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Daily Archives: July 4, 2017

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Noon Exchange Club presents checks and new officers

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Noon Exchange Club presents checks and new officers
The organization helps children with special needs, and helps them understand that they are not alone, and that there are other children like them.
Source: Special Needs
Noon Exchange Club presents checks and new officers
Special Needs
The organization helps children with special needs, and helps them understand that they are not alone, and that there are other children like them.


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Countess of Wessex marks achievements of students with autism at Baston House School

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Countess of Wessex marks achievements of students with autism at Baston House School
Dignitaries Anna Kennedy OBE, Autism Ambassador for Outcomes First Group; Councillor Kathy Bance MBE, Mayor of Bromley; Colonel Robert …
Source: Autism
Countess of Wessex marks achievements of students with autism at Baston House School
Autism
Dignitaries Anna Kennedy OBE, Autism Ambassador for Outcomes First Group; Councillor Kathy Bance MBE, Mayor of Bromley; Colonel Robert …


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Mum reveals harrowing hospital bed photo of her autistic son 'paralysed after being tricked into …

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Mum reveals harrowing hospital bed photo of her autistic son ‘paralysed after being tricked into …
Speaking to Manchester Evening News, Sarah Skillen said her son had autism and ADHD and had been tricked into taking the drug. The mum-of-nine …
Source: Autism
Mum reveals harrowing hospital bed photo of her autistic son ‘paralysed after being tricked into …
Autism
Speaking to Manchester Evening News, Sarah Skillen said her son had autism and ADHD and had been tricked into taking the drug. The mum-of-nine …


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Biz Briefs: Architect to Focus on Houses for Adults With Autism

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Biz Briefs: Architect to Focus on Houses for Adults With Autism
Growing to help: Pamela Sandler, founder of Pamela Sandler Architect in Stockbridge, Mass., completed the 11-week, 100-plus-hour Goldman Sachs …
Source: Autism
Biz Briefs: Architect to Focus on Houses for Adults With Autism
Autism
Growing to help: Pamela Sandler, founder of Pamela Sandler Architect in Stockbridge, Mass., completed the 11-week, 100-plus-hour Goldman Sachs …


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Renegades to Host Special Needs Baseball Camp

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Renegades to Host Special Needs Baseball Camp
FISHKILL –The inaugural Disability, Dream & Do (D3) Baseball Camp, a “ThinkDIFFERENTLY” event, will be at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill on …
Source: Special Needs
Renegades to Host Special Needs Baseball Camp
Special Needs
FISHKILL –The inaugural Disability, Dream & Do (D3) Baseball Camp, a “ThinkDIFFERENTLY” event, will be at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill on …


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Autistic teen, 13, left 'paralysed for SEVEN hours after being given Spice in park'

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Autistic teen, 13, left ‘paralysed for SEVEN hours after being given Spice in park’
“He is autistic so it’s not uncommon for him to have a meltdown. But this time it was different. Harry was being violent, lashing out and trying to bite me, …
Source: Autism
Autistic teen, 13, left ‘paralysed for SEVEN hours after being given Spice in park’
Autism
“He is autistic so it’s not uncommon for him to have a meltdown. But this time it was different. Harry was being violent, lashing out and trying to bite me, …


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Officials urge hurricane readiness

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Officials urge hurricane readiness
The special needs of pets during an evacuation were dealt with by two speakers. Lowndes County Deputy Justin Tucker — accompanied by his …
Source: Special Needs
Officials urge hurricane readiness
Special Needs
The special needs of pets during an evacuation were dealt with by two speakers. Lowndes County Deputy Justin Tucker — accompanied by his …


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An Ohio Nursing Home Pays Close Attention To The Medicaid Debate

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An Ohio Nursing Home Pays Close Attention To The Medicaid Debate
Sixty-two percent of the more than 1.4 million people living in nursing homes are on Medicaid, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. But many …
Source: Medicaid
An Ohio Nursing Home Pays Close Attention To The Medicaid Debate
Medicaid
Sixty-two percent of the more than 1.4 million people living in nursing homes are on Medicaid, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. But many …


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Medicaid A Safety Net For This Upstate New York Couple

