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ProtectOurCare: Because My 11-Year-Old Daughter's Life Depends On Medicaid

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ProtectOurCare: Because My 11-Year-Old Daughter’s Life Depends On Medicaid
When a child is born ill or with disabilities, there is love, but there is also fear. Fear of what will happen during the endless medical procedures, what …
Source: Medicaid
ProtectOurCare: Because My 11-Year-Old Daughter’s Life Depends On Medicaid
Medicaid
When a child is born ill or with disabilities, there is love, but there is also fear. Fear of what will happen during the endless medical procedures, what …


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LA Care Leads Coalition of Medicaid Health Plans to Raise Health Care Bill Concerns with US …

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LA Care Leads Coalition of Medicaid Health Plans to Raise Health Care Bill Concerns with US …
Los Angeles — L.A. Care Health Plan has partnered with nine other Medicaid health plans from across the nation to urge the U.S. Senate to carefully …
Source: Medicaid
LA Care Leads Coalition of Medicaid Health Plans to Raise Health Care Bill Concerns with US …
Medicaid
Los Angeles — L.A. Care Health Plan has partnered with nine other Medicaid health plans from across the nation to urge the U.S. Senate to carefully …


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summer homeschooling Archives

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summer homeschooling Archives
Summer is here, and for many families it will bring a much-needed and deserved break. When we hear the word summer, we often think of popsicles, …
Source: Special Needs
summer homeschooling Archives
Special Needs
Summer is here, and for many families it will bring a much-needed and deserved break. When we hear the word summer, we often think of popsicles, …


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I want! I want! I want!

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I want! I want! I want!
PROJECT R.I.D.E. NEEDS VOLUNTEERS . . . Project R.I.D.E., the therapeutic horseback riding program for special needs children and adults, …
Source: Special Needs
I want! I want! I want!
Special Needs
PROJECT R.I.D.E. NEEDS VOLUNTEERS . . . Project R.I.D.E., the therapeutic horseback riding program for special needs children and adults, …


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Word Barn needs variance, not special exception, ZBA says

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Word Barn needs variance, not special exception, ZBA says
EXETER — Two Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings later, Ben and Sarah Anderson were alerted Tuesday night their application seeking a special …
Source: Special Needs
Word Barn needs variance, not special exception, ZBA says
Special Needs
EXETER — Two Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings later, Ben and Sarah Anderson were alerted Tuesday night their application seeking a special …


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Strategies to Reduce Medicaid Spending: Findings from a Literature Review

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Strategies to Reduce Medicaid Spending: Findings from a Literature Review
Congress is considering fundamental changes to Medicaid’s financing structure that seek to make federal funding for Medicaid more predictable and …
Source: Medicaid
Strategies to Reduce Medicaid Spending: Findings from a Literature Review
Medicaid
Congress is considering fundamental changes to Medicaid’s financing structure that seek to make federal funding for Medicaid more predictable and …


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Mental health leader once backed Medicaid privatization, now says it's forcing staff cuts

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Mental health leader once backed Medicaid privatization, now says it’s forcing staff cuts
The leader of a large Iowa mental health agency, who once defended the state’s shift to private Medicaid management, now says the new system is …
Source: Medicaid
Mental health leader once backed Medicaid privatization, now says it’s forcing staff cuts
Medicaid
The leader of a large Iowa mental health agency, who once defended the state’s shift to private Medicaid management, now says the new system is …


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Federal lawsuit: Hempfield Area staff illegally restrained, injured special-ed student

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Federal lawsuit: Hempfield Area staff illegally restrained, injured special-ed student
The parents of a specialneeds student filed a federal lawsuit against the Hempfield Area School District this week, alleging staff at Harrold Middle …
Source: Special Needs
Federal lawsuit: Hempfield Area staff illegally restrained, injured special-ed student
Special Needs
The parents of a special-needs student filed a federal lawsuit against the Hempfield Area School District this week, alleging staff at Harrold Middle …


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A summer-long blessing for kids with special needs

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A summer-long blessing for kids with special needs
When Nikia Bye couldn’t find a day camp appropriate for her teenage son who has autism, she started one herself. This is the fourth summer that …
Source: Special Needs
A summer-long blessing for kids with special needs
Special Needs
When Nikia Bye couldn’t find a day camp appropriate for her teenage son who has autism, she started one herself. This is the fourth summer that …


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5 Ways to Manage the Grief of Parenting a Child with Special Needs

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5 Ways to Manage the Grief of Parenting a Child with Special Needs
Grieving is an inevitable part of parenting. All of our children were born their OWN person. Before their birth, all parents have dreams of what they see …
Source: Special Needs
5 Ways to Manage the Grief of Parenting a Child with Special Needs
Special Needs
Grieving is an inevitable part of parenting. All of our children were born their OWN person. Before their birth, all parents have dreams of what they see …


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Cat Chaos After Bringing Home 2 Special Needs Cats

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Cat Chaos After Bringing Home 2 Special Needs Cats
Hello, I recently adopted two new cats on 6/4, we now have a total of 5. One of our current cats, Walter, is blind, docile and not a mean defensive…
Source: Special Needs
Cat Chaos After Bringing Home 2 Special Needs Cats
Special Needs
Hello, I recently adopted two new cats on 6/4, we now have a total of 5. One of our current cats, Walter, is blind, docile and not a mean defensive…


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Ohio Senate sets vote on $65B budget with Medicaid limits

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Ohio Senate sets vote on B budget with Medicaid limits
Limits on health care coverage under Ohio’s Medicaid expansion are among dozens of changes contained in a state budget bill headed for a vote of …
Source: Medicaid
Ohio Senate sets vote on B budget with Medicaid limits
Medicaid
Limits on health care coverage under Ohio’s Medicaid expansion are among dozens of changes contained in a state budget bill headed for a vote of …


