Where is Seth’s Mom? Doing a podcast with Maryland Financial Advocates

May 28, 19 Where is Seth’s Mom? Doing a podcast with Maryland Financial Advocates

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Seth’s Mom Podcast with Ryan Stark, Maryland Financial Advocates A few weeks ago, Dr. Monique Day (Doc Day) had a wonderful conversation with Ryan Stark from Maryland Financial Advocates (MFA). It was her first podcast with Ryan discussing what our Seth’s Mom family is all about and why we do what we do. If you...

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Study Raises Questions About Promising Autism Therapy

Apr 17, 19 Study Raises Questions About Promising Autism Therapy

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Study Raises Questions About Promising Autism Therapy by Blythe Bernhard from Disability Scoop A large clinical trial of a heralded early intervention therapy for autism shows the treatment might not be as advantageous as previously believed. Young children with autism receiving the therapy known as Early Start Denver Model, or...

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Support Groups: Howard County Autism Society

Apr 05, 19 Support Groups: Howard County Autism Society

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Support Groups: Howard County Autism Society Upcoming Meeting Dates   SUPPORT GROUPS: Asperger’s Family Support Group – April 11, May 9, 7:30 to 9 pm (Room 143).  Meets monthly. General Support Group – April 9, May 7, 7:00-8:30 pm in Room 143.  An open discussion support group for families. MONTHLY SPEAKER...

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“Community-based” gets a new definition. New expectations. Is there new money?

Apr 04, 19 “Community-based” gets a new definition. New expectations. Is there new money?

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“Community-based” gets a new definition. Is there new money?? You come in to work the 3p-11p shift at a job you love. As you enter the house you can kinda guess how the day went by the smell. A pine scent could  mean there’s been a mess that needed to be cleaned up. Food smells could mean we’re on schedule...

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Financial planning across the autism spectrum

Apr 02, 19 Financial planning across the autism spectrum

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by Collin Meeks from Maryland Financial Advocates Financial planning across the autism spectrum We've previously talked about ableism and the assumption that having a disability or mental illness means you're a less capable person. Not only that, ableism can also come from being misguided and take the form of pity. Feeling sorry...

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Ableism… is this a real thing?

Mar 11, 19 Ableism… is this a real thing?

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Ableism… is this a real thing? Yes! Although it may sound like an odd word it is a concept that has gained lots of legitimacy. Ableism is a set of values that places non-disabled individuals above disabled individuals. It is the belief that certain talents or tasks can only be accomplished by people without a diagnosis. Its...

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