Developmental Disabilities

Latest stories

2h
ScienceBlogs
Growing in So Many WaysWe came back from the developmental pediatrician yesterday in a jubilant mood.
Growing in So Many Ways
ScienceBlogs / Posted 2 hours ago
We came back from the developmental pediatrician yesterday in a jubilant mood. Two of my sons came to us with significant developmental delays. Both of them have made wonderful progress, so last night was an occasion for celebration. A lot of... Read more
2h
WLBZ Bangor
Unified basketball helping students feel includedCUMBERLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Unified basketball is on its second year of
Unified basketball helping students feel included
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 hours ago
CUMBERLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Unified basketball is on its second year of giving kids with developmental disabilities the chance to play in Maine. Students from 32 schools play on a unified basket team. Three athletes from each team are allowed... Read more
2h
WCSH 6 Portland
Unified basketball helping students feel includedCUMBERLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Unified basketball is on its second year of
Unified basketball helping students feel included
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 hours ago
CUMBERLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Unified basketball is on its second year of giving kids with developmental disabilities the chance to play in Maine. Students from 32 schools play on a unified basket team. Three athletes from each team are allowed... Read more
4h
The Suburbanite
Jackson Alumni Association announces WOF inductees Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 12:00 PM The Jackson High School Alumni Association
Jackson Alumni Association announces WOF inductees
The Suburbanite / Posted 4 hours ago
Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 12:00 PM The Jackson High School Alumni Association has announced its Alumni Wall of Fame induction class for 2015. The class consists of three former Jackson athletes and... Read more
5h
The Evening Sun
Catholic Charities reveals King�s Cottage for new respite services program NORWICH � Countering the downsize of mental health facilities in the surround
Catholic Charities reveals King�s Cottage for new respite services program
The Evening Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
NORWICH � Countering the downsize of mental health facilities in the surrounding region, Catholic Charities of Chenango County is rolling out a new program that will provide... Read more
5h
Adirondack Daily Enterprise
New degree at NCCCCollege officials say students who graduate with an associate's degree in Child
New degree at NCCC
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 5 hours ago
College officials say students who graduate with an associate's degree in Child and Family Services will help fill a need for more social workers in the North Country. They also hope it, along with other new degree programs in the state approval... Read more
5h
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Birth defect tied to Zika virus can leave children with lifetime of health woesBy Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- The thousands of babi
Birth defect tied to Zika virus can leave children with lifetime of health woes
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 hours ago
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- The thousands of babies born in Brazil with abnormally small heads and brains -- believed to be caused by infection in the womb with the Zika virus -- typically face a lifetime of health... Read more
17 related stories
7h
FOX News
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babiesNEW YORK/BRASILIA – Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babies
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
NEW YORK/BRASILIA – Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked alarm in the current Zika virus outbreak, say they are struck by the severity of a small number of cases they have reviewed from Brazil. Consultations among doctors in... Read more
55 related stories
8h
News-Medical-Net
Zika virus can have substantial economic impact in Americas"Zika virus isn't going anywhere," says Frank Esper, MD, infectious disease spe
Zika virus can have substantial economic impact in Americas
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 hours ago
"Zika virus isn't going anywhere," says Frank Esper, MD, infectious disease specialist at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. "If it's anything near what happened with SARS or with Ebola, people are going to be very hesitant to... Read more
10h
The Florida Times-Union
The Arc of the St. Johns working toward a resolution with state agency over Medicaid agreementTwo months after the state’s Agency for Persons with Disabilities said in a let
The Arc of the St. Johns working toward a resolution with state agency over Medicaid agreement
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 hours ago
Two months after the state’s Agency for Persons with Disabilities said in a letter that it is planning to terminate a Medicaid service agreement it has with The Arc of the St. Johns, both sides say they are working toward a resolution. The Dec. 10... Read more
14h
The Daily Sentinel
Shooting happened within minutes of contact Less than three minutes after Mesa County sheriff’s deputy Derek Geer reporte
Shooting happened within minutes of contact
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
Less than three minutes after Mesa County sheriff’s deputy Derek Geer reported to emergency dispatchers that he would be approaching a male suspect who reportedly had a gun, one of his colleagues called... Read more
14h
NBC Philadelphia
Police, FBI Search for Missing Teen BoyPolice and the FBI are searching for a missing teenager. John Thomas Parker, 1
Police, FBI Search for Missing Teen Boy
