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Daily Archives: July 2, 2017

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Policy Matters lauds veto of Medicaid freeze, critiques veto of local revenue provision

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Policy Matters lauds veto of Medicaid freeze, critiques veto of local revenue provision
Ohio’s successful expansion of Medicaid means most Ohioans – 94 percent of us – now have health coverage. Protection of health insurance for all …
Source: Medicaid
Policy Matters lauds veto of Medicaid freeze, critiques veto of local revenue provision
Medicaid
Ohio’s successful expansion of Medicaid means most Ohioans – 94 percent of us – now have health coverage. Protection of health insurance for all …


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Paddy McGuinness' wife reveals their twins both have autism

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Paddy McGuinness’ wife reveals their twins both have autism
The wife of Bolton comic Paddy McGuinness has revealed their four-year-old twins both have autism. Paddy and his wife Christine have never before …
Source: Autism
Paddy McGuinness’ wife reveals their twins both have autism
Autism
The wife of Bolton comic Paddy McGuinness has revealed their four-year-old twins both have autism. Paddy and his wife Christine have never before …


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Film hails help given to autistic children

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Film hails help given to autistic children
A charity program initiated by local musicians and dedicated to the music education of autistic children is to be made into a documentary. The film will …
Source: Autism
Film hails help given to autistic children
Autism
A charity program initiated by local musicians and dedicated to the music education of autistic children is to be made into a documentary. The film will …


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Local business hosts event catering to kids with special needs

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Local business hosts event catering to kids with special needs
“You might have a special need or you might behave different around all people,” said Hurst. “It doesn’t mean that you should miss an opportunity to …
Source: Special Needs
Local business hosts event catering to kids with special needs
Special Needs
“You might have a special need or you might behave different around all people,” said Hurst. “It doesn’t mean that you should miss an opportunity to …


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Square pegs – a touch of the 'normals'.

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Square pegs – a touch of the ‘normals’.
And again – don’t worry – I haven’t been ‘cured’ of my autism or gone all typical overnight. I am still emphatically me, only I’m suddenly a me with a …
Source: Autism
Square pegs – a touch of the ‘normals’.
Autism
And again – don’t worry – I haven’t been ‘cured’ of my autism or gone all typical overnight. I am still emphatically me, only I’m suddenly a me with a …


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Paddy McGuinness's wife reveals their four-year-old twins have autism with touching poem tribute

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Paddy McGuinness’s wife reveals their four-year-old twins have autism with touching poem tribute
Paddy McGuinness ‘s wife Christine has revealed for the first time that their four-year-old twins have autism . The couple have not revealed their …
Source: Autism
Paddy McGuinness’s wife reveals their four-year-old twins have autism with touching poem tribute
Autism
Paddy McGuinness ‘s wife Christine has revealed for the first time that their four-year-old twins have autism . The couple have not revealed their …


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Night to Shine gives prom experience to Midlands people with special needs

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Night to Shine gives prom experience to Midlands people with special needs
A Lexington church is providing young people with special needs an … prom experience for people with special needs,” said organizer Dee Freeland.
Source: Special Needs
Night to Shine gives prom experience to Midlands people with special needs
Special Needs
A Lexington church is providing young people with special needs an … prom experience for people with special needs,” said organizer Dee Freeland.


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Journey with Autism – Pause to appreciate freedom on Independence Day

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Journey with Autism – Pause to appreciate freedom on Independence Day
Greater than words can express is the kind of freedom we possess in this country. Flags and fireworks and food on grills will fill the day that we mark as …
Source: Autism
Journey with Autism – Pause to appreciate freedom on Independence Day
Autism
Greater than words can express is the kind of freedom we possess in this country. Flags and fireworks and food on grills will fill the day that we mark as …


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Sen. Toomey on splitting health care bill, Medicaid changes

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Sen. Toomey on splitting health care bill, Medicaid changes
Pennsylvania senator provides insight on ‘Sunday Morning Futures’
Source: Medicaid
Sen. Toomey on splitting health care bill, Medicaid changes
Medicaid
Pennsylvania senator provides insight on ‘Sunday Morning Futures’


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For Colorado Mom, Battle Over Medicaid Spending Is Deeply Personal

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For Colorado Mom, Battle Over Medicaid Spending Is Deeply Personal
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — The Republican health care plan might be stalled in the Senate but the bill’s proposed cuts in Medicaid spending …
Source: Medicaid
For Colorado Mom, Battle Over Medicaid Spending Is Deeply Personal
Medicaid
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — The Republican health care plan might be stalled in the Senate but the bill’s proposed cuts in Medicaid spending …


