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Special Parents Confidential Episode 35 Medical Advocacy

Special Parents Confidential Episode 35 Medical Advocacy

Medical Advocacy.
One of the continuous aspects of having a child with special needs is medical care and medical issues. Parents of special needs children often find themselves visiting medical facilities as often as they visit family or friends. Sometimes more often.
Understanding the medical issues our children have, however, isn't easy. Too often the medical experts we see are not always able to give us the answers we need when we need them. Or in some cases the answers we get create even more questions. Sometimes parents turn to the internet to understand more about the issues and challenges our kids face. But the internet is not always a reliable source of information, and that can lead to poor choices, and bad outcomes that could have been prevented if the parents had access to the right help when they needed it.
With the increasing 'corporatizing' of the American medical industry, and insurance companies regulating how medical care can be done, with the emphasis being placed on