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 14 hours ago
Police and the FBI are searching for a missing teenager. John Thomas Parker, 14, walked away from the Devereux Leo Kanner Learning Center in West Chester, Pennsylvania around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and hasn’t been seen since. The Learning Center is a... Read more
15h
The St. Augustine Record
Arc of the St. Johns working toward resolution with state agencyTwo months after the state’s Agency for Persons with Disabilities said in a let
Arc of the St. Johns working toward resolution with state agency
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 15 hours ago
Two months after the state’s Agency for Persons with Disabilities said in a letter that it planned to terminate a Medicaid service agreement it has with The Arc of the St. Johns, both sides say they are working toward a resolution. The Dec. 10... Read more
20h
Philly.com
Authorities search for missing Chesco teenAuthorities on Wednesday night were trying to locate a 14-year-old boy who disa
Authorities search for missing Chesco teen
Philly.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Authorities on Wednesday night were trying to locate a 14-year-old boy who disappeared Tuesday afternoon from a facility in Chester County for children with developmental disabilities. John Thomas Parker was last seen walking away from the Devereux... Read more
21h
Daily Herald
Grayslake man died doing what he lovedAs a big sports fan and family man, it was common to see Martin J. Buckley Sr.
Grayslake man died doing what he loved
Daily Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
As a big sports fan and family man, it was common to see Martin J. Buckley Sr. running as the trailer for the St. Gilbert Catholic School cross-country team. "The kids were always amazed by him -- `Mr. Buckley is doing all our routes,'" said... Read more
23h
The Hamilton Journal News
Miami Valley Ballet Theatre adds to the arts scene in HamiltonArtistic Director and Instructor Michelle Davis shared the story of the Miami V
Miami Valley Ballet Theatre adds to the arts scene in Hamilton
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 23 hours ago
Artistic Director and Instructor Michelle Davis shared the story of the Miami Valley Ballet Theatre (MVBT) Wednesday at the Fitton Center, as part of this season’s Celebrating Self series. The event also included a movement demonstration by the... Read more
23h
The Mercury News
Disabled adults bus service off to a rough start in Alameda CountyHAYWARD -- When her developmentally disabled sister still was not home hours af
Disabled adults bus service off to a rough start in Alameda County
The Mercury News / Posted 23 hours ago
HAYWARD -- When her developmentally disabled sister still was not home hours after her day program ended, Patricia Garrett became frantic when she telephoned the bus company that drove her sister and no one answered. "No one's showing up, and no... Read more
2 related stories
23h
Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Disabled adults bus service off to a rough start in Alameda CountyHAYWARD -- When her developmentally disabled sister still was not home hours af
Disabled adults bus service off to a rough start in Alameda County
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 23 hours ago
HAYWARD -- When her developmentally disabled sister still was not home hours after her day program ended, Patricia Garrett became frantic when she telephoned the bus company that drove her sister and no one answered. "No one's showing up, and no... Read more
2 related stories
23h
The Daily Review
Disabled adults bus service off to a rough start in Alameda CountyHAYWARD -- When her developmentally disabled sister still was not home hours af
Disabled adults bus service off to a rough start in Alameda County
The Daily Review / Posted 23 hours ago
HAYWARD -- When her developmentally disabled sister still was not home hours after her day program ended, Patricia Garrett became frantic when she telephoned the bus company that drove her sister and no one answered. "No one's showing up, and no... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Hartford Courant
Parents, Fighting $47M In Cuts To Disability Services, Seek To Turn Access Into ActionHARTFORD — The signs of influence were there: About 30 legislators showed up at
Parents, Fighting $47M In Cuts To Disability Services, Seek To Turn Access Into Action
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
HARTFORD — The signs of influence were there: About 30 legislators showed up at a rallying point Wednesday as dozens of parents of intellectually disabled children prepared to fan out through the Capitol complex and press lawmakers to resist $47... Read more
1d
Staten Island Advance
Sen. Andrew Lanza's 2016 focus: Low taxes, public safetyEditor's Note: This story is one in a series that will periodically look at the
Sen. Andrew Lanza's 2016 focus: Low taxes, public safety
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
Editor's Note: This story is one in a series that will periodically look at the work our state legislators are doing. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Last year when Sen. Andrew Lanza gave up pursuing his dream job as Staten Island's district attorney, it was... Read more
1d
WWNY - WNYF Watertown
St. Lawrence NYSARC Receives 3-Year AccreditationA nonprofit organization that helps people with intellectual and other developm
St. Lawrence NYSARC Receives 3-Year Accreditation
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted yesterday
A nonprofit organization that helps people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities has received a three-year quality assurances accreditation. Canton-based St. Lawrence NYSARC was accredited by the Council on Quality and Leadership, a... Read more
1d
CBS News
What does the future hold for babies with microcephaly?There's a broad spectrum of health issues children with microcephaly may face.
