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Newton County School System will host a Come Together Workshop for Families of Special Needs Students on Tuesday, December 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at Palmer-Stone Elementary School in conference room 100.

Guest speaker Deborah Fields-Harris of Parent to Parent of Georgia will provide important information on Georgia Medicaid Basics and Home and Community-Based Services. NCSS encourages parents to make plans to attend if they are interested in learning about Medicaid programs and services, including how to qualify for Medicaid based on a child’s disability or chronic health condition. The presentation will also address how to be an effective advocate for your child in the healthcare system.

The NCSS Come Together Workshop is free and open to the public. For more information or to register for this event, please contact Ms. Diane Johnson, Newton County School System Special Education Parent Mentor, at 770-788-5384, ext. 3925. Information is also available on the homepage of the NCSS website at

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