Tag Archive | Down Syndrome

Richard Dawkins Advises Mothers to Abort Babies with Down Syndrome. Outrage Ensues.

Author tells woman ‘Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world if you have a choice.’

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Young Man With Down Syndrome Gets Accepted to College and His Reaction Will Warm Your Heart

His reaction is one of pure joy.

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Mom of Disabled Girl Shoots Her Own Back-to-School Ad

Katie Driscoll is a mother of 6 and a professional photographer who is on a mission to have children with disabilities better represented in advertising.

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Testing Firms Not Complying with Law on Disabled

A new federal study criticizes the Justice Department for failing to enforce laws that provide disabled students with special accommodations for taking the SAT, bar exam and other high-stakes tests.

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NJ Library Holds Story Time for Kids with Special Needs

The Hoboken Public Library, 500 Park Ave., will hold an inclusive story time for children with disabilities.

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Want to Make it Rich in NY? Open a Group Home and Neglect its Residents.

New York State has given control of its system to nonprofit providers, who receive more than $5 billion a year in Medicaid money to house and care for developmentally disabled people.

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In Treating Disabled, Potent Drugs and Few Rules

Tens of thousands of powerful pills created to treat serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia are given to developmentally disabled people in the care of New York State every day.

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Boy’s Suspension for Hugging School Bus Aide Makes Mockery of Special Needs Kids

Aleczander Fujimoto has been suspended from his school for sexual harassment of a school bus aide. Or, in his mind, giving his school bus aide a hug.

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Five Tips for a Successful CSE Meeting

Here are a few basic tips for a successful CSE meeting.

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Riding a Two-Wheeler to Confidence and Independence

Children with disabilities such as Down syndrome will be taught to ride two-wheeled bikes.

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