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Autism Round-Table Discussion: Meeting Follow Up

October 21, 2016 Disclaimer: The following is for informational purposes only. This information does not express the opinions of TRICARE, its contractors, or providers. On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, the … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Letter to My Daughter

Dear Mattie,   You changed me. On the day that you were born, I became someone else. You changed me. I will be thankful to you, for all of my … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Courage: A Military Family’s Fight with Childhood Cancer

October 31, 2014.  A date etched in our minds forever, and the beginning of an uphill battle of apprehension. Four days later we heard the dreaded words, as Isabella our … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · 5 Comments

Brace Yourselves: It’s IEP Season

Welcome to IEP Season!  It’s almost time for the big meeting where you sit in a conference room surrounded by school professionals and determine your child’s fate for the school … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Botox for Chronic Migraine – a Tricare Adventure

Hi, my name is Theresa and I am currently being treated with Botox for my Chronic Intractable Migraine.  To give a little background information for those of you that may … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Crossing the Line: Case Managers

I still consider myself pretty new to the world of case managers, even though during any given week I usually talk to at least one. I never really understood what … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

You Don’t Have To Pretend It’s All OK

Being the parent of a medically fragile child has made me the master of hiding tears behind a fake smile while saying the words my child needs to hear; “I … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment