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Daily Archives: July 15, 2017

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Should Our Family Move to Improve Special Need Services?

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Should Our Family Move to Improve Special Need Services?
We are considering moving our family to another school district in the hopes of improving the in-school experience and services for our daughter.
Source: Special Needs
Should Our Family Move to Improve Special Need Services?
Special Needs
We are considering moving our family to another school district in the hopes of improving the in-school experience and services for our daughter.


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New health care draft boosts opioid crisis funding, still slashes Medicaid treatment

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New health care draft boosts opioid crisis funding, still slashes Medicaid treatment
This is partly due to the deep cuts to Medicaid, which would result in a $600 billion slash in the social security program over the next ten years.
Source: Medicaid
New health care draft boosts opioid crisis funding, still slashes Medicaid treatment
Medicaid
This is partly due to the deep cuts to Medicaid, which would result in a $600 billion slash in the social security program over the next ten years.


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Kids can and do: Camp continues to create unique experiences for kids with special needs

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Kids can and do: Camp continues to create unique experiences for kids with special needs
PERRYVILLE — Kids with special needs were once again hosted this past week by Camp Can Do, an offering through the pediatric center by the …
Source: Special Needs
Kids can and do: Camp continues to create unique experiences for kids with special needs
Special Needs
PERRYVILLE — Kids with special needs were once again hosted this past week by Camp Can Do, an offering through the pediatric center by the …


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States may see federal Medicaid funding decline up to 39 percent under repeal

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States may see federal Medicaid funding decline up to 39 percent under repeal
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill would result in reductions in federal Medicaid funding to states ranging from 27 percent to …
Source: Medicaid
States may see federal Medicaid funding decline up to 39 percent under repeal
Medicaid
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill would result in reductions in federal Medicaid funding to states ranging from 27 percent to …


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For the 'Love' of the game

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For the ‘Love’ of the game
The event is named in honor of Jonathan Gardner, a specialneeds District 23 Little League player from Montclair. He died eight years ago at age 15.
Source: Special Needs
For the ‘Love’ of the game
Special Needs
The event is named in honor of Jonathan Gardner, a special-needs District 23 Little League player from Montclair. He died eight years ago at age 15.


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US Taxpayers Fund Heroin Vaccine, Despite US Government Being The Biggest Heroin Dealer

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US Taxpayers Fund Heroin Vaccine, Despite US Government Being The Biggest Heroin Dealer
Perhaps the most controversial element of vaccines is the link that some of them have to autism. The vaccine-autism link gained a lot of traction after …
Source: Autism
US Taxpayers Fund Heroin Vaccine, Despite US Government Being The Biggest Heroin Dealer
Autism
Perhaps the most controversial element of vaccines is the link that some of them have to autism. The vaccine-autism link gained a lot of traction after …


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John Kasich spokesman calls out Mike Pence comments on Medicaid

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John Kasich spokesman calls out Mike Pence comments on Medicaid
Before Obamacare passed, states had different requirements for who could qualify for Medicaid, and Obamacare aimed to make states more uniform …
Source: Medicaid
John Kasich spokesman calls out Mike Pence comments on Medicaid
Medicaid
Before Obamacare passed, states had different requirements for who could qualify for Medicaid, and Obamacare aimed to make states more uniform …


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Vaccination skeptics hold secret screening of 'Vaxxed'

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Vaccination skeptics hold secret screening of ‘Vaxxed’
Dr Wakefield was the first clinician to suggest a link between autism in children and the triple vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella known as …
Source: Autism
Vaccination skeptics hold secret screening of ‘Vaxxed’
Autism
Dr Wakefield was the first clinician to suggest a link between autism in children and the triple vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella known as …


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What Kind of Special Needs Mom Are You?

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What Kind of Special Needs Mom Are You?
You might even have 2 or more kids with special needs! I got 38. What’s your score? Found via Walking With Drake. from Facebook tagged as Doctor …
Source: Special Needs
What Kind of Special Needs Mom Are You?
Special Needs
You might even have 2 or more kids with special needs! I got 38. What’s your score? Found via Walking With Drake. from Facebook tagged as Doctor …


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State Medical Leaders Pan New Healthcare Bill Due To Continued Cuts In Medicaid

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State Medical Leaders Pan New Healthcare Bill Due To Continued Cuts In Medicaid
“From what we can tell, we’ve been focusing on the cuts to the Medicaid program, which is only one important part of the bill,” Wernham said.
Source: Medicaid
State Medical Leaders Pan New Healthcare Bill Due To Continued Cuts In Medicaid
Medicaid
“From what we can tell, we’ve been focusing on the cuts to the Medicaid program, which is only one important part of the bill,” Wernham said.


