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Meet Your Friends Who Get Medicaid

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Meet Your Friends Who Get Medicaid
Protesters rallied against Medicaid cuts in front of the U.S. Capitol in June. Medicaid is the nation’s largest health insurance program, covering 74 …
Source: Medicaid
Meet Your Friends Who Get Medicaid
Medicaid
Protesters rallied against Medicaid cuts in front of the U.S. Capitol in June. Medicaid is the nation’s largest health insurance program, covering 74 …


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Don't blame Medicaid for opioid epidemic

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Don’t blame Medicaid for opioid epidemic
Such was the recent letter by a chronic naysayer alleging that “Obamacare” and Medicaid expansion were responsible for the proliferation of narcotic …
Source: Medicaid
Don’t blame Medicaid for opioid epidemic
Medicaid
Such was the recent letter by a chronic naysayer alleging that “Obamacare” and Medicaid expansion were responsible for the proliferation of narcotic …


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URGENT: Tell Your Senators to Protect Medicaid

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URGENT: Tell Your Senators to Protect Medicaid
URGENT: Tell Your Senators to Protect Medicaid. It is crucial that Senate leaders not bring the proposed “Graham-Cassidy” health care bill before the …
Source: Medicaid
URGENT: Tell Your Senators to Protect Medicaid
Medicaid
URGENT: Tell Your Senators to Protect Medicaid. It is crucial that Senate leaders not bring the proposed “Graham-Cassidy” health care bill before the …


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Abilis rents at teen center

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Abilis rents at teen center
Abilis, the nonprofit organization that provides services and support for individuals with special needs and their families, is opening a life skills …
Source: Special Needs
Abilis rents at teen center
Special Needs
Abilis, the nonprofit organization that provides services and support for individuals with special needs and their families, is opening a life skills …


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How would the new Obamacare repeal bill affect Alabama?

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How would the new Obamacare repeal bill affect Alabama?
Overall, the bill would cut about $215 billion from the federal Medicaid budget. … The law would not just affect Medicaid recipients in Alabama. It would …
Source: Medicaid
How would the new Obamacare repeal bill affect Alabama?
Medicaid
Overall, the bill would cut about $215 billion from the federal Medicaid budget. … The law would not just affect Medicaid recipients in Alabama. It would …


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Your 2017 Guide to Trusts

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Your 2017 Guide to Trusts
Providing for your family’s financial needs is a key goal that most people … them for government assistance can benefit from a special needs trust.
Source: Special Needs
Your 2017 Guide to Trusts
Special Needs
Providing for your family’s financial needs is a key goal that most people … them for government assistance can benefit from a special needs trust.


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Connecticut Supreme Court to hear landmark education case

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Connecticut Supreme Court to hear landmark education case
… limit public education for some students with special needs, create additional municipal mandates concerning graduation and other standards, and …
Source: Special Needs
Connecticut Supreme Court to hear landmark education case
Special Needs
… limit public education for some students with special needs, create additional municipal mandates concerning graduation and other standards, and …


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Medicaid presents lower fiscal year 2019 appropriation request

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Medicaid presents lower fiscal year 2019 appropriation request
On Sept. 22, the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) executive director presented the budget request for fiscal year 2019 to the Joint Legislative …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid presents lower fiscal year 2019 appropriation request
Medicaid
On Sept. 22, the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) executive director presented the budget request for fiscal year 2019 to the Joint Legislative …


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Sinking Medicaid expansion is not the way to lead in Ohio: editorial

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Sinking Medicaid expansion is not the way to lead in Ohio: editorial
Republican Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor broke with Republican Gov. John Kasich Monday by calling for an end to Medicaid expansion during an appearance …
Source: Medicaid
Sinking Medicaid expansion is not the way to lead in Ohio: editorial
Medicaid
Republican Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor broke with Republican Gov. John Kasich Monday by calling for an end to Medicaid expansion during an appearance …


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Pumpkin Fest 2017 at Lockport farm has many attractions

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Pumpkin Fest 2017 at Lockport farm has many attractions
All children with special needs, their parents and siblings receive free admission to the Farm. Grandparents are free Monday through Friday with a …
Source: Special Needs
Pumpkin Fest 2017 at Lockport farm has many attractions
Special Needs
All children with special needs, their parents and siblings receive free admission to the Farm. Grandparents are free Monday through Friday with a …


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For Professionals

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For Professionals
This page describes the types of services provided by RWPD.
Source: Special Needs
For Professionals
Special Needs
This page describes the types of services provided by RWPD.


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Ag project helps special needs students get start in growing plants

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Ag project helps special needs students get start in growing plants
Woodward High School Ag Teacher Chip Laubach works with a few of his students to build a planter for the special needs students to plant their own …
Source: Special Needs
Ag project helps special needs students get start in growing plants
Special Needs
Woodward High School Ag Teacher Chip Laubach works with a few of his students to build a planter for the special needs students to plant their own …


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Activities for special needs students

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Activities for special needs students
Finding strategies for working with special needs students can be a challenge for full-time special education teachers, …
Source: Special Needs
Activities for special needs students
Special Needs
Finding strategies for working with special needs students can be a challenge for full-time special education teachers, …


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Teaching strategies for special needs students

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Teaching strategies for special needs students
Prepare to teach the students with special needs you may have in your classroom using this advice on accommodating and modifying your lessons to …
Source: Special Needs
Teaching strategies for special needs students
Special Needs
Prepare to teach the students with special needs you may have in your classroom using this advice on accommodating and modifying your lessons to …


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Grounds for optimism: Hong Kong's special needs teenagers gain new confidence as baristas

