They Created Us: Special Education, Medicaid Waivers, EPSDT, Independent Case Management

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They Created Us is a family’s journey through the disability world that begins with their second son’s encounter meningitis at six months of age. Through their journey, you will learn the complexities of the bureaucracy along with strategies to maneuver through a sometimes unresponsive system. Special Education, Medicaid Waivers, EPSDT, and Independent Case Management are all part of a family’s world when their child experiences disabilities. This family’s journey uncovers injustices and allows opportunity for basic rights to be realized throughout the systems that were put in place to help children with disabilities.

© 2006 Mercado, Denise
Audience: Parent, Professional