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October 2019:

The Employment and Transition Issue

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Employment & Transition
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The Road to Independence is Paved with Work

Support, in and of itself, is not unnecessary. However, it should lead to a destination beyond itself. It shou... Read More

My teenager has a disability - will he/she find employment after high school or college?

The U.S. Census Bureau reported for the year 2017, that overall, workers with a disability earn less than work... Read More

How IRWE (Ur-wee) ABLE to earn more and still PASS the eligibility criteria for disability benefits?

In this article, we are going to show you how to use Impairment Related Work Expenses (IRWE), Plans to Achieve... Read More

Achieving Your Best: On the Field and Off

People with intellectual disabilities (ID) are accomplishing more than anyone ever thought possible, as Specia... Read More

Education
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Bullying and Prevention Strategies for Children with Special Needs

One out of five children experiences bullying. Children with disabilities are more likely to be bullied than t... Read More

4 Sneaky Ways Technology is Affecting Your Family’s Health and May Affect Your Child’s New School Year

We as parents have to lead by example and show our kids healthy lifestyle habits by following our own advice. ... Read More

Fix the System Not the Child

When I was a kid, I was the round peg that did not fit in the square hole that is school. I was the kid who ha... Read More

Transitioning Back to Post-secondary Environments After a Long Summer Break

Summers change after a young adult with an autism spectrum disorder leaves high school and attends a post-seco... Read More

Healthcare
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Genetic Counselors: Your Partners in Navigating the Exciting (and Sometimes Scary) World of Genetics

Genetic counselors work with families to answer the important questions: Is this test important? Will insuranc... Read More

What to Do When The Insurance Company Says No

Families may not know that they have options when a private health insurer or Medicaid denies a claim or reduc... Read More

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Underdiagnosed Chronic Disorder

ASleep is essential for normal growth and development in children and adults. Proper sleep is vital for our bo... Read More

Of Hospitals, Children with Disabilities and Everyone Else

For children with special health care needs, hospitals become a “second home” to receive the neces... Read More

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