A recent blog post from the National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative mentioned that families who had concerns about their insurance claims can file complaints. The blog also mentioned that Community … Continue Reading How Families of Children with Special Needs Can File Insurance Complaints
New Medicaid ID Cards in July Some changes were made to Medicaid ID cards that were issued after July 1, 2015. New cards look very similar to the old cards, … Continue Reading Important Medicaid Information
Steve Gleason Act Passed by Congress – Improves Medicare Policy Concerning Speech Generating Devices The “Steve Gleason Act of 2015” (S. 984; H.R. 1919) has been approved by both the … Continue Reading Washington DC Update
Disability.gov is the U.S. federal government website for information on disability programs and services nationwide. The site connects people with disabilities, their families and caregivers to helpful resources on topics … Continue Reading 10 Things Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities Should Know
New: Moving to Young Adult Life: A Legal Guide for Parents of Youth with Mental Health Needs As explained on its website, the Parent/Professional Advocacy League (of Massachusetts) has published … Continue Reading Transition to Adult Care:
Children with Autism Waiver Family Frequently Asked Questions What does the change in legislation do? The new law does the following: Increases the age limit for entrance onto the … Continue Reading Children with Autism Waiver
Resilience, Coffee, and Community: How Parents Advocate for Children with Special Needs Wednesday, June 17, 3:00 pm ET Sponsored by Family Voices of California In this interactive lecture and discussion, … Continue Reading Meeting on How Parents Advocate for Children with Special Needs
SHARING RESOURCES: to help you in your work with families of children/youth with special health care needs
June 8, 2015 SHARING RESOURCES: to help you in your work with families of children/youth with special health care needs: WELL VISIT PLANNER Check out this free tool to help … Continue Reading SHARING RESOURCES: to help you in your work with families of children/youth with special health care needs
The article below was written by Lauren Agoratus, the New Jersey Coordinator for Family Voices. You can read the article in its original format here, which includes a short bio of Lauren Agoratus. … Continue Reading What Families Need To Know About the ACA During Tax Season
I imagine that everyone is wondering, what has happened to Fast Fact Tuesday? Well the answer is simple. Family Voices has run out of up-to-date Fast Facts! While there is … Continue Reading What happened to Fast Fact Tuesday?
Curious about getting involved in college? Here is a reference guide on how to create inclusive higher education! You can read it on thinkcollege.com or below! (The formatting did not translate … Continue Reading Think College Standards, Quality Indicators, and Benchmarks for Inclusive Higher Education
It is Tuesday, which means it is time for another informative Fast Fact! If you do not know what Fast Facts are, they are information sheets written by the Family … Continue Reading Fast Fact Tuesday- School Accommodations and Modifications! (Eng/Esp)
Curious about the trends in employment for people with disabilities? You can find more information here or down below! (Resourced from Research on Disability). National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE): 2014 … Continue Reading National Trends in Disability Employment, 2014 review
It is Tuesday, which means it is time for another Fast Fact!! This week we are featuring a Fast Fact on what Medicaid, SSI, and the Colorado Waivers are! You … Continue Reading Fast Fact Tuesday! Medicaid, SSI, and Colorado Waivers!
There is a bill being looked at by the Senate called SB15-015. This is a summary of the bill: The bill includes Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the state’s mental … Continue Reading Action Alert for Autism Society of Colorado Ends Today!
We here at Family Voices Co are dedicated to providing you with the best and most up-to-date information and resources. We are partnered with National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative and … Continue Reading Family Voices Co has updated our Resources for Health Coverage Page