Parents plead to repeal cuts to kids’ therapy

Top of Form Parents plead to repeal cuts to kids’ therapy Lawmakers cut funding to at-home therapy Lawmakers cut funding to at-home therapy Mark Wiggins, KVUE 7:38 PM. CDT September 15, 2016 AUSTIN – Dozens of desperate parents are begging state lawmakers to reverse policies and budget cuts that have led to thousands of disabled children…

Advocates Ask Lawmakers to ‘Step Up’ and Fund Programs for Children with Special Needs

KUT / NPR Radio Austin’s NPR Station Advocates Ask Lawmakers to ‘Step Up’ and Fund Programs for Children with Special Needs By ASHLEY LOPEZ • SEP 15, 2016 State lawmakers are discussing today what to do about a plan to cut Medicaid reimbursement rates for groups that provide therapy to young children with developmental issues. Earlier this summer, the Texas…

Cuts to disabled Texas children’s therapy providers take hold despite court action, advocates say

Dallas Morning News Cuts to disabled Texas children’s therapy providers take hold despite court action, advocates say   By Robert T. Garrett Follow @RobertTGarrett rtgarrett@dallasnews.com Austin Bureau Published: 15 September 2016 12:36 PM Updated: 15 September 2016 07:07 PM AUSTIN — Despite appearances that court decisions have stopped them, sweeping budget cuts to state-funded therapies for tens of thousands…