Raising Special Kids Comments on ADE Waiver Request

Raising Special Kids Comments on ADE Waiver Request

Posted Jan 24, 2019

SUMBITTED ELECTRONICALLY January 24, 2019 Audra Ahumada, Deputy Associate Superintendent of Assessments Arizona Department of EducationAssessment Section1535 W. Jefferson, Bin 6Phoenix, Arizona 85007 RE: Raising Special Kids public...

What’s on The Menu [of Assessments]? Why is it important? What do you need to know about it?

Posted Jan 14, 2019

The decision to give Arizona public schools a menu of assessment options to choose from was made in 2016 by the Arizona legislature with the passage of ARS 15-742. To adhere to the new Arizona law, the Arizona State Board of Education then...

AZ Department of Education Parent Involvement Survey

AZ Department of Education Parent Involvement Survey

Posted Apr 20, 2018

All school districts and charter schools are required to annually administer the nine-question State Performance Plan, Indicator 8: Parent Involvement Survey to all parents of students with an Individualized Education Program...

CareScape, Inc., Arizona Business Bank and Raising Special Kids Celebrate a Decade of Partnership for Families of Children with Disabilities

CareScape, Inc., Arizona Business Bank and Raising Special Kids Celebrate a Decade of Partnership for Families of Children with Disabilities

Posted Dec 20, 2017

This year marks the 10th visit that Mitchell Owens, CEO of Arizona-based landscape company, CareScape, Inc., has made to Raising Special Kids to present the organization with the funds raised at their annual Dandelion Golf Classic. Arizona...

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.

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