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Families with Special Needs: Caregiving Tips

via Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Caregivers typically provide assistance to someone who has a chronic illness or disabling condition. Whether a family member with special needs is a child or an adult, combining personal, caregiving, and everyday needs can be challenging.... Continue Reading 

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Caregiving, Funding

SSI Payments To Increase in 2018

via Disability Scoop People with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income or Social Security are set to see their largest rise in benefits in years.The Social Security Administration said in October that payments will increase 2 percent in 2018. That’s the biggest year-over-year... Continue Reading 

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Autism, Caregiving

Behavior Therapy Benefits Parents Too, Study Finds

by Michelle Diament via Disabilty Scoop Behavior therapy for kids with autism can have an impact that goes far beyond the child, new research suggests, with parents who play an active role in treatment seeing major gains as well. After participating in... Continue Reading 

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