Cuentas ABLE: Las 10 cosas que debería saber

Posted Oct 5, 2016

Cuentas ABLE: Las 10 cosas que debería saber 1. ¿Qué es una cuenta ABLE? Las cuentas ABLE son cuentas de ahorro con beneficios fiscales para personas con discapacidad y sus...

AHCCCS Reports on Needs of People with ASD

Posted Apr 6, 2016

  On February 9, 2016, The ASD Committee finalized its recommendations to strengthen Arizona’s health care system to respond to the needs of AHCCCS members with or at risk for ASD. The recommendations include both systems-level...

News for Foster Parents from DCS and AHCCCS

Posted Mar 22, 2016

AHCCCS & DCS clarify that foster caregivers have the authority to consent to behavioral health services on behalf of children in their care. Read more

Rising to the Occasion

Posted Nov 17, 2015

Two Stories of Post-Secondary Success What do you want to be when you grow up?It’s a question kids are probably asked hundreds of times. The choice is not simple and may be fraught with indecision and false starts. For young adults with...

Dispute Resolution

Posted Jan 15, 2015

Ideally, parents and schools work together collaboratively to reach an agreement on an education plan (IEP) that is in the best interest of the child. Sometimes, there are disagreements about what the child's educational needs are. Disputes in...

Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs)

Posted Dec 22, 2014

What Parents of Students with Disabilities Need to Know Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) are becoming a popular option to consider for parents of students with disabilities. ESAs offer parents the choice of how and where...

Raising Special Kids and Pendergast Elementary School District Team Up for "Westside Wednesdays"

Posted Nov 11, 2014

Families of kids with special needs to receive monthly special education trainings through the end of the 2014-15 school year. Raising Special Kids and Pendergast Elementary School District have teamed up to provide no-cost trainings for...

FIEP for FAPE. What’s That?

Posted Sep 17, 2014

The Dispute Resolution Unit at the Arizona De­partment of Education (ADE) will be doing some travelling this fall. Early Dispute Resolution Spe­cialists Amy Dill and Jeff Studer will be provid­ing facilitated individualized education...

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