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Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Medicaid program getting changes

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Medicaid program getting changes
After choosing one of the three options, people with both Medicaid and Medicare will get their Medicaid coverage from their chosen provider.
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid program getting changes
Medicaid
After choosing one of the three options, people with both Medicaid and Medicare will get their Medicaid coverage from their chosen provider.


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A VICTORY for inclusion

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A VICTORY for inclusion
Neuqua Valley High School cheerleaders and special needs students cheer on the sidelines during Friday night’s football game against Naperville …
Source: Special Needs
A VICTORY for inclusion
Special Needs
Neuqua Valley High School cheerleaders and special needs students cheer on the sidelines during Friday night’s football game against Naperville …


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'Little Lobbyists' Help Save the Health Care Law, for Now

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‘Little Lobbyists’ Help Save the Health Care Law, for Now
Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, shook hands with Melanie Carrigg, a 5-year-old Medicaid recipient from Arizona, before a news …
Source: Medicaid
‘Little Lobbyists’ Help Save the Health Care Law, for Now
Medicaid
Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, shook hands with Melanie Carrigg, a 5-year-old Medicaid recipient from Arizona, before a news …


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Special needs athletes get a Little League of their own

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Special needs athletes get a Little League of their own
GO CHALLENGERS: For the very first time, 60 children with disabilities are able to enjoy a team sport. KTRK. Saturday, September 30, 2017 09:14AM.
Source: Special Needs
Special needs athletes get a Little League of their own
Special Needs
GO CHALLENGERS: For the very first time, 60 children with disabilities are able to enjoy a team sport. KTRK. Saturday, September 30, 2017 09:14AM.


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Caregiver needed…

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Caregiver needed…
I have to go out of town and need a caregiver to watch my 3 year old son with cerebral palsy. He is very active and enjoys playtime/ storytime. Will nee.
Source: Special Needs
Caregiver needed…
Special Needs
I have to go out of town and need a caregiver to watch my 3 year old son with cerebral palsy. He is very active and enjoys playtime/ storytime. Will nee.


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Run for Autism plan biggest run and walk fundraiser yet – and want YOU to join in!

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Run for Autism plan biggest run and walk fundraiser yet – and want YOU to join in!
The event intends to raise awareness of autism and all proceeds will be to support ‘Run for Autism HAND’ – a registered charity solely committed to …
Source: Autism
Run for Autism plan biggest run and walk fundraiser yet – and want YOU to join in!
Autism
The event intends to raise awareness of autism and all proceeds will be to support ‘Run for Autism HAND’ – a registered charity solely committed to …


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Local church holds prom for people with special needs

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Local church holds prom for people with special needs
Over a thousand people with special needs came from all over the Tri-Cities to Grace Fellowship Church for it’s annual Joy Prom Friday night.
Source: Special Needs
Local church holds prom for people with special needs
Special Needs
Over a thousand people with special needs came from all over the Tri-Cities to Grace Fellowship Church for it’s annual Joy Prom Friday night.


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Illinois governor signs Medicaid for abortions

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Illinois governor signs Medicaid for abortions
But local news outlets cited a survey Mr. Rauner took as a candidate saying he supported expanding Medicaid coverage for abortions. These findings …
Source: Medicaid
Illinois governor signs Medicaid for abortions
Medicaid
But local news outlets cited a survey Mr. Rauner took as a candidate saying he supported expanding Medicaid coverage for abortions. These findings …


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Parents shut out of Alabama's federal education plan, they say

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Parents shut out of Alabama’s federal education plan, they say
Parents of children with special needs are worried about a new federal plan for education in Alabama, and they say they are being shut out as the Oct.
Source: Special Needs
Parents shut out of Alabama’s federal education plan, they say
Special Needs
Parents of children with special needs are worried about a new federal plan for education in Alabama, and they say they are being shut out as the Oct.


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5 reasons to pick 'LIFE' for your Community HealthChoices option

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5 reasons to pick ‘LIFE’ for your Community HealthChoices option
Under the LIFE program, which is part of Community HealthChoices’ new Medicaid health care plan, seniors can get health care and personal support …
Source: Medicaid
5 reasons to pick ‘LIFE’ for your Community HealthChoices option
Medicaid
Under the LIFE program, which is part of Community HealthChoices’ new Medicaid health care plan, seniors can get health care and personal support …


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High-tech help for autistic kids: Robots

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High-tech help for autistic kids: Robots
A hospital in Northeast China is using robots and artificial intelligence to help treat children with autism. Since its opening in mid-September, the …
Source: Autism
High-tech help for autistic kids: Robots
Autism
A hospital in Northeast China is using robots and artificial intelligence to help treat children with autism. Since its opening in mid-September, the …


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HVRSD Special Education PTO Rebrands, Gets New Leadership

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HVRSD Special Education PTO Rebrands, Gets New Leadership
The Hopewell Valley Regional School District (HVRSD) Special Education … The STRIVE PTO serves families of children with special needs, pre-K …
Source: Special Needs
HVRSD Special Education PTO Rebrands, Gets New Leadership
Special Needs
The Hopewell Valley Regional School District (HVRSD) Special Education … The STRIVE PTO serves families of children with special needs, pre-K …


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Howgate Centre backs the bid for autism-friendly shops

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Howgate Centre backs the bid for autism-friendly shops
The National Autistic Society’s Autusm Hour aims to tackle the fact that just a third of those with autism go shopping because of the difficulties they …
Source: Autism
Howgate Centre backs the bid for autism-friendly shops
Autism
The National Autistic Society’s Autusm Hour aims to tackle the fact that just a third of those with autism go shopping because of the difficulties they …


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Medical programs help aging residents stay in their communities

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Medical programs help aging residents stay in their communities
PACE is a federally funded, state administered program for Medicare- and Medicaid-eligible seniors 55 and older who require a nursing-home level of …
Source: Medicaid
Medical programs help aging residents stay in their communities
Medicaid
PACE is a federally funded, state administered program for Medicare- and Medicaid-eligible seniors 55 and older who require a nursing-home level of …


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STAR program offers new space for children with special needs

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STAR program offers new space for children with special needs
STAR program offers new space for children with special needs … education classrooms, but can move to the STAR rooms whenever they need to.
Source: Special Needs
STAR program offers new space for children with special needs
Special Needs
STAR program offers new space for children with special needs … education classrooms, but can move to the STAR rooms whenever they need to.


