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June
28

Every summer I worry that my daughter will lose the academic skills it took her all year to attain. If you have a child diagnosed with dyslexia, another specific learning disability, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), I’m sure this …

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Press Release: 2nd Annual Building a Great Life Summit

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May
25

  For Immediate Release: May 18, 2017 Over 80 youth ATTEND 2nd annual building a great life summit, created by and for youth WITH DISBLILITIES.   Bloomfield, CT On Saturday May 13th more than 80 youth, between the ages of …

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Tips to Prevent Bullying

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April
13

It’s unfortunate that we hear about bullying so frequently in the media today. For parents who have children with special needs, it’s even more troubling when our kids are subjected to bullying; we may not be aware of these horrible …

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December
18

By Elizabeth Bostic, Parent Consultant Being the parent of a child with special needs comes with a unique set of challenges, not the least of which is advocating for them in their school. Navigating the special education system, deciphering the …

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November
19

Even after children and adults with special needs have enrolled in a healthcare plan through a State or the Federal Marketplace, some are having difficulties accessing care.  In this blog, we summarize some of the obstacles and how they can …

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Supported Decision Making for Transition Age Youth

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November
18

Any person over the age of 18 is legally an adult, and is presumed to be able to manage his or her own finances, choose where to live, consent to medical treatment, vote, marry, and exercise his or her own …

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March
5

To assist individuals through the tax season, Access Health CT announces the opening of a special enrollment period for individuals who did not have health insurance in 2014 and, as a result, paid a penalty on their federal income taxes. …

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March
5

        Kevin Daly The number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder has risen significantly over the last few decades.  In my role as Healthcare Information Specialist with PATH, much of my time is devoted to educating …

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