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Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

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Shadow Mountain loses court bid to halt SoonerCare contract termination

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Shadow Mountain loses court bid to halt SoonerCare contract termination
One day after the state of Oklahoma ended its Medicaid contract with a Tulsa youth psychiatric hospital, it was unclear whether patients covered by the …
Source: Medicaid
Shadow Mountain loses court bid to halt SoonerCare contract termination
Medicaid
One day after the state of Oklahoma ended its Medicaid contract with a Tulsa youth psychiatric hospital, it was unclear whether patients covered by the …


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Charlie Baker to sign reduced Medicaid reforms bill

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Charlie Baker to sign reduced Medicaid reforms bill
Gov. Charlie Baker will sign off today on the half-measure of Medicaid reforms the Legislature sent him after lawmakers balked at his controversial …
Source: Medicaid
Charlie Baker to sign reduced Medicaid reforms bill
Medicaid
Gov. Charlie Baker will sign off today on the half-measure of Medicaid reforms the Legislature sent him after lawmakers balked at his controversial …


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Gov. Baker to sign health care fee, wait on Medicaid changes

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Gov. Baker to sign health care fee, wait on Medicaid changes
But under the plan employers would have to pay a much higher contribution of $750 for workers who are enrolled in MassHealth, the state’s Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Gov. Baker to sign health care fee, wait on Medicaid changes
Medicaid
But under the plan employers would have to pay a much higher contribution of $750 for workers who are enrolled in MassHealth, the state’s Medicaid …


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Letter: Wrong approach

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Letter: Wrong approach
I was shocked when I read the July 25 column by Alex Hartman titled “Don’t kill essential Medicaid.” Mr. Hartman is a “medical student and an aspiring …
Source: Medicaid
Letter: Wrong approach
Medicaid
I was shocked when I read the July 25 column by Alex Hartman titled “Don’t kill essential Medicaid.” Mr. Hartman is a “medical student and an aspiring …


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World-renowned autism expert Dr Temple Grandin to speak in Cork

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World-renowned autism expert Dr Temple Grandin to speak in Cork
An autism spokesperson, she is the author of many books on the subject of autism. She is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly …
Source: Autism
World-renowned autism expert Dr Temple Grandin to speak in Cork
Autism
An autism spokesperson, she is the author of many books on the subject of autism. She is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly …


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Bees that are antisocial may have a genetic condition similar to human autism, research suggests.

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Bees that are antisocial may have a genetic condition similar to human autism, research suggests.
Rather than being sick or unintelligent, these insects may have a genetic condition that is similar to autism spectrum disorder, researchers have found.
Source: Autism
Bees that are antisocial may have a genetic condition similar to human autism, research suggests.
Autism
Rather than being sick or unintelligent, these insects may have a genetic condition that is similar to autism spectrum disorder, researchers have found.


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Amazon in Milton Keynes makes donation to autism charity

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Amazon in Milton Keynes makes donation to autism charity
Autism Bedfordshire provides information and advice as well as emotional and practical support to people with autism and their families. The charity …
Source: Autism
Amazon in Milton Keynes makes donation to autism charity
Autism
Autism Bedfordshire provides information and advice as well as emotional and practical support to people with autism and their families. The charity …


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The Significance of Brain Beacons and Their Role in Autism

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The Significance of Brain Beacons and Their Role in Autism
This chemical modification is believed to be abundantly present in the brains of many individuals diagnosed with autism. Although the results of the …
Source: Autism
The Significance of Brain Beacons and Their Role in Autism
Autism
This chemical modification is believed to be abundantly present in the brains of many individuals diagnosed with autism. Although the results of the …


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Autistic people will receive better care if GPs develop a national register, says NICE

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Autistic people will receive better care if GPs develop a national register, says NICE
This will help the staff to adapt their approach to suit their patient’s needs – for example, nurses can ensure children on the autistic spectrum are called …
Source: Autism
Autistic people will receive better care if GPs develop a national register, says NICE
Autism
This will help the staff to adapt their approach to suit their patient’s needs – for example, nurses can ensure children on the autistic spectrum are called …


