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Report Suggests Crisis in Early Intervention

Providers of special education services to young children are hampered by a minefield of structural funding problems, according to a new report by The Children’s Agenda.

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Her Brothers Are So Much More Than Their Diagnosis

Ali Carbone admits that growing up with three brothers who have autism taught her about the importance of compassion.

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Helgerson Says US, England Face Same Problems

Reflecting on the challenges facing health and care services on both sides of the pond, Jason Helgerson, outgoing director of New York State’s Medicaid program, warns that without change agents, darker days lie ahead.

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He’s Acting Just Like Daddy When He Had Alzheimer’s

In recent decades, the life expectancy of people with intellectual disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and autism, has increased tremendously. But with aging comes the risk factor of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.

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Handing out the Pork

Lawmakers bristle at negative connotations associated with pork spending.

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Made in Manhattan

It appears that Governor Cuomo got New York Democrats to come together and the NYS Senate IDC to agree to dissolve at NYC meeting.

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Hidden Pork?

The state budget director and comptroller must still approve the payments. But there’s no competitive bidding, which means Albany power brokers can send funds to favored groups.

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