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What Happens When Health Insurance Won’t Pay? 

Miles, who has chronic lung disease and Cerebral Palsy, is supervised by Neil and Abby Hoffman while seated in his positioning chair. He enjoys interacting with his siblings. A standing frame would provide Miles the opportunity to be at eye-level with his family.  However, insurance will not cover a standing frame. Miles is covered by…

Reforming America’s Disability Services

During a panel discussion organized by The Hill on Wednesday, lawmakers underlined the need for collaboration between leaders and agencies in providing vital opportunities for people with disabilities. Disability advocacy leaders and professionals spoke at Wednesday’s event. It was organized by executive editor Bob Cusack and sponsored by SourceAmerica. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) stated that…

More Than a Month

Today is the last day of Cerebral Palsy awareness month. It is the most common cause of childhood disability in the U.S. Cerebral Palsy is often considered a childhood condition. Upon turning 18 in 2017, I was forced to navigate uncharted territory as I was suddenly an adult with the same disability. As soon as…

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