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Informed health care for people with developmental disabilities at UCSF

Grantee Update: 16th Annual Developmental Disabilities: An Update for Health ProfessionalsThe Special Hope Foundation is proud to support UCSF’s 16th Annual Developmental Disabilities Conference (read about the history of the conference HERE) . The event is coming up March 2 [...]

ASAN develops Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates

Navigating the Affordable Care ActThe Affordable Care Act (ACA) made it easier to get health insurance for all Americans, including individuals with disabilities.But a lot of the information is circulating about the ACA and attempts to repeal it.  In response, [...]

A conversation with Self-Advocate Melissa-Crisp Cooper

Individuals with disabilities are disability experts.So the Special Hope Foundation decided to expand our Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee.  Melissa-Crisp Cooper is the Committee's Chairman.Melissa first became involved in health advocacy for people with disabilities over a decade ago when she worked [...]

Special Hope Foundation’s 2016 in Review

2017, we are ready.I think we can all agree that 2016 was quite a year. Through it all, the Special Hope Foundation has remained focused on our vision and mission, and we look forward to continuing to do so enthusiastically [...]

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