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How to create an ultra-accessible theme park. The inspirational story of Morgan's Wonderland

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How to create an ultra-accessible theme park. The inspirational story of Morgan’s Wonderland
If you aren’t already aware of Morgan’s Wonderland, prepare to be moved. The world’s first theme park designed with specialneeds individuals in …
Source: Special Needs
How to create an ultra-accessible theme park. The inspirational story of Morgan’s Wonderland
Special Needs
If you aren’t already aware of Morgan’s Wonderland, prepare to be moved. The world’s first theme park designed with special-needs individuals in …


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Medicaid and CHIP for Children: Trends in Coverage, Affordability, and Provider Access

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Medicaid and CHIP for Children: Trends in Coverage, Affordability, and Provider Access
Between 2008 and 2015, children’s Medicaid/CHIP enrollment increased by almost a third, the children’s uninsured rate fell by nearly fifty percent, and …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid and CHIP for Children: Trends in Coverage, Affordability, and Provider Access
Medicaid
Between 2008 and 2015, children’s Medicaid/CHIP enrollment increased by almost a third, the children’s uninsured rate fell by nearly fifty percent, and …


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Potential and promise for JFCS Special Needs program participants

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Potential and promise for JFCS Special Needs program participants
Just last week, several of our JFCS Special Needs program participants had the wonderful honor of graduating from the Project SEARCH program.
Source: Special Needs
Potential and promise for JFCS Special Needs program participants
Special Needs
Just last week, several of our JFCS Special Needs program participants had the wonderful honor of graduating from the Project SEARCH program.


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Subscribe

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Subscribe
SNACK is the creation of New York mom and SNACK’s Executive Director, Jackie Ceonzo. In 2003, after being unable to find a fulfilling program for …
Source: Special Needs
Subscribe
Special Needs
SNACK is the creation of New York mom and SNACK’s Executive Director, Jackie Ceonzo. In 2003, after being unable to find a fulfilling program for …


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Michigan hospitals, communities benefit from Medicaid, private insurance expansion

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Michigan hospitals, communities benefit from Medicaid, private insurance expansion
The average cost of an inpatient admission in a Michigan hospital is 11.7 percent lower than the national average for a comparable admission and …
Source: Medicaid
Michigan hospitals, communities benefit from Medicaid, private insurance expansion
Medicaid
The average cost of an inpatient admission in a Michigan hospital is 11.7 percent lower than the national average for a comparable admission and …


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Lanford: Congressional Republicans want to block-grant Medicaid but nobody else does

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Lanford: Congressional Republicans want to block-grant Medicaid but nobody else does
A key component of the Republican health care plan now before the Senate is it allows states to turn their Medicaid programs into a block grant.
Source: Medicaid
Lanford: Congressional Republicans want to block-grant Medicaid but nobody else does
Medicaid
A key component of the Republican health care plan now before the Senate is it allows states to turn their Medicaid programs into a block grant.


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Proposed Federal Medicaid Caps Will Hurt Seniors. Here's Why

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Proposed Federal Medicaid Caps Will Hurt Seniors. Here’s Why
Over time, that new structure would result in deep cuts in the federal contribution to Medicaid and ultimately reduce long-term care benefits for frail …
Source: Medicaid
Proposed Federal Medicaid Caps Will Hurt Seniors. Here’s Why
Medicaid
Over time, that new structure would result in deep cuts in the federal contribution to Medicaid and ultimately reduce long-term care benefits for frail …


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Health Plans Call on Congress to Maintain Medicaid Funding

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Health Plans Call on Congress to Maintain Medicaid Funding
Some kind of reform is necessary, health insurers say, but the deep cuts currently proposed for Medicaid would leave states struggling to care for poor …
Source: Medicaid
Health Plans Call on Congress to Maintain Medicaid Funding
Medicaid
Some kind of reform is necessary, health insurers say, but the deep cuts currently proposed for Medicaid would leave states struggling to care for poor …


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Spotlight on the Impact of the American Health Care Act on Total Medicaid Spending in Eight States

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Spotlight on the Impact of the American Health Care Act on Total Medicaid Spending in Eight States
New projections demonstrate the impact the American Health Care Act will have on total (federal and state) Medicaid spending.
Source: Medicaid
Spotlight on the Impact of the American Health Care Act on Total Medicaid Spending in Eight States
Medicaid
New projections demonstrate the impact the American Health Care Act will have on total (federal and state) Medicaid spending.


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Putnam Valley Students Honored For Creating Special Need Soccer Program

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Putnam Valley Students Honored For Creating Special Need Soccer Program
MAGMAH was founded to give special needs children in Putnam Valley a chance to be soccer. The program has continued to grow, expanding the …
Source: Special Needs
Putnam Valley Students Honored For Creating Special Need Soccer Program
Special Needs
MAGMAH was founded to give special needs children in Putnam Valley a chance to be soccer. The program has continued to grow, expanding the …


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Casey: GOP cuts to Medicaid would undermine opioid battle

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Casey: GOP cuts to Medicaid would undermine opioid battle
Democratic senators from Pennsylvania and West Virginia, along with several local police chiefs, Tuesday morning warned Medicaid cuts being …
Source: Medicaid
Casey: GOP cuts to Medicaid would undermine opioid battle
Medicaid
Democratic senators from Pennsylvania and West Virginia, along with several local police chiefs, Tuesday morning warned Medicaid cuts being …


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Kaine gets local feedback on proposed Medicaid cuts

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Kaine gets local feedback on proposed Medicaid cuts
6/19/17 – Kaine gets local feedback on proposed Medicaid cuts. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., stopped by Albemarle High School on Monday morning to talk …
Source: Medicaid
Kaine gets local feedback on proposed Medicaid cuts
Medicaid
6/19/17 – Kaine gets local feedback on proposed Medicaid cuts. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., stopped by Albemarle High School on Monday morning to talk …


