


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Oxford's Taylor Stanley learns lessons in latest barrel riding competition

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Oxford’s Taylor Stanley learns lessons in latest barrel riding competition
… an Early Childhood Education teacher with a dual diploma in special needs. In the meantime, she is competing in barrel racing events on her horse, …
Source: Special Needs
Oxford’s Taylor Stanley learns lessons in latest barrel riding competition
Special Needs
… an Early Childhood Education teacher with a dual diploma in special needs. In the meantime, she is competing in barrel racing events on her horse, …


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Paddy McGuinness' wife Christine reveals why they won't have any more children

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Paddy McGuinness’ wife Christine reveals why they won’t have any more children
Paddy McGuinness’ wife Christine has revealed they’ve decided not to have any more children after their twins were diagnosed as having autism.
Source: Autism
Paddy McGuinness’ wife Christine reveals why they won’t have any more children
Autism
Paddy McGuinness’ wife Christine has revealed they’ve decided not to have any more children after their twins were diagnosed as having autism.


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Autism spectrum support group launches

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Autism spectrum support group launches
After one mother realized Baytown didn’t have any support groups for those on the autism spectrum, she encouraged a local church to launch a …
Source: Autism
Autism spectrum support group launches
Autism
After one mother realized Baytown didn’t have any support groups for those on the autism spectrum, she encouraged a local church to launch a …


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Cuts to Medicaid only hurt innocent, vulnerable people

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Cuts to Medicaid only hurt innocent, vulnerable people
The party that claims to be “pro-life” is attempting to strip life-saving coverage and care from society’s most vulnerable and needy. Cuts to Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Cuts to Medicaid only hurt innocent, vulnerable people
Medicaid
The party that claims to be “pro-life” is attempting to strip life-saving coverage and care from society’s most vulnerable and needy. Cuts to Medicaid …


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Will GOP Congress and Legislature become the new 'death panels'?

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Will GOP Congress and Legislature become the new ‘death panels’?
Reports say Medicaid cuts under consideration in Congress plus cuts … Medicaid also serves nearly half a million Mississippi children, about 55 …
Source: Medicaid
Will GOP Congress and Legislature become the new ‘death panels’?
Medicaid
Reports say Medicaid cuts under consideration in Congress plus cuts … Medicaid also serves nearly half a million Mississippi children, about 55 …


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The Republicans Who Tried To Repeal Obamacare Will Be Haunted By Their Votes For Years To …

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The Republicans Who Tried To Repeal Obamacare Will Be Haunted By Their Votes For Years To …
Andy Slavitt, who ran Medicaid and Medicare for Obama, tweeted: “We are not out of the woods. I’m already hearing vile things like ‘McCain won’t be …
Source: Medicaid
The Republicans Who Tried To Repeal Obamacare Will Be Haunted By Their Votes For Years To …
Medicaid
Andy Slavitt, who ran Medicaid and Medicare for Obama, tweeted: “We are not out of the woods. I’m already hearing vile things like ‘McCain won’t be …


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'I never let Paddy or the kids see me cry': Christine McGuinness is staying strong after her four-year …

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‘I never let Paddy or the kids see me cry’: Christine McGuinness is staying strong after her four-year …
Christine – who said that she and Paddy have spoken about counselling to help them adjust to their new life – made her twins’ autism diagnosis public …
Source: Autism
‘I never let Paddy or the kids see me cry’: Christine McGuinness is staying strong after her four-year …
Autism
Christine – who said that she and Paddy have spoken about counselling to help them adjust to their new life – made her twins’ autism diagnosis public …


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Anger as Charlestown community centre The Place screens film linking vaccines with autism

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Anger as Charlestown community centre The Place screens film linking vaccines with autism
HEALTH authorities and a Lake Macquarie councillor whose son is on the autism spectrum have slammed a decision to screen a film linking vaccines …
Source: Autism
Anger as Charlestown community centre The Place screens film linking vaccines with autism
Autism
HEALTH authorities and a Lake Macquarie councillor whose son is on the autism spectrum have slammed a decision to screen a film linking vaccines …


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The things you need to know to help make life easier for autistic people

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The things you need to know to help make life easier for autistic people
As Glasgow City Council bids to make the city centre autism-friendly, there are questions as to how we can help those who live with the condition.
Source: Autism
The things you need to know to help make life easier for autistic people
Autism
As Glasgow City Council bids to make the city centre autism-friendly, there are questions as to how we can help those who live with the condition.