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Grounds for optimism: Hong Kong’s special needs teenagers gain new confidence as baristas
He is among a group of teenagers with special educational needs (SEN) who workers at the Salvation Army have helped train as baristas. The pupils …
Source: Special Needs
Grounds for optimism: Hong Kong’s special needs teenagers gain new confidence as baristas
Special Needs
He is among a group of teenagers with special educational needs (SEN) who workers at the Salvation Army have helped train as baristas. The pupils …


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Youngstown, other Valley schools, have high rates of students on Medicaid

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Youngstown, other Valley schools, have high rates of students on Medicaid
Slightly more than 80 percent of Youngstown City School District students receive health care through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance …
Source: Medicaid
Youngstown, other Valley schools, have high rates of students on Medicaid
Medicaid
Slightly more than 80 percent of Youngstown City School District students receive health care through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance …


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IMPORTANCE OF MEDICAID NEEDED FOR THE HEARING

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IMPORTANCE OF MEDICAID NEEDED FOR THE HEARING
The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Monday September 25, 2017 currently scheduled at 2 P.M. Eastern time on the …
Source: Medicaid
IMPORTANCE OF MEDICAID NEEDED FOR THE HEARING
Medicaid
The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Monday September 25, 2017 currently scheduled at 2 P.M. Eastern time on the …


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HHS head: GOP health bill could result in $820M NH Medicaid cut

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HHS head: GOP health bill could result in 0M NH Medicaid cut
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers predicted a sharp financial toll on the state’s Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
HHS head: GOP health bill could result in 0M NH Medicaid cut
Medicaid
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers predicted a sharp financial toll on the state’s Medicaid …


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Where Does Personalized Learning End and Special Education Begin?

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Where Does Personalized Learning End and Special Education Begin?
There are different types of learning environments that serve students with special needs. Some of them are separate settings, and others are inclusive …
Source: Special Needs
Where Does Personalized Learning End and Special Education Begin?
Special Needs
There are different types of learning environments that serve students with special needs. Some of them are separate settings, and others are inclusive …


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head teacher, moderate special needs 5-12

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head teacher, moderate special needs 5-12
The League School of Greater Boston is a year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team …
Source: Special Needs
head teacher, moderate special needs 5-12
Special Needs
The League School of Greater Boston is a year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team …


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Police: Man raped special needs teen inside Philadelphia rec center

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Police: Man raped special needs teen inside Philadelphia rec center
SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) – Philadelphia Police have arrested and charged a man with raping a special needs teenager inside a South …
Source: Special Needs
Police: Man raped special needs teen inside Philadelphia rec center
Special Needs
SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) – Philadelphia Police have arrested and charged a man with raping a special needs teenager inside a South …


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Medicaid Directors Group Slams Obamacare Repeal

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Medicaid Directors Group Slams Obamacare Repeal
Under the proposed Graham-Cassidy legislation to repeal and replace the Obamacare, the board of the National Association of Medicaid Directors …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Directors Group Slams Obamacare Repeal
Medicaid
Under the proposed Graham-Cassidy legislation to repeal and replace the Obamacare, the board of the National Association of Medicaid Directors …


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Medicaid Directors Issue Strong Statement Against Graham-Cassidy Bill

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Medicaid Directors Issue Strong Statement Against Graham-Cassidy Bill
Medicaid directors are no strangers to innovation, the letter states, but to succeed, “these efforts must be undertaken in a thoughtful, deliberative, and …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Directors Issue Strong Statement Against Graham-Cassidy Bill
Medicaid
Medicaid directors are no strangers to innovation, the letter states, but to succeed, “these efforts must be undertaken in a thoughtful, deliberative, and …


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National Association of Medicaid Directors against GOP Trumpcare

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National Association of Medicaid Directors against GOP Trumpcare
Medicaid directors speak out against latest G. The NAMD highlighted its concerns with the new health care bill sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham …
Source: Medicaid
National Association of Medicaid Directors against GOP Trumpcare
Medicaid
Medicaid directors speak out against latest G. The NAMD highlighted its concerns with the new health care bill sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham …


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Obamacare overhaul cuts Medicaid funding by $713 billion: Analysis

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Obamacare overhaul cuts Medicaid funding by 3 billion: Analysis
A bill to overhaul Obamacare would substantially cut Medicaid funding to states by $713 billion through 2026 and more than $3.5 trillion over the next …
Source: Medicaid
Obamacare overhaul cuts Medicaid funding by 3 billion: Analysis
Medicaid
A bill to overhaul Obamacare would substantially cut Medicaid funding to states by $713 billion through 2026 and more than $3.5 trillion over the next …


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Transgender women sue Iowa over Medicaid coverage ban

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Transgender women sue Iowa over Medicaid coverage ban
Two transgender women are suing an Iowa state agency, arguing the state’s ban on Medicaid coverage for sex reassignment-related medical services …
Source: Medicaid
Transgender women sue Iowa over Medicaid coverage ban
Medicaid
Two transgender women are suing an Iowa state agency, arguing the state’s ban on Medicaid coverage for sex reassignment-related medical services …


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From Medicaid to McCain: 7 Things Arizonans Need to Know About Health Care Bill

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From Medicaid to McCain: 7 Things Arizonans Need to Know About Health Care Bill
States that have expanded Medicaid stand to lose the most under Graham-Cassidy. Arizona is one of those states. Back in 2013, we expanded access …
Source: Medicaid
From Medicaid to McCain: 7 Things Arizonans Need to Know About Health Care Bill
Medicaid
States that have expanded Medicaid stand to lose the most under Graham-Cassidy. Arizona is one of those states. Back in 2013, we expanded access …