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Waco's Hawaiian Falls opens free Friday to people with special needs

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Waco’s Hawaiian Falls opens free Friday to people with special needs
Special needs individuals, along with their families and caregivers, will have exclusive access to the park from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on June 23. And …
Source: Special Needs
Waco’s Hawaiian Falls opens free Friday to people with special needs
Special Needs
Special needs individuals, along with their families and caregivers, will have exclusive access to the park from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on June 23. And …


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GOP's health care rollback collides with the opioid epidemic

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GOP’s health care rollback collides with the opioid epidemic
The Republican campaign to roll back former President Barack Obama’s health care law is colliding with the opioid epidemic. Medicaid cutbacks …
Source: Medicaid
GOP’s health care rollback collides with the opioid epidemic
Medicaid
The Republican campaign to roll back former President Barack Obama’s health care law is colliding with the opioid epidemic. Medicaid cutbacks …


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Audit finds errors, delays in Medicaid eligibility system

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Audit finds errors, delays in Medicaid eligibility system
Raleigh, N.C. — State auditors say problems with the state’s management of a system to deliver Medicaid services has delayed benefits and resulted …
Source: Medicaid
Audit finds errors, delays in Medicaid eligibility system
Medicaid
Raleigh, N.C. — State auditors say problems with the state’s management of a system to deliver Medicaid services has delayed benefits and resulted …


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Likely Senate Plan For Medicaid Would Mean More Pain In The Future

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Likely Senate Plan For Medicaid Would Mean More Pain In The Future
Medicaid has become an issue in this debate because the Affordable Care Act made extra funding available to states that expanded eligibility for their …
Source: Medicaid
Likely Senate Plan For Medicaid Would Mean More Pain In The Future
Medicaid
Medicaid has become an issue in this debate because the Affordable Care Act made extra funding available to states that expanded eligibility for their …


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Medicaid Buy-In Goes Down to a Veto

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Medicaid Buy-In Goes Down to a Veto
The bill was AB374, and it would have allowed the state to open a Medicaid-like health care plan for people who make more than the Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Buy-In Goes Down to a Veto
Medicaid
The bill was AB374, and it would have allowed the state to open a Medicaid-like health care plan for people who make more than the Medicaid …


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Motorcycle Ride Raises 136K for Jill's House

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Motorcycle Ride Raises 136K for Jill’s House
Jill’s House started out as an effort through McLean Bible Church to help parents of special needs children get a break and have time to themselves or …
Source: Special Needs
Motorcycle Ride Raises 136K for Jill’s House
Special Needs
Jill’s House started out as an effort through McLean Bible Church to help parents of special needs children get a break and have time to themselves or …


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Fixing The 3 Biggest Flaws In Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion: Part 3

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Fixing The 3 Biggest Flaws In Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion: Part 3
This is the third in a 3-part series explaining how the Republican replacement plan for Obamacare will address the 3 biggest flaws related to the …
Source: Medicaid
Fixing The 3 Biggest Flaws In Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion: Part 3
Medicaid
This is the third in a 3-part series explaining how the Republican replacement plan for Obamacare will address the 3 biggest flaws related to the …


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Novi Wildcats host Fantasy Football Camp for kids with special needs

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Novi Wildcats host Fantasy Football Camp for kids with special needs
NOVI, Mich. (WJBK) – It won’t be long until our Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are full of football. This week, though, there was a very special get …
Source: Special Needs
Novi Wildcats host Fantasy Football Camp for kids with special needs
Special Needs
NOVI, Mich. (WJBK) – It won’t be long until our Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are full of football. This week, though, there was a very special get …


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Special Needs High School Teacher

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Special Needs High School Teacher
SPECIAL NEEDS HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER. Special Education Center (learn more). South Middlesex Regional Voc. School District (AKA Joseph P.
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs High School Teacher
Special Needs
SPECIAL NEEDS HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER. Special Education Center (learn more). South Middlesex Regional Voc. School District (AKA Joseph P.


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Illinois Medicaid talks to blow past judge's deadline

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Illinois Medicaid talks to blow past judge’s deadline
(Reuters)—Talks over boosting Illinois’ lagging payments to Medicaid providers amid the state’s budget impasse will continue past a deadline of today …
Source: Medicaid
Illinois Medicaid talks to blow past judge’s deadline
Medicaid
(Reuters)—Talks over boosting Illinois’ lagging payments to Medicaid providers amid the state’s budget impasse will continue past a deadline of today …


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Medicaid Cuts Threaten Student Learning, School District Finances

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Medicaid Cuts Threaten Student Learning, School District Finances
Medicaid protects Georgia’s children. Nearly half of our children, or 1.3 million, are able to go to a doctor and access other health care services …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Cuts Threaten Student Learning, School District Finances
Medicaid
Medicaid protects Georgia’s children. Nearly half of our children, or 1.3 million, are able to go to a doctor and access other health care services …


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Specialneeds cat seeks special home

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Specialneeds cat seeks special home
We understand that many people will have second thoughts about adopting a specialneeds cat like Barry. That’s why, in an effort to find him the loving …
Source: Special Needs
Specialneeds cat seeks special home
Special Needs
We understand that many people will have second thoughts about adopting a special-needs cat like Barry. That’s why, in an effort to find him the loving …


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Books on special needs children

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Books on special needs children
Variety of books on how to help and raise special needs children. Excellent condition, smoke-free home. Willing to deliver to the Holland / Zeeland …
Source: Special Needs
Books on special needs children
Special Needs
Variety of books on how to help and raise special needs children. Excellent condition, smoke-free home. Willing to deliver to the Holland / Zeeland …


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Finally Kids With Special Needs Can Let Their Hair Down In A Water Park Constructed Specially …

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Finally Kids With Special Needs Can Let Their Hair Down In A Water Park Constructed Specially …
The recent news will make happy all the kids with disabilities and their parents because in San Antonio there has been opened a new waterpark.
Source: Special Needs
Finally Kids With Special Needs Can Let Their Hair Down In A Water Park Constructed Specially …
Special Needs
The recent news will make happy all the kids with disabilities and their parents because in San Antonio there has been opened a new waterpark.


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To All The Kids Without A School

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To All The Kids Without A School
Meanwhile, my then 10-year-old boy with special needs was home clinically depressed with a tutor. He was out of school after countless institutions …
Source: Special Needs
To All The Kids Without A School
Special Needs
Meanwhile, my then 10-year-old boy with special needs was home clinically depressed with a tutor. He was out of school after countless institutions …


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Camdenton Cuts Preschool Program At Hurricane Deck Elementary

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Camdenton Cuts Preschool Program At Hurricane Deck Elementary
Last year the school had 25 preschool students; eight of them had special needs. But by the end of the school year, three special needs students …
Source: Special Needs
Camdenton Cuts Preschool Program At Hurricane Deck Elementary
Special Needs
Last year the school had 25 preschool students; eight of them had special needs. But by the end of the school year, three special needs students …


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Senate wants to kill Medicaid even faster than House did

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Senate wants to kill Medicaid even faster than House did
Because almost $900 billion in Medicaid cuts in the House bill didn’t give quite enough for massive tax cuts for the wealthy, Senate Republicans are …
Source: Medicaid
Senate wants to kill Medicaid even faster than House did
Medicaid
Because almost $900 billion in Medicaid cuts in the House bill didn’t give quite enough for massive tax cuts for the wealthy, Senate Republicans are …


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Video: Gloria's Family Relies on Medicaid for Life-Saving Health Care

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Video: Gloria’s Family Relies on Medicaid for Life-Saving Health Care
Leslie and his family depend on Medicaid to care for their daughter, Gloria. Gloria’s has a rare disorder that requires intensive, round-the-clock care.
Source: Medicaid
Video: Gloria’s Family Relies on Medicaid for Life-Saving Health Care
Medicaid
Leslie and his family depend on Medicaid to care for their daughter, Gloria. Gloria’s has a rare disorder that requires intensive, round-the-clock care.


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Medicaid Expansion Fueled ED Visits, but More Patients Had Insurance, Study Finds

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Medicaid Expansion Fueled ED Visits, but More Patients Had Insurance, Study Finds
Experts hoped that Medicaid expansion would direct the previously uninsured into primary care and reduce reliance on the emergency department.
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Expansion Fueled ED Visits, but More Patients Had Insurance, Study Finds
Medicaid
Experts hoped that Medicaid expansion would direct the previously uninsured into primary care and reduce reliance on the emergency department.


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Why Does the Medicaid Debate Matter? National Data and Voices of People with Medicaid

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Why Does the Medicaid Debate Matter? National Data and Voices of People with Medicaid
President Trump and other GOP leaders have called for far-reaching changes to Medicaid, including caps and reductions in federal funding for the …
Source: Medicaid
Why Does the Medicaid Debate Matter? National Data and Voices of People with Medicaid
Medicaid
President Trump and other GOP leaders have called for far-reaching changes to Medicaid, including caps and reductions in federal funding for the …


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American Health Care Act would harm Illinois kids

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American Health Care Act would harm Illinois kids
Over 1.5 million kids rely on Medicaid, and another 325,000 on the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Together, these programs cover 42 percent …
Source: Medicaid
American Health Care Act would harm Illinois kids
Medicaid
Over 1.5 million kids rely on Medicaid, and another 325,000 on the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Together, these programs cover 42 percent …


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Addiction medicine experts push back against AHCA's Medicaid cuts at first opioid commission …

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Addiction medicine experts push back against AHCA’s Medicaid cuts at first opioid commission …
In his testimony, Joe Parks, M.D., medical director for the National Council for Behavioral Health, said that Medicaid is the largest payer in the country …
Source: Medicaid
Addiction medicine experts push back against AHCA’s Medicaid cuts at first opioid commission …
Medicaid
In his testimony, Joe Parks, M.D., medical director for the National Council for Behavioral Health, said that Medicaid is the largest payer in the country …


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Straight Talk for Seniors®: How Medicaid Caps Would Impact Seniors

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: How Medicaid Caps Would Impact Seniors
The health care debate is full of technical jargon that can make it hard to understand exactly how proposals would impact seniors. Medicaid per capita …
Source: Medicaid
Straight Talk for Seniors®: How Medicaid Caps Would Impact Seniors
Medicaid
The health care debate is full of technical jargon that can make it hard to understand exactly how proposals would impact seniors. Medicaid per capita …


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After Passing Several Innovative Health Policies, Nevada Reaches Its Limit: Medicaid for All

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After Passing Several Innovative Health Policies, Nevada Reaches Its Limit: Medicaid for All
The Medicaid-for-all concept is similar to the single-payer system of universal health care that liberals have pushed for years but have yet to see …
Source: Medicaid
After Passing Several Innovative Health Policies, Nevada Reaches Its Limit: Medicaid for All
Medicaid
The Medicaid-for-all concept is similar to the single-payer system of universal health care that liberals have pushed for years but have yet to see …


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Hospital group urges changes to GOP healthcare bill

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Hospital group urges changes to GOP healthcare bill
Obamacare was originally written to mandate all states expand Medicaid to low-income people, but a Supreme Court decision made the provision …
Source: Medicaid
Hospital group urges changes to GOP healthcare bill
Medicaid
Obamacare was originally written to mandate all states expand Medicaid to low-income people, but a Supreme Court decision made the provision …


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Americans Across the Political Spectrum Agree: Cutting, Capping and Restructuring Medicaid is a …

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Americans Across the Political Spectrum Agree: Cutting, Capping and Restructuring Medicaid is a …
Lutheran Services in America released new research that demonstrates that the vast majority of Americans oppose the proposed changes to Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Americans Across the Political Spectrum Agree: Cutting, Capping and Restructuring Medicaid is a …
Medicaid
Lutheran Services in America released new research that demonstrates that the vast majority of Americans oppose the proposed changes to Medicaid …


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They're 'ALL IN' : Morristown High students get state honors for shunning spotlight

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They’re ‘ALL IN’ : Morristown High students get state honors for shunning spotlight
Members of ALL IN — who include students with special needs–meet twice a week during lunch and once a month after school to practice peer …
Source: Special Needs
They’re ‘ALL IN’ : Morristown High students get state honors for shunning spotlight
Special Needs
Members of ALL IN — who include students with special needs–meet twice a week during lunch and once a month after school to practice peer …


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Special Needs Books for Kids ages 4-16

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Special Needs Books for Kids ages 4-16
Please welcome my guest author today, Sandra Woffington, with a special needs book list. Her book, Evil Speaks: Warriors and Watchers Saga #1, …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Books for Kids ages 4-16
Special Needs
Please welcome my guest author today, Sandra Woffington, with a special needs book list. Her book, Evil Speaks: Warriors and Watchers Saga #1, …


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Referring to kids as special needs in their presence.

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Referring to kids as special needs in their presence.
Sorry, but as a former teacher and a parent of a child with special needs I think you miss the mark and you are casting way to wide a net. You can …
Source: Special Needs
Referring to kids as special needs in their presence.
Special Needs
Sorry, but as a former teacher and a parent of a child with special needs I think you miss the mark and you are casting way to wide a net. You can …


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Sonnenberg hopes to help students with autism

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Sonnenberg hopes to help students with autism
“You have the typically developed kids (interacting) with the special needs kids and that’s how you have inclusion,” Sonnenberg said. “It’s good for (all) …
Source: Special Needs
Sonnenberg hopes to help students with autism
Special Needs
“You have the typically developed kids (interacting) with the special needs kids and that’s how you have inclusion,” Sonnenberg said. “It’s good for (all) …


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We need a Robert Mueller resignation or a second special counsel

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We need a Robert Mueller resignation or a second special counsel
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has a problem: He has a disqualifying conflict of interest regarding a large part of his work. It involves a choice …
Source: Special Needs
We need a Robert Mueller resignation or a second special counsel
Special Needs
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has a problem: He has a disqualifying conflict of interest regarding a large part of his work. It involves a choice …


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Volunteer pleads guilty to stealing $50000 from Bel Air organization

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Volunteer pleads guilty to stealing 000 from Bel Air organization
Mark Yelen, accused of stealing $50,000 from a Bel Air organization that worked with youths with special needs, pled guilty Friday on what was …
Source: Special Needs
Volunteer pleads guilty to stealing 000 from Bel Air organization
Special Needs
Mark Yelen, accused of stealing $50,000 from a Bel Air organization that worked with youths with special needs, pled guilty Friday on what was …


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Zoe K.

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Zoe K.
Zoe is a tutor in Chicago, IL (60611) : Hi! I’m Zoe. I’m an MSW graduate with a passion for working with children, teens, and families. I also hold a …
Source: Special Needs
Zoe K.
Special Needs
Zoe is a tutor in Chicago, IL (60611) : Hi! I’m Zoe. I’m an MSW graduate with a passion for working with children, teens, and families. I also hold a …


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Legislature quietly did quality work for people of Nevada

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Legislature quietly did quality work for people of Nevada
Another step forward: A weighted funding formula that provides additional per-student funding for students with special needs and English-language …
Source: Special Needs
Legislature quietly did quality work for people of Nevada
Special Needs
Another step forward: A weighted funding formula that provides additional per-student funding for students with special needs and English-language …


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New housing unveiled at Camp Beausite in Chimacum

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New housing unveiled at Camp Beausite in Chimacum
Additionally, United Way of Clallam County has granted funds for scholarships for eight to 10 Clallam County residents with special needs to attend …
Source: Special Needs
New housing unveiled at Camp Beausite in Chimacum
Special Needs
Additionally, United Way of Clallam County has granted funds for scholarships for eight to 10 Clallam County residents with special needs to attend …


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confession

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confession
I don’t know why, just whenever I am around them, I just get really uncomfortable. I know I’m gonna get lambasted for being a shitty person but I…
Source: Special Needs
confession
Special Needs
I don’t know why, just whenever I am around them, I just get really uncomfortable. I know I’m gonna get lambasted for being a shitty person but I…


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Trump Supporters in Catch-22 With Medicaid Overhaul

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Trump Supporters in Catch-22 With Medicaid Overhaul
Kentucky’s planned overhaul of Medicaid, forcing adults to work in order to receive subsidized healthcare, faces a moment of truth in economically …
Source: Medicaid
Trump Supporters in Catch-22 With Medicaid Overhaul
Medicaid
Kentucky’s planned overhaul of Medicaid, forcing adults to work in order to receive subsidized healthcare, faces a moment of truth in economically …


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Editorial: AHCA must not gut Michigan Medicaid

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Editorial: AHCA must not gut Michigan Medicaid
But the ACA did accomplish several needed changes like requiring insurers to cover people with preexisting conditions, expanding Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Editorial: AHCA must not gut Michigan Medicaid
Medicaid
But the ACA did accomplish several needed changes like requiring insurers to cover people with preexisting conditions, expanding Medicaid …


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Lakewood special ed school is virtually all-white, as minority district struggles, report says

