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Daily Archives: October 12, 2017

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Special Needs Associate Program Manager Jobs in Grand Rapids, MI

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Special Needs Associate Program Manager Jobs in Grand Rapids, MI
Provides administrative supervision and mentoring to Special Needs Specialist and Early Learning Support Specialists; limited fiscal management; …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Associate Program Manager Jobs in Grand Rapids, MI
Special Needs
Provides administrative supervision and mentoring to Special Needs Specialist and Early Learning Support Specialists; limited fiscal management; …


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Special Needs Autism Instructor / ABA Therapist

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Special Needs Autism Instructor / ABA Therapist
Special Needs Instructor / ABA Therapist Psychology majors, Biology/Pre-Med majors, Education/Special Education majors, Social Work/Counseling …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Autism Instructor / ABA Therapist
Special Needs
Special Needs Instructor / ABA Therapist Psychology majors, Biology/Pre-Med majors, Education/Special Education majors, Social Work/Counseling …


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Autism & Innovation center established to help people with ASD find meaningful work

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Autism & Innovation center established to help people with ASD find meaningful work
Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find innovative jobs is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s new Center for …
Source: Autism
Autism & Innovation center established to help people with ASD find meaningful work
Autism
Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find innovative jobs is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s new Center for …


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Chili Cook Off planned in Batavia

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Chili Cook Off planned in Batavia
Talkbacks will last approximately 30 minutes and may include special … The Fox Valley Special Needs Resource Committee will hold its inaugural …
Source: Special Needs
Chili Cook Off planned in Batavia
Special Needs
Talkbacks will last approximately 30 minutes and may include special … The Fox Valley Special Needs Resource Committee will hold its inaugural …


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What's the Link Between Autism and Socioeconomic Status?

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What’s the Link Between Autism and Socioeconomic Status?
Children who live in affluent neighborhoods are more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than those living in poorer …
Source: Autism
What’s the Link Between Autism and Socioeconomic Status?
Autism
Children who live in affluent neighborhoods are more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than those living in poorer …


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1 Mom Used Jimmy Fallon's "Mama" Contest to Advocate For Autism — and It Really Paid Off

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1 Mom Used Jimmy Fallon’s “Mama” Contest to Advocate For Autism — and It Really Paid Off
When it came to entering Cooper, her nonverbal son with autism, into the contest put on by Jimmy Fallon and Today Parents that encouraged kids to …
Source: Autism
1 Mom Used Jimmy Fallon’s “Mama” Contest to Advocate For Autism — and It Really Paid Off
Autism
When it came to entering Cooper, her nonverbal son with autism, into the contest put on by Jimmy Fallon and Today Parents that encouraged kids to …


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Our Fellow Citizens in Puerto Rico Need Us

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Our Fellow Citizens in Puerto Rico Need Us
A recent Congressional proposal to send an additional $1 billion in Medicaid funds is insufficient. The block grant structure of Medicaid in Puerto Rico, …
Source: Medicaid
Our Fellow Citizens in Puerto Rico Need Us
Medicaid
A recent Congressional proposal to send an additional $1 billion in Medicaid funds is insufficient. The block grant structure of Medicaid in Puerto Rico, …


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State attorneys general implore Congress to fund addiction treatment

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State attorneys general implore Congress to fund addiction treatment
A majority of state attorneys general joined in a bipartisan coalition earlier this week and urged Congress to permit Medicaid funding toward larger …
Source: Medicaid
State attorneys general implore Congress to fund addiction treatment
Medicaid
A majority of state attorneys general joined in a bipartisan coalition earlier this week and urged Congress to permit Medicaid funding toward larger …


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Mother of son with autism begs lawmakers to find solution to DHS budget cuts

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Mother of son with autism begs lawmakers to find solution to DHS budget cuts
“We need them to come up with a resolution that doesn’t impact the most vulnerable in Oklahoma,” the mother said. “Find a way that doesn’t take away …
Source: Autism
Mother of son with autism begs lawmakers to find solution to DHS budget cuts
Autism
“We need them to come up with a resolution that doesn’t impact the most vulnerable in Oklahoma,” the mother said. “Find a way that doesn’t take away …


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Whole genome sequencing identifies new genetic signature for autism

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Whole genome sequencing identifies new genetic signature for autism
IMAGE: Children with autism (red bars) were significantly more likely to have three or more genetic variations than their unaffected siblings (blue bars).
Source: Autism
Whole genome sequencing identifies new genetic signature for autism
Autism
IMAGE: Children with autism (red bars) were significantly more likely to have three or more genetic variations than their unaffected siblings (blue bars).