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What Trump Calls "Great," All 50 State Directors of Medicaid Say Is Terrible

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What Trump Calls “Great,” All 50 State Directors of Medicaid Say Is Terrible
… actually “great” and would “help people,” all 50 state Medicaid directors have signed on to a letter denouncing Republicans’ latest effort to repeal the …
Source: Medicaid
What Trump Calls “Great,” All 50 State Directors of Medicaid Say Is Terrible
Medicaid
… actually “great” and would “help people,” all 50 state Medicaid directors have signed on to a letter denouncing Republicans’ latest effort to repeal the …


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September | 2017

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September | 2017
Medicaid director of pharmacy awarded the 2017 Spirit of Pharmacy Award. September 22, 2017. 0. Terri Kirby, director of Pharmacy for the …
Source: Medicaid
September | 2017
Medicaid
Medicaid director of pharmacy awarded the 2017 Spirit of Pharmacy Award. September 22, 2017. 0. Terri Kirby, director of Pharmacy for the …


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Two one-eyed orphaned special needs kittens become best friends

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Two one-eyed orphaned special needs kittens become best friends
These two orphaned kittens with special needs have found each other and become the cutest little besties. Ozzy, the black kitten, was born with …
Source: Special Needs
Two one-eyed orphaned special needs kittens become best friends
Special Needs
These two orphaned kittens with special needs have found each other and become the cutest little besties. Ozzy, the black kitten, was born with …


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Medicaid Directors From Red And Blue States Reject Graham-Cassidy Repeal

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Medicaid Directors From Red And Blue States Reject Graham-Cassidy Repeal
In a blistering statement released Friday morning, the association representing state Medicaid directors took Congress to task for rushing a bill to the …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Directors From Red And Blue States Reject Graham-Cassidy Repeal
Medicaid
In a blistering statement released Friday morning, the association representing state Medicaid directors took Congress to task for rushing a bill to the …


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Lawsuit: Specialneeds student molested multiple times on school bus

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Lawsuit: Specialneeds student molested multiple times on school bus
A lawsuit alleges a specialneeds student was molested multiple times by fellow pupils on a school bus operated by IC Bus or a similarly-named entity …
Source: Special Needs
Lawsuit: Specialneeds student molested multiple times on school bus
Special Needs
A lawsuit alleges a special-needs student was molested multiple times by fellow pupils on a school bus operated by IC Bus or a similarly-named entity …


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Oklahoma school locks special needs boy in closet as punishment: 'Don't worry — it hardly ever …

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Oklahoma school locks special needs boy in closet as punishment: ‘Don’t worry — it hardly ever …
Nick Wynne is a first-grader at Mustang Creek Elementary School, where he’s in a special needs class to help with his attention-deficit/hyperactivity …
Source: Special Needs
Oklahoma school locks special needs boy in closet as punishment: ‘Don’t worry — it hardly ever …
Special Needs
Nick Wynne is a first-grader at Mustang Creek Elementary School, where he’s in a special needs class to help with his attention-deficit/hyperactivity …


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WNEP-TV's Trail of Treats 2017

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WNEP-TV’s Trail of Treats 2017
Up to 500 special needs folks from our area will enjoy a special Halloween Trail of Treats! By invitation only, people will come with their groups to ‘trick …
Source: Special Needs
WNEP-TV’s Trail of Treats 2017
Special Needs
Up to 500 special needs folks from our area will enjoy a special Halloween Trail of Treats! By invitation only, people will come with their groups to ‘trick …


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Red-state Medicaid directors sound the alarm about Cassidy-Graham

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Red-state Medicaid directors sound the alarm about Cassidy-Graham
It turns out that this aspect of Cassidy-Graham has many Medicaid directors very, very worried — even in multiple red states. I’m told that many …
Source: Medicaid
Red-state Medicaid directors sound the alarm about Cassidy-Graham
Medicaid
It turns out that this aspect of Cassidy-Graham has many Medicaid directors very, very worried — even in multiple red states. I’m told that many …


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Meeting: Southwest Dubois Schools

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Meeting: Southwest Dubois Schools
Approved the resignations of Huntingburg special needs assistant Allison Biecker and Southridge special needs assistant Natalie Meece.
Source: Special Needs
Meeting: Southwest Dubois Schools
Special Needs
Approved the resignations of Huntingburg special needs assistant Allison Biecker and Southridge special needs assistant Natalie Meece.


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Video: Autistic boy attacked on school bus in Michigan

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Video: Autistic boy attacked on school bus in Michigan
A mother is demanding answers after her autistic son was attacked by another child with special needs on a Walled Lake school bus. Walled Lake …
Source: Special Needs
Video: Autistic boy attacked on school bus in Michigan
Special Needs
A mother is demanding answers after her autistic son was attacked by another child with special needs on a Walled Lake school bus. Walled Lake …


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Tammy Rose, 36, devotes her life to children

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Tammy Rose, 36, devotes her life to children
Rose has also helped coordinate a special needs prom, for which she collected over 500 dresses so the girls could choose the perfect outfit for their …
Source: Special Needs
Tammy Rose, 36, devotes her life to children
Special Needs
Rose has also helped coordinate a special needs prom, for which she collected over 500 dresses so the girls could choose the perfect outfit for their …


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EID Celebrations Hosted Annual Celebration For Children With Special Needs

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EID Celebrations Hosted Annual Celebration For Children With Special Needs
On Saturday, Sept. 16, the non-profit Exceptional Individuals with Dreams Celebrations in conjunction with the Muslim American Society hosted its …
Source: Special Needs
EID Celebrations Hosted Annual Celebration For Children With Special Needs
Special Needs
On Saturday, Sept. 16, the non-profit Exceptional Individuals with Dreams Celebrations in conjunction with the Muslim American Society hosted its …


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Commentary: Let's debunk falsehoods about school choice and special ed

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Commentary: Let’s debunk falsehoods about school choice and special ed
When the special session for the Texas Legislature abruptly ended, the … created a tax-credit scholarship program for students with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Commentary: Let’s debunk falsehoods about school choice and special ed
Special Needs
When the special session for the Texas Legislature abruptly ended, the … created a tax-credit scholarship program for students with special needs.


