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The New Canaan News
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisianaabout the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, a
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisiana
The New Canaan News / Posted 8 minutes ago
about the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, as she and other parents of children with developmental disabilities ask the Senate Finance Committee to shield the programs from cuts, on Friday, May 27, 2016, in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lambs Farm run/walk fundraiseris open and those who sign up before June 2 receive an event day T-shirt. Lambs
Lambs Farm run/walk fundraiser
Daily Herald / Posted 28 minutes ago
is open and those who sign up before June 2 receive an event day T-shirt. Lambs Farm is a nonprofit that helps people with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives. Call (847) 362-4636 or visit... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisianaabout the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, a
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisiana
Greenwich Time / Posted 28 minutes ago
about the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, as she and other parents of children with developmental disabilities ask the Senate Finance Committee to shield the programs from cuts, on Friday, May 27, 2016, in... Read more
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The News-Times
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisianaabout the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, a
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisiana
The News-Times / Posted 32 minutes ago
about the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, as she and other parents of children with developmental disabilities ask the Senate Finance Committee to shield the programs from cuts, on Friday, May 27, 2016, in... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisianaabout the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, a
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisiana
Darien News-Review / Posted 40 minutes ago
about the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, as she and other parents of children with developmental disabilities ask the Senate Finance Committee to shield the programs from cuts, on Friday, May 27, 2016, in... Read more
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Daily Journal
New Rutgers Law grad fights for disability rightsBERLIN - Amanda O'Keefe doesn't take no for an answer. No, the state doesn't p
New Rutgers Law grad fights for disability rights
Daily Journal / Posted 43 minutes ago
BERLIN - Amanda O'Keefe doesn't take no for an answer. No, the state doesn't pay for summer camp for children with developmental disabilities. No, there is no in-home therapy to teach your 14-year-old sister how to get dressed in the morning. No,... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisianaabout the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, a
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisiana
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 49 minutes ago
about the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, as she and other parents of children with developmental disabilities ask the Senate Finance Committee to shield the programs from cuