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Elder Texans and their families face increasingly complex decisions about legal and financial matters. Appropriate legal and financial plans can prevent personal and family crisis from occurring when health deteriorates and the need for long-term care arises. Our services include: benefits planning and applications including Medicaid; estate planning including special needs and other types of trusts, wills and powers of attorney; guardianship; probate and alternatives to probate when appropriate. We serve the elderly, caregivers, and those who wish to plan for their choices and values to be honored.

Legal Services for Elder Texans and Their Families

Many of our clients face expensive medical needs, such as care in a nursing home, assisted living facility or at home. We help them and their families conserve their assets to the extent possible, while seeking the best care in the most suitable environment. We seek to provide peace of mind for our clients.

U.S. News World Report Best Law Firms in Texas in Elder Law (First Tier) , 2013-2016

Services we provide routinely include:

  • Legal and financial planning for long term care
  • Medicaid planning, applications and appeals
  • Estate planning for individuals and couples
  • Special Needs Trusts for family members with disabilities
  • Power of Attorney Agent and Guardianship advisory
  • Probate and estate administration
  • Alternatives to Probate
  • Guardianship
  • Referrals to related geriatric services

Attorneys

H. CLYDE FARRELL has been in private Elder Law practice since 1993. He is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, certified by the National Elder Law Foundation, as recognized by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

BLISS BURDETT PAK joined Mr. Farrell as a partner in 2010. She is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Texas (licensed since 1999) and the State Bar of Illinois (licensed since 1996).

GREG R. JOHNSON joined Farrell Pak in 2011. He obtained his Texas law license in 2004 after graduating from the University of Texas School of Law. He also holds a Master’s degree in Public Affairs

MEREDITH A. SULLIVAN, associate. Meredith earned her J.D. from Baylor Law School in 2015 and joined the Texas Bar in 2016. She is a member of the Texas Bar’s REPTL, Travis County Women Lawyers Association and Texas Young Lawyers Association.


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Proud Home of the Bruins

Welcome to the Blackford County Schools website. We serve K–12 students of the rural farming communities of Hartford City, Montpelier, Dunkirk, and Shamrock Lakes. Please explore our website, and learn more about our proud tradition of educational excellence as we make a difference and change the world, one student at a time.

A Message from Our Superintendent

To the Blackford County Schools Community,

Welcome to the start of the 2017-2018 school year! I am honored to serve as the superintendent of Blackford County Schools. As the school year begins, I am thankful for the opportunity and appreciate the support and warm welcome I have received. I look forward to learning more about the great people, programs, and activities we have in place and am anxious to begin the new school year.

I appreciate the hard work I see throughout the district in preparation for students to arrive very soon. Maintenance and custodial crews have worked hard to get the buildings in great shape to greet students. Secretaries and support staff have worked hard throughout the summer to prepare for our first year of online registration. Teachers and administrators have engaged in professional development, worked on new lesson plans and curriculum, and are dedicated to making this a great school year for the students at BCS!

The mission statement of our district is: Educating Students, Changing the World. It is our desire to continue to develop an environment and experiences with students that will prepare and challenge them to go forward and have a tremendous impact. To accomplish this goal, it takes every facet of the community working together in order to support the students we serve.

Thank you for choosing Blackford County Schools. We look forward to the great year ahead!


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Synovial Fluid Analysis

Synovial fluid analysis is a group of tests that examine joint (synovial) fluid. The tests help diagnose and treat joint-related problems.

Alternative Names

Joint fluid analysis; Joint fluid aspiration

How the test is performed

A sample of synovial fluid is needed for this test. Synovial fluid is normally a thick, straw-colored liquid found in small amounts in joints, bursae, and tendon sheaths.

After the area is cleaned, the health care provider will insert a sterile needle through the skin and into the joint space. Once in the joint, fluid is drawn through the needle into a sterile syringe.

The fluid sample is sent to the laboratory. The laboratory technician will check the sample’s color and clarity, and then place it under a microscope to check it for red and white blood cells, crystals (in the case of gout), and bacteria. In addition, there may be a chemical analysis, and if infection is a concern, a sample will be cultured to see if any bacteria grow.