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Childcare/Special Needs (Respite Worker)

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Childcare/Special Needs (Respite Worker)
We Change Lives! Join us in making a difference in the lives of those we serve! Do you have a passion for helping others? Are you looking for a fun …
Source: Special Needs
Childcare/Special Needs (Respite Worker)
Special Needs
We Change Lives! Join us in making a difference in the lives of those we serve! Do you have a passion for helping others? Are you looking for a fun …


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Sole`Ana Stables offers therapeutic horseback riding in Alvin for special needs adults and children

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Sole`Ana Stables offers therapeutic horseback riding in Alvin for special needs adults and children
Sole`Ana Stables in Alvin offers therapeutic horseback riding for adults and children with special needs. “They think they’re playing a game, but they’re …
Source: Special Needs
Sole`Ana Stables offers therapeutic horseback riding in Alvin for special needs adults and children
Special Needs
Sole`Ana Stables in Alvin offers therapeutic horseback riding for adults and children with special needs. “They think they’re playing a game, but they’re …


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House of Horrors: 'Parents' allegedly abused their nine special needs adopted children for years …

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House of Horrors: ‘Parents’ allegedly abused their nine special needs adopted children for years …
An Iowa couple is accused of abusing their adopted, disabled children for years while receiving state subsidies for their care. According to the Des …
Source: Special Needs
House of Horrors: ‘Parents’ allegedly abused their nine special needs adopted children for years …
Special Needs
An Iowa couple is accused of abusing their adopted, disabled children for years while receiving state subsidies for their care. According to the Des …


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Review Coming for Louisiana Schools for Deaf, Blind Students

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Review Coming for Louisiana Schools for Deaf, Blind Students
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s education department is seeking an outside group to review state-run schools for children with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Review Coming for Louisiana Schools for Deaf, Blind Students
Special Needs
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s education department is seeking an outside group to review state-run schools for children with special needs.


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Special Needs Swim Night at Splash Zone

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Special Needs Swim Night at Splash Zone
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- Saturday, July 29th is Special Needs Swim Night at Splash Zone (871 Riverland Drive, Charleston). From 6:30-8:30PM …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Swim Night at Splash Zone
Special Needs
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- Saturday, July 29th is Special Needs Swim Night at Splash Zone (871 Riverland Drive, Charleston). From 6:30-8:30PM …


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Kipee- Film fo Special Needs Kids

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Kipee- Film fo Special Needs Kids
Recently I wrote a book about an animal, but not just any animal, this animal is inspired by my special needs nephew. My nephew, Deuce has been …
Source: Special Needs
Kipee- Film fo Special Needs Kids
Special Needs
Recently I wrote a book about an animal, but not just any animal, this animal is inspired by my special needs nephew. My nephew, Deuce has been …


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Group presents at national autism conference

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Group presents at national autism conference
Leaders from GHA Autism Supports were selected to present at the 49th Annual Autism Society of America Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on …
Source: Autism
Group presents at national autism conference
Autism
Leaders from GHA Autism Supports were selected to present at the 49th Annual Autism Society of America Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on …


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Best Buddies Cafe in Castle Rock helping empower adults with special needs

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Best Buddies Cafe in Castle Rock helping empower adults with special needs
Staff training starts at the main offices of Wellspring, a nonprofit that works to empower adults with special needs like Down Syndrome, autism and …
Source: Special Needs
Best Buddies Cafe in Castle Rock helping empower adults with special needs
Special Needs
Staff training starts at the main offices of Wellspring, a nonprofit that works to empower adults with special needs like Down Syndrome, autism and …


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10th annual Summer Autism Academy comes to festive close

