Medicaid Provides Crucial Services for People with Disabilities and Their Families

More than 1 in 3 adults under age 65 enrolled in Medicaid have a disability. Medicaid provides essential medical care and supportive services that help many of these individuals remain in their homes and communities.

Radically changing Medicaid’s structure to a block grant or per capita cap, as in recent Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act, would threaten the essential services that people with disabilities rely on to maintain their health and independence.

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Beyond the Basics: The Impact of Zika Virus on Vision and Hearing Webinar

Babies born with Congenital Zika Virus Syndrome (CZVS) can have other findings beyond microcephaly. During this webinar, participants learned more about the vision and hearing findings seen in infants with CZVS, new research in this area, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance for evaluation and treatment, and about long term care strategies. A critical issue that was highlighted was recommended screening and follow-up for asymptomatic infants.

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Autism Conversations: Parenting the Siblings of Children with ASD

When: Tuesday, September 14 from 6-8pm
Where: Mercy Health, 1701 Mercy Health Place, Cincinnati, OH 45237

Siblings of children with ASD experience many positives but also many challenges, as do their parents. This discussion will include ideas and resources, as well as practical suggestions. This talk is appropriate for parents of children with ASD and their siblings who are elementary school age and below.

Please RSVP to Carole at

Questions? Contact Margi McCarthy at or call 513-561-2300

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