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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.
See also: needs, special
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The incidence of dental abnormalities is predominantly higher amongst persons with bodily or intellectual incapacities.2,3 It has been assessed that nearly 75% of patients with malady need orthodontic treatment (OT) to attain and sustain an optimal connection essential to make sure acceptable dental utility and beautiful looks.4 The support of special-needs patients and of their families is essential to the accomplishment of OT,5 as treatment can include moral predicaments.6 The OT of special-needs patients has been studied in an integer example and incident sequence in the collected works.7
Planning carefully for the future will help alleviate some of the stress and anxiety parents of special-needs children may feel.
It is important that the family set short-and long-term financial goals that consider their own needs as well as the amount needed to support the special-needs child for his or her lifetime.
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".
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.
Special Needs Group, Inc., provides wheelchair, scooter, and oxygen rentals and other special-needs equipment rentals.
Under the best circumstances, financial planning can be a complex issue for families, but for families with special-needs children, it's a daunting, often emotional, task.
Travel agents booking cruises for special-needs and "slow walker" clients can now easily, quickly, and safely reserve wheelchair and scooter rentals with Special Needs Group, Inc.'s new online booking tool.
"The anticipation is growing as we see this new concept in special-needs service and student mentorship come together," said Todd Voss, Southern Wesleyan University president, in the release.
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