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Special education director asks businesses for help

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Special education director asks businesses for help
North County Director of Special Education Dawn Eaton discusses how businesses can help special needs students earn about job opportunities.
Source: Special Needs
Special education director asks businesses for help
Special Needs
North County Director of Special Education Dawn Eaton discusses how businesses can help special needs students earn about job opportunities.


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Matthew McConaughey's campaign for autism with Kiehl's exceeds expectations

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Matthew McConaughey’s campaign for autism with Kiehl’s exceeds expectations
Says McConaughey, “Autism affects an estimated 70 million people worldwide, and many of the students enrolled in my just keep livin after school …
Source: Autism
Matthew McConaughey’s campaign for autism with Kiehl’s exceeds expectations
Autism
Says McConaughey, “Autism affects an estimated 70 million people worldwide, and many of the students enrolled in my just keep livin after school …


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Middlesbrough shopping centre holding 'Quiet Hour' to help those with autism

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Middlesbrough shopping centre holding ‘Quiet Hour’ to help those with autism
It takes place on Monday October 2, at 10am, and is designed to make it an easier experience for those who have autism to get round the shops …
Source: Autism
Middlesbrough shopping centre holding ‘Quiet Hour’ to help those with autism
Autism
It takes place on Monday October 2, at 10am, and is designed to make it an easier experience for those who have autism to get round the shops …


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Parmadale transitioning into park land (photos, videos)

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Parmadale transitioning into park land (photos, videos)
According to the Cleveland Historical website, a decline in the needs for orphanages caused the place to focus on specialneeds children by the …
Source: Special Needs
Parmadale transitioning into park land (photos, videos)
Special Needs
According to the Cleveland Historical website, a decline in the needs for orphanages caused the place to focus on special-needs children by the …


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Oklahoma withdraws request to repurpose federal health funds

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Oklahoma withdraws request to repurpose federal health funds
The Oklahoma State Health Department had asked the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a “waiver” to use $350 million in federal funds …
Source: Medicaid
Oklahoma withdraws request to repurpose federal health funds
Medicaid
The Oklahoma State Health Department had asked the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a “waiver” to use $350 million in federal funds …


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Buchanan Galleries joins Autism Hour in bid to make city centre autism-friendly

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Buchanan Galleries joins Autism Hour in bid to make city centre autism-friendly
Buchanan Galleries has pledged its support to Autism Hour with plans to make the shopping centre a calmer, quieter environment for 60 minutes this …
Source: Autism
Buchanan Galleries joins Autism Hour in bid to make city centre autism-friendly
Autism
Buchanan Galleries has pledged its support to Autism Hour with plans to make the shopping centre a calmer, quieter environment for 60 minutes this …


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Behavior Interventionist/Special Needs Therapist/Aide with Addison Behavioral Resources Job at …

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Behavior Interventionist/Special Needs Therapist/Aide with Addison Behavioral Resources Job at …
The position listed below is not with Rapid Interviews but with Addison Behavioral Resources Rapid Interviews is a private organization that works in …
Source: Special Needs
Behavior Interventionist/Special Needs Therapist/Aide with Addison Behavioral Resources Job at …
Special Needs
The position listed below is not with Rapid Interviews but with Addison Behavioral Resources Rapid Interviews is a private organization that works in …


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Oregon man charged with shutting down Medicaid

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Oregon man charged with shutting down Medicaid
A man who was laid off after working 16 years for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is accused of shutting down Oregon’s Medicaid system computers for a …
Source: Medicaid
Oregon man charged with shutting down Medicaid
Medicaid
A man who was laid off after working 16 years for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is accused of shutting down Oregon’s Medicaid system computers for a …


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Cuts to critical health care will hurt Missouri patients

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Cuts to critical health care will hurt Missouri patients
The federal and state financing of the Medicaid program can be mind-numbing, so it’s easy to glaze over, but it’s essential to understand an impending …
Source: Medicaid
Cuts to critical health care will hurt Missouri patients
Medicaid
The federal and state financing of the Medicaid program can be mind-numbing, so it’s easy to glaze over, but it’s essential to understand an impending …


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Del Pilar's Diatribe, a conservative Latino's view on politics

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Del Pilar’s Diatribe, a conservative Latino’s view on politics
It dumps people into Medicaid and most doctors don’t want to take someone on Medicaid because they lose money. Like us, doctors have families to …
Source: Medicaid
Del Pilar’s Diatribe, a conservative Latino’s view on politics
Medicaid
It dumps people into Medicaid and most doctors don’t want to take someone on Medicaid because they lose money. Like us, doctors have families to …


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Missing: 13-year-old boy with autism out of Longmont

