Easterseals hosts respite weekends

Sep 18, 18 Easterseals hosts respite weekends

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Respite weekends hosted by Easterseals Maryland From Easter Seals: Respite Weekends !     Have you heard about our newest offering “Music Jam”!   Music Jam is almost three full three days of respite care for ALL AGES and ALL ABILITES starting at 9 am on Friday morning October 5 and ending Sunday October 7 at 5 pm....

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Disability savings. What are you able to do with your ABLE account? Shield your income.

Jul 11, 18 Disability savings. What are you able to do with your ABLE account? Shield your income.

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Shield your income in your ABLE account. What is shielding your income? One of the many benefits of establishing a special needs account is income protection, or shielding your income. Our friends at Maryland Financial Advocates explained what it means to shield your income Shielding income: Another practical use for an ABLE...

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ActuallyAutistic. From people first language to self identifying language.

Jul 02, 18 ActuallyAutistic. From people first language to self identifying language.

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ActuallyAutistic versus people first language In another article we discussed ActuallyAutistic and what it means for self-advocacy and people diagnosed with autism. In this article we’ll discuss part of the reason ActuallyAutistic became a thing. The community has shifted from separating themselves from their diagnosis to...

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Dyslexia defined

Jun 24, 18 Dyslexia defined

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I read therefore I am Switching letters in a word or reading word backwards is not all there is to dyslexia. In fact, the way dyslexia is portrayed in movies and television is not how the learning disability looks in real life. You’ve seen characters read the word “hungry” like “hnugry”, or some...

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Sick leave to care for disabled family: Maryland Healthy Working Families Act

Jun 17, 18 Sick leave to care for disabled family: Maryland Healthy Working Families Act

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  My son is autistic. My mom has Alzheimer’s. My daughter was hospitalized for depression. I need to care for disabled family but I don’t want to lose my job It’s a difficult situation for any parent caring for a disabled child or a child caring for a disabled parent. The constant juggling of both care needs and...

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