The Sunday Paper for March 9, 2008

March 9, 2008 Kyron 2 Comments

…and a cup of coffee

Every Sunday I hope to offer you my version of the Sunday paper with articles from thecoffeepaper1 The Sunday Paper for March 9, 2008 past week or two, relevant or uplifitng (or both), on various issues within the special needs community.
The case for increasing the number of Medicaid waivers
Opinion piece eloquently explaining the need for increasing available medicaid waivers in Virginia which should be reprinted in every state in the union.

Art as an outlet; ‘Living Creatively’ exhibit recognizes ability, not disability
44 artists featured in the 3rd annual ‘Living Creatively’ exhibit all live with disabilites but it it is their artistic ability that unites them.

Hip Hop Baby

Candi Carter develops family friendly ‘hip-hop’ music to teach preschool concepts to help son who was born with chromosome disorder and finds it helps others with special needs as well.

Exercise Group to special needs young people in Hemet
Exceptionally Excited Kids is a nonprofit organization serving individuals with special needs from age 2 through 25.
Rylee’s Rally to help children with special needs
Deborah Davis organizes Resource fair for parents of special needs children with more than 30 vendors who supply a variety of products and services.

Local basketball team headed to Special Olympics championship game

Inspiring story about Naples, FL  basketball team undefeated and heading to Orlando for the state championship

14 percent of U.S. Kids with special needs
Twenty-four percent of families with a special needs child report a parent had to stop working or reduce hours to care for the child. Numerous other findings in a survey by the Health Resources and Services Administration

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Currently there are "2 comments" on this Article:

  1. Chrissy says:

    My son has special needs and sometimes I feel at a loss not knowing what I can do for him. I’ve come across this great book called Parenting Children with Health issues.
    It’s really a wonderful book. The best thing about it, it has everything you need. At least for me. And if not, there’s an ask Dr.Cline section on her website which is really helpful.
    Hope to help another parent or two out because this really does help me.

  2. Kyron says:

    Thanks for sharing Chrissy.

    ~Kyron

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