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Missing: 13-year-old boy with autism out of Longmont
LONGMONT – A 13-year-old boy with autism has been missing out of Longmont since the early afternoon on Friday, police said. Drake was last seen …
Source: Autism
Missing: 13-year-old boy with autism out of Longmont
Autism
LONGMONT – A 13-year-old boy with autism has been missing out of Longmont since the early afternoon on Friday, police said. Drake was last seen …


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That was important to Aaron Rodriguez and Jennifer Arechiga as well and part of the reason why …

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That was important to Aaron Rodriguez and Jennifer Arechiga as well and part of the reason why …
The pair attended Friday’s symposium to gain insight on how to best help their son, 11, who has an autism spectrum disorder, and said they were …
Source: Autism
That was important to Aaron Rodriguez and Jennifer Arechiga as well and part of the reason why …
Autism
The pair attended Friday’s symposium to gain insight on how to best help their son, 11, who has an autism spectrum disorder, and said they were …


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VIDEO: San Diego father of boy with autism deported, hasn't lived in Mexico for 30 years

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VIDEO: San Diego father of boy with autism deported, hasn’t lived in Mexico for 30 years
SAN DIEGO (KRON) — A San Diego father with American-born teenagers, including one with autism, has been deported to Mexico. Gaston Cazares …
Source: Autism
VIDEO: San Diego father of boy with autism deported, hasn’t lived in Mexico for 30 years
Autism
SAN DIEGO (KRON) — A San Diego father with American-born teenagers, including one with autism, has been deported to Mexico. Gaston Cazares …


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Longmont police looking for missing 13-year-old autistic boy

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Longmont police looking for missing 13-year-old autistic boy
Longmont police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 13-year-old boy who suffers from autism and has been missing since Friday afternoon.
Source: Autism
Longmont police looking for missing 13-year-old autistic boy
Autism
Longmont police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 13-year-old boy who suffers from autism and has been missing since Friday afternoon.


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The Beautiful Mind: Peer activities help adults

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The Beautiful Mind: Peer activities help adults
More: Battleship on board with specialneeds job program … And most times, the population we serve simply needs a little boost to take the first step.
Source: Special Needs
The Beautiful Mind: Peer activities help adults
Special Needs
More: Battleship on board with special-needs job program … And most times, the population we serve simply needs a little boost to take the first step.


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Volunteers treat special needs kids to outdoor fun in Commerce Township

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Volunteers treat special needs kids to outdoor fun in Commerce Township
Members of the Beard and Spurs Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and volunteers from the Multi Lakes Conservation Association …
Source: Special Needs
Volunteers treat special needs kids to outdoor fun in Commerce Township
Special Needs
Members of the Beard and Spurs Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and volunteers from the Multi Lakes Conservation Association …


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School district struggles to keep special ed staff

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School district struggles to keep special ed staff
The aides help out in mainstream classrooms as well as so-called special day classes for students with more intensive needs. Manny Velasco, who …
Source: Special Needs
School district struggles to keep special ed staff
Special Needs
The aides help out in mainstream classrooms as well as so-called special day classes for students with more intensive needs. Manny Velasco, who …


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LSC-CyFair Students Ignite Fitness Habits In Special Needs Clients

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LSC-CyFair Students Ignite Fitness Habits In Special Needs Clients
From Lone Star College: For the past two summers, Lone Star College-CyFair kinesiology students have helped people with intellectual and …
Source: Special Needs
LSC-CyFair Students Ignite Fitness Habits In Special Needs Clients
Special Needs
From Lone Star College: For the past two summers, Lone Star College-CyFair kinesiology students have helped people with intellectual and …


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The Surprising Reason Special Needs Moms are Strong

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The Surprising Reason Special Needs Moms are Strong
The Surprising Reason Special Needs Moms are Strong. September 29, 2017. Last night I was walking up the stairs getting ready for bed, and I heard …
Source: Special Needs
The Surprising Reason Special Needs Moms are Strong
Special Needs
The Surprising Reason Special Needs Moms are Strong. September 29, 2017. Last night I was walking up the stairs getting ready for bed, and I heard …


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Yellow wristbands, segregation for Florida homeless in Irma

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Yellow wristbands, segregation for Florida homeless in Irma
But Hoogendyk said neither she nor her husband claimed any special needs when they checked in. Other homeless people said they, too, were …
Source: Special Needs
Yellow wristbands, segregation for Florida homeless in Irma
Special Needs
But Hoogendyk said neither she nor her husband claimed any special needs when they checked in. Other homeless people said they, too, were …


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Do Teachers Teach Less in Classrooms with Students with Special Needs?

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Do Teachers Teach Less in Classrooms with Students with Special Needs?
On October 26, 2017 the American Institutes for Research will host a presentation and discussion on the inclusion of students with disabilities in …
Source: Special Needs
Do Teachers Teach Less in Classrooms with Students with Special Needs?
Special Needs
On October 26, 2017 the American Institutes for Research will host a presentation and discussion on the inclusion of students with disabilities in …


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Medicaid Expansion Has Saved Montana $30 Million

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Medicaid Expansion Has Saved Montana Million
(AP) — Health officials say Montana’s Medicaid expansion program has saved the state more than $30 million since its start in January 2016, mostly …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Expansion Has Saved Montana Million
Medicaid
(AP) — Health officials say Montana’s Medicaid expansion program has saved the state more than $30 million since its start in January 2016, mostly …


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Marketplace Enrollees in Medicaid Expansion States Would Likely Lose Under GOP Health Plan

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Marketplace Enrollees in Medicaid Expansion States Would Likely Lose Under GOP Health Plan
Cassidy-Graham would repeal the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and marketplace subsidies and replace them with a block grant that would give states …
Source: Medicaid
Marketplace Enrollees in Medicaid Expansion States Would Likely Lose Under GOP Health Plan
Medicaid
Cassidy-Graham would repeal the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and marketplace subsidies and replace them with a block grant that would give states …


