Disability Issues In the News

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

Tourette Syndrome

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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