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Lakewood special ed school is virtually all-white, as minority district struggles, report says
LAKEWOOD — A school for children with special needs almost exclusively serves white students — but receives tax dollars from a struggling school …
Source: Special Needs
Lakewood special ed school is virtually all-white, as minority district struggles, report says
Special Needs
LAKEWOOD — A school for children with special needs almost exclusively serves white students — but receives tax dollars from a struggling school …


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Healthcare Hunger Games: Seniors, Please Report to the Arena

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Healthcare Hunger Games: Seniors, Please Report to the Arena
Medicaid serves as the payor of last resort for the poor, disabled and children. However, since its inception in 1965, it has evolved for many as the first …
Source: Medicaid
Healthcare Hunger Games: Seniors, Please Report to the Arena
Medicaid
Medicaid serves as the payor of last resort for the poor, disabled and children. However, since its inception in 1965, it has evolved for many as the first …


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Printed Letters: June 18, 2017

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Printed Letters: June 18, 2017
I’m a Republican, and have been since voting for Ronald Reagan in 1980. I also have a son with autism who receives care paid for by Medicaid.
Source: Medicaid
Printed Letters: June 18, 2017
Medicaid
I’m a Republican, and have been since voting for Ronald Reagan in 1980. I also have a son with autism who receives care paid for by Medicaid.


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Morning briefing: Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he withdrew from Homeland …

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Morning briefing: Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he withdrew from Homeland …
Medicaid overhaul faces tough test in Trump country: Rachana Pradhan reports for Politico from Salyersville, Kentucky: “Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s …
Source: Medicaid
Morning briefing: Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he withdrew from Homeland …
Medicaid
Medicaid overhaul faces tough test in Trump country: Rachana Pradhan reports for Politico from Salyersville, Kentucky: “Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s …


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DPHHS Medicaid Director Mary Dalton leaves behind a legacy in health care

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DPHHS Medicaid Director Mary Dalton leaves behind a legacy in health care
In her career, Dalton has played a major role in establishing Medicaid health policy for the state. Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that pays for …
Source: Medicaid
DPHHS Medicaid Director Mary Dalton leaves behind a legacy in health care
Medicaid
In her career, Dalton has played a major role in establishing Medicaid health policy for the state. Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that pays for …


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STRIVE works to prove charter schools can sustain high test scores while serving students with …

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STRIVE works to prove charter schools can sustain high test scores while serving students with …
Josue Bonilla, 13, left, gets a high five from his teacher Wendi Sussman, right, after completing a hard reading lesson in his Multi-Intensive class at …
Source: Special Needs
STRIVE works to prove charter schools can sustain high test scores while serving students with …
Special Needs
Josue Bonilla, 13, left, gets a high five from his teacher Wendi Sussman, right, after completing a hard reading lesson in his Multi-Intensive class at …


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Another inquiry for Ascent, this one on Medicaid billings

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Another inquiry for Ascent, this one on Medicaid billings
6/17/17 – Another inquiry for Ascent, this one on Medicaid billings. More complications apparently have arisen for Ascent Children’s Health Services, …
Source: Medicaid
Another inquiry for Ascent, this one on Medicaid billings
Medicaid
6/17/17 – Another inquiry for Ascent, this one on Medicaid billings. More complications apparently have arisen for Ascent Children’s Health Services, …


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Reader feels misled about Measure P spending

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Reader feels misled about Measure P spending
This is one reason I oppose public unions on city, state and federal levels. Public unions are special interest groups with special needs. Politicians are …
Source: Special Needs
Reader feels misled about Measure P spending
Special Needs
This is one reason I oppose public unions on city, state and federal levels. Public unions are special interest groups with special needs. Politicians are …


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Portman Backs Phase-Down in Federal Funds for Medicaid Expansion

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Portman Backs Phase-Down in Federal Funds for Medicaid Expansion
Senator Rob Portman says he supports a reduction over time in federal funds for Medicaid expansion. The Cincinnati-area Republican is taking part in …
Source: Medicaid
Portman Backs Phase-Down in Federal Funds for Medicaid Expansion
Medicaid
Senator Rob Portman says he supports a reduction over time in federal funds for Medicaid expansion. The Cincinnati-area Republican is taking part in …


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Don Follis: 'Boy, the world needs more people like that'

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Don Follis: ‘Boy, the world needs more people like that’
Fry’s employs specialneeds people. Two young men were directing traffic in the parking lot. A third was collecting stray carts and offering them to …
Source: Special Needs
Don Follis: ‘Boy, the world needs more people like that’
Special Needs
Fry’s employs special-needs people. Two young men were directing traffic in the parking lot. A third was collecting stray carts and offering them to …


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Switchfoot combines love of music and surfing with community in Bro-Am

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Switchfoot combines love of music and surfing with community in Bro-Am
A: Last year, Bro-Am funded an instrumental music program at a school in Chula Vista that includes over 200 special needs kids. The music program …
Source: Special Needs
Switchfoot combines love of music and surfing with community in Bro-Am
Special Needs
A: Last year, Bro-Am funded an instrumental music program at a school in Chula Vista that includes over 200 special needs kids. The music program …


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DPHHS Medicaid Director Dalton leaves behind a legacy in health care

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DPHHS Medicaid Director Dalton leaves behind a legacy in health care
In her career, Mary has played a major role in establishing Medicaid health policy for the state. Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that pays for a …
Source: Medicaid
DPHHS Medicaid Director Dalton leaves behind a legacy in health care
Medicaid
In her career, Mary has played a major role in establishing Medicaid health policy for the state. Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that pays for a …


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Trumpcare Could Lose Big In Tuesday's Georgia Special Election

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Trumpcare Could Lose Big In Tuesday’s Georgia Special Election
But Georgia is one of the 19 states that hasn’t expanded Medicaid, which could be a wild card for voters in Tuesday’s election. The ACA’s Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Trumpcare Could Lose Big In Tuesday’s Georgia Special Election
Medicaid
But Georgia is one of the 19 states that hasn’t expanded Medicaid, which could be a wild card for voters in Tuesday’s election. The ACA’s Medicaid …


