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Special Needs Pioneer Promotes Research and a Better Understanding of Autism

Special Needs Pioneer Promotes Research and a Better Understanding of Autism

Autism Warrior: Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, MD A medical officer and developmental pediatrician at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she has worked since 1981. She is also an adjunct assistant professor of pediatrics at Emory University. How did you come to specialize in pediatrics and children with developmental disabilities? I decided at a very young age that I wanted […]

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Families of Children with Disabilities Need and Deserve a Village

Families of Children with Disabilities Need and Deserve a Village https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/families-of-children-with-disabilities/

Parents Under Pressure: Struggling to Raise Children in an Unequal America recounts the stories of six overburdened families slogging through the cracks in America’s support systems. In one chapter, Victoria and Nathaniel, whose child has autism, cerebral palsy, and limited ability to perform Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), find obtaining and coordinating services as strenuous […]

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While Special Needs Technology Advances Cuts May Be Made to Medicaid

While Special Needs Technology Advances Cuts May Be Made to Medicaid https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-needs-technology-advances-medicaid/

It is exciting to learn that technology giants like Google are working on ways to improve the lives of those with disabilities. At Google’s annual developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai stated, “We believe technology can help us be more inclusive and (artificial intelligence) is providing us with new tools to dramatically improve the experience for people […]

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