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Program to locate specialneeds missing persons unveiled in South Brunswick

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Program to locate specialneeds missing persons unveiled in South Brunswick
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – When a person with special needs has gone missing, timing is critical in helping to find them safe. The South Brunswick Police …
Source: Special Needs
Program to locate specialneeds missing persons unveiled in South Brunswick
Special Needs
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – When a person with special needs has gone missing, timing is critical in helping to find them safe. The South Brunswick Police …


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Dad of bullied son takes to Facebook, pleads with parents to teach compassion, love

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Dad of bullied son takes to Facebook, pleads with parents to teach compassion, love
The Facebook post from Idaho father Dan Bezzant has nearly 89,000 shares as he tells the story of his specialneeds son who has suffered a constant …
Source: Special Needs
Dad of bullied son takes to Facebook, pleads with parents to teach compassion, love
Special Needs
The Facebook post from Idaho father Dan Bezzant has nearly 89,000 shares as he tells the story of his special-needs son who has suffered a constant …


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Mc Cordsville, IN

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Mc Cordsville, IN
I am certified to work in elementary education and special… … Send a message explaining your needs and Sarah will reply soon. Response time:.
Source: Special Needs
Mc Cordsville, IN
Special Needs
I am certified to work in elementary education and special… … Send a message explaining your needs and Sarah will reply soon. Response time:.


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Colorado hospitals owed millions in unpaid Medicaid claims

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Colorado hospitals owed millions in unpaid Medicaid claims
After Colorado launched a new system for reimbursing Medicaid claims in March, hospitals are still owed millions of dollars.
Source: Medicaid
Colorado hospitals owed millions in unpaid Medicaid claims
Medicaid
After Colorado launched a new system for reimbursing Medicaid claims in March, hospitals are still owed millions of dollars.


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This very special dog needs a forever home

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This very special dog needs a forever home
The folks at the shelter are hoping a German Shepherd lover willing to take him in and provide the special care he needs. The specially built chair will …
Source: Special Needs
This very special dog needs a forever home
Special Needs
The folks at the shelter are hoping a German Shepherd lover willing to take him in and provide the special care he needs. The specially built chair will …


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Doctor barred from treating Medicaid, Medicare patients

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Doctor barred from treating Medicaid, Medicare patients
A Las Vegas doctor, who was sentenced in July to three years of probation and seven days in jail for gross lewdness involving female patients, has …
Source: Medicaid
Doctor barred from treating Medicaid, Medicare patients
Medicaid
A Las Vegas doctor, who was sentenced in July to three years of probation and seven days in jail for gross lewdness involving female patients, has …


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Graham-Cassidy Obamacare bill cuts funding to states by $160 billion: Analysis

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Graham-Cassidy Obamacare bill cuts funding to states by 0 billion: Analysis
The bill would take Obamacare funding for the Medicaid expansion and funding for lowering costs on the law’s exchanges and gives it to states via …
Source: Medicaid
Graham-Cassidy Obamacare bill cuts funding to states by 0 billion: Analysis
Medicaid
The bill would take Obamacare funding for the Medicaid expansion and funding for lowering costs on the law’s exchanges and gives it to states via …


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Medicaid-expansion states to lose $180 billion under Cassidy-Graham plan, new report says

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Medicaid-expansion states to lose 0 billion under Cassidy-Graham plan, new report says
As a result, states that kept their Medicaid programs small would receive an extra $73 billion, while the federal money to the Medicaid expansion …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid-expansion states to lose 0 billion under Cassidy-Graham plan, new report says
Medicaid
As a result, states that kept their Medicaid programs small would receive an extra $73 billion, while the federal money to the Medicaid expansion …


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Testing…testing…1, 2, 3: DL schools facing tough achievement gap

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Testing…testing…1, 2, 3: DL schools facing tough achievement gap
The Tribune has covered the topic before: the Detroit Lakes School District has a much higher percentage of specialneeds students than state …
Source: Special Needs
Testing…testing…1, 2, 3: DL schools facing tough achievement gap
Special Needs
The Tribune has covered the topic before: the Detroit Lakes School District has a much higher percentage of special-needs students than state …


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AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania is the Top Rated Medicaid Plan in Pennsylvania

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AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania is the Top Rated Medicaid Plan in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania, a Medical Assistance (Medicaid) managed care plan serving central and …
Source: Medicaid
AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania is the Top Rated Medicaid Plan in Pennsylvania
Medicaid
HARRISBURG, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania, a Medical Assistance (Medicaid) managed care plan serving central and …


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Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Plan to Replace ACA Funding With a New Block Grant and Cap …

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Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Plan to Replace ACA Funding With a New Block Grant and Cap …
The Senate is preparing to vote next week on the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and to cap the Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Plan to Replace ACA Funding With a New Block Grant and Cap …
Medicaid
The Senate is preparing to vote next week on the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and to cap the Medicaid …


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Reps Eye Delay for Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Cuts