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10th annual Summer Autism Academy comes to festive close
ABOVE: Youths in the 10th annual Summer Autism Academy dance about in the distance learning center of the Bellefontaine High School as a music …
Source: Autism
10th annual Summer Autism Academy comes to festive close
Autism
ABOVE: Youths in the 10th annual Summer Autism Academy dance about in the distance learning center of the Bellefontaine High School as a music …


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British computer hacker Lauri Love would rather commit suicide than spend years in US jail

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British computer hacker Lauri Love would rather commit suicide than spend years in US jail
Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, director of the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge has “planned in great detail how he could …
Source: Autism
British computer hacker Lauri Love would rather commit suicide than spend years in US jail
Autism
Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, director of the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge has “planned in great detail how he could …


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5 ways churches can be hospitable to families of children with special needs

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5 ways churches can be hospitable to families of children with special needs
Families of children with special needs often face discrimination and judgment from the world. Churches can show them they are loved.
Source: Special Needs
5 ways churches can be hospitable to families of children with special needs
Special Needs
Families of children with special needs often face discrimination and judgment from the world. Churches can show them they are loved.


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In our opinion: Fiscally responsible expansion is worth the money spent

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In our opinion: Fiscally responsible expansion is worth the money spent
The failure of health care reform legislation in Congress has left the door open for Utah to seek expansion of Medicaid coverage, something state …
Source: Medicaid
In our opinion: Fiscally responsible expansion is worth the money spent
Medicaid
The failure of health care reform legislation in Congress has left the door open for Utah to seek expansion of Medicaid coverage, something state …


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Oregon finds nearly half the Medicaid recipients checked in recent months no longer qualified

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Oregon finds nearly half the Medicaid recipients checked in recent months no longer qualified
Historically, around 28 percent of Oregonians on Medicaid no longer qualify for the program at annual check-ins. Now, as Oregon works through its …
Source: Medicaid
Oregon finds nearly half the Medicaid recipients checked in recent months no longer qualified
Medicaid
Historically, around 28 percent of Oregonians on Medicaid no longer qualify for the program at annual check-ins. Now, as Oregon works through its …


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LCSW – Special Needs Coordinator

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LCSW – Special Needs Coordinator
LCSW ¿ Special Needs Coordinator (SNC) Ten minutes from the White House SETTING: Camp Springs is a suburban population center of roughly …
Source: Special Needs
LCSW – Special Needs Coordinator
Special Needs
LCSW ¿ Special Needs Coordinator (SNC) Ten minutes from the White House SETTING: Camp Springs is a suburban population center of roughly …


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State should hold managed care accountable

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State should hold managed care accountable
Thank you for your July 18 editorial, “Private Medicaid’s latest victim is Iowa teen.” My heart goes out to Dan and Julie Olinger of Des Moines and their …
Source: Medicaid
State should hold managed care accountable
Medicaid
Thank you for your July 18 editorial, “Private Medicaid’s latest victim is Iowa teen.” My heart goes out to Dan and Julie Olinger of Des Moines and their …


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DWB Alum Update: 1979 Graduate Betsy Bergeron

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DWB Alum Update: 1979 Graduate Betsy Bergeron
We are a fully integrated company that provides opportunities for young people with special needs to fully participate along with their typical peers in a …
Source: Special Needs
DWB Alum Update: 1979 Graduate Betsy Bergeron
Special Needs
We are a fully integrated company that provides opportunities for young people with special needs to fully participate along with their typical peers in a …


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Gardens: Sprucing up city garden

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Gardens: Sprucing up city garden
The museum’s garden is being given a makeover thanks to Autism Plus and Postcode Local Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of …
Source: Autism
Gardens: Sprucing up city garden
Autism
The museum’s garden is being given a makeover thanks to Autism Plus and Postcode Local Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of …


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Mum fighting for 'safe travel' slams council

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Mum fighting for ‘safe travel’ slams council
Amanda Merrett, who has motor neurone disease, previously spoke of her attempts to arrange safe transport for her 19-year-old autistic son, Ieuan, …
Source: Autism
Mum fighting for ‘safe travel’ slams council
Autism
Amanda Merrett, who has motor neurone disease, previously spoke of her attempts to arrange safe transport for her 19-year-old autistic son, Ieuan, …