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Medicaid A Safety Net For This Upstate New York Couple
Barb and Louie Emerson live in the Finger Lakes region of New York and they have their share of health problems. Barb has ovarian cancer; Louie …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid A Safety Net For This Upstate New York Couple
Medicaid
Barb and Louie Emerson live in the Finger Lakes region of New York and they have their share of health problems. Barb has ovarian cancer; Louie …


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Serotonin Makes 'Autistic' Mice More Sociable

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Serotonin Makes ‘Autistic‘ Mice More Sociable
Serotonin Makes ‘Autistic‘ Mice More Sociable … the ‘feel-good neurotransmitter’, has been shown to improve sociability in a mouse model of autism.
Source: Autism
Serotonin Makes ‘Autistic‘ Mice More Sociable
Autism
Serotonin Makes ‘Autistic’ Mice More Sociable … the ‘feel-good neurotransmitter’, has been shown to improve sociability in a mouse model of autism.


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Drum Circle Benefits Youth Who Might Dance to Different Drummer

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Drum Circle Benefits Youth Who Might Dance to Different Drummer
The drum circle event, called Drum for the Gifts of Autism, is sponsored by Solvang nonprofit Hidden Wings, which works with young adults on the …
Source: Autism
Drum Circle Benefits Youth Who Might Dance to Different Drummer
Autism
The drum circle event, called Drum for the Gifts of Autism, is sponsored by Solvang nonprofit Hidden Wings, which works with young adults on the …


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Tackling Autism By Tweaking Diets

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Tackling Autism By Tweaking Diets
A simple change of diet that restores the balance of gut bacteria may help to alleviate the symptoms of autism, researchers say.
Source: Autism
Tackling Autism By Tweaking Diets
Autism
A simple change of diet that restores the balance of gut bacteria may help to alleviate the symptoms of autism, researchers say.


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State Assembly Task Force Will Examine Possible Changes To Foster Care System

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State Assembly Task Force Will Examine Possible Changes To Foster Care System
“But it might be part of the recommendations that we could do a better job reimbursing costs or (supporting) people who have special needs or things …
Source: Special Needs
State Assembly Task Force Will Examine Possible Changes To Foster Care System
Special Needs
“But it might be part of the recommendations that we could do a better job reimbursing costs or (supporting) people who have special needs or things …


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Barnoldswick grandmother to sky dive 11000ft to raise money to help Autistic grandson get …

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Barnoldswick grandmother to sky dive 11000ft to raise money to help Autistic grandson get …
A GRANDMOTHER whose grandson has Autism is set to tackle a sky dive to … Little Michael’s autism means he has problems with his speech and …
Source: Autism
Barnoldswick grandmother to sky dive 11000ft to raise money to help Autistic grandson get …
Autism
A GRANDMOTHER whose grandson has Autism is set to tackle a sky dive to … Little Michael’s autism means he has problems with his speech and …


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Autism and Reflexive Pronouns

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Autism and Reflexive Pronouns
In English, it’s not uncommon for kids with autism to have difficulty with personal pronouns and reflexive pronouns. Usually, kids learn personal …
Source: Autism
Autism and Reflexive Pronouns
Autism
In English, it’s not uncommon for kids with autism to have difficulty with personal pronouns and reflexive pronouns. Usually, kids learn personal …


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Foster families can now visit Florida state parks for free

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Foster families can now visit Florida state parks for free
FLORIDA (WTXL) – Families hosting Florida’s nearly 13 thousand foster children can now visit any of the state’s 174 state parks for free, thanks to …
Source: Special Needs
Foster families can now visit Florida state parks for free
Special Needs
FLORIDA (WTXL) – Families hosting Florida’s nearly 13 thousand foster children can now visit any of the state’s 174 state parks for free, thanks to …


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Denying Medicaid coverage won't stem opiod epidemic

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Denying Medicaid coverage won’t stem opiod epidemic
It is for these reasons that services received at TSFHS are so imperative. Medicaid expansion allows for the greatest access of services to all members …
Source: Medicaid
Denying Medicaid coverage won’t stem opiod epidemic
Medicaid
It is for these reasons that services received at TSFHS are so imperative. Medicaid expansion allows for the greatest access of services to all members …


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Bookmobile stop caters to autistic children in Iowa City

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Bookmobile stop caters to autistic children in Iowa City
Isaiah Young, 18, of Iowa City looks for a book inside the Antelope Lending Library at a stop on Third Avenue in Iowa City on Wednesday, Jun.
Source: Autism
Bookmobile stop caters to autistic children in Iowa City
Autism
Isaiah Young, 18, of Iowa City looks for a book inside the Antelope Lending Library at a stop on Third Avenue in Iowa City on Wednesday, Jun.