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Reps Eye Delay for Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Cuts
Medicaid DSH payments allow hospitals nationwide to treat our most vulnerable Americans. We urge you to take swift action to delay these harmful …
Source: Medicaid
Reps Eye Delay for Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Cuts
Medicaid
“Medicaid DSH payments allow hospitals nationwide to treat our most vulnerable Americans. We urge you to take swift action to delay these harmful …


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Five Years Later, States That Rejected the Medicaid Expansion May Get Their Reward

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Five Years Later, States That Rejected the Medicaid Expansion May Get Their Reward
When the Supreme Court made the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion optional in 2012, who could have guessed it would be the key to a …
Source: Medicaid
Five Years Later, States That Rejected the Medicaid Expansion May Get Their Reward
Medicaid
When the Supreme Court made the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion optional in 2012, who could have guessed it would be the key to a …


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Dixon street dance helps specialneeds children

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Dixon street dance helps specialneeds children
DIXON — The Evan Daly Blues Band will provide the rock and blues music for a community street dance at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Dixon United Methodist …
Source: Special Needs
Dixon street dance helps specialneeds children
Special Needs
DIXON — The Evan Daly Blues Band will provide the rock and blues music for a community street dance at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Dixon United Methodist …


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Guest column: Crapo must follow through and protect Medicaid

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Guest column: Crapo must follow through and protect Medicaid
If Senator Crapo believes that Idaho’s lifeline for people with disabilities is Medicaid, he must work to preserve the financial integrity of the Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Guest column: Crapo must follow through and protect Medicaid
Medicaid
If Senator Crapo believes that Idaho’s lifeline for people with disabilities is Medicaid, he must work to preserve the financial integrity of the Medicaid …


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Meet King: A 'special dog that needs a special home'

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Meet King: A ‘special dog that needs a special home’
Richmond Animal Care and Control says a 6-month-old German Shepherd is “a special dog that needs a special home.” …
Source: Special Needs
Meet King: A ‘special dog that needs a special home’
Special Needs
Richmond Animal Care and Control says a 6-month-old German Shepherd is “a special dog that needs a special home.” …


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Golden Circle Donates to Special Needs Students

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Golden Circle Donates to Special Needs Students
Golden Circle Donates to Special Needs Students … for specialized furniture, programs, and educational materials to help children with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Golden Circle Donates to Special Needs Students
Special Needs
Golden Circle Donates to Special Needs Students … for specialized furniture, programs, and educational materials to help children with special needs.


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Free Outdoor Play Day and Ride for Special Needs in Gwinnett Saturday

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Free Outdoor Play Day and Ride for Special Needs in Gwinnett Saturday
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, kids with special needs and other youngsters can play and enjoy giant twister, bounce houses, and other activities at …
Source: Special Needs
Free Outdoor Play Day and Ride for Special Needs in Gwinnett Saturday
Special Needs
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, kids with special needs and other youngsters can play and enjoy giant twister, bounce houses, and other activities at …


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Free Meeting for Parents of Children with Special Needs

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Free Meeting for Parents of Children with Special Needs
You are invited to a FREE session on Building Partnerships for Student Success – IEP 101. Whether your child has just been identified as needing …
Source: Special Needs
Free Meeting for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Special Needs
You are invited to a FREE session on Building Partnerships for Student Success – IEP 101. Whether your child has just been identified as needing …


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Abilis opens new life skills program at Trackside

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Abilis opens new life skills program at Trackside
WILTON — Starting in October, high school graduates with special needs can find help transitioning into adulthood through a new life skills program at …
Source: Special Needs
Abilis opens new life skills program at Trackside
Special Needs
WILTON — Starting in October, high school graduates with special needs can find help transitioning into adulthood through a new life skills program at …


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What this republican senator learned from over a decade of substitute teaching

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What this republican senator learned from over a decade of substitute teaching
Spanish-speaking and special needs teachers are in particularly high demand. At the same time, student enrollments are projected to grow by three …
Source: Special Needs
What this republican senator learned from over a decade of substitute teaching
Special Needs
Spanish-speaking and special needs teachers are in particularly high demand. At the same time, student enrollments are projected to grow by three …


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Fairhope Rotary donates $30500 to Fairhope Intermediate

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Fairhope Rotary donates 500 to Fairhope Intermediate
Jodi Keating of First Community Bank, Fairhope Rotary President Chad Clark present a $30,500 check to Fairhope Intermediate special needs teacher …
Source: Special Needs
Fairhope Rotary donates 500 to Fairhope Intermediate
Special Needs
Jodi Keating of First Community Bank, Fairhope Rotary President Chad Clark present a $30,500 check to Fairhope Intermediate special needs teacher …


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Video Surfaces Of A Reportedly Special Needs Student Being Punched At Louisiana Middle School

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Video Surfaces Of A Reportedly Special Needs Student Being Punched At Louisiana Middle School
Facebook video by Troy Dakin from Jefferson, Louisiana is going viral on social media. The video shows a reportedly special needs student being hit …
Source: Special Needs
Video Surfaces Of A Reportedly Special Needs Student Being Punched At Louisiana Middle School
Special Needs
Facebook video by Troy Dakin from Jefferson, Louisiana is going viral on social media. The video shows a reportedly special needs student being hit …


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Hitting The Bullseyes: Behind The Scenes Of ABC's Remarkable 'Speechless'

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Hitting The Bullseyes: Behind The Scenes Of ABC’s Remarkable ‘Speechless’
By the time its first season wrapped, the series — about a special needs family where oldest son JJ DiMeo (Micah Fowler) has cerebral palsy — had …
Source: Special Needs
Hitting The Bullseyes: Behind The Scenes Of ABC’s Remarkable ‘Speechless’
Special Needs
By the time its first season wrapped, the series — about a special needs family where oldest son JJ DiMeo (Micah Fowler) has cerebral palsy — had …