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Greensboro coffee shop would hire adults with intellectual disabilities

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Greensboro coffee shop would hire adults with intellectual disabilities
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Most adults with intellectual disabilities are unemployed, and advocates for the special needs community say that is …
Source: Special Needs
Greensboro coffee shop would hire adults with intellectual disabilities
Special Needs
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Most adults with intellectual disabilities are unemployed, and advocates for the special needs community say that is …


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There Are No Other People's Children

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There Are No Other People’s Children
October is a special month here at ParentMap. Every year, we publish what we call the Every Child issue in tandem with one of our biggest events: the …
Source: Special Needs
There Are No Other People’s Children
Special Needs
October is a special month here at ParentMap. Every year, we publish what we call the Every Child issue in tandem with one of our biggest events: the …


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Tenet Medicaid kickback scheme draws new charges

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Tenet Medicaid kickback scheme draws new charges
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two more individuals with complicity in the case of a Medicaid fraud scheme that allegedly directed …
Source: Medicaid
Tenet Medicaid kickback scheme draws new charges
Medicaid
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two more individuals with complicity in the case of a Medicaid fraud scheme that allegedly directed …


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special needs foster child. (Adopt

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special needs foster child. (Adopt
Amanda Weatherford needs your help today! special needs foster child. (Adopt – I got a foster child that was born addicted to drugs on top of that she …
Source: Special Needs
special needs foster child. (Adopt
Special Needs
Amanda Weatherford needs your help today! special needs foster child. (Adopt – I got a foster child that was born addicted to drugs on top of that she …


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Researchers Learn More About Gender's Role in Autism Risk

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Researchers Learn More About Gender’s Role in Autism Risk
29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Having a daughter with autism is linked to an increased risk that younger siblings will also have the disorder, new …
Source: Autism
Researchers Learn More About Gender’s Role in Autism Risk
Autism
29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Having a daughter with autism is linked to an increased risk that younger siblings will also have the disorder, new …


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After Autistic Student, 7, Hit At School, 2 Substitutes Suspended, CPS Says

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After Autistic Student, 7, Hit At School, 2 Substitutes Suspended, CPS Says
FULLER PARK — Two substitute teacher’s aides have been suspended after an autistic first-grader was struck by an aide in his special education …
Source: Autism
After Autistic Student, 7, Hit At School, 2 Substitutes Suspended, CPS Says
Autism
FULLER PARK — Two substitute teacher’s aides have been suspended after an autistic first-grader was struck by an aide in his special education …


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£90k lottery boost for Swindon autism charity

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£90k lottery boost for Swindon autism charity
A Swindon charity which provides support for adults with Asperger’s and autistic spectrum conditions has been given a £90,000 boost by the Big …
Source: Autism
£90k lottery boost for Swindon autism charity
Autism
A Swindon charity which provides support for adults with Asperger’s and autistic spectrum conditions has been given a £90,000 boost by the Big …


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Why shops in Drake Circus will feel very different for an hour on Monday

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Why shops in Drake Circus will feel very different for an hour on Monday
More than 40 businesses in Drake Circus will be going autism-friendly for one hour as part of a campaign by the National Autistic Society (NAS).
Source: Autism
Why shops in Drake Circus will feel very different for an hour on Monday
Autism
More than 40 businesses in Drake Circus will be going autism-friendly for one hour as part of a campaign by the National Autistic Society (NAS).


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Virtual reality provides precise control of animal behavior

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Virtual reality provides precise control of animal behavior
… with commercial parts and download the software for free. The tool could reveal how mutations tied to autism affect behavior in fish, flies and mice.
Source: Autism
Virtual reality provides precise control of animal behavior
Autism
… with commercial parts and download the software for free. The tool could reveal how mutations tied to autism affect behavior in fish, flies and mice.


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Broadway Shopping Centre to go autism friendly for an hour next week

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Broadway Shopping Centre to go autism friendly for an hour next week
The National Autistic Society claims around 64 per cent of autistic people avoid even going to the shops as the trip can be over-stimulating due to …
Source: Autism
Broadway Shopping Centre to go autism friendly for an hour next week
Autism
The National Autistic Society claims around 64 per cent of autistic people avoid even going to the shops as the trip can be over-stimulating due to …


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Pugtoberfest; Autism Speaks Walk; National Alpaca Days; Airshow; Oktoberfest​​: SoCal Weekend

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Pugtoberfest; Autism Speaks Walk; National Alpaca Days; Airshow; Oktoberfest​​: SoCal Weekend
Pugtoberfest; Autism Speaks Walk; National Alpaca Days; Airshow; Oktoberfest​​: SoCal Weekend. Looking for family fun and things to do this …
Source: Autism
Pugtoberfest; Autism Speaks Walk; National Alpaca Days; Airshow; Oktoberfest​​: SoCal Weekend
Autism
Pugtoberfest; Autism Speaks Walk; National Alpaca Days; Airshow; Oktoberfest​​: SoCal Weekend. Looking for family fun and things to do this …


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Sainsbury's to roll out Autism Hour across 600 stores

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Sainsbury’s to roll out Autism Hour across 600 stores
Sainsbury’s has become the latest retailer to sign up to Autism Hour as part of a nationwide campaign led by the National Autistic Society. On October …
Source: Autism
Sainsbury’s to roll out Autism Hour across 600 stores
Autism
Sainsbury’s has become the latest retailer to sign up to Autism Hour as part of a nationwide campaign led by the National Autistic Society. On October …