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York charity buys disability tandem bike

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York charity buys disability tandem bike
One user – Diana, who has autism – is assisted by her support workers to use the adapted tandem bike and has found that cycling has changed her life …
Source: Autism
York charity buys disability tandem bike
Autism
One user – Diana, who has autism – is assisted by her support workers to use the adapted tandem bike and has found that cycling has changed her life …


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Toomey on ObamaCare Replacement: If We Leave Medicaid As-Is, 'We'll Have a Fiscal Crisis'

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Toomey on ObamaCare Replacement: If We Leave Medicaid As-Is, ‘We’ll Have a Fiscal Crisis’
Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey (R) reacted to the bipartisan opposition to Medicaid changes in the Senate GOP health care bill. Most Democrats …
Source: Medicaid
Toomey on ObamaCare Replacement: If We Leave Medicaid As-Is, ‘We’ll Have a Fiscal Crisis’
Medicaid
Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey (R) reacted to the bipartisan opposition to Medicaid changes in the Senate GOP health care bill. Most Democrats …


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Maine's older adults stand to lose if the Senate guts Medicaid

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Maine’s older adults stand to lose if the Senate guts Medicaid
Medicaid is government-sponsored health care coverage for low-income adults and children, persons with disabilities and older adults who can’t …
Source: Medicaid
Maine’s older adults stand to lose if the Senate guts Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicaid is government-sponsored health care coverage for low-income adults and children, persons with disabilities and older adults who can’t …


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New Minnesota laws now in effect

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New Minnesota laws now in effect
(KMSP) – Several new laws went into effect July 1, including benefits for those diagnosed with autism, a ban on state vendors boycotting Israel and …
Source: Autism
New Minnesota laws now in effect
Autism
(KMSP) – Several new laws went into effect July 1, including benefits for those diagnosed with autism, a ban on state vendors boycotting Israel and …


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John Kasich: Senate GOP healthcare bill is 'anemic' and would 'starve' Medicaid

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John Kasich: Senate GOP healthcare bill is ‘anemic’ and would ‘starve’ Medicaid
“If you cut $750 billion out of Medicaid, and in the out years you basically starve the program, we have to choose between children, seniors, the …
Source: Medicaid
John Kasich: Senate GOP healthcare bill is ‘anemic’ and would ‘starve’ Medicaid
Medicaid
“If you cut $750 billion out of Medicaid, and in the out years you basically starve the program, we have to choose between children, seniors, the …


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Men in Black's best scene doesn't have any special effects

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Men in Black’s best scene doesn’t have any special effects
But what I remember most fondly is a low-stakes scene with no special … particularly the 2.5-minute quiz sequence, tells us everything we need to …
Source: Special Needs
Men in Black’s best scene doesn’t have any special effects
Special Needs
But what I remember most fondly is a low-stakes scene with no special … particularly the 2.5-minute quiz sequence, tells us everything we need to …


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Looking for friends who are understanding of autism and social anxiety – m4w

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Looking for friends who are understanding of autism and social anxiety – m4w
I’ve been curious if anyone else out there has autism, social anxiety or just might be cool with a friend who has these problems. I’ve lived most of my …
Source: Autism
Looking for friends who are understanding of autism and social anxiety – m4w
Autism
I’ve been curious if anyone else out there has autism, social anxiety or just might be cool with a friend who has these problems. I’ve lived most of my …


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Class prepares drivers with autism for traffic stops

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Class prepares drivers with autism for traffic stops
The course hosted by Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital and DuPage County deputies in Wheaton helps police recognize how someone on the autism …
Source: Autism
Class prepares drivers with autism for traffic stops
Autism
The course hosted by Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital and DuPage County deputies in Wheaton helps police recognize how someone on the autism …


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Chatham theater offers sensory-friendly screenings of kids' movies

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Chatham theater offers sensory-friendly screenings of kids’ movies
He thought it would be a great idea to create a place and time when children with special needs would be able to see the movie and enjoy it with their …
Source: Special Needs
Chatham theater offers sensory-friendly screenings of kids’ movies
Special Needs
He thought it would be a great idea to create a place and time when children with special needs would be able to see the movie and enjoy it with their …


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Transportation of Students With Special Needs for the 2017-2018 School Year

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Transportation of Students With Special Needs for the 2017-2018 School Year
Transportation of students with special needs for the 2017-2018 school year.
Source: Special Needs
Transportation of Students With Special Needs for the 2017-2018 School Year
Special Needs
Transportation of students with special needs for the 2017-2018 school year.


