"My children are not just my world, but they are also siblings, nieces and nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, friends, and neighbors. They deserve to have continued access to all of their healthcare. Let’s work together to protect their future."
Repealing the ACA is bad for our kids. Our new blog post shares a perspective from a pediatrician in Elizabeth City, NC.
"When you practice so long in a small town, as I have, you have a lot of stories to tell about the kids and families you have known. The hardest part of my job was always attending the funerals of patients who died."
"In a world already hostile to those with disabilities, the increased suffering that would fall on the disability community is painful to consider. Congress should vote against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act."
Talk of repealing the Affordable Care Act immediately puts a pit in my stomach, bringing to the surface countless fears for those I love most in this world: 16 high school-age students with profound disabilities in my school’s Autism-IV program.
By Thomas Goldsmith The judge was a local lawyer. Prosecutors and defense attorneys ranged in years from 15 to 21. All the jurors were in their teens. Most significantly, the person in the dock was 13, a middle school student who appeared at Teen Court in Robeson County. He was trying craft a future...