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Tammany Scene

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Tammany Scene
Franco’s Athletic Club in Mandeville was the site for the annual Cards 4 Kids fundraiser benefiting the Grant’s Gift Foundation. The sophisticated, yet …
Source: Special Needs
Tammany Scene
Special Needs
Franco’s Athletic Club in Mandeville was the site for the annual Cards 4 Kids fundraiser benefiting the Grant’s Gift Foundation. The sophisticated, yet …


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Probation for North Clackamas teacher arrested with heroin (Column)

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Probation for North Clackamas teacher arrested with heroin (Column)
The arrest made headlines because it occurred in the parking lot of Alder Creek Middle School in Milwaukie, where Fletcher taught special needs …
Source: Special Needs
Probation for North Clackamas teacher arrested with heroin (Column)
Special Needs
The arrest made headlines because it occurred in the parking lot of Alder Creek Middle School in Milwaukie, where Fletcher taught special needs …


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Volunteers help renovate GallopNYC's Forest Hills stable for special needs children

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Volunteers help renovate GallopNYC’s Forest Hills stable for special needs children
Last week GallopNYC’s Forest Hills facility got a major facelift thanks to help from the volunteers at The Home Depot Foundation who helped renovate …
Source: Special Needs
Volunteers help renovate GallopNYC’s Forest Hills stable for special needs children
Special Needs
Last week GallopNYC’s Forest Hills facility got a major facelift thanks to help from the volunteers at The Home Depot Foundation who helped renovate …


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Cassidy-Graham health care bill could cut state's Medicaid funding by $2 billion

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Cassidy-Graham health care bill could cut state’s Medicaid funding by billion
The Cassidy-Graham bill, the latest piece of legislation attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act, would cut West Virginia’s Medicaid funding by $2 …
Source: Medicaid
Cassidy-Graham health care bill could cut state’s Medicaid funding by billion
Medicaid
The Cassidy-Graham bill, the latest piece of legislation attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act, would cut West Virginia’s Medicaid funding by $2 …


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New Mexico presses forward with Medicaid premiums, copays

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New Mexico presses forward with Medicaid premiums, copays
New Mexico is pressing forward with plans to limit increases in state spending on Medicaid health care for low-income and disabled residents by …
Source: Medicaid
New Mexico presses forward with Medicaid premiums, copays
Medicaid
New Mexico is pressing forward with plans to limit increases in state spending on Medicaid health care for low-income and disabled residents by …


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NAPNAP Opposes Graham-Cassidy Plan to Restructure Medicaid

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NAPNAP Opposes Graham-Cassidy Plan to Restructure Medicaid
The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), the national association representing more than 8,500 pediatric nurse …
Source: Medicaid
NAPNAP Opposes Graham-Cassidy Plan to Restructure Medicaid
Medicaid
The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), the national association representing more than 8,500 pediatric nurse …


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MississippiCAN contracts move forward after PSCRB meeting

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MississippiCAN contracts move forward after PSCRB meeting
The Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) submitted the contracts to PSCRB on Aug. 22, 2017, and therefore, according to the statute the contracts …
Source: Medicaid
MississippiCAN contracts move forward after PSCRB meeting
Medicaid
The Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) submitted the contracts to PSCRB on Aug. 22, 2017, and therefore, according to the statute the contracts …


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Medicaid plans to go forward with contracts after no action by review panel

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Medicaid plans to go forward with contracts after no action by review panel
But the five-member board also refused during Tuesday’s hearing to reject the contracts, meaning Medicaid has the option of allowing the contracts to …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid plans to go forward with contracts after no action by review panel
Medicaid
But the five-member board also refused during Tuesday’s hearing to reject the contracts, meaning Medicaid has the option of allowing the contracts to …


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Cuomo calls on Congress to prevent billions in Medicaid cuts to the state on Oct. 1

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Cuomo calls on Congress to prevent billions in Medicaid cuts to the state on Oct. 1
Cuomo said if Congress does not intervene, New York faces more than $2.5 billion in Medicaid cuts. And as State House Reporter Zack Fink explains, …
Source: Medicaid
Cuomo calls on Congress to prevent billions in Medicaid cuts to the state on Oct. 1
Medicaid
Cuomo said if Congress does not intervene, New York faces more than $2.5 billion in Medicaid cuts. And as State House Reporter Zack Fink explains, …


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Provider groups slam Medicaid cuts in last-chance 'catastrophic' bill to replace ACA

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Provider groups slam Medicaid cuts in last-chance ‘catastrophic’ bill to replace ACA
They are united in their distaste for its Medicaid proposals, fearing the block grant structure could cut funding from cash-strapped facilities.
Source: Medicaid
Provider groups slam Medicaid cuts in last-chance ‘catastrophic’ bill to replace ACA
Medicaid
They are united in their distaste for its Medicaid proposals, fearing the block grant structure could cut funding from cash-strapped facilities.