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foster parenting & special needs advice?

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foster parenting & special needs advice?
I need some advice and prayers. I perhaps should post this in the special needs category. This is way beyond my parenting skill. We havent previously …
Source: Special Needs
foster parenting & special needs advice?
Special Needs
I need some advice and prayers. I perhaps should post this in the special needs category. This is way beyond my parenting skill. We havent previously …


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Families and experts say South Carolina kids who need Medicaid would be hurt by Obamacare …

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Families and experts say South Carolina kids who need Medicaid would be hurt by Obamacare …
Her family is able to afford her expensive care only because Tymia is one of more than 660,000 children in South Carolina enrolled in Medicaid.
Source: Medicaid
Families and experts say South Carolina kids who need Medicaid would be hurt by Obamacare …
Medicaid
Her family is able to afford her expensive care only because Tymia is one of more than 660,000 children in South Carolina enrolled in Medicaid.


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PRUDA donates bags of rice to two special schools in Wa

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PRUDA donates bags of rice to two special schools in Wa
PRUDA donates bags of rice to two special schools in Wa … concern that many of the children with special needs were still being kept in their various …
Source: Special Needs
PRUDA donates bags of rice to two special schools in Wa
Special Needs
PRUDA donates bags of rice to two special schools in Wa … concern that many of the children with special needs were still being kept in their various …


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Dutchess County Exec Molinaro receives Hudson Valley Vision Award at FDR site

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Dutchess County Exec Molinaro receives Hudson Valley Vision Award at FDR site
… initiative was adopted by Dutchess County in 2015 with the goal of fostering a welcoming, supportive environment for residents with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Dutchess County Exec Molinaro receives Hudson Valley Vision Award at FDR site
Special Needs
… initiative was adopted by Dutchess County in 2015 with the goal of fostering a welcoming, supportive environment for residents with special needs.


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What's at risk if Medicaid is scaled back under health bill?

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What’s at risk if Medicaid is scaled back under health bill?
Craig Donatelli is one of seven young men, all with Down syndrome, who live together in a seven-bedroom house in Eggertsville. The house offers a …
Source: Medicaid
What’s at risk if Medicaid is scaled back under health bill?
Medicaid
Craig Donatelli is one of seven young men, all with Down syndrome, who live together in a seven-bedroom house in Eggertsville. The house offers a …


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Health Care in Rural Communities Uncertain as Medicaid Cuts Loom

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Health Care in Rural Communities Uncertain as Medicaid Cuts Loom
And while residents express frustration with Obamacare, they have grown increasingly wary that potentially steep cuts to programs like Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Health Care in Rural Communities Uncertain as Medicaid Cuts Loom
Medicaid
And while residents express frustration with Obamacare, they have grown increasingly wary that potentially steep cuts to programs like Medicaid …


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Prescott school board adopts $23.42 million budget

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Prescott school board adopts .42 million budget
Certain students, including preschoolers and those with special needs, are covered at higher rates as much as $8,000 per pupil but there are also …
Source: Special Needs
Prescott school board adopts .42 million budget
Special Needs
Certain students, including preschoolers and those with special needs, are covered at higher rates as much as $8,000 per pupil but there are also …


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Medicaid cuts would be dramatic in region; Caseload has grown by 50 percent

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Medicaid cuts would be dramatic in region; Caseload has grown by 50 percent
In Blue Earth County, the effect has been dramatic: In just three years, the number of Medicaid (or Medical Assistance) cases in the county has risen by …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid cuts would be dramatic in region; Caseload has grown by 50 percent
Medicaid
In Blue Earth County, the effect has been dramatic: In just three years, the number of Medicaid (or Medical Assistance) cases in the county has risen by …


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July Special Needs Focus (and Favorite Family Stories): Craniofacial

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July Special Needs Focus (and Favorite Family Stories): Craniofacial
The term special needs can sound scary. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. Our goal at NHBO is to equip and inform parents – replacing fear with …
Source: Special Needs
July Special Needs Focus (and Favorite Family Stories): Craniofacial
Special Needs
The term special needs can sound scary. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. Our goal at NHBO is to equip and inform parents – replacing fear with …


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