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Guardianship: Confessions of a Mother

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Guardianship: Confessions of a Mother

I laugh now, but at the time it was terribly traumatic. My son, Daniel, was days away from turning age 18. Guardianship! The issue was here; there was no more time – or so I thought. My husband and I had known for quite some time that our youngest son, diagnosed with autism, would need…

Public Policy Update: Insurance Coverage, Health Care Services and Managed Care

  The Autism Society of North Carolina advocates for ensuring that people on the autism spectrum have access to health care services under private and public health plans including private insurance, the state health plan, and Medicaid services. Medicaid Expansion This year, despite the efforts of many advocacy groups including ASNC, there will be no…

Public Policy Update: Some Bills Survived “Crossover” and Some Did Not

As I mentioned in my previous blog posting, the week of May 10th to 14th at the General Assembly was crossover,  a “do or die” week for policy bills introduced in the legislative long session. Simplified: bills that pass one chamber, either the NC House or the NC Senate, stay “alive” and can be voted…