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The rapid rise of the anti-vaccination movement

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The rapid rise of the anti-vaccination movement
It is somewhat understandable that some parents are anxious about autism. There are many publications out there claiming that the vaccines are …
Source: Autism
The rapid rise of the anti-vaccination movement
Autism
It is somewhat understandable that some parents are anxious about autism. There are many publications out there claiming that the vaccines are …


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Saddle Brook Autism Advocate To Lead NJ Disability Pride Parade

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Saddle Brook Autism Advocate To Lead NJ Disability Pride Parade
SADDLE BROOK, N.J. – A Saddle Brook autism advocate has been named grand marshal of the 2017 New Jersey Disability Pride Parade.
Source: Autism
Saddle Brook Autism Advocate To Lead NJ Disability Pride Parade
Autism
SADDLE BROOK, N.J. – A Saddle Brook autism advocate has been named grand marshal of the 2017 New Jersey Disability Pride Parade.


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Rauner signs HB40, legalizes state health insurance & medicaid c

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Rauner signs HB40, legalizes state health insurance & medicaid c
Thursday, Governor Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 40 legislation that would provide state health insurance and medicaid coverage for abortions.
Source: Medicaid
Rauner signs HB40, legalizes state health insurance & medicaid c
Medicaid
Thursday, Governor Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 40 legislation that would provide state health insurance and medicaid coverage for abortions.


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Oklahoma bill aims at reducing Medicaid fraud

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Oklahoma bill aims at reducing Medicaid fraud
Lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would put more stringent review efforts into detecting fraud by Medicaid recipients. The bill by state Rep.
Source: Medicaid
Oklahoma bill aims at reducing Medicaid fraud
Medicaid
Lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would put more stringent review efforts into detecting fraud by Medicaid recipients. The bill by state Rep.


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County to get a break on inmate medical bills

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County to get a break on inmate medical bills
He later said the statewide Medicaid program alone will be “unbelievable” for county commissions across Alabama dealing with their budgets.
Source: Medicaid
County to get a break on inmate medical bills
Medicaid
He later said the statewide Medicaid program alone will be “unbelievable” for county commissions across Alabama dealing with their budgets.


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Reports: Hospital to no longer get Medicare and Medicaid payments

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Reports: Hospital to no longer get Medicare and Medicaid payments
(WDTV) — According to reports, William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital will no longer be getting Medicare and Medicaid payments from the federal Department …
Source: Medicaid
Reports: Hospital to no longer get Medicare and Medicaid payments
Medicaid
(WDTV) — According to reports, William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital will no longer be getting Medicare and Medicaid payments from the federal Department …


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Op-Ed: No Government Shutdown for Now, but Medicaid Remains at Risk

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Op-Ed: No Government Shutdown for Now, but Medicaid Remains at Risk
Despite the recent bipartisan deal, Medicaid remains a primary target for … some hard-earned praise for defeating threats to Medicaid this summer.
Source: Medicaid
Op-Ed: No Government Shutdown for Now, but Medicaid Remains at Risk
Medicaid
Despite the recent bipartisan deal, Medicaid remains a primary target for … some hard-earned praise for defeating threats to Medicaid this summer.


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Senator questions Michigan's 'soaring' Medicaid costs

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Senator questions Michigan’s ‘soaring’ Medicaid costs
Washington — A Republican senator wants Michigan and seven other states that expanded Medicaid to account for their programs’ “soaring” costs, …
Source: Medicaid
Senator questions Michigan’s ‘soaring’ Medicaid costs
Medicaid
Washington — A Republican senator wants Michigan and seven other states that expanded Medicaid to account for their programs’ “soaring” costs, …


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People With Disabilities Have Turned The Fight For Medicaid Into A Battle For Civil Rights

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People With Disabilities Have Turned The Fight For Medicaid Into A Battle For Civil Rights
People With Disabilities Have Turned The Fight For Medicaid Into A Battle For Civil Rights. Posted on September 28, 2017. Posted on September 28, …
Source: Medicaid
People With Disabilities Have Turned The Fight For Medicaid Into A Battle For Civil Rights
Medicaid
People With Disabilities Have Turned The Fight For Medicaid Into A Battle For Civil Rights. Posted on September 28, 2017. Posted on September 28, …


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Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea® Named Silver Winner

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Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea® Named Silver Winner
Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea® Named Silver Winner of the 2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Award for Hospitality, Overall — Special …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea® Named Silver Winner
Special Needs
Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea® Named Silver Winner of the 2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Award for Hospitality, Overall — Special …


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LIFE Pittsburgh Is A Proven Alternative To PA's New Medicaid Program "Community HealthChoices"

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LIFE Pittsburgh Is A Proven Alternative To PA’s New Medicaid Program “Community HealthChoices”
The State’s program, launching in January 2018, requires Medicaid and Medicare individuals to select one of three Managed Care Organizations or …
Source: Medicaid
LIFE Pittsburgh Is A Proven Alternative To PA’s New Medicaid Program “Community HealthChoices”
Medicaid
The State’s program, launching in January 2018, requires Medicaid and Medicare individuals to select one of three Managed Care Organizations or …


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Neuqua Valley's Cheer with a Peer gets specialneeds students on the field

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Neuqua Valley’s Cheer with a Peer gets specialneeds students on the field
There will be a new kind of energy coming from the home-team sideline at Friday’s Neuqua Valley High School football game against Naperville North …
Source: Special Needs
Neuqua Valley’s Cheer with a Peer gets specialneeds students on the field
Special Needs
There will be a new kind of energy coming from the home-team sideline at Friday’s Neuqua Valley High School football game against Naperville North …


