Loud and Clear: A Special Needs Conversation

Blog Roundup: Robot Caregivers/Medicare Changes/Marriage Under Guardianship/Community Care for Seniors

SNA attorneys have ongoing involvement with a wide array of issues faced by individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them. Below is a sampling of recent posts from member blogs. Is Rosie the Robot the Future of Caregiving? A study finds that Americans don’t like the idea of using robots to […]

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Posted: June 30th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Trustees Should Use Professional Administration for MSAs Inside SNTs

By Douglas Shaw, COO, Medivest Tom Matson, National Account Manager, Medivest An injury settlement of any variety can present a host of complex issues that the settling parties must take into account. One such issue centers around a dually eligible claimant, who is either currently receiving, or is eligible to receive, both Medicare and Medicaid […]

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Posted: June 19th, 2014 | No Comments »

PBATS and The Arc Join Forces to Promote Inclusion

The Special Needs Alliance and The Arc collaborate on issues of mutual interest. The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) and The Arc have announced a […]

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Posted: June 9th, 2014 | No Comments »

Second Chance: Rescued Dogs Help Vets Heal

By Nell Graham Sale, CELA During World War I, it was termed “shell shock.” But while the psychological toll of war isn’t new, veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or traumatic brain injury (TBI) continue to battle the common misperception that mental health and “war injury” are mutually exclusive. They face the same stereotypes foisted […]

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Posted: June 4th, 2014 | No Comments »