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Disability Issues In the News
In many disability related news stories, families find themselves stepping out of their comfort zone to advocate for basic opportunities for their sons and daughters with special needs. In seeking support for one student at a time, many doors have been opened for children and families who follow.
I Have Tourette's but Tourette's Doesn't Have Me HBO Tourette Syndrome Association documentary featuring children with Tourette Syndrome is featured on television and in print media
Interview with Justin's Parents - Deafness (interpreters and sports)
Herald Today - Manatee County - Florida School district settles ADHD suit
Washington Post - Aid Dog Banned From Stafford School
Fredericksburg News - Middle School refusing to admit a service dog for a special education student
Each of our Children is Different - BBC - Down's Syndrome Photographic Exhibit
Employment rate of people with disabilities
Diabetes HealthSchool 504 Plans, elementary school through college and 504 work issues for individuals with insulin dependent diabetes
MSNBC - Diabetes - Local teenager battles medical condition in aftermath of Hurricane Wilma.
Wall Street Journal Online - Some Companies Offer Assistance To Parents of Kids with Disabilities Support Groups, Insurance, Resources
KIRO TV Seattle Community College Degree Program for Students with Developmental Disabilities - BCC Venture Program
Maple Ridge Times Welcome to Brent's World - Young Adult with Down Syndrome
The Disability Hierarchy - DisabilityIsNatural.com Newsletter
Disability Solutions - An Effective Complement: Advocacy & Forgiveness
Post Tribune - Indiana - Mother says school puts diabetic son in danger
Teen and Adult issues - Seattle Post Intelligencer articles - Public protection, private abuse - Mentally disabled preyed upon in state care
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