What does the future hold for babies with microcephaly?
CBS News / Posted yesterday
There's a broad spectrum of health issues children with microcephaly may face. Some may be in otherwise good health, while some will suffer crippling mental and physical disabilities. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people... Read more
17 related stories
1d
Washington Evening Journal
Rem Iowa - By Rem Iowa************************************* Since 1979, REM Iowa has provided qualit
Rem Iowa - By Rem Iowa
Washington Evening Journal / Posted yesterday
************************************* Since 1979, REM Iowa has provided quality services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex challenges. We also offer services for adults with brain injuries and... Read more
1d
WBTV Charlotte
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., drives the kids wild at Kannapolis elementary school NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt, Jr., made a big entrance and a big impression on
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., drives the kids wild at Kannapolis elementary school
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt, Jr., made a big entrance and a big impression on the students at Jackson... Read more
2 related stories
1d
WBTV Charlotte
Death investigation involves niece of Oakboro police chiefDale Earnhardt, Jr., drives the kids wild at Kannapolis elementary schoolDale E
Death investigation involves niece of Oakboro police chief
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., drives the kids wild at Kannapolis elementary schoolDale Earnhardt, Jr., drives the kids wild at Kannapolis elementary school NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt, Jr., made a big entrance and a big impression on the students at Jackson... Read more
2 related stories
1d
First Coast News
Five things to know about the Zika virusQ. So why are people concerned? A. Because the virus has been linked to seriou
Five things to know about the Zika virus
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
Q. So why are people concerned? A. Because the virus has been linked to serious birth defects. Zika virus was first detected in Brazil in May. In October, Brazil's Ministry of Health began receiving reports of an unusually high number of cases of... Read more
394 related stories
1d
ScienceBlogs
Growing in So Many WaysWe came back from the developmental pediatrician yesterday in a jubilant mood.
Growing in So Many Ways
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
We came back from the developmental pediatrician yesterday in a jubilant mood. Two of my sons came to us with significant developmental delays. Both of them have made wonderful progress, so last night was an occasion for celebration. Developmental... Read more
1d
The Wilmington Star-News
Beau's Coffee offers service with a unique smileMalik Bullock's warm smile welcomed customers inside the small shop tucked with
Beau's Coffee offers service with a unique smile
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Malik Bullock's warm smile welcomed customers inside the small shop tucked within the corner of Kerr and Wrightsville avenues. “Welcome to Beau's Coffee,” Bullock said. “How may I help you?” Bullock works as a cashier at Beau's, a unique coffee shop... Read more
1d
WBTV Charlotte
Rowan Co. woman accused of shooting boyfriend in face Cori Mayhew, 23, is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with int
Rowan Co. woman accused of shooting boyfriend in face
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Cori Mayhew, 23, is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Cori Mayhew, 23, is... Read more
2 related stories
1d
KTBS Shreveport
Ash Wednesday Lent begins today Many Christians around the world begin observances of Lent today. Many Chris
Ash Wednesday Lent begins today
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Many Christians around the world begin observances of Lent today. Many Christians around the world begin observances of Lent today. Sanders and Trump win in New HampshireSanders and... Read more
107 related stories
1d
KTBS Shreveport
Trump says New Hampshire voters "Started it" in primary speechAsh Wednesday Lent begins todayAsh Wednesday Lent begins today Many Christians
Trump says New Hampshire voters "Started it" in primary speech
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Ash Wednesday Lent begins todayAsh Wednesday Lent begins today Many Christians around the world begin observances of Lent today. Many Christians around the world begin observances of Lent today. Sanders and Trump win in New HampshireSanders and... Read more
107 related stories
1d
Orlando Sentinel