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Triumph starts new program for dads and their families

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Triumph starts new program for dads and their families
By Jonathan Sigal / Special to The Taunton Gazette … “Special needs or mental health issues are isolating, so for someone to write that is a cryball in …
Source: Special Needs
Triumph starts new program for dads and their families
Special Needs
By Jonathan Sigal / Special to The Taunton Gazette … “Special needs or mental health issues are isolating, so for someone to write that is a cryball in …


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Mom, church create chance for people with special needs

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Mom, church create chance for people with special needs
Mom, church create chance for people with special needs. Robert Inglis/The Daily Item. Michele Whitenight and her son Joshua, 9, of Riverside, …
Source: Special Needs
Mom, church create chance for people with special needs
Special Needs
Mom, church create chance for people with special needs. Robert Inglis/The Daily Item. Michele Whitenight and her son Joshua, 9, of Riverside, …


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Buying Advice special needs kid

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Buying Advice special needs kid
My ih hydro had forward and reverse hand control with left hand and throttle with right hand. Right pedal was brakes and you almost never need it …
Source: Special Needs
Buying Advice special needs kid
Special Needs
My ih hydro had forward and reverse hand control with left hand and throttle with right hand. Right pedal was brakes and you almost never need it …


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On Father's Day: Resilient dad, fragile child, faith in Buffalo

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On Father’s Day: Resilient dad, fragile child, faith in Buffalo
He is a pupil of Meghan Barrett, his teacher in a special needs classroom. He receives specialized therapy. His parents say they’ve watched him make …
Source: Special Needs
On Father’s Day: Resilient dad, fragile child, faith in Buffalo
Special Needs
He is a pupil of Meghan Barrett, his teacher in a special needs classroom. He receives specialized therapy. His parents say they’ve watched him make …


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Huntington to use alternate pool for specialneeds campers

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Huntington to use alternate pool for specialneeds campers
Huntington officials found a way for specialneeds campers enrolled in the town’s Camp Bright Star program to go swimming, addressing the concerns …
Source: Special Needs
Huntington to use alternate pool for specialneeds campers
Special Needs
Huntington officials found a way for special-needs campers enrolled in the town’s Camp Bright Star program to go swimming, addressing the concerns …


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Dreams Come True: Adoption Of Adult With Special Needs

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Dreams Come True: Adoption Of Adult With Special Needs
Dreams Come True: Adoption Of Adult With Special Needs. It was a long road covered by obstacles, but now the McGoverns are a happy family of …
Source: Special Needs
Dreams Come True: Adoption Of Adult With Special Needs
Special Needs
Dreams Come True: Adoption Of Adult With Special Needs. It was a long road covered by obstacles, but now the McGoverns are a happy family of …


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12-26 hr a week w Special Needs 4 year old

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12-26 hr a week w Special Needs 4 year old
Experience is not required, but helpful. Definitely need to be comfortable with special needs. Cerebral palsy, feeding tube, diaper changes. She has a …
Source: Special Needs
12-26 hr a week w Special Needs 4 year old
Special Needs
Experience is not required, but helpful. Definitely need to be comfortable with special needs. Cerebral palsy, feeding tube, diaper changes. She has a …


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Trump's first opioid meeting hears concerns about slashing Medicaid

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Trump’s first opioid meeting hears concerns about slashing Medicaid
Various experts at the White House’s first panel on opioids Friday expressed concerns that any cuts to former President Obama’s Medicaid expansion …
Source: Medicaid
Trump’s first opioid meeting hears concerns about slashing Medicaid
Medicaid
Various experts at the White House’s first panel on opioids Friday expressed concerns that any cuts to former President Obama’s Medicaid expansion …


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Reps. Simmons, Fallon answer constituent questions at town hall

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Reps. Simmons, Fallon answer constituent questions at town hall
Because special session priorities or charges are predetermined by the … Simmons’ passion, he said, is school choice for special needs students.
Source: Special Needs
Reps. Simmons, Fallon answer constituent questions at town hall
Special Needs
Because special session priorities or charges are predetermined by the … Simmons’ passion, he said, is school choice for special needs students.


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Maybe This Is the Article That Will Convince You Not to Cut Medicaid

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Maybe This Is the Article That Will Convince You Not to Cut Medicaid
“This is what it means to be uninsured. It means you cannot live safely and comfortably in your own body,” the author writes. (Photo: AUCD/flickr/cc).
Source: Medicaid
Maybe This Is the Article That Will Convince You Not to Cut Medicaid
Medicaid
“This is what it means to be uninsured. It means you cannot live safely and comfortably in your own body,” the author writes. (Photo: AUCD/flickr/cc).


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Five Father's Day Tips For Special Needs Dads

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Five Father’s Day Tips For Special Needs Dads
Five Father’s Day Tips For Special Needs Dads. Author Deanna Picon Offers Ways To Help Dads Throughout The Year. Fathering a special needs …
Source: Special Needs
Five Father’s Day Tips For Special Needs Dads
Special Needs
Five Father’s Day Tips For Special Needs Dads. Author Deanna Picon Offers Ways To Help Dads Throughout The Year. Fathering a special needs …


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Special Needs Students Get A Graduation They'll Never Forget

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Special Needs Students Get A Graduation They’ll Never Forget
A local school for kids with special needs planned to throw a small graduation. Principal Jeane Reynolds know the parents of these kids already spent …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Students Get A Graduation They’ll Never Forget
Special Needs
A local school for kids with special needs planned to throw a small graduation. Principal Jeane Reynolds know the parents of these kids already spent …


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Medicaid cuts pose big threat to small towns, rural communities

