Monthly Archives: February 2017

  • Ivanova

Self-Advocate Profile: Ivanova Smith

Conversations with Self-Advocates: Part II

IvanovaThe Special Hope Foundation recently expanded its Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee, which, among other things, reviews the proposals that the Foundation receives and provides input on whether or not applicants should receive funding, and whether a proposal is designed well for people with […]

February 21st, 2017|Special Hope Blog|
  • UCSF view

Informed health care for people with developmental disabilities at UCSF

Grantee Update: 16th Annual Developmental Disabilities:
An Update for Health Professionals


The 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 and 3 in San Francisco and is presented by the […]

February 14th, 2017|Special Hope Blog|
  • ASAN

ASAN develops Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates

ASAN

Navigating the Affordable Care Act

The 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, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)  […]

February 4th, 2017|Special Hope Blog|
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