Research in Central Florida: UCF professor developing interventions for kids with speech problemsFor more than a decade, Dr. Jennifer Kent-Walsh has been studying how people wh
Research in Central Florida: UCF professor developing interventions for kids with speech problems
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
For more than a decade, Dr. Jennifer Kent-Walsh has been studying how people who have severe speech problems can better express themselves. In her latest endeavor, and with a $440,000, three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health,... Read more
1d
The Register NorthJersey.com
Yanks' Andrew Miller shrugs off trade talkNEW YORK – The payoff for Andrew Miller's successful first year as the Yankees'
Yanks' Andrew Miller shrugs off trade talk
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK – The payoff for Andrew Miller's successful first year as the Yankees' closer was a winter's worth of hearing his name involved in trade talk. "It is what it is though, there's nothing you can do about it," Miller said Tuesday. "I don't... Read more
1d
The East Liverpool Review
St. Clair Township ReportsJamie P. Tice, 42, no address listed was arrested Feb. 4 at Big Lots, state Rou
St. Clair Township Reports
The East Liverpool Review / Posted yesterday
Jamie P. Tice, 42, no address listed was arrested Feb. 4 at Big Lots, state Route 170, after store officials contacted police about him reportedly stealing items. Reports state that Tice attempted to hide from officers, but when located was emptying... Read more
1d
Middletown Times Herald-Record
10 BOCES special-education students step into Goshen internshipsGOSHEN — Rebecca Napolitano describes the new clothes she and her mother have p
10 BOCES special-education students step into Goshen internships
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted yesterday
GOSHEN — Rebecca Napolitano describes the new clothes she and her mother have picked out for Rebecca’s new job at a Goshen accounting and tax preparation office: a suit, with matching skirt and jacket, a collared blouse, dress pants and black... Read more
1d
KTBS Shreveport
State using new way to collect fines for insurance lapses Louisiana has implemented new ways of collecting fines from people who the st
State using new way to collect fines for insurance lapses
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Louisiana has implemented new ways of collecting fines from people who the state believes are driving without insurance. Louisiana... Read more
107 related stories
1d
The Neosho Daily News
SB 40 board unveils new logoIn advance of unveiling its new website, still under final construction by My M
SB 40 board unveils new logo
The Neosho Daily News / Posted yesterday
In advance of unveiling its new website, still under final construction by My Modern Web, the Newton County SB 40 Board on Monday approved its logo, also designed by the Neosho company. Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 10:49 PM In advance of unveiling its... Read more
1d
KTBS Shreveport
Bossier Parish authorities hone communication techniques in parish-wide crisis drill "If there's a place to make mistakes, this is the place to do it," Natale sai
Bossier Parish authorities hone communication techniques in parish-wide crisis drill
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
"If there's a place to make mistakes, this is the place to do it," Natale said.... Read more
107 related stories
1d
Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Castro Valley: Sex trade sting nets 15 arrests, including man allegedly exploiting developmentally-disabled womanCASTRO VALLEY -- A Super Bowl weekend sting by the Alameda County Sheriff's Off
Castro Valley: Sex trade sting nets 15 arrests, including man allegedly exploiting developmentally-disabled woman
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted yesterday
CASTRO VALLEY -- A Super Bowl weekend sting by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office nabbed 15 people allegedly involved in the sex trade, including a suspect who deputies say was pimping out a developmentally disabled teenager. Sheriff's Office... Read more
1d
Oakland Tribune
Castro Valley: Sex trade sting nets 15 arrests, including man allegedly exploiting developmentally-disabled womanCASTRO VALLEY -- A Super Bowl weekend sting by the Alameda County Sheriff's Off
Castro Valley: Sex trade sting nets 15 arrests, including man allegedly exploiting developmentally-disabled woman
Oakland Tribune / Posted yesterday
CASTRO VALLEY -- A Super Bowl weekend sting by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office nabbed 15 people allegedly involved in the sex trade, including a suspect who deputies say was pimping out a developmentally disabled teenager. Sheriff's Office... Read more
1d
KTBS Shreveport
