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The ability for families to get services for children with developmental disabilities may increase if a new rule proposed under the Affordable Care Act becomes final.
In this "Kids News Extra" segment Dr. T reviews the article, "Proposed Rule Mandates Coverage of Habilitation" from the ASHA Leader about proposed mandate to cover habilitative services.
"Habilitation" is intervention to help a child build skills in which they are delayed or disordered. It's similar to the more familiar term of "rehabilitation" whereby an individual receives intervention to regain skills that are lost second to an accident, a disease, or the like.
The ASHA Leader is a publication of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association which provides information for the public and governs the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology.
This proposed rule goes beyond speech-language and hearing services and regards global developmental issues. We hope it's helpful.
Send your comments and quesitons to us at info@KidsAtoZ.com
Best,The Kids AtoZ Team
Learning Disabilities Advocate Jason Oliver joins us this week on The Best Years in Life Radio. Jason comes from a learning disabilities background and has overcome obstacles to become successful in every area of his life.. He now helps children and adults with disabilities to be all that they can be. This week's subject will be guiding a person with learning disabilities in obtaining employment.
During the first half hour, Tony will go over additions to our website and will talk about the health topic of his choice.
During the second half hour, Luella's topic will be addressing learning disabilities.
Wednesday – January 6 from 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Eastern) and 12:00 Noon-12:30 PM. (Central).
Back by popular demand, the "ADA Live!" Show: Post-Secondary Education and Students with Disabilities is being rebroadcast by the Southeast ADA. Students with disabilities, including those who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, don’t usually know about their opportunities in higher education, what accommodations are available, and how to request them. This episode discusses what students with disabilities and their families need to know about access to higher education and the kinds of supports and services that are available to them when they enter college or university, and also recommended resources to get you started in learning more about higher education and students with disabilities.
No registration is required. You can submit your questions, explore resources and the complete program schedule and connect to archived shows on www.adalive.org.
I have a child with a developmental disability.. where will they live without me?
Rachael has worked with individuals with developmental disabilities for approximately 7 years. Most recently, she was an Assistant Manager for The Center for Disability Services for a group home with 7 adults. Rachael is currently a full time MSW student at SUNY Albany.
When a family has a child with a developmental disability, their future is often uncertain. Individuals with developmental disabilities are often somewhat, if not completely, dependent on their caretakers. Group homes are often an option for families to consider as their child continues to grow and parents become older and less able to care for their child.
Dr. Amanda Zeller is a developmental optometrist in the Washington DC area who treats adults and children with disabilities. Many people with ADHD and Autism have underlying vision issues and these issues often go undetected. Dr. Zeller is one of only 500 specialists in the US who specializes in this form of optometry. If you have a child with ADHD or Autism or reading issues, you need to listen to this show! Also on the show is Mark Friese, VP of Merrill Lynch Special Needs Group, and a frequent contributor, who discusses the importance of a team approach when considering the needs of your child with disability and how to plan to pay for specialized treatments such as vision therapy.
Dr. Zeller http://www.visiontherapydc.com/meet-your-vision-team.php
Mark Friese https://www.ml.com/mlwm/system/viewfapage.aspx?pageurl=menick_friese
Inclusion Zone http://inclusionzone.org/ You can make tax deductible donations to support our work!
Hosted by Marti Oakley and Debbie Dahmer
Our guest: Dr. Karin Huffer, Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhatten, New York and medical expert on Legal Abuse Syndrome, and Organizting Committee Member of at The National Association for Probate Reform and Advocacy (NAPRA)
Courts cannot see invisible disabilities unless ADAAA is used. Too often opposition cruelly and unlawfully accuses those with qualifying disabilities, i.e .PTSD, TBI, depression, of being “crazy” and lying as part of a ploy. The court does not know UNLESS WE TELL THEM that for access and inclusion the PWD, person with a disability, must invoke rights to privacy, equal access, and safety under the ADAAA federal mandates.
We will be discussing the application of the ADAA and its application to the abuses in the probate system, and how it applies to those under guardianship.
Dr. Huffers website : www.equalaccessadvocates.com
Events that Damage Public Health
o Faulty psychological/custody evals
o Called “crazy” & discredited in court
o Financial and emotional devastation
o Disability exploited not accommodated in court.
o Lies replace fact – leaving you defenseless
Dr Huffer has also authored numerous books which we will be discussing also.
Young people on the spectrum or with learning disabilities (or differences) often can do the work an employer wants, but need help and support learning the soft skills like showing up on time, listen to instructions or not be distracted explained Guest Rob Crawford, co-founder of Life Development Institute in Arizona to host Lon Woodbury on January 19, 2016. Often, they do exceptionally well when the employer understands their unique strengths, and mentors support them in learning how to approach a job.
Contact: Rob Crawford 623-773-2774 RCrawford@discoverldi.com www.discoverldi.com
Lon Woodbury 208-267-7717 firstname.lastname@example.org www.strugglingteens.com
This is one of a series of short interviews about new developments in the network of private, parent-choice residential schools and programs helping struggling teens and young adults. The guests are innovative leaders in this network. To hear other interviews in this series, click on "Follow" above, or click on The Woodbury Report or www.strugglingteens.com
Tina Minkowitz speaks about the Campaign to Support CRPD Absolute Prohibition of Commitment and Forced Treatment
CRPD = Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Survivors, researchers, service providers, lawyers - all welcome to write or contribute art work demonstrating support for the standards of international law prohibiting commitment and forced treatment
Target date 29 March 2016, opening day of Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 15th session
Aim is to demonstrate wide range of civil society support for the absolute prohibition, to share knowledge, to strengthen all those working to put this standard into practice
Learn how you can participate
Learn more about the CRPD and where to find the absolute prohibition
Share your ideas and brainstorm plans and strategies
Tuesday 2 February at 21:00 GMT/ 4pm New York/ 3pm Mexico City/ 1pm Vancouver/ 10pm Europe/ 11pm Johannesburg/ 6am Seoul and Tokyo/ 8am Melbourne
Tuesday 9 February at 8:00 GMT/ 9am Europe/ 10am Johannesburg/ 5pm Seoul and Tokyo/ 7pm Melbourne/ 3am New York/ 2am Mexico City/ 12am Vancouver
This event is designed to reach an international audience and participants should choose the time that best meets their needs. Please see http://www.timezoneconverter.com to check the time in your area if not listed.
Building Fortunes Radio with Peter Mingils and Ollie Cantos !
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Blind as a result of medical complications at birth, Olegario “Ollie” D. Cantos VII has defied conventional wisdom regarding the levels of success that one could reach at a relatively young age, becoming a presidential appointee by the age of 37. He was Member and Vice-Chairman of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities both under President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama and works as a senior official in the Federal Government. An attorney, he is also former associate director for Domestic Policy at the White House.
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The LA Abilities Expo
Everything you need, all under one roof! For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. With over 200 vendors sharing new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life.
Show took place February 4, 5, 6, 2016 at the LA Convention Center
Recap of the entire experience.
Todo lo que necesita , todo bajo un mismo techo ! Durante más de 30 años , Abilities Expo ha sido la fuente go-to para la comunidad de personas con discapacidad, sus familias , personas mayores , veteranos y profesionales de la salud . Con más de 200 vendedores de compartir nuevas tecnologías, nuevas posibilidades, nuevas soluciones y nuevas oportunidades para cambiar su vida .
El show se dio acabo el 4, 5 , y 6 de Febrero 2016 en el Centro de Convenciones de Los Angeles
Recapitulación de toda la experiencia.
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