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JD school bus driver accused of slapping 8-year-old special needs student

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JD school bus driver accused of slapping 8-year-old special needs student
LIVERPOOL, N.Y. — A bus driver for the Jamesville-DeWitt School District has been placed on administrative leave after allegedly striking a special …
Source: Special Needs
JD school bus driver accused of slapping 8-year-old special needs student
Special Needs
LIVERPOOL, N.Y. — A bus driver for the Jamesville-DeWitt School District has been placed on administrative leave after allegedly striking a special …


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All-inclusive playground being built at King park, public's help needed

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All-inclusive playground being built at King park, public’s help needed
The large-scale all-inclusive playground is a first for the Piedmont Triad with more than two dozen components for children with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
All-inclusive playground being built at King park, public’s help needed
Special Needs
The large-scale all-inclusive playground is a first for the Piedmont Triad with more than two dozen components for children with special needs.


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Cures update: Medicaid, CGS, Noridian

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Cures update: Medicaid, CGS, Noridian
AAHomecare has learned from CMS that a provision contained in the 21st Century Cures Act will apply to all HCPCS codes covered by Medicare and …
Source: Medicaid
Cures update: Medicaid, CGS, Noridian
Medicaid
AAHomecare has learned from CMS that a provision contained in the 21st Century Cures Act will apply to all HCPCS codes covered by Medicare and …


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Indian celebs shine at SKN Hope Gala

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Indian celebs shine at SKN Hope Gala
The fashion show spotlighted special needs children, who walked the ramp with their mothers, followed by an intimate Q&A between host Mini Mathur …
Source: Special Needs
Indian celebs shine at SKN Hope Gala
Special Needs
The fashion show spotlighted special needs children, who walked the ramp with their mothers, followed by an intimate Q&A between host Mini Mathur …


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Barre Town man sentenced for Medicaid fraud, neglect

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Barre Town man sentenced for Medicaid fraud, neglect
Vermont Business Magazine Attorney General Thomas J Donovan announced Wednesday that Cody LaFountain, age 34, of Barre Town, Vermont, …
Source: Medicaid
Barre Town man sentenced for Medicaid fraud, neglect
Medicaid
Vermont Business Magazine Attorney General Thomas J Donovan announced Wednesday that Cody LaFountain, age 34, of Barre Town, Vermont, …


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Countywide Medicare/Medicaid flu and pneumonia clinics

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Countywide Medicare/Medicaid flu and pneumonia clinics
The Shelby County Health Department will be holding its’ Medicare / Medicaid flu and pneumonia clinics at area villages and towns within Shelby …
Source: Medicaid
Countywide Medicare/Medicaid flu and pneumonia clinics
Medicaid
The Shelby County Health Department will be holding its’ Medicare / Medicaid flu and pneumonia clinics at area villages and towns within Shelby …


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JD bus driver charged with striking a special needs student

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JD bus driver charged with striking a special needs student
DEWITT, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – A Jamesville-DeWitt bus driver is facing criminal charges for allegedly slapping an 8-year-old special needs student.
Source: Special Needs
JD bus driver charged with striking a special needs student
Special Needs
DEWITT, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – A Jamesville-DeWitt bus driver is facing criminal charges for allegedly slapping an 8-year-old special needs student.


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Tennessee Democrats renew call for Medicaid expansion special session

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Tennessee Democrats renew call for Medicaid expansion special session
In another longshot bid to provide hundreds of thousands of low-income Tennesseans with government-funded affordable health care, Tennessee …
Source: Medicaid
Tennessee Democrats renew call for Medicaid expansion special session
Medicaid
In another longshot bid to provide hundreds of thousands of low-income Tennesseans with government-funded affordable health care, Tennessee …


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Our Kitchen Hand

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Our Kitchen Hand
Brittany’s not the only individual with special needs there; in fact, the group has grown so quickly over the past few years that directors Rabbi Dovid …
Source: Special Needs
Our Kitchen Hand
Special Needs
Brittany’s not the only individual with special needs there; in fact, the group has grown so quickly over the past few years that directors Rabbi Dovid …


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Democrats Try to Marshal Support for Special Session

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Democrats Try to Marshal Support for Special Session
Bullock said that he needs Republicans to agree to consider raising revenue before it makes sense to call the Legislature into a special session.
Source: Special Needs
Democrats Try to Marshal Support for Special Session
Special Needs
Bullock said that he needs Republicans to agree to consider raising revenue before it makes sense to call the Legislature into a special session.


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JD school bus driver charged with slapping child with special needs across the face

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JD school bus driver charged with slapping child with special needs across the face
A Jamesville-DeWitt school bus driver has been charged after being accused of slapping an 8-year-old child with special needs across the face on a …
Source: Special Needs
JD school bus driver charged with slapping child with special needs across the face
Special Needs
A Jamesville-DeWitt school bus driver has been charged after being accused of slapping an 8-year-old child with special needs across the face on a …


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2017 Medicaid Managed Care Conference

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2017 Medicaid Managed Care Conference
Medicaid Managed Care Conference. October 2-3, 2017 | Orlando, FL. Stop by the Mediware booth to discover how you can manage your waiver …
Source: Medicaid
2017 Medicaid Managed Care Conference
Medicaid
Medicaid Managed Care Conference. October 2-3, 2017 | Orlando, FL. Stop by the Mediware booth to discover how you can manage your waiver …


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Disability & Special Needs Care in Austin

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Disability & Special Needs Care in Austin
Individuals living with physical disabilities or special needs have unique care requirements, and in many cases, mobility is limited and some level of …
Source: Special Needs
Disability & Special Needs Care in Austin
Special Needs
Individuals living with physical disabilities or special needs have unique care requirements, and in many cases, mobility is limited and some level of …