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The Senate Health Reform Bill Slashes Medicaid Severely: Potential Cuts in Eight States

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The Senate Health Reform Bill Slashes Medicaid Severely: Potential Cuts in Eight States
The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) now under consideration in the Senate would drastically alter Medicaid by limiting federal funding and …
Source: Medicaid
The Senate Health Reform Bill Slashes Medicaid Severely: Potential Cuts in Eight States
Medicaid
The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) now under consideration in the Senate would drastically alter Medicaid by limiting federal funding and …


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MHS graduate does 4500 mile cross-country bike ride for autism awareness

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MHS graduate does 4500 mile cross-country bike ride for autism awareness
Kennedy, a mental health professional who specializes in working with individuals with autism, decided to bike the Trans-America Trail — all 4,500 …
Source: Autism
MHS graduate does 4500 mile cross-country bike ride for autism awareness
Autism
Kennedy, a mental health professional who specializes in working with individuals with autism, decided to bike the Trans-America Trail — all 4,500 …


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Think Obamacare Repeal Won't Affect Kids? Think Again.

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Think Obamacare Repeal Won’t Affect Kids? Think Again.
FLINT, Michigan ― Republicans eager to justify the severe Medicaid cuts in their Obamacare repeal proposals have offered up a number of …
Source: Medicaid
Think Obamacare Repeal Won’t Affect Kids? Think Again.
Medicaid
FLINT, Michigan ― Republicans eager to justify the severe Medicaid cuts in their Obamacare repeal proposals have offered up a number of …


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Boy with autism 'astonished' at appeal response

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Boy with autism ‘astonished’ at appeal response
A boy with autism celebrated his 11th birthday with cards sent from all over the world after his mum made an appeal on social media. Lisa Jackson …
Source: Autism
Boy with autism ‘astonished’ at appeal response
Autism
A boy with autism celebrated his 11th birthday with cards sent from all over the world after his mum made an appeal on social media. Lisa Jackson …


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Medicaid politics comes to Harrisburg via Pennsylvania's state budget debate

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Medicaid politics comes to Harrisburg via Pennsylvania’s state budget debate
Medicaid, the primary public medical assistance program for the poor, blind and disabled, is one of the biggest cost-drivers in state government …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid politics comes to Harrisburg via Pennsylvania’s state budget debate
Medicaid
Medicaid, the primary public medical assistance program for the poor, blind and disabled, is one of the biggest cost-drivers in state government …


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2 Atlas Foundation For Autism Jobs in New York

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2 Atlas Foundation For Autism Jobs in New York
The Atlas Foundation for Autism is seeking a full-time Special Education Teacher to join our growing school. We serve students age 7-21 in our school …
Source: Autism
2 Atlas Foundation For Autism Jobs in New York
Autism
The Atlas Foundation for Autism is seeking a full-time Special Education Teacher to join our growing school. We serve students age 7-21 in our school …


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Northam against Medicaid cuts Northam critiques Senate health plan, stresses need for Medicaid

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Northam against Medicaid cuts Northam critiques Senate health plan, stresses need for Medicaid
7/15/17 – Northam against Medicaid cuts Northam critiques Senate health plan, stresses need for Medicaid funding in Roanoke stop. As the fight to …
Source: Medicaid
Northam against Medicaid cuts Northam critiques Senate health plan, stresses need for Medicaid
Medicaid
7/15/17 – Northam against Medicaid cuts Northam critiques Senate health plan, stresses need for Medicaid funding in Roanoke stop. As the fight to …


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Local hearing held on Kentucky Medicaid plan

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Local hearing held on Kentucky Medicaid plan
Somerset hosted the first of two public hearings on Friday aimed at gathering comment on Kentucky’s proposed Medicaid changes. Just a few dozen …
Source: Medicaid
Local hearing held on Kentucky Medicaid plan
Medicaid
Somerset hosted the first of two public hearings on Friday aimed at gathering comment on Kentucky’s proposed Medicaid changes. Just a few dozen …


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Mainers With Autism to Participate in Landmark Study

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Mainers With Autism to Participate in Landmark Study
“And the point of doing that is then we can start to tailor our treatments and understanding of that person’s form of autism,” Siegel says, “and hopefully …
Source: Autism
Mainers With Autism to Participate in Landmark Study
Autism
“And the point of doing that is then we can start to tailor our treatments and understanding of that person’s form of autism,” Siegel says, “and hopefully …