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A New Baseball-Focused Kosher Deli Will Open Soon Near Wrigley Field

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A New Baseball-Focused Kosher Deli Will Open Soon Near Wrigley Field
Extra Innings plans to hire some workers with special needs, hoping to give them real-world work experience and to prepare them for future …
Source: Special Needs
A New Baseball-Focused Kosher Deli Will Open Soon Near Wrigley Field
Special Needs
Extra Innings plans to hire some workers with special needs, hoping to give them real-world work experience and to prepare them for future …


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Using Drosophila to model synaptic function in NF1 autism

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Using Drosophila to model synaptic function in NF1 autism
Around 80% children with NF1 show leaning impairments and 45% show Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptomatology. NF1 critically regulates …
Source: Autism
Using Drosophila to model synaptic function in NF1 autism
Autism
Around 80% children with NF1 show leaning impairments and 45% show Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptomatology. NF1 critically regulates …


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Legislature must act to avoid Medicaid provider rate cuts

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Legislature must act to avoid Medicaid provider rate cuts
Legislature must act to avoid Medicaid provider rate cuts. Posted on: 10/11/17. SoonerCare payment rates for hospitals and most other providers will …
Source: Medicaid
Legislature must act to avoid Medicaid provider rate cuts
Medicaid
Legislature must act to avoid Medicaid provider rate cuts. Posted on: 10/11/17. SoonerCare payment rates for hospitals and most other providers will …


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How Medicaid Is Eating Virginia's Budget

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How Medicaid Is Eating Virginia’s Budget
Second, the Medicaid program has crowded out spending for other priorities. Medicaid hogged 60% of all General Fund revenue growth over the …
Source: Medicaid
How Medicaid Is Eating Virginia’s Budget
Medicaid
Second, the Medicaid program has crowded out spending for other priorities. Medicaid hogged 60% of all General Fund revenue growth over the …


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Man with autism accused of attempted murder of sister found not guilty by reason of insanity

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Man with autism accused of attempted murder of sister found not guilty by reason of insanity
A MAN WITH autism from Kilkenny has been found not guilty by reason of insanity of attempting to murder his pregnant sister so she wouldn’t raise her …
Source: Autism
Man with autism accused of attempted murder of sister found not guilty by reason of insanity
Autism
A MAN WITH autism from Kilkenny has been found not guilty by reason of insanity of attempting to murder his pregnant sister so she wouldn’t raise her …


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Three Keys for a Dad of a Special Needs Child to Be Successful at Work

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Three Keys for a Dad of a Special Needs Child to Be Successful at Work
One gentleman, in particular, felt guilty because he had a child with special needs but didn’t have the time or expertise to be a more involved parent.
Source: Special Needs
Three Keys for a Dad of a Special Needs Child to Be Successful at Work
Special Needs
One gentleman, in particular, felt guilty because he had a child with special needs but didn’t have the time or expertise to be a more involved parent.


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State Trims Medicaid HMO Payments

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State Trims Medicaid HMO Payments
Florida has reduced by 3.7 percent the rates it pays HMOs and provider-sponsored networks in the biggest part of the Medicaid managed-care system …
Source: Medicaid
State Trims Medicaid HMO Payments
Medicaid
Florida has reduced by 3.7 percent the rates it pays HMOs and provider-sponsored networks in the biggest part of the Medicaid managed-care system …


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Reductions in Medicaid impact local hospitals

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Reductions in Medicaid impact local hospitals
LaFrancois says Medicaid is one of the biggest payers to The Aroostook Medical Center and other area hospitals. The CEO’s of the other 3 County …
Source: Medicaid
Reductions in Medicaid impact local hospitals
Medicaid
LaFrancois says Medicaid is one of the biggest payers to The Aroostook Medical Center and other area hospitals. The CEO’s of the other 3 County …


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Berkeley schools, government partner to give specialneeds students training at county offices

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Berkeley schools, government partner to give specialneeds students training at county offices
The state Department of Disability and Special Needs is also involved . “To me this is just such a valuable experience for our kids that we should have …
Source: Special Needs
Berkeley schools, government partner to give specialneeds students training at county offices
Special Needs
The state Department of Disability and Special Needs is also involved . “To me this is just such a valuable experience for our kids that we should have …


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Arkancsas Medicaid Claiming Program Specialist (ARMAC)

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Arkancsas Medicaid Claiming Program Specialist (ARMAC)
The Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative is now accepting applications for a n Arkansas Medicaid Claiming (ARMAC) Program …
Source: Medicaid
Arkancsas Medicaid Claiming Program Specialist (ARMAC)
Medicaid
The Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative is now accepting applications for a n Arkansas Medicaid Claiming (ARMAC) Program …


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Heartwarming moment a little girl with autism and ADHD is surprised with a tiny pet puppy – and …

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Heartwarming moment a little girl with autism and ADHD is surprised with a tiny pet puppy – and …
A little girl with Autism and ADHD broke down into tears when her mother surprised her with a new family member. She was told that Santa had come …
Source: Autism
Heartwarming moment a little girl with autism and ADHD is surprised with a tiny pet puppy – and …
Autism
A little girl with Autism and ADHD broke down into tears when her mother surprised her with a new family member. She was told that Santa had come …