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Medicaid Accountable Care Organization Shared Savings Programs

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Medicaid Accountable Care Organization Shared Savings Programs
Many states that have successfully launched Medicaid accountable care organization (ACO) programs in recent years have adopted a shared savings …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Accountable Care Organization Shared Savings Programs
Medicaid
Many states that have successfully launched Medicaid accountable care organization (ACO) programs in recent years have adopted a shared savings …


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Relief for Now (But the Fight to Protect Medicaid Continues)

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Relief for Now (But the Fight to Protect Medicaid Continues)
There is no doubt that if the Senate had not rejected the “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, the Medicaid program would have been devastated …
Source: Medicaid
Relief for Now (But the Fight to Protect Medicaid Continues)
Medicaid
There is no doubt that if the Senate had not rejected the “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, the Medicaid program would have been devastated …


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How area members of Congress voted

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How area members of Congress voted
Preserving Medicaid Expansion: Voting 48-52, the Senate rejected on July 26 a Democratic amendment that sought to strip HR 1628 (above) of …
Source: Medicaid
How area members of Congress voted
Medicaid
Preserving Medicaid Expansion: Voting 48-52, the Senate rejected on July 26 a Democratic amendment that sought to strip HR 1628 (above) of …


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Family left shattered after son's therapy dog vanishes

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Family left shattered after son’s therapy dog vanishes
The Charlton family, whose five-year-old son has autism, reported the purebred Cavalier King Charles Spaniel missing after they couldn’t find it on the …
Source: Autism
Family left shattered after son’s therapy dog vanishes
Autism
The Charlton family, whose five-year-old son has autism, reported the purebred Cavalier King Charles Spaniel missing after they couldn’t find it on the …


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Training wheels come off at Papillion bike camp as those with disabilities learn to ride on their own

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Training wheels come off at Papillion bike camp as those with disabilities learn to ride on their own
Like many of the children who attended the five-day iCan Bike Camp this week, Henry has autism. His parents had tried to teach him to ride …
Source: Autism
Training wheels come off at Papillion bike camp as those with disabilities learn to ride on their own
Autism
Like many of the children who attended the five-day iCan Bike Camp this week, Henry has autism. His parents had tried to teach him to ride …


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Lawsuit claims LMPD K-9 bit teen with autism

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Lawsuit claims LMPD K-9 bit teen with autism
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A teenager with autism said he was bitten by a Louisville Metro Police Department canine while at his own house. The teen …
Source: Autism
Lawsuit claims LMPD K-9 bit teen with autism
Autism
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A teenager with autism said he was bitten by a Louisville Metro Police Department canine while at his own house. The teen …


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Six years of success for HS baseball game in fundraiser for autism awareness

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Six years of success for HS baseball game in fundraiser for autism awareness
Six years ago, Mauro approached One on One owner Joe Saraceno about starting up a fundraiser to help with autism awareness, and on Friday night …
Source: Autism
Six years of success for HS baseball game in fundraiser for autism awareness
Autism
Six years ago, Mauro approached One on One owner Joe Saraceno about starting up a fundraiser to help with autism awareness, and on Friday night …


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Student midwives tour laboratories

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Student midwives tour laboratories
… company shipped the UK’s first sample to the US for pioneering treatment at Duke University, North Carolina, to help treat a child’s autism symptoms.
Source: Autism
Student midwives tour laboratories
Autism
… company shipped the UK’s first sample to the US for pioneering treatment at Duke University, North Carolina, to help treat a child’s autism symptoms.


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Expert: Medicaid programs still could see cuts

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Expert: Medicaid programs still could see cuts
“Don’t be fooled, you may have been under the impression that it’s only those states that expanded Medicaid that are going to have cuts. That is not …
Source: Medicaid
Expert: Medicaid programs still could see cuts
Medicaid
“Don’t be fooled, you may have been under the impression that it’s only those states that expanded Medicaid that are going to have cuts. That is not …


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