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special needs

Pertaining to one who has a mental or physical disability. I teach special needs kids, and I love it.
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The families of 75 special-needs Pakistani children with biological, intellectual and hearing deficiency experiencing orthodontics treatment from AFID Rawalpindi and NIH Islamabad were followed from January 2014 to December 2015 on outcomes of approaches to orthodontic treatment and gratification height.
Planning carefully for the future will help alleviate some of the stress and anxiety parents of special-needs children may feel.
The multi-year initiative, funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health with federal bioterrorism money, is helping local health departments and community-level emergency management agencies implement advisory panels to address the issues of special-needs populations during emergencies.
Taxpayers who send their special-needs children to "nonspecial" schools may still be able to deduct a portion of the tuition as medical expenses.
Julie Ann Dalton, who has a special-needs brother and regularly attends church in the city, said Fr Brown should not be allowed say mass and claimed the Bishop of Ossory Dr Laurence Forristal allowed special-needs people to attend his masses and "promoted it".
Insurers and other financial services providers are tapping into this market for special-needs planning by dedicating resources and advisers trained in more than just financial matters.
I hope to have four or five graduates out of each class dedicated to serving the special-needs population.
First and foremost, this must be a positive and productive experience across the board--for special-needs volunteers, the residents, and the staff.
Such expenses include tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment and costs for special-needs services of a special-needs beneficiary.
Beyond taking a first-class approach to universal design, several major hotel chains offer staff sensitivity training on dealing with special-needs clientele.
Here is the major disadvantage: Money placed in a special-needs trust cannot be used for one's spouse.
Adam's Camp truly changes the lives of special-needs children, and we want to help fuel this incredible effort.
Hauling personal special-needs equipment across the ocean or around the world is inconvenient and not always trouble-free.
There are plenty of support groups to help deal with the tears and pain, plenty of programs for parents and their special-needs children together, said Berenstein, whose daughter, Miranda, 9, has mild cerebral palsy.
National, award-winning Exceptional Parent magazine, along with leading special-needs organizations and associations with whom it maintains strategic alliances and working relationships, will provide comprehensive information and resources on the Family Education Network for parents who have children or young adults with disabilities.
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