Evergreen to build community homes for people with developmental disabilities (Source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News) Cooking a meal, cleaning a house, mowing
Evergreen to build community homes for people with developmental disabilities
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
(Source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News) Cooking a meal, cleaning a house, mowing the lawn. These... Read more
107 related stories
1d
KTBS Shreveport
Mom shares photo of what she calls 6-old Happy Meal that still hasn’t spoiledEvergreen to build community homes for people with developmental disabilitiesEv
Mom shares photo of what she calls 6-old Happy Meal that still hasn’t spoiled
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Evergreen to build community homes for people with developmental disabilitiesEvergreen to build community homes for people with developmental disabilities (Source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News) Cooking a meal, cleaning a house, mowing the lawn. These... Read more
107 related stories
1d
KTBS Shreveport
2016 KTBS Mardi Gras Slide ShowCaddo Parish Jail Bookings 02/07/16Caddo Parish Jail Bookings 02/07/16 See the
2016 KTBS Mardi Gras Slide Show
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Caddo Parish Jail Bookings 02/07/16Caddo Parish Jail Bookings 02/07/16 See the latest bookings in the Caddo Parish Jail. See the latest bookings in the Caddo Parish Jail. Bossier Parish Jail Bookings 02/07/16Bossier Parish Jail Bookings... Read more
107 related stories
1d
KELO Sioux Falls
Redfield Developmental Center Director RetiresAmid safety complaints and a worker shortage, the director of the South Dakota
Redfield Developmental Center Director Retires
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
Amid safety complaints and a worker shortage, the director of the South Dakota Developmental Center in Redfield has stepped down. An email sent to employees at the Redfield center says that effective today, Jan Banghart is retiring. Banghart... Read more
2d
News Transcript
Workshop focuses on safety for people with autism | February 11, 2016HOWELL - Cristy Mangano of Howell felt compelled to do something after she read
Workshop focuses on safety for people with autism | February 11, 2016
News Transcript / Posted 2 days ago
HOWELL - Cristy Mangano of Howell felt compelled to do something after she read about an autistic 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy who was found dead in a canal after he wandered away from a relative’s home during a New Year’s Eve party in Allentown,... Read more
2d
WKYC Cleveland
Zika Q&A: What to know about the mosquito virusThe mosquito-borne Zika virus, linked to an epidemic of birth defects in Brazil
Zika Q&A: What to know about the mosquito virus
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
The mosquito-borne Zika virus, linked to an epidemic of birth defects in Brazil, is spreading quickly throughout the Americas. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern." Here is what you... Read more
394 related stories
2d
The Times Leader
Repairs to begin on Monroe County DJFSThe building is relatively new, constructed within the past 30 years, but renov
Repairs to begin on Monroe County DJFS
The Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
The building is relatively new, constructed within the past 30 years, but renovation work and additions have led to complications with air flow and heating. The renovation project proposal, approved by commissioners, calls for replacement of numerous... Read more
2d
Brown University Athletics
Women’s Hockey’s Rolandelli Selected as Finalist for Hockey Humanitarian AwardMINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Brown women's hockey senior Alli Rolandelli has been selec
Women’s Hockey’s Rolandelli Selected as Finalist for Hockey Humanitarian Award
Brown University Athletics / Posted 2 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Brown women's hockey senior Alli Rolandelli has been selected as one of five finalists for the 2016 BNY Mellon Wealth Management Hockey Humanitarian Award, as announced by the organization. The award is given each year to college... Read more
2d
The Daily Voice - Wilton
Galaxy Of Gourmets In Norwalk To Benefit STARNORWALK, Conn. -- Aitoro’s Appliance Showroom in Norwalk will host "Galaxy of G
Galaxy Of Gourmets In Norwalk To Benefit STAR
The Daily Voice - Wilton / Posted 2 days ago
NORWALK, Conn. -- Aitoro’s Appliance Showroom in Norwalk will host "Galaxy of Gourmets for STAR" -- a casual, family-friendly fundraising event on Thursday, Feb. 25. The event will include music, mingling and tastings of gourmet food and drinks from... Read more
2 related stories
More

People in this news