Augmentative/Alternative Communication

For those of you who do not know, May is speech and hearing month! This is a very important topic in the world of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as one of the core characteristics of a person with ASD is impairment with communication. This also affects another common characteristic – deficits in social interaction. Both of these characteristics are essential to improved quality of life for all human beings, including your child with ASD. According to the Simons Foundation Autism Research Ini...
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Common Health Insurance Eligibility Questions

Q: Can I apply for an Individual/non-employer sponsored health plan at any time? A: No. If you anticipate enrolling in a private (non employer sponsored plan), you must do so during the open enrollment period (unless you later qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP)): This year, the open enrollment for 2015 begins on 11/15/14 and ends 2/15/15. Please take note of these additional deadlines: The deadline to apply for a 1/1/15 effective date is 12/15/14 The deadline to apply for ...
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