How to Apply for Katie Beckett Medicaid Deeming Waiver in Georgia

The Katie Beckett Deeming Waiver in Georgia permits the state to ignore the family’s income for certain children, who are considered disabled. It provides benefits to children, 18 years of age and younger, qualify as disabled individuals under the Social Security Act (§1614), and live at home rather than an institution. These children must meet specific criteria to be covered. Qualification is not based on medical diagnosis, … Read More

Georgia’s Autism Law: An Explanation of the Benefits Ava’s Law Provides for Georgia’s Children

Ava’s Law, named for Ava Bullard of Lyons, GA, whose early autism treatment helped to restore her speech, kept close watch as Governor Nathan Deal signed Georgia’s Autism bill into law on April 29th 2015.  COMPLETE OUR COMMUNICATION SCREENER AND RECEIVE IMMEDIATE RESULTS! What Does this bill mean for Georgia Families? Here’s how we interpret Georgia Constitution House Bill 429 (aka Ava’s Law) for meaningful autism … Read More

10 Helpful Resources for Parents of Children with Autism

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The information contained within this blog post was shared with us by the parent of a current client, “Eric.” Eric was referred to Atlanta Speech Therapy for an evaluation due to a significant loss of words and a regression in social behavior, occurring just before his 2nd birthday, after a bout with RSV. Though there wasn’t a formal diagnosis, his parents and the assessing therapist observed many red flags associated … Read More