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Run~Walk~Smile 2023

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The 9th annual Run~Walk~Smile 5k/10k/1Mile road races will be held on November 4, 2023 in Keene, NH. Hundreds of participants from around the region will run, walk and roll at this event, which raises funds for critical dental care for adults with developmental disabilities in the Monadnock region.  Stay tuned for registration information and event […]

2023 NH Family Support Conference

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The 2023 NH Family Support Conference will take place August 5-6 at the DoubleTree Convention Center in Manchester, NH. This is a state-wide conference organized by volunteers to benefit families and caregivers who have a family member with a developmental disability, acquired brain disorder or special medical needs. For over 30 years, this conference has […]

Dental Benefits

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On April 1, 2023 the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Medicaid Services, announced the launch of the New Hampshire Smiles Adult Program, which provides comprehensive dental coverage to adults who have insurance through New Hampshire Medicaid. Adults 21 years of age and over who have full Medicaid benefits will […]

Getting Ready to Return to School

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Even though we’re in the dog days of summer, it’s not too soon to begin preparing your children to return to school. For children with developmental and related disabilities, the process of going back to school after several months off can be a little more complex.  Here are some tips to make the experience less […]

BDS System Redesign

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The Bureau of Developmental Services (BDS) is in the process of making several updates that are key to the way individuals and families access services and supports. At the same time, BDS is working to ensure an adequate provider network to provide services to individuals and families in New Hampshire. Three main areas of focus […]


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