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Jun 19

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How A Child with Special Needs Can Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits

How A Child with Special Needs Can Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits   If you are the parent or guardian of a child who is disabled, he or she might qualify for disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA). To qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), specific criteria must be met. A ...

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Apr 19

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SNN offers series of community events during National Autism Awareness Month

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 2, 2019) – Special Needs Network (SNN), a California-based autism advocacy organization kicks off World Autism Day and Autism Awareness Month with a social media campaign and series of free events designed to raise awareness and provide support to those affected by autism. According to the Centers for ...

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Mar 19

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California nonprofit fills void for military special needs families

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 27, 2019) – After a military parent with a special needs child approached LA-based nonprofit, Special Needs Network (SNN), about the lack of resources and training available to military families, SNN partnered with Los Angeles Air Force Base to design a program aimed at addressing the significant ...

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Nov 18

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Superheroes Dazzle at the California African American Museum

The 13th annual Special Needs Network celebrated their Evening Under the Stars Superhero gala at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 20. The honorees were CEO, Scott B. Laurie (The Olson Company) who received the Corporate Citizen Award, Emmy-nominated actress, Niecy Nash (“Claws”) whose TV ...

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Nov 18

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SNN gala dazzles at the African American Museum

Proceeds from the gala benefitted children with autism and special needs, their families. – – – – The 13th annual Special Needs Network celebrated their Evening Under the Stars Superhero gala at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. The honorees were CEO Scott B Laurie (The Olson Company) ...

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Apr 17

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California lawmaker and nonprofit groups call for restoration of services for developmentally disabled

On April 4, autism advocates and experts asked members of the California Assembly’s Committee on Human Services to keep an eight-year-old promise that the state made to individuals with developmental disabilities and to reinstate services that were supposed to only be temporarily suspended in 2009 but have yet to be restored. ...

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Mar 17

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DDS fails to implement changes addressing disparities among minority children with disabilities

Despite instruction from state Legislature, California’s Department of Developmental Services continues to provide fewer resources and services to minority children with autism and other disabilities than to Caucasian children. Los Angeles, Calif. (March 22, 2017) – According to testimony during an oversight hearing last week in ...

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  • CELEBRITY GUEST BLOG: It’s the perfect opportunity to spread joy

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Jan 17

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CELEBRITY GUEST BLOG: It’s the perfect opportunity to spread joy

By D.L. Hughley Foundation…   He still reigns as one the Original Kings of Comedy. Whether his show is on the road, radio, film or television, D. L. Hughley has established himself as a veteran entertainer, producer, and commentator. D. L. has been seen on major networks like Showtime, Comedy Central and CNN, heard on […]

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  • GUEST BLOG: 3 Tricks to Make a Daily ASD Routine Easier

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Oct 16

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GUEST BLOG: 3 Tricks to Make a Daily ASD Routine Easier

By Dolores Santos…   Kids on the autism spectrum prefer routine in their daily lives. Of course, each child on the autism spectrum is different, and their routines should be tailored to their specific needs and preferences as they may even follow them into adulthood.  There are a few helpful tricks that can make your […]

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Oct 16

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The Sentinel: 11th Annual Evening Under The Stars Gala Provided A Perfect Evening For Celebrating Children

By Sentinel News Service Published October 13, 2016 Sony Pictures Studios was the setting for Special Needs Network’s (SNN) 11th Annual Evening Under The Stars Black & White Gala: Celebrating Innovators & Game Changers. Hollywood celebrities, politicians, dignitaries and members of the medical and business communities came ...

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