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CMA pushes top 10 priorities for Medicare/Medicaid regulatory relief

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CMA pushes top 10 priorities for Medicare/Medicaid regulatory relief
The California Medical Association (CMA) submitted comprehensive comments urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to …
Source: Medicaid
CMA pushes top 10 priorities for Medicare/Medicaid regulatory relief
Medicaid
The California Medical Association (CMA) submitted comprehensive comments urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to …


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Center: Latest GOP health plan will hurt state

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Center: Latest GOP health plan will hurt state
The cuts would grow in 2027, when the bill’s temporary block grant (which would replace the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and marketplace subsidies) …
Source: Medicaid
Center: Latest GOP health plan will hurt state
Medicaid
The cuts would grow in 2027, when the bill’s temporary block grant (which would replace the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and marketplace subsidies) …


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Local parents of children on Medicaid weigh in on Obamacare repeal attempt

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Local parents of children on Medicaid weigh in on Obamacare repeal attempt
“She relies on Medicaid (to pay for) her job coach, for her supports in her apartment and for her prescription drugs. If you take that away, you are taking …
Source: Medicaid
Local parents of children on Medicaid weigh in on Obamacare repeal attempt
Medicaid
“She relies on Medicaid (to pay for) her job coach, for her supports in her apartment and for her prescription drugs. If you take that away, you are taking …


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Local Stars Take Center Stage At Once Upon A Pageant

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Local Stars Take Center Stage At Once Upon A Pageant
Dozens of star-shaped balloons filled the stage at the fifth annual special needs Pageant on September 10, but the real stars were the …
Source: Special Needs
Local Stars Take Center Stage At Once Upon A Pageant
Special Needs
Dozens of star-shaped balloons filled the stage at the fifth annual special needs Pageant on September 10, but the real stars were the …


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Caretaker headed to court, accused of scalding young special needs boy

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Caretaker headed to court, accused of scalding young special needs boy
A Munhall woman will head to court on charges that she scalded a special needs child while bathing him earlier this year. Tessa M. Richards called …
Source: Special Needs
Caretaker headed to court, accused of scalding young special needs boy
Special Needs
A Munhall woman will head to court on charges that she scalded a special needs child while bathing him earlier this year. Tessa M. Richards called …


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Boardman woman accused of endangering special needs daughter

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Boardman woman accused of endangering special needs daughter
A Boardman woman faces charges after being accused of beating up her special needs daughter outside their home. Township police charged …
Source: Special Needs
Boardman woman accused of endangering special needs daughter
Special Needs
A Boardman woman faces charges after being accused of beating up her special needs daughter outside their home. Township police charged …


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Financial care giver scams special needs clients, officials say

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Financial care giver scams special needs clients, officials say
The second victim was a male special needs client. While working for him Cline transferred more than $30,000 way more than her fees, services, and …
Source: Special Needs
Financial care giver scams special needs clients, officials say
Special Needs
The second victim was a male special needs client. While working for him Cline transferred more than $30,000 way more than her fees, services, and …


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Support group for caregivers of special needs children to begin

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Support group for caregivers of special needs children to begin
“Also, if you have a child with significant medical needs or special needs you don’t have a lot of the ‘normal’ resources for respite care. You can’t just …
Source: Special Needs
Support group for caregivers of special needs children to begin
Special Needs
“Also, if you have a child with significant medical needs or special needs you don’t have a lot of the ‘normal’ resources for respite care. You can’t just …


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New inclusive gymnastics program geared to special needs kids

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New inclusive gymnastics program geared to special needs kids
“All In” is a new program available to special needs kids, where they can learn gymnastics and tumbling along with those already enrolled in the …
Source: Special Needs
New inclusive gymnastics program geared to special needs kids
Special Needs
“All In” is a new program available to special needs kids, where they can learn gymnastics and tumbling along with those already enrolled in the …


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Experts Say The New Trumpcare Bill Will Have Devastating Effects on Women

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Experts Say The New Trumpcare Bill Will Have Devastating Effects on Women
Friedrich-Karnik explained that the bill also blocks Medicaid patients from using Planned Parenthood, which bars access to essential preventative care …
Source: Medicaid
Experts Say The New Trumpcare Bill Will Have Devastating Effects on Women
Medicaid
Friedrich-Karnik explained that the bill also blocks Medicaid patients from using Planned Parenthood, which bars access to essential preventative care …


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Districts in Maine might begin serving preschoolers with special needs

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Districts in Maine might begin serving preschoolers with special needs
Maine Gov. Paul LePage is proposing that the state’s school districts begin providing special education services for 3-to-5 year olds, as school districts …
Source: Special Needs
Districts in Maine might begin serving preschoolers with special needs
Special Needs
Maine Gov. Paul LePage is proposing that the state’s school districts begin providing special education services for 3-to-5 year olds, as school districts …


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Arizona leaders help shape new health care bill

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Arizona leaders help shape new health care bill
It would also replace Medicaid funding which covers almost two million Arizonans. Individuals would no longer be required to have insurance and …
Source: Medicaid
Arizona leaders help shape new health care bill
Medicaid
It would also replace Medicaid funding which covers almost two million Arizonans. Individuals would no longer be required to have insurance and …


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Supporting Medicaid, CHIP through political advocacy

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Supporting Medicaid, CHIP through political advocacy
CHICAGO — Pediatricians are in a unique position to advocate for the upkeep of government-supported health care programs, including Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Supporting Medicaid, CHIP through political advocacy
Medicaid
CHICAGO — Pediatricians are in a unique position to advocate for the upkeep of government-supported health care programs, including Medicaid …


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The Health 202: Moderates would have to swallow deep Medicaid cuts for GOP health-care push …

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The Health 202: Moderates would have to swallow deep Medicaid cuts for GOP health-care push …
and Lindsey Graham (S.C.) are furiously whipping among their GOP colleagues this week would significantly cut federal Medicaid spending across …
Source: Medicaid
The Health 202: Moderates would have to swallow deep Medicaid cuts for GOP health-care push …
Medicaid
and Lindsey Graham (S.C.) are furiously whipping among their GOP colleagues this week would significantly cut federal Medicaid spending across …


