Joyce Millard Hoie, Executive Director, to step down in March

Posted Sep 20, 2017

Dear Colleagues and Friends of Raising Special Kids, It is with mixed emotions that we announce Raising Special Kids’ Executive Director, Joyce Millard Hoie, will be stepping down effective March 1, 2018. For 18 years as our Executive...

Connecting - Spring 2017

Posted Apr 12, 2017

In this issue of Connecting we explore: Who the Organization for Nonprofit Executives (ONE) selected as the 2017 Leader of Distinction One family's story about how important Medicaid is for them Where Medicaid and educational...

ACTION ALERT: Medicaid Pays For That?

Posted Mar 21, 2017

Medicaid is the largest insurer of children with disabilities, and it has been for decades. Suddenly, as part of the repeal of Obamacare, Congress has proposed putting caps on Medicaid services for children

 ACTION ALERT: Families of children with disabilities all have this in common

Posted Mar 17, 2017

Whether you call it DDD, ALTCS, EPSDT, HCBS, CRS, CMDP, AHCCCS, or different names, the funding source for all of these programs is Medicaid.

ACTION ALERT: Your action is needed tomorrow!

Posted Mar 15, 2017

The American Health Care Bill will go to the House floor for a vote next week. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Committee (CBO) released its analysis of the bill.

Partners In Care in Raising Arizona Kids Magazine

Partners In Care in Raising Arizona Kids Magazine

Posted Mar 6, 2017

Dr. Karen Remley, MBA, MPH, FAAP, CEO and executive vice-president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, says it comes down to reminding people, “What do we care about? Our children. Our children’s health. My role, as a...

Connecting Newsletter Winter 2016

Connecting Newsletter Winter 2016

Posted Dec 27, 2016

In this issue of Connecting we explore: Common terms educators use but may be new to you One family's experience with SCID, a disorder that Arizona does not currently include in their newborn screening The upcoming Partners in Care symposium...

Connecting Newsletter Fall 2016

Connecting Newsletter Fall 2016

Posted Dec 9, 2016

In this issue of Connecting we explore: Ten things you should know about the Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014, better known as the ABLE Act How ADE and Raising Special Kids are working toward more collaborative...

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