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Financial Health: The big scary nursing home

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Financial Health: The big scary nursing home
When most people think of Medicaid, they think of a program that acts like medical insurance of the poor. However, part of Medicaid is dedicated to …
Source: Medicaid
Financial Health: The big scary nursing home
Medicaid
When most people think of Medicaid, they think of a program that acts like medical insurance of the poor. However, part of Medicaid is dedicated to …


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How Curtailing Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion Would Hurt Cancer Patients

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How Curtailing Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion Would Hurt Cancer Patients
Cancer patients who rely on Medicaid would be among those hardest hit by any proposed repeal, a new study says. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty …
Source: Medicaid
How Curtailing Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion Would Hurt Cancer Patients
Medicaid
Cancer patients who rely on Medicaid would be among those hardest hit by any proposed repeal, a new study says. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty …


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Revised definition of 'clinical trials' rattles autism researchers

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Revised definition of ‘clinical trials’ rattles autism researchers
Autism researchers in the United States are anxious about new government rules designed to boost the transparency of studies involving people.
Source: Autism
Revised definition of ‘clinical trials’ rattles autism researchers
Autism
Autism researchers in the United States are anxious about new government rules designed to boost the transparency of studies involving people.


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Just a dash of autism

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Just a dash of autism
Post with 910 votes and 45806 views. Shared by Munmasuku. “Just a dash of autism…”
Source: Autism
Just a dash of autism
Autism
Post with 910 votes and 45806 views. Shared by Munmasuku. “Just a dash of autism…”


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My daughter doesn't have 'special' needs. She's disabled.

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My daughter doesn’t have ‘special’ needs. She’s disabled.
I was told to always put the person first, so she was a “child with autism” rather than an “autistic child,” even though her disability and autism diagnosis …
Source: Autism
My daughter doesn’t have ‘special’ needs. She’s disabled.
Autism
I was told to always put the person first, so she was a “child with autism” rather than an “autistic child,” even though her disability and autism diagnosis …


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Boy with autism left on school bus for hours; driver fired

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Boy with autism left on school bus for hours; driver fired
LOWELL, Mass. – A school bus driver in Lowell has been fired after a five year old autistic boy was left on alone for hours on a hot school bus. The boy …
Source: Autism
Boy with autism left on school bus for hours; driver fired
Autism
LOWELL, Mass. – A school bus driver in Lowell has been fired after a five year old autistic boy was left on alone for hours on a hot school bus. The boy …


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Autism Sings

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Autism Sings
CRE Outreach is hosting “Autism Sings with Rex & Friends,” a free concert on Wednesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. at the Edgemar Center …
Source: Autism
Autism Sings
Autism
CRE Outreach is hosting “Autism Sings with Rex & Friends,” a free concert on Wednesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. at the Edgemar Center …


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Handle with Care

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Handle with Care
As a mother to kids on the autism spectrum, Holly Bahme Lytle knows what typical behavior looks like for a person with autism. She also recognizes …
Source: Autism
Handle with Care
Autism
As a mother to kids on the autism spectrum, Holly Bahme Lytle knows what typical behavior looks like for a person with autism. She also recognizes …


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Understanding what's typical

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Understanding what’s typical
Greg Love adds to the discussion about autism and neurodiversity prompted by a recent SocialistWorker.org review of the Netflix series Atypical.
Source: Autism
Understanding what’s typical
Autism
Greg Love adds to the discussion about autism and neurodiversity prompted by a recent SocialistWorker.org review of the Netflix series Atypical.


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Ground Floor Theatre's Gibberish Mostly

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Ground Floor Theatre’s Gibberish Mostly
Gibberish Mostly, Max Langert’s brave play, explores a family affected by profound autism by giving us a peek inside their minds, where we learn that …
Source: Autism
Ground Floor Theatre’s Gibberish Mostly
Autism
Gibberish Mostly, Max Langert’s brave play, explores a family affected by profound autism by giving us a peek inside their minds, where we learn that …


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Parents of autistic boy who lives off Walkers salt and vinegar crisps worry he could 'starve' if flavour …

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Parents of autistic boy who lives off Walkers salt and vinegar crisps worry he could ‘starve’ if flavour …
The parents of a nine-year-old autistic boy who lives on a diet of up to eight packets of Walkers salt and vinegar crisps a day fear he could “starve” if …
Source: Autism
Parents of autistic boy who lives off Walkers salt and vinegar crisps worry he could ‘starve’ if flavour …
Autism
The parents of a nine-year-old autistic boy who lives on a diet of up to eight packets of Walkers salt and vinegar crisps a day fear he could “starve” if …


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Promising Leads that Bring Hope to Reduce Autism Symptoms

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Promising Leads that Bring Hope to Reduce Autism Symptoms
A recent study has discovered that Fragile X syndrome is more common in autistic individuals. Although the gene for Fragile X syndrome was …
Source: Autism
Promising Leads that Bring Hope to Reduce Autism Symptoms
Autism
A recent study has discovered that Fragile X syndrome is more common in autistic individuals. Although the gene for Fragile X syndrome was …


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Steps For Autism Honors Hometown Heroes This Weekend

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Steps For Autism Honors Hometown Heroes This Weekend
Blue Wahoos Stadium will be alive with all sorts of heroes this weekend with the annual Steps For Autism event. “This is a fun, family event with lots of …
Source: Autism
Steps For Autism Honors Hometown Heroes This Weekend
Autism
Blue Wahoos Stadium will be alive with all sorts of heroes this weekend with the annual Steps For Autism event. “This is a fun, family event with lots of …