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Autism Safety family day festival slated in Upper Merion

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Autism Safety family day festival slated in Upper Merion
Justin Unlimited has partnered with Swedesburg Volunteer Fire Co. and invited all those families with children/adults with autism or any special needs …
Source: Special Needs
Autism Safety family day festival slated in Upper Merion
Special Needs
Justin Unlimited has partnered with Swedesburg Volunteer Fire Co. and invited all those families with children/adults with autism or any special needs …


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Parents of Special Needs Kids: Don't Forget to Recharge

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Parents of Special Needs Kids: Don’t Forget to Recharge
For example, we have seen that for parents caring for special needs kids, there is a major shortage of time dedicated to caring for themselves …
Source: Special Needs
Parents of Special Needs Kids: Don’t Forget to Recharge
Special Needs
For example, we have seen that for parents caring for special needs kids, there is a major shortage of time dedicated to caring for themselves …


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LPOSD trio named among the 'Best of Idaho'

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LPOSD trio named among the ‘Best of Idaho’
Montgomery has been employed as a special needs aide with the district since November 2013 and serves as an attendant on several special needs …
Source: Special Needs
LPOSD trio named among the ‘Best of Idaho’
Special Needs
Montgomery has been employed as a special needs aide with the district since November 2013 and serves as an attendant on several special needs …


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There's a last-ditch Republican effort to repeal Obamacare, and it would still slam NJ

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There’s a last-ditch Republican effort to repeal Obamacare, and it would still slam NJ
WASHINGTON — New Jersey would lose $3.9 billion in federal Medicaid funding over 10 years under a last-ditch Senate Republican effort to repeal …
Source: Medicaid
There’s a last-ditch Republican effort to repeal Obamacare, and it would still slam NJ
Medicaid
WASHINGTON — New Jersey would lose $3.9 billion in federal Medicaid funding over 10 years under a last-ditch Senate Republican effort to repeal …


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Obamacare Is Suddenly in Grave Danger. Here's Why

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Obamacare Is Suddenly in Grave Danger. Here’s Why
It would do away with Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, subsidies for private insurance, eliminate the requirement that Americans have insurance …
Source: Medicaid
Obamacare Is Suddenly in Grave Danger. Here’s Why
Medicaid
It would do away with Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, subsidies for private insurance, eliminate the requirement that Americans have insurance …


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GOP's new health bill will hurt Nevadans

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GOP’s new health bill will hurt Nevadans
Now, an emerging bipartisan effort to strengthen our health care system without taking people’s coverage away or gutting Medicaid offers Heller yet …
Source: Medicaid
GOP’s new health bill will hurt Nevadans
Medicaid
Now, an emerging bipartisan effort to strengthen our health care system without taking people’s coverage away or gutting Medicaid offers Heller yet …


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Walker airs concern about health care bill

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Walker airs concern about health care bill
Bill Walker has expressed concern about the potential risks to Medicaid in the latest Republican-led repeal of former President Barack Obama’s 2010 …
Source: Medicaid
Walker airs concern about health care bill
Medicaid
Bill Walker has expressed concern about the potential risks to Medicaid in the latest Republican-led repeal of former President Barack Obama’s 2010 …


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Medicaid funding, public transportation highlight Arise's 2018 priorities

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Medicaid funding, public transportation highlight Arise’s 2018 priorities
New Medicaid revenue and creation of a state Public Transportation Trust Fund are among the goals on Alabama Arise’s 2018 legislative agenda.
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid funding, public transportation highlight Arise’s 2018 priorities
Medicaid
New Medicaid revenue and creation of a state Public Transportation Trust Fund are among the goals on Alabama Arise’s 2018 legislative agenda.


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Group says new health proposal cuts West Virginia Medicaid

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Group says new health proposal cuts West Virginia Medicaid
According to the center, the Cassidy-Graham bill, named for its sponsors, would convert the Medicaid expansion and marketplace subsidies to smaller …
Source: Medicaid
Group says new health proposal cuts West Virginia Medicaid
Medicaid
According to the center, the Cassidy-Graham bill, named for its sponsors, would convert the Medicaid expansion and marketplace subsidies to smaller …


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Why I'm Spending My Late Twenties Raising Kids Who "Aren't Mine"

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Why I’m Spending My Late Twenties Raising Kids Who “Aren’t Mine”
In Romper’s Now You See Us series, six women 35 and under whose children have special needs describe in their own words what it’s like to have a …
Source: Special Needs
Why I’m Spending My Late Twenties Raising Kids Who “Aren’t Mine”
Special Needs
In Romper’s Now You See Us series, six women 35 and under whose children have special needs describe in their own words what it’s like to have a …


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Take3: Brewing up jobs for people with special needs (Video)

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Take3: Brewing up jobs for people with special needs (Video)
Take3: Brewing up jobs for people with special needs (Video) … when she opened her east Denver brewery; all of her staff have special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Take3: Brewing up jobs for people with special needs (Video)
Special Needs
Take3: Brewing up jobs for people with special needs (Video) … when she opened her east Denver brewery; all of her staff have special needs.


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Meet 2017's Women Who Shaped the State

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Meet 2017’s Women Who Shaped the State
Michele Kong, co-founder and Chief Medical Officer, KultureCity. Kong is changing the state for the better for members of the special needs community …
Source: Special Needs
Meet 2017’s Women Who Shaped the State
Special Needs
Michele Kong, co-founder and Chief Medical Officer, KultureCity. Kong is changing the state for the better for members of the special needs community …


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