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Patients With Diabetes Hospitalized Less When Enrolled in Special Needs Plans

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Patients With Diabetes Hospitalized Less When Enrolled in Special Needs Plans
Specialized Medicare Advantage plans called chronic condition special needs plans (C-SNPs), may demonstrate greater improvement in outcomes …
Source: Special Needs
Patients With Diabetes Hospitalized Less When Enrolled in Special Needs Plans
Special Needs
Specialized Medicare Advantage plans called chronic condition special needs plans (C-SNPs), may demonstrate greater improvement in outcomes …


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Medicaid

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Medicaid
Of the many difficult aspects of reforming health care, perhaps the most debated is what to do with Medicaid spending and block grant proposals.
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicaid
Of the many difficult aspects of reforming health care, perhaps the most debated is what to do with Medicaid spending and block grant proposals.


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Parents of autistic children raise concerns after death

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Parents of autistic children raise concerns after death
CONCERNS: Lourdes Bascon Mendiola walks regularly with her son, Clifford Bascon Wooten, in Tamuning. Mendiola, an Autism Community …
Source: Autism
Parents of autistic children raise concerns after death
Autism
CONCERNS: Lourdes Bascon Mendiola walks regularly with her son, Clifford Bascon Wooten, in Tamuning. Mendiola, an Autism Community …


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ISU Research Explores Connection Between Autism, IT Careers

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ISU Research Explores Connection Between Autism, IT Careers
It’s no secret that more and more children are being diagnosed with autism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says about 1 in 68 …
Source: Autism
ISU Research Explores Connection Between Autism, IT Careers
Autism
It’s no secret that more and more children are being diagnosed with autism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says about 1 in 68 …


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South Africa: Behind the Special Needs Bus Attack

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South Africa: Behind the Special Needs Bus Attack
It was widely reported last week that a vehicle dedicated to carrying people with disabilities was attacked and the occupants left traumatised. But what …
Source: Special Needs
South Africa: Behind the Special Needs Bus Attack
Special Needs
It was widely reported last week that a vehicle dedicated to carrying people with disabilities was attacked and the occupants left traumatised. But what …


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Massachusetts Waiver Amendment Requests Partial Expansion and Closed Formulary

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Massachusetts Waiver Amendment Requests Partial Expansion and Closed Formulary
On September 8, 2017, Massachusetts submitted a waiver amendment request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to modify its …
Source: Medicaid
Massachusetts Waiver Amendment Requests Partial Expansion and Closed Formulary
Medicaid
On September 8, 2017, Massachusetts submitted a waiver amendment request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to modify its …


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Groves Spirit Week elects special homecoming king

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Groves Spirit Week elects special homecoming king
Specialneeds kids were included in regular classrooms. We chose to live here because that was important to us. This is important the way the world is …
Source: Special Needs
Groves Spirit Week elects special homecoming king
Special Needs
Special-needs kids were included in regular classrooms. We chose to live here because that was important to us. This is important the way the world is …


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Knute Buehler knocks Brown over Medicaid problems

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Knute Buehler knocks Brown over Medicaid problems
Buehler, a doctor who represents Bend in the Legislature, cited recent problems with late eligibility checks for Medicaid re-enrollment and said Brown …
Source: Medicaid
Knute Buehler knocks Brown over Medicaid problems
Medicaid
Buehler, a doctor who represents Bend in the Legislature, cited recent problems with late eligibility checks for Medicaid re-enrollment and said Brown …


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RSU 9 voters OK $33.63 million budget for referendum

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RSU 9 voters OK .63 million budget for referendum
Alycia Stevens of New Sharon, an RSU 9 bus driver, said drivers need more help on buses for students who have special needs. It is difficult to drive …
Source: Special Needs
RSU 9 voters OK .63 million budget for referendum
Special Needs
Alycia Stevens of New Sharon, an RSU 9 bus driver, said drivers need more help on buses for students who have special needs. It is difficult to drive …


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Bullying of Individuals with Special Needs and Disabilities Workshop October 25

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Bullying of Individuals with Special Needs and Disabilities Workshop October 25
Maureen van Stone’s presentation will include an overview of the issues of bullying, harassment, and intimidation of students with special needs and …
Source: Special Needs
Bullying of Individuals with Special Needs and Disabilities Workshop October 25
Special Needs
Maureen van Stone’s presentation will include an overview of the issues of bullying, harassment, and intimidation of students with special needs and …


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Extreme Caregiving: The Moral Work of Raising Children with Special Needs by Lisa Freitag

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Extreme Caregiving: The Moral Work of Raising Children with Special Needs by Lisa Freitag
Parents who care for children with special needs, particularly those whose children have multiple disabilities or intellectual delays, are pioneers in …
Source: Special Needs
Extreme Caregiving: The Moral Work of Raising Children with Special Needs by Lisa Freitag
Special Needs
Parents who care for children with special needs, particularly those whose children have multiple disabilities or intellectual delays, are pioneers in …


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