Medical

Assessment and Screening

Doctors can unlock Services

Doctors play a crucial role in identifying and directing families with special health care needs and disabilities to the support programs available to assist them. Some things that doctors may

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Medical

Overcoming Challenges with Dental Care

Dental care for children with disabilities can pose extra challenges for children and youth with special health care needs. Toothbrushing and Flossing Teaching oral care can bring extra challenges. For

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GGRC

Explaining Early Start and Lanterman Services

ARCA Resources on How Service Starts for Early Start and Lanterman ServicesAll presentations include ASL interpretation. New infographics are linked at the end.PDF Slides // Diapositivas en PDF Family Perspective – An Unplanned Journey // Perspectiva

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Autism

Stanford Adult Autism Checklist

Parents of children with autism are often overwhelmed by the complexities of transitioning out of the school system into the fragmented system of adult care. This checklist from Stanford Autism

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Mental Health and Emotional Regulation

Understanding EPSDT

The California Screening Collaborative has released a publication around Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT). EPSDT is the route that enables families with Medi-Cal to receive mental health

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Autism

Autism Services branch at DDS

DDS has a new Autism Services branch.  They describe themselves as being at the intersection of DDS, CBOs, and the Regional Centers and can work to address systemic issues and

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Assessment and Screening

MediCAL Unwinding/Re-Enrollment

Don’t risk a gap in your MediCAL or CHIP coverage. All states are now restarting eligibility reviews after suspending them for the COVID-19 emergency. Make sure your contact information is

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Mental Health and Emotional Regulation

15 Myths about Autism

Beaming Health put together this article, Debunking 15 Myths About Autism. You may also want to read  how to talk about your child’s autism diagnosis.

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