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Medicaid cuts pose big threat to small towns, rural communities
Drive across our state in any direction and you’ll cross vast, sparsely populated areas. You may not spot any hospitals, but you’ll likely pass a …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid cuts pose big threat to small towns, rural communities
Medicaid
Drive across our state in any direction and you’ll cross vast, sparsely populated areas. You may not spot any hospitals, but you’ll likely pass a …


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A Father's Persistence

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A Father’s Persistence
Especially when you have a family member with a special need, the responsibility is even much higher,” says David Bulambo a Congolese refugee …
Source: Special Needs
A Father’s Persistence
Special Needs
Especially when you have a family member with a special need, the responsibility is even much higher,” says David Bulambo a Congolese refugee …


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Davison Point Photography, LLC offering “A Day In The Park” photo shoot for children with special

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Davison Point Photography, LLC offering “A Day In The Park” photo shoot for children with special
… children with special needs 18 years old and younger Saturday, June 24, from 4-6:30 p.m. in Heritage and Willow Island parks on East Main Street.
Source: Special Needs
Davison Point Photography, LLC offering “A Day In The Park” photo shoot for children with special
Special Needs
… children with special needs 18 years old and younger Saturday, June 24, from 4-6:30 p.m. in Heritage and Willow Island parks on East Main Street.


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Pilot's program for children with special needs takes flight

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Pilot’s program for children with special needs takes flight
A new program is giving Nova Scotia children with special needs a chance to ride in the co-pilot’s seat. Dream Wings took to the skies out of the …
Source: Special Needs
Pilot’s program for children with special needs takes flight
Special Needs
A new program is giving Nova Scotia children with special needs a chance to ride in the co-pilot’s seat. Dream Wings took to the skies out of the …


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PSNI gets a special visit from some old friends

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PSNI gets a special visit from some old friends
(Photo by MARY MALONE) Sierra with Panhandle Special Needs was dressed for the occasion as the Journey of Hope cycling team stopped by for a …
Source: Special Needs
PSNI gets a special visit from some old friends
Special Needs
(Photo by MARY MALONE) Sierra with Panhandle Special Needs was dressed for the occasion as the Journey of Hope cycling team stopped by for a …


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Therapeutic horseback riding program, We Can Ride, leaves Minnetonka after nearly four decades

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Therapeutic horseback riding program, We Can Ride, leaves Minnetonka after nearly four decades
We Can Ride serves about 250 people with disabilities or special needs — from autism or learning disabilities to multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy.
Source: Special Needs
Therapeutic horseback riding program, We Can Ride, leaves Minnetonka after nearly four decades
Special Needs
We Can Ride serves about 250 people with disabilities or special needs — from autism or learning disabilities to multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy.


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Durbin: GOP plan to cut Medicaid would hurt schools

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Durbin: GOP plan to cut Medicaid would hurt schools
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, left, calls for preservation of Medicaid funding that directly impacts students in area schools during a press conference …
Source: Medicaid
Durbin: GOP plan to cut Medicaid would hurt schools
Medicaid
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, left, calls for preservation of Medicaid funding that directly impacts students in area schools during a press conference …


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The battle over Medicaid

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The battle over Medicaid
ObamaCare expanded Medicaid to cover more Americans, but Republicans say the program for the poor is too costly. Here’s everything you need to …
Source: Medicaid
The battle over Medicaid
Medicaid
ObamaCare expanded Medicaid to cover more Americans, but Republicans say the program for the poor is too costly. Here’s everything you need to …


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Nevada governor vetoes Medicaid-for-all bill

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Nevada governor vetoes Medicaid-for-all bill
There will be no Medicaid-for-all option in Nevada. Gov. Brian Sandoval waited until the last day he could — Friday — to veto a measure that would …
Source: Medicaid
Nevada governor vetoes Medicaid-for-all bill
Medicaid
There will be no Medicaid-for-all option in Nevada. Gov. Brian Sandoval waited until the last day he could — Friday — to veto a measure that would …


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When is it time to just say 'no'?

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When is it time to just say ‘no’?
Whatever amount Wyoming’s state government can shave from Medicaid spending for American Indian people would be partially shared with tribal …
Source: Medicaid
When is it time to just say ‘no’?
Medicaid
Whatever amount Wyoming’s state government can shave from Medicaid spending for American Indian people would be partially shared with tribal …


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Governor Sandoval vetoes medicaid, energy bills ahead of midnight deadline

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Governor Sandoval vetoes medicaid, energy bills ahead of midnight deadline
Governor Sandoval nixed Assembly Bill 374, the ‘Medicaid for All’ bill would have given every resident access to program similar to Medicaid. The bill …
Source: Medicaid
Governor Sandoval vetoes medicaid, energy bills ahead of midnight deadline
Medicaid
Governor Sandoval nixed Assembly Bill 374, the ‘Medicaid for All’ bill would have given every resident access to program similar to Medicaid. The bill …


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EDITORIAL: HIP 2.0 is worth saving

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EDITORIAL: HIP 2.0 is worth saving
HIP 2.0 was made possible by the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, which called for an expansion of Medicaid eligibility in all states.
Source: Medicaid
EDITORIAL: HIP 2.0 is worth saving
Medicaid
HIP 2.0 was made possible by the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, which called for an expansion of Medicaid eligibility in all states.


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SC Medicaid to offer free smoking cessation meds to beneficiaries

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SC Medicaid to offer free smoking cessation meds to beneficiaries
The state Department of Health and Human Services on July 1 will begin offering free smoking cessation medications to Medicaid beneficiaries who …
Source: Medicaid
SC Medicaid to offer free smoking cessation meds to beneficiaries
Medicaid
The state Department of Health and Human Services on July 1 will begin offering free smoking cessation medications to Medicaid beneficiaries who …


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