How to prepare for the test

Normally, no special preparation is necessary, but contact your health care provider before the test to make sure. Tell your doctor if you are taking blood thinners, as they can affect test results.

How the test will feel

Occasionally, the health care provider will first inject local anesthesia with a small needle, which will sting. The aspiration is done with a larger needle and may also cause some pain. The procedure usually lasts less than one minute.

Why the test is performed

The test can help diagnose the cause of pain or swelling in joints. Removing the fluid can also help relieve joint pain.

This test may be used to diagnose:

  • Gout
  • Infection
  • Other inflammatory joint conditions
  • Joint injury
  • Osteoarthritis

What abnormal results mean

Abnormal joint fluid may look cloudy or abnormally thick.

Blood in the joint fluid may be a sign of injury inside the joint or a body-wide bleeding problem. An excess amount of normal synovial fluid can also be a sign of osteoarthritis.

What the risks are

  • Infection of the joint — unusual but more common with repeated aspirations
  • Bleeding into the joint space

Special considerations

Ice or cold packs may be applied to the joint for 24 to 36 hours after the test to reduce the swelling and joint pain. Depending on the exact problem, you can probably resume your normal activities after the procedure. Talk to your health care provider to determine what activity is most appropriate for you.

References

Knight JA, Kjeldsberg CR. Cerebrospinal, synovial, and serous body fluids. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 21st ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2006:chap 28.

Review Date: 7/10/2009

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Information developed by A.D.A.M. Inc. regarding tests and test results may not directly correspond with information provided by UCSF Medical Center. Please discuss with your doctor any questions or concerns you may have.

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Consumer warnings about public adjusters

Public adjusters are supposed to help you with your insurance claim, but one local couple shares a post-hurricane story that consumers should hear before hiring one.

If you own a home, chances are you will have to file an insurance claim at some point. When that happens, you might hire a public adjuster to negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf.

Action News Consumer Reporter Nydia Han has information you need to hear before you do.

A local couple says instead of helping matters, the public adjuster they hired made the claims process longer, messier, and much more frustrating.

Hurricane Sandy ripped part of the roof off Donna and Ray Taylor’s home.

“It sounded like a plane,” said Donna.

“And I said, ‘This is not good. Everything’s falling in,'” said Ray.

For help with their insurance claim, the Taylors met with a public adjuster from Metro Public Adjustment, Inc.

“He told us that he could get us more money than what we could get from the insurance company and faster,” said Donna.

But they say after they signed the contract, the adjuster said it could take 6 months.

So the Taylors say they acted on their right to cancel.

This is a right everyone needs to know about.

Pennsylvania law gives you the right to rescind certain contracts within three days.

The Taylors say they canceled within 12 hours by calling back the adjustor and handing him a written notice.

They are upset Metro still tried to represent their claim after that.

“After we rescinded, they are still trying to get a piece of this pie,” said Donna.

A pretty big piece! The company makes 25% of the insurance settlement.

“I said why would you submit the claim when we rescinded the contract yesterday? And he said, ‘I was out there first,'” she said. “We wound up having to fight him on top of everything else we’re going through. We wound up having to erase everything he put his marks on even after we rescinded.”

Action News went to the company for answers.

When asked if this was the kind of behavior they like to see from your adjustors, Terry Desher replied, “Of course not. We try to help people. We’re not trying to hurt anyone.”

Metro says by the time its corporate office realized the Taylors wanted to cancel, it had already notified the Taylor’s insurance company, which it must do within two days.

“We have agreed to the cancellation. There’s no problem here. And if they got a notification, it’s because we are working around the clock to satisfy people during the storm,” said Desher.

The company’s president says – “We are very sorry the Taylors had this experience with our company. We believe it was a genuine misunderstanding.”

Meantime, be aware when hiring any public adjuster.

“They will come in and say, ‘We get quick settlements with your insurance company.’ But we’ve seen cases with some of the public adjustment firms, including this one, where it can take months and months for the claim to get adjusted,” said Goode, Better Business Bureau.

They also warn to be careful when trying to cancel.

“The 3-day right to rescind can be tricky,” says Goode. “In order for it to work properly, you need to send a written notice to the company so they receive it within 3 calendar days after having signed the contract.”

