Category Archives: mito

This boy right here…

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We access a Medicaid Waiver, for those of you not in the disability world….it’s where we qualify for Medicaid based on need (disability) not on income. 

D has been on a children’s waiver for kiddos that require 24 hour line of sight supervision or institutional level supports in the home for 14.5 years. He’s 5 months from transitioning into adult services.  

Among other reasons, we can’t leave 17 year old  d alone, ever. He can’t determine an emergency or call 911 if one arises, beyond the nonverbal thing. 

D is who is impacted with the “new healthcare” reform. Our sweet, never hurt a fly, biggest heart d. 

That is who is affected by the latest “let’s not make the government insist we have health insurance which we have always had making Ds Medicaid a secondary insurance” bill coming out of the Senate right now.   

On Marrs, the ACA repeal is very very personal 

Pairing with highly reenforcing activities….

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Today we checked out the day program at The Garden.   

There have been times in Ds life that I’ve been very comfortable handing D over, other times I am the worst helicopter parent ever!   

Today is an example of the first.  

This is going to be a great fit, I’m so excited!!!