Choices, choices! Respite or Companion?  Why is this so complicated? No one ever said that understanding the rules and words would be easy.  One of the most frequent confusions is the ...
October is National Disability Employment Awareness (NDEAM) month.  Honestly, in our opinion, we need to focus on helping disabled people find employment every month!  Don’t get us wrong; national campaigns are ...
Did you ever arrive at a meeting that was being called “Your ISP” only to be overwhelmed by all the paperwork, questions, and information?  We can help! First, let’s define what ...
Parents, caregivers, and adults with disabilities and special needs often find themselves staring down a seven-figure bill, or more, to cover the cost of lifetime care. Not to mention the stress ...
The voting season is upon us once again. With many important topics at hand, Pennsylvanians have the privilege and duty, as Americans in a free country, to cast their votes in ...
Medicaid, called Medical Assistance in Pennsylvania, is a public health insurance program run by the state with help from the federal government. Medicaid is the most significant health care program in ...
Chances are, there is an ALICE in your life. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. They are hard-working, contributing members of our communities, many of whom most of us ...
There are many organizations out there offering programs and services to individuals with special needs and their families, but these services can be difficult to find if you don’t know where ...
Special needs include a wide range of learning difficulties, physical disabilities, or emotional and behavioral difficulties. These difficulties can affect a person in numerous ways that are not limited only to ...
These days, many of us have a potential augmentative alternative communication (AAC) device right in our pocket. Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets are easy to use and transport. They ...