Metro Public Adjustment points out that its Notice to Rescind says consumers should deliver the notice to their Bensalem office, and “provide notice of this contract termination promptly to your insurance company.”

If the Taylors had done that, they could have eliminated any problems.

The Taylors are glad – in the end – they dealt directly with their insurance company.

“We got check in-hand within one week, and now we can start to move forward,” said Donna.

As far as the adjustor allegedly saying it would take six months to get the Taylor’s check?

The company tells Action News, “There’s no six month issue. Those are not statements anyone should have made.”

Bottom line – read any cancellation policy closely. Also, adjusters should be licensed by your state’s insurance department.


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Inclusive Education

Inclusive education happens when children with and without disabilities participate and learn together in the same classes. Research shows that when a child with disabilities attends classes alongside peers who do not have disabilities, good things happen.

For a long time, children with disabilities were educated in separate classes or in separate schools. People got used to the idea that special education meant separate education. But we now know that when children are educated together, positive academic and social outcomes occur for all the children involved.

We also know that simply placing children with and without disabilities together does not produce positive outcomes. Inclusive education occurs when there is ongoing advocacy, planning, support and commitment.

These are the principles that guide quality inclusive education:

Inclusive education is based on the simple idea that every child and family is valued equally and deserves the same opportunities and experiences. Inclusive education is about children with disabilities whether the disability is mild or severe, hidden or obvious participating in everyday activities, just like they would if their disability were not present. It s about building friendships, membership and having opportunities just like everyone else.

  • All children learn in different ways.

    Inclusion is about providing the help children need to learn and participate in meaningful ways. Sometimes, help from friends or teachers works best. Other times, specially designed materials or technology can help. The key is to give only as much help as needed.

  • It is every child s right to be included.

    Inclusive education is a child’s right, not a privilege. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act clearly states that all children with disabilities should be educated with non-disabled children their own age and have access to the general education curriculum.

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    When you purchase four or more Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus tyres and a wheel alignment in one transaction from a Bridgestone store, then your tyres automatically qualify for our 50,000km Wear Life Guarantee.

    Should your Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus tyres wear out before travelling 50,000kms, we ll provide you with a pro-rata credit towards the cost of new comparable replacement tyres.

    *The 4th tyre for $10 offer is valid on purchases of four Supercat tyres or Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus tyres. ^Offer valid on purchase of four Alenza, Dueler or Ecopia EP850 tyres. Offers apply on purchases made in one transaction between 01/07/2017 and 31/08/2017 and are redeemable in store. Offer excludes government, fleet and wholesale purchases and all other tyres manufactured or distributed by Bridgestone. Not available with any other offer and while stocks last. Full terms and conditions here. +Available on Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus tyres, only at Bridgestone stores.

    Bridgestone is Australia s most trusted tyre brand offering a great range of tyres without compromising on quality. Contact your nearest Bridgestone store for tyre pricing to suit your vehicle.

    1. By taking part in this Save More on Four, Buy 3 and get the 4th for $10 Offer participants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
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    3. To be eligible to receive the 4th Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus tyre or Supercat tyre for $10, you must purchase a multiple of 4 Turanza Serenity Plus or Supercat tyres in one transaction and invoice per vehicle.
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    8. Subsidiary companies, retailers and agencies of Bridgestone Australia Ltd. are ineligible for the Save More on Four, Buy 3 and get the 4th for $10 .
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    12. The promoter s decision on all matters relating to this Save More on Four, Buy 3 and get the 4th for $10 Offer is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
    13. Bridgestone privacy policy is available here .
    14. The promoter is Bridgestone Australia Ltd. 196 Greenhill Road, Eastwood, SA 5063 ABN 65 007 516 841

