The Pennsylvania Waiting List Campaign, you may have heard the term, but you may be wondering what exactly it is and why it matters. The sad truth is, people with disabilities, ...
With the holidays just around the corner, many people are gearing up for travel to visit friends and family. That alone can be a stressful situation. Making lists, checking the weather ...
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 ...
At HCBS, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to live independently and earn an income. For individuals with disabilities and special needs who require lifelong, ongoing support, finding employment ...
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 ...
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 ...
The transition from child to teenager to adult is one that is difficult, rocky, and complex for everyone. For those with special needs, these transitions – especially into adulthood – can ...
There are many resources available for children with special needs or disabilities. Through the local school district, parents can often get therapies, aides, and tutors provided. While this is great for ...