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How has the Affordable Care Act impacted children with special healthcare needs?

Find out how the Affordable Care Act has impacted children and youth with special healthcare needs and their families in this article published in the August 2016 issue of Exceptional Parent magazine.  To read the article and access its resources, go to http://www.spanadvocacy.org/content/aca-impact-children-special-healthca....

Jeanne McMahon Joins SPAN as Director of Health & Family Support Programs!

Jeanne McMahon has joined SPAN as Director of Health and Family Support programs, including maternal and child health and children with special healthcare needs activities. She oversees SPAN's Medical Home Initiatives and improving pregnancy/reducing birth defects and developmental disabilities activities.  Learn more about Jeanne at http://www.spanadvocacy.org/content/jeanne-mcmahon-joins-span-director-h...

ADHD & Section 504 Guidance from US DOE Office for Civil Rights

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today issued guidance clarifying the obligation of schools to provide students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with equal educational opportunity under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  The guidance can be found at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-201607-504-adhd.pdf?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=. 

Over the last five years, OCR has received more than 16,000 complaints that allege discrimination on the basis of disability in

How has the Affordable Care Act impacted children with special healthcare needs?

Find out how the Affordable Care Act has impacted children and youth with special healthcare needs and their families in this article published in the August 2016 issue of Exceptional Parent magazine.  To read the article and access its resources, go to http://www.spanadvocacy.org/content/aca-impact-children-special-healthca....

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