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Unified Basketball Is Providing Opportunty

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has sanctioned Unified Basketball as a full-fledged varsity sport and it is providing student athletes with disabilities an opportunity to represent their school.

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Little-Noticed Target in the House Health Bill: Special Education

Under a little-noticed provision of the health care bill, states would no longer have to consider schools eligible Medicaid providers, meaning they would not be entitled to reimbursements.

“It’s devastating,” Mr. George said of the potential impact of losing Medicaid funding. “Our most vulnerable citizens are going to be suffering the most…”

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URGENT! Please Contact Your Representative TODAY!

The House of Representatives is expected to vote today on the AHCA.  Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and other members of the NY delegation seem ready to approve the retooled bill.

“I’m calling on all of New York’s Congressional delegation—Republican and Democrat alike—to stand up for New York values and vote against this terrible bill,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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New Yorkers Faso, Stefanik May Decide Fate of AHCA

Representing the North Country — a geographically huge conservative-leaning district with a Medicaid population of 200,000, about one-seventh of its population — Stefanik has walked a tightrope between conservative values and loyalty to Ryan, and the practical needs of her constituency.

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Special Education To Get Modest Boost In Federal Budget

Special education will see a modest increase in federal funding under a bipartisan agreement to avert a government shutdown.

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Adults With Autism Often Struggle To Find Employment, Housing

It’s tough for someone on the autism spectrum to find an apartment and job. First, they have to find a good fit. Then, the interest has to go both ways.

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Providers Still Not Fully Supported

“Nonprofit agencies will not survive if proper funding levels are not maintained and New York State does not return to regular cost of living adjustments.”

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