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  • Thu 15 Nov 2018
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Most Doctors Unprepared To Care For Adults With Autism, Study Finds

Advocating for our loved ones is a never-ending endeavor. That includes choosing physicians to work with who truly understand or want to understand the needs that are specific to your family. Disability Scoop Reports, By Michelle Diament (Click the link above to read this article in full) A new survey finds many health care providers admittedly know little about how to care for adults with autism. Of 922 providers surveyed, 77 percent rated their ability to treat patients on the spectrum as…

Law Enforcement and First Responders

Finding yourself in an unexpected situation or emergency that requires law enforcement or first responders has the potential to be a terrifying experience.  There are so many things in even an ordinary scenario with typical family dynamics that could go wrong or change at any moment. It is important to have a proper plan in place for the situations in our lives that are somewhat predictable or considered likely to happen at some point. For example, if you live in a tornado zone, you…

United Airlines Removes Special Needs Family in Emergency Landing

Disability Scoop reports, as written by Kelly House, Oregonian/TNS: A mom plans to sue after her family, including a daughter with autism, was kicked off a United Airlines flight to Portland, Ore. for being “disruptive.” Donna Beegle, a public speaker who focuses on poverty, told KATU news her family was traveling home from Disney World last Tuesday when they were escorted off the plane after she challenged a flight attendant’s refusal to let her buy a hot meal for her daughter. She…

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Caboodle: Just getting started

As you can see we are just starting out and we have big dreams at Caboodle! We are in the earliest stages of putting all this together just for you.  We can’t wait to show you all the amazing ways we plan to make your life easier.  We still have some tidying up to do around here so hang in there as we continue to add posts, make changes and get things moving along.    See something you like?  Let…

Writers Wanted

Would you like to share your story?  Have you always wanted to write?  Are you passionate about what it means to be a caregiver? Would you like to help or inspire others through your stories and knowledge?   We want to hear from you whether you are a caregiver, therapist, first responder, physician, teacher, business owner, special needs advocate or any combination of these things. And you don’t have to be a terrific writer either! At Caboodle, it’s the content that…