    $100 cash back on Bridgestone SUV and 4×4 tyres

    1. By taking part in this $100 Cash Back Offer participants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
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    3. To be eligible to receive $100 off your purchase, you must visit a participating store and purchase a minimum of 4 x Bridgestone Alenza, Dueler or Ecopia EP850 tyres in one transaction per vehicle.
    4. Bridgestone Alenza, Dueler and Ecopia EP850 tyres are suitable for certain vehicles only. Seek advice from your local store or using the tyre search function here .
    5. The offer applies only to the purchase of tyres described in Clause 3 above, in one retail transaction and on one invoice during the Promotion Period and strictly while stocks last. Not all sizes available at all locations.
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    8. Subsidiary companies, retailers and agencies of Bridgestone Australia Ltd. are ineligible for the $100 Cash Back Offer .
    9. Government, wholesale and fleet customers of Bridgestone Australia Ltd. are ineligible for the $100 Cash Back Offer .
    10. Eligible customers will receive the discount off invoice in store at the time of purchase.
    11. This promotion cannot be combined with any other offer including, but not limited to motoring club discounts, VIP card programs and all other promotions.
    12. The promoter s decision on all matters relating to this $100 Cash Back Offer is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
    13. Bridgestone privacy policy is available here .
    14. The promoter is Bridgestone Australia Ltd. 196 Greenhill Road, Eastwood, SA 5063 ABN 65 007 516 841

    Masters Special Education #special #education #degree, #masters #degree #special #education, #education #degree,


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    Master of Education Special Education

    Become a licensed teacher of children with special needs

    The Master of Education with a concentration in Special Education equips certified classroom teachers with the additional skills required to meet the learning needs of children facing exceptional challenges. The program looks at every element of the special education environment, from understanding exceptionalities and developing appropriate instructional content and practices to planning, managing behaviors and collaborating with others.

    • Complete the program online, or if desired, on campus in Frostburg and Hagerstown.
    • Choose from two levels of specialization grades 1-8 or grades 6-12 and work to attain special education certification at that level.
    • Enroll in a master s program that is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education NCATE.
    • Begin the program if you hold or are eligible for certification as a public school teacher.

    Other MEd degree concentrations available at Frostburg State University and USM Hagerstown :

    Master of Education Special Education Highlights :

    • Full time graduate students will spend more than 300 hours in the classroom working with special needs students, including a practicum experience.
    • Complete a capstone action research project exploring a special education classroom need, researching potential solutions, proposing and implementing your plan and analyzing outcomes.
    • Learn to diagnose educational difficulties in children and be able to prescribe educational programs to meet the needs of individual students.
    • Gain classroom skills for effectively teaching students with special needs.
    • Acquire the skills needed to serve as an inclusion resource teacher for general education classroom teachers.
    • Join our Phi Delta Kappa chapter, which is the international fraternity for men and women in education. The organization actively promotes the interests and education of professional educators.

    About Our Master of Education Special Education Faculty :

    • Learn from educators who are experienced in working with special needs children.
    • Be advised by faculty members who are deeply committed to your development as a special education instructor.

    Sample Master of Education Special Education Courses :

    Characteristics of Exceptional Children Study etiology, diagnosis, physical, emotional and social characteristics of exceptional children including the gifted and mentally or physically challenged.

    Instructional Content and Practices for Exceptional Children Learn about instructional strategies and practices to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities, including academic, behavioral, medical, self-management, communication, vocational/career and general curriculum integrative needs.

    Managing Student Behavior and Social Interaction Skills Explore strategies for promoting learning for students with behavior disorders. The class includes a 10-week field experience component.

    Career Outlook for Special Education Teachers:

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates 6 percent growth in positions for special education teachers through 2022. Growth will be driven by continued demand for special education instructors to help those facing learning, mental, emotional and physical challenges in the classroom, and retirement of those currently holding such positions. Six percent growth represents the addition of approximately 26,600 positions. For more information about opportunities, work environment and pay, visit www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/special-education-teachers.htm (U.S. Government Occupational Outlook Handbook – Special Education Teachers).

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    Masters in Education Programs in North Carolina

    (found programs from 28 schools)

    The education field is one of North Carolina’s fastest-growing sectors, with more than 7,000 job openings each year. That includes 1,700 elementary teaching positions, 1,000 high school teaching positions, 900 middle school teaching positions, and 400 special education teaching positions.

    The financial rewards for teachers with a master’s degree in education are considerable, and they increase over time. Beginning teachers with a master’s degree earn $3,000 per year more than their colleagues who possess only a bachelor’s. Over time, that increases to $5,000 extra per year for teachers with master’s degrees, according to the Department of Public Instruction in North Carolina.