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EMS touts need to form registry of special clients

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EMS touts need to form registry of special clients
Being prepared for an emergency can take on a very different meaning when it involves someone with special health needs. In those cases, extra …
Source: Special Needs
EMS touts need to form registry of special clients
Special Needs
Being prepared for an emergency can take on a very different meaning when it involves someone with special health needs. In those cases, extra …


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Medicaid is an end-of-life lifeboat for most Americans, especially the elderly

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Medicaid is an end-of-life lifeboat for most Americans, especially the elderly
And it probably helps explain why the Medicaid program for the elderly has been largely non-controversial since adoption of its forerunner in the late …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid is an end-of-life lifeboat for most Americans, especially the elderly
Medicaid
And it probably helps explain why the Medicaid program for the elderly has been largely non-controversial since adoption of its forerunner in the late …


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Police fear for safety of missing autistic brothers, 15 and 16, after the pair vanished from their …

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Police fear for safety of missing autistic brothers, 15 and 16, after the pair vanished from their …
Two autistic teenage brothers have gone missing from their home in Melbourne, with one of the young boys disappearing five days ago. Harrison …
Source: Autism
Police fear for safety of missing autistic brothers, 15 and 16, after the pair vanished from their …
Autism
Two autistic teenage brothers have gone missing from their home in Melbourne, with one of the young boys disappearing five days ago. Harrison …


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Benefit gig raises £1000 for Grenfell Tower victims at Newcastle's O2 Academy

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Benefit gig raises £1000 for Grenfell Tower victims at Newcastle’s O2 Academy
The night was organised by Inspired Support and Inspiring Events CIC, a charitable company which gets people with autism involved in running …
Source: Autism
Benefit gig raises £1000 for Grenfell Tower victims at Newcastle’s O2 Academy
Autism
The night was organised by Inspired Support and Inspiring Events CIC, a charitable company which gets people with autism involved in running …


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Kerala capital to have a world-class institution for autism and related disorders

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Kerala capital to have a world-class institution for autism and related disorders
Under the leadership of G Vijayaraghavan, first CEO of Technopark and former member of state planning board, a world-class centre for autism and …
Source: Autism
Kerala capital to have a world-class institution for autism and related disorders
Autism
Under the leadership of G Vijayaraghavan, first CEO of Technopark and former member of state planning board, a world-class centre for autism and …


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Special Appeal for two needs in Bequia

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Special Appeal for two needs in Bequia
I was asked to post about this, but I didn’t think I could say it any better than the letter from Action Bequia, so here it is below: Action Bequia Special …
Source: Special Needs
Special Appeal for two needs in Bequia
Special Needs
I was asked to post about this, but I didn’t think I could say it any better than the letter from Action Bequia, so here it is below: Action Bequia Special …


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Winding River Stables owner builds a business based on her love of horses

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Winding River Stables owner builds a business based on her love of horses
She has also started teaching “therapeutic riding,” which refers to recreational horseback riding lessons that are adapted to people with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Winding River Stables owner builds a business based on her love of horses
Special Needs
She has also started teaching “therapeutic riding,” which refers to recreational horseback riding lessons that are adapted to people with special needs.


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Assist Special Needs

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Assist Special Needs
Applicant would need a reliable car and some experience with special needs people would be great, but not necessary. CCO performs a background …
Source: Special Needs
Assist Special Needs
Special Needs
Applicant would need a reliable car and some experience with special needs people would be great, but not necessary. CCO performs a background …


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This First-Person Shooter Is Putting Autism in the Game

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This First-Person Shooter Is Putting Autism in the Game
It’s boosting much-needed autism awareness by featuring a character named Symmetra, who misunderstands social cues during gameplay and …
Source: Autism
This First-Person Shooter Is Putting Autism in the Game
Autism
It’s boosting much-needed autism awareness by featuring a character named Symmetra, who misunderstands social cues during gameplay and …


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Volunteers Needed for Monthly Events For Teens With Special Needs

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Volunteers Needed for Monthly Events For Teens With Special Needs
Inclusion for kids with special needs. Fantastic Friends of San Fernando Valley is a chapter for the non profit organization Fantastic Friends that hold …
Source: Special Needs
Volunteers Needed for Monthly Events For Teens With Special Needs
Special Needs
Inclusion for kids with special needs. Fantastic Friends of San Fernando Valley is a chapter for the non profit organization Fantastic Friends that hold …


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