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'It's frightening': the parents of a child with disabilities describe their fear of Medicaid cuts

A family from Central Florida is afraid of losing medical coverage and other benefits that help pay for their child's therapy, food and diapers. "I’m worried that the whole foundation of our life could collapse," says the boy's father.

  • Ana M. Rodriguez
  • Eulimar Nuñez
  • Eulimar Nuñez and Ana M. Rodriguez
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Jason tiene 9 años, es autista y depende de Medicaid: su caso muestra cómo los recortes afectarían a millones de estadounidenses
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 10, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Spanish
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Distribution Information
  • Univision Noticias Digital
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Ana M. Rodriguez

Ana Maria is a Colombian visual journalist based in Miami, Florida. Her work has been published by Univision Noticias, The Village Voice, WNYC, El Pais, El Diario La Prensa and Voices of NY. She is a New York Times Student Journalism Institute alumna and holds a master’s degree in visual storytelling and health journalism from CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Ana is passionate about multi-platform storytelling, social issues, immigration policy, health and climate change.

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