    Below is a list of Masters of Education programs in North Carolina. Use the links to request information from schools that you are interested in, or use the nearby state links below to find additional Masters of Education programs in states near you.

    Masters in Education Programs in Nearby Sates

    Selected Master’s degree programs in North Carolina

    Appalachian State University. Appalachian State offers both part-time and full-time master’s programs. Degree programs in fields like English or history are housed within their specific academic departments, while more general education degrees are housed in the Reich College of Education.

    Elon University. Elon offers Master of Education degrees in elementary education, special education, and gifted education. Students complete the majority of their coursework over the span of three summers, taking only one class each semester during the school year.

    Meredith College. Meredith has master’s programs that cater both to teachers looking to advance their education and to those looking to jump into the teaching field. The Master of Education degree – offered in gifted education, elementary education, English as a second language, and special education – is geared toward K-12 teachers who are already eligible for an initial teaching license. The Master of Arts in teaching degree is designed for people with bachelor’s degrees in fields other than education, who want to become teachers.

    All North Carolina Programs:

    Featured Online Programs:

    Online programs may not be available in all states

    Appalachian State University (Boone, NC) ONLINE PROGRAMS
    Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): Administration, Adult/Higher Ed, Career/Vocational, Curriculum/Instruction, English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Instructional Technology, Math, Music, Reading/Literacy, Special Ed

    Campbell University (Buies Creek, NC) Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): Administration, Career/Vocational, Gifted Talented, Phys Ed/Health

    East Carolina University (Greenville, NC) ONLINE PROGRAMS
    Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): Administration, Adult/Higher Ed, Art, Business, Career/Vocational, Curriculum/Instruction, English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Math, Music, Phys Ed/Health, Reading/Literacy, School Counseling/Psychology, Science, Special Ed

    Elizabeth City State University (Elizabeth City, NC) Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): Administration, Math, Science

    Elon University (Elon, NC) Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): Special Ed

    Fayetteville State University (Fayetteville, NC) Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): Administration, English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Math, Reading/Literacy, Science, Special Ed

    Gardner-Webb University (Boiling Springs, NC) Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Math, School Counseling/Psychology, Science

    Greensboro College (Greensboro, NC) Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): Special Ed

    High Point University (High Point, NC) Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): Administration, Special Ed

    Lenoir-Rhyne University (Hickory, NC) Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): School Counseling/Psychology

    Meredith College (Raleigh, NC) Accreditation: NCATE accredited
    Masters in Education Subject(s): Special Ed

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    Protecting children and adults with disabilities and special needs

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    Office of Special Education

    Welcome to the Office of Special Education’s home within the State Education Department’s Office of P-12 Education. This change reflects the Regents’ commitment to ensure that students with disabilities are an integral part of all aspects of P-12 education policy development and program implementation. We look forward to this opportunity to work even more closely with our general education colleagues as we strive together to close the continuing achievement gaps.

    This is an exciting and challenging time for all of us working to ensure that students with disabilities achieve the knowledge and skills necessary to live independent and self-directed lives. Research shows that most students with disabilities can meet high standards when provided with meaningful access and participation in the general education curriculum and appropriate, high quality specially designed instruction and support services. The Office of Special Education works to promote educational equity and excellence for students with disabilities through its roles and responsibilities to:

    • oversee the implementation of federal and State laws and policy for students with disabilities.
    • provide general supervision and monitoring of all public and private schools serving New York State preschool and school-age students with disabilities.
    • establish a broad network of technical assistance centers and providers to work directly with parents and school districts to provide current information and high quality professional development and technical assistance to improve results for students with disabilities.
    • ensure a system of due process, including special education mediation and impartial hearings.
    • meet with stakeholders through the Commissioner’s Advisory Panel for Special Education Services.

    To assure that you stay up to date, you are encouraged to register to receive by electronic mail the latest memoranda and other technical assistance documents from the Office of Special Education.

    Please note: Information on services for adults with disabilities will continue to be available on the Adult Career and Continuing Education Service (ACCES) Website .

    Last Updated: May 5, 2017

    University of the State of New York – New York State Education Department