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Kids with Autism more Prone to Drowning: Study Suggests

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Kids with Autism more Prone to Drowning: Study Suggests
Researchers analysed death reports of individuals who passed away in drowning mishaps and found a glaring link between autistic individuals and …
Source: Autism
Kids with Autism more Prone to Drowning: Study Suggests
Autism
Researchers analysed death reports of individuals who passed away in drowning mishaps and found a glaring link between autistic individuals and …


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Robot helps teach children on autism spectrum in Chisholm

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Robot helps teach children on autism spectrum in Chisholm
Six programmers undergoing a work placement at DXC Technologies, an IT company, have programmed the robot to help engage with children on …
Source: Autism
Robot helps teach children on autism spectrum in Chisholm
Autism
Six programmers undergoing a work placement at DXC Technologies, an IT company, have programmed the robot to help engage with children on …


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Temecula Valley's Special Needs Community to Enjoy a Night Out at the Ballpark

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Temecula Valley’s Special Needs Community to Enjoy a Night Out at the Ballpark
Lake Elsinore, CALIF., July 31, 2017 (Newswire.com) – August 5 will mark the third consecutive Disabilities Awareness Night for the special needs …
Source: Special Needs
Temecula Valley’s Special Needs Community to Enjoy a Night Out at the Ballpark
Special Needs
Lake Elsinore, CALIF., July 31, 2017 (Newswire.com) – August 5 will mark the third consecutive Disabilities Awareness Night for the special needs …


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Superintendent changes course on special needs portable classrooms

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Superintendent changes course on special needs portable classrooms
Special needs students are still not 100 percent sure where they will be studying this school year after the two portable classrooms scheduled for their …
Source: Special Needs
Superintendent changes course on special needs portable classrooms
Special Needs
Special needs students are still not 100 percent sure where they will be studying this school year after the two portable classrooms scheduled for their …


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Young athletes train for Tri My Best triathlon

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Young athletes train for Tri My Best triathlon
Spencer Lake, center, enjoys riding an adaptive bicycle with help from Sarah Lambie, left, and Ryne Sanchez, right. About 15 special needs athletes …
Source: Special Needs
Young athletes train for Tri My Best triathlon
Special Needs
Spencer Lake, center, enjoys riding an adaptive bicycle with help from Sarah Lambie, left, and Ryne Sanchez, right. About 15 special needs athletes …


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Natalia Vodianova: How I found my purpose in life (and it isn't being a supermodel)

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Natalia Vodianova: How I found my purpose in life (and it isn’t being a supermodel)
… parents of children with special needs. She looked to her past to work out what would be important for the children’s futures. “It was driven by a heart.
Source: Special Needs
Natalia Vodianova: How I found my purpose in life (and it isn’t being a supermodel)
Special Needs
… parents of children with special needs. She looked to her past to work out what would be important for the children’s futures. “It was driven by a heart.


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Area schools use millions of Medicaid dollars to take care of their students

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Area schools use millions of Medicaid dollars to take care of their students
About $2.4 million in Medicaid went to Special School District, which educates students with special needs and provides services for 22 St. Louis …
Source: Special Needs
Area schools use millions of Medicaid dollars to take care of their students
Special Needs
About $2.4 million in Medicaid went to Special School District, which educates students with special needs and provides services for 22 St. Louis …


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Glasgow businesses encouraged to hold an Autism Hour

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Glasgow businesses encouraged to hold an Autism Hour
The inaugural event, organised by The National Autistic Society, will see shops and services across dim their lights, turn down music and share …
Source: Autism
Glasgow businesses encouraged to hold an Autism Hour
Autism
The inaugural event, organised by The National Autistic Society, will see shops and services across dim their lights, turn down music and share …


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Community Connection Program Re-Centers Team

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Community Connection Program Re-Centers Team
Our transitional employment program (TEP) is one aspect of what we do to engage people with special needs in our community. It’s a coordinated …
Source: Special Needs
Community Connection Program Re-Centers Team
Special Needs
Our transitional employment program (TEP) is one aspect of what we do to engage people with special needs in our community. It’s a coordinated …


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