Episode summary introduction: Welcome to The Nursing Post podcast: all nursing, all the time with Ashley Moore and Rosa Horsley. In this last part of this series we will be helping you understand your patients or child's rights and how to get them the help that they deserve
Topic 1: Applying for SSI
We get into what qualifications are needed, disability for children, where to go and what benefits are available with SSI.
Topic 2: Department of Social Services
Virginia Dept of Health- Understanding benefits and why to apply for Medicaid waiver, filling out a UAI, CCCP Waivers. How to get caregiver support, nutritional supplements and OTC medications without breaking the bank
Topic 3:Navigating Schools
Why is it so hard to get schools on the same page as your providers after diagnosis of ASD? Money. We will explain why it is so hard and if you can do anything about it.
Topic 4: Transitioning to Adulthood
We will talk about setting your young adult up for success and how the bill just signed by President Trump will impact ASD over the next 5 years.
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Virginia Department of Social Services
Virginia Department of Health
Lynchburg City Schools
Virginia Legal Aid Society