The new year is a good time to check in on your child’s progress and see how they’ve been doing over the past few months.
Caring for a child with a disability can be a fulfilling experience. It can also be challenging and stressful. Caregivers and parents sometimes forget to take care of themselves as much as they care for their children.
Bostonian parents of children with special needs have a unique opportunity to meet other parents on Thursday, September 29th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Health Care for All and the Federation for Children with Special Needs are hosting this event at the Sullivan Square T Station to give parents a chance to share stories with each other and learn more about […]
The open enrollment period for the Children’s Autism Medicaid Waiver is taking place from October 17-31, 2016. A waiver is a type of support that helps people get services in their home or community. What is the Children’s Autism Medicaid Waiver? This waiver covers extra services that are meant to help children diagnosed with an autism […]
With the help of parents and partner providers, we keep our eyes and ears open for opportunities to make our free Guides even more valuable for families. The latest example: we’ve added new information on paid, in-home caregiver options that you can get through MassHealth. These programs not only can save you money, they can even […]
Having the right health insurance package can be the key to specialized services. Sometimes you can get everything you need from one plan. Other times there might be more behavioral or medical services that you need for your child with a disability that are not included in your current plan. Many families find that in order to […]
For parents of children with disabilities, paperwork is a fact of life. You have to send the same information to different people over and over again. For once, wouldn’t it be nice to fill out one application – and get two major benefits? If you live in Massachusetts, you’re in luck! If you apply for Supplemental […]