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Genetic Factors Account for the Majority of Autism Risk

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Genetic Factors Account for the Majority of Autism Risk
A reanalysis of data from a previous study on the familial risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) suggests that genetics contributes 83% of the risk for …
Source: Autism
Genetic Factors Account for the Majority of Autism Risk
Autism
A reanalysis of data from a previous study on the familial risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) suggests that genetics contributes 83% of the risk for …


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Distinct changes mark brains of people with mutations tied to autism

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Distinct changes mark brains of people with mutations tied to autism
Some people missing a copy of 16p11.2, a chromosomal region linked to autism, have unusually large brain structures, according to a new study.
Source: Autism
Distinct changes mark brains of people with mutations tied to autism
Autism
Some people missing a copy of 16p11.2, a chromosomal region linked to autism, have unusually large brain structures, according to a new study.


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Meet Pablo! New RTÉjr show gives insight into autism

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Meet Pablo! New RTÉjr show gives insight into autism
A ground-breaking new children’s TV series giving insight into autism is launching on RTÉjr and CBeebies next month. Debuting next Monday on …
Source: Autism
Meet Pablo! New RTÉjr show gives insight into autism
Autism
A ground-breaking new children’s TV series giving insight into autism is launching on RTÉjr and CBeebies next month. Debuting next Monday on …


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Different Journeys social group for teens with autism meets at Club Kilsyth

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Different Journeys social group for teens with autism meets at Club Kilsyth
A SOCIAL group for teens with autism is changing the lives of families in the outer east, but it’s so popular that families are being turned away.
Source: Autism
Different Journeys social group for teens with autism meets at Club Kilsyth
Autism
A SOCIAL group for teens with autism is changing the lives of families in the outer east, but it’s so popular that families are being turned away.


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Review: CBeebies autistic Pablo in ground-breaking Northern Ireland-made show

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Review: CBeebies autistic Pablo in ground-breaking Northern Ireland-made show
Pablo tells the story of a five-year-old non-verbal autistic boy and his adventures in the animated world which help him deal with life in the real world …
Source: Autism
Review: CBeebies autistic Pablo in ground-breaking Northern Ireland-made show
Autism
Pablo tells the story of a five-year-old non-verbal autistic boy and his adventures in the animated world which help him deal with life in the real world …


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Friendship Circle of Los Angeles Earns $250000 Grant

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Friendship Circle of Los Angeles Earns 0000 Grant
… and special needs each year, as well as their families, has been awarded a $250,000 grant by The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.
Source: Special Needs
Friendship Circle of Los Angeles Earns 0000 Grant
Special Needs
… and special needs each year, as well as their families, has been awarded a $250,000 grant by The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.


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High School Homecoming King Gives Crown To His Best Buddy

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High School Homecoming King Gives Crown To His Best Buddy
Rowbatham has special needs, and he and Donahoe had struck up a friendship thanks to the school’s Best Buddies program, which encourages …
Source: Special Needs
High School Homecoming King Gives Crown To His Best Buddy
Special Needs
Rowbatham has special needs, and he and Donahoe had struck up a friendship thanks to the school’s Best Buddies program, which encourages …


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Friendship Circle Los Angeles Earns $250000 Grant

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Friendship Circle Los Angeles Earns 0000 Grant
… Community Foundation of Los Angeles for its work supporting children and adults with special needs. (Photo: Friendship Circle of Los Angeles).
Source: Special Needs
Friendship Circle Los Angeles Earns 0000 Grant
Special Needs
… Community Foundation of Los Angeles for its work supporting children and adults with special needs. (Photo: Friendship Circle of Los Angeles).


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PICTURES: Celebrating autism with music and art at Neurofantastic event

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PICTURES: Celebrating autism with music and art at Neurofantastic event
There was live music, poetry and art from autistic performers and people inspired by autism. Anna Rogers, head of fundraising at Autism Anglia, said: …
Source: Autism
PICTURES: Celebrating autism with music and art at Neurofantastic event
Autism
There was live music, poetry and art from autistic performers and people inspired by autism. Anna Rogers, head of fundraising at Autism Anglia, said: …


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Meet Pablo, the star of a new show on RTÉjr with an all-autistic cast

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Meet Pablo, the star of a new show on RTÉjr with an all-autistic cast
A ground-breaking new children’s TV series featuring a child with autism in the starring role for the first time will be broadcast on RTÉjr and CBeebies …
Source: Autism
Meet Pablo, the star of a new show on RTÉjr with an all-autistic cast
Autism
A ground-breaking new children’s TV series featuring a child with autism in the starring role for the first time will be broadcast on RTÉjr and CBeebies …


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Sainsbury's Oldbury to make store autism friendly for national Autism Hour campaign

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Sainsbury’s Oldbury to make store autism friendly for national Autism Hour campaign
AUTISM Hour will be supported at an Oldbury supermarket next week as they take 60 minutes to provide autistic people with a break from the usual …
Source: Autism
Sainsbury’s Oldbury to make store autism friendly for national Autism Hour campaign
Autism
AUTISM Hour will be supported at an Oldbury supermarket next week as they take 60 minutes to provide autistic people with a break from the usual …


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Live-in – Special Needs Son

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Live-in – Special Needs Son
Special needs son seeks a live-in – he is 20 is in an IHO (Individualized housing option). This live-in would be a bit different than usual ones, but we…
Source: Special Needs
Live-in – Special Needs Son
Special Needs
Special needs son seeks a live-in – he is 20 is in an IHO (Individualized housing option). This live-in would be a bit different than usual ones, but we…


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