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Therapeutic horse riding lets equestrians take the reins over their disabilities

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Therapeutic horse riding lets equestrians take the reins over their disabilities
Therapeutic equine centers meet a special need for those who face a wide array of physical limitations or other challenges. According to Colleen …
Source: Special Needs
Therapeutic horse riding lets equestrians take the reins over their disabilities
Special Needs
Therapeutic equine centers meet a special need for those who face a wide array of physical limitations or other challenges. According to Colleen …


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Republican attempts to repeal Obamacare seek a massive change to the government health plan …

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Republican attempts to repeal Obamacare seek a massive change to the government health plan …
Medicaid is a joint program between states and the federal government. States manage their own program and set eligibility requirements and …
Source: Medicaid
Republican attempts to repeal Obamacare seek a massive change to the government health plan …
Medicaid
Medicaid is a joint program between states and the federal government. States manage their own program and set eligibility requirements and …


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4th of July parades held throughout SoCal

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4th of July parades held throughout SoCal
… teams and organized its Challenger Division for special needs children; and volunteers for the Christian housing organization Habitat for Humanity.
Source: Special Needs
4th of July parades held throughout SoCal
Special Needs
… teams and organized its Challenger Division for special needs children; and volunteers for the Christian housing organization Habitat for Humanity.


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A Story, A Song And A Kiss

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A Story, A Song And A Kiss
Over the course of the next few months we changed Zach’s diet and started Early Intervention services as we had with his brother, and slowly our son …
Source: Special Needs
A Story, A Song And A Kiss
Special Needs
Over the course of the next few months we changed Zach’s diet and started Early Intervention services as we had with his brother, and slowly our son …


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Here's what Bellingham's neighborhood police want you to know to help keep you safe

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Here’s what Bellingham’s neighborhood police want you to know to help keep you safe
… for them and any special circumstances they might have, such as, medical issues or children with special needs. Keep your yard clear of debris and …
Source: Special Needs
Here’s what Bellingham’s neighborhood police want you to know to help keep you safe
Special Needs
… for them and any special circumstances they might have, such as, medical issues or children with special needs. Keep your yard clear of debris and …


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Whippany's Rhonda Brown wins 2017 Patrick Award

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Whippany’s Rhonda Brown wins 2017 Patrick Award
The award was established by Patrick’s family in 2010 to honor a special needs bowler who demonstrates enthusiasm for the sport, perseverance and …
Source: Special Needs
Whippany’s Rhonda Brown wins 2017 Patrick Award
Special Needs
The award was established by Patrick’s family in 2010 to honor a special needs bowler who demonstrates enthusiasm for the sport, perseverance and …


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Letter: Medicaid benefits all one way or another

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Letter: Medicaid benefits all one way or another
Parker notes: “Medicaid is footing the bill for a good chunk of the opioid epidemic.” This simplistic statement ignores the many tangible benefits of …
Source: Medicaid
Letter: Medicaid benefits all one way or another
Medicaid
Parker notes: “Medicaid is footing the bill for a good chunk of the opioid epidemic.” This simplistic statement ignores the many tangible benefits of …


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Some fear loss of Medicaid expansion

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Some fear loss of Medicaid expansion
Dinkins wrote Portman to explain her support for the expansion of the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. The expansion is at risk of …
Source: Medicaid
Some fear loss of Medicaid expansion
Medicaid
Dinkins wrote Portman to explain her support for the expansion of the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. The expansion is at risk of …


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Commentary: Bill ending Medicaid guarantees puts children in jeopardy

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Commentary: Bill ending Medicaid guarantees puts children in jeopardy
Once the federal government limits Medicaid funding, states will need to make up the difference or limit the services or the number of Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Commentary: Bill ending Medicaid guarantees puts children in jeopardy
Medicaid
Once the federal government limits Medicaid funding, states will need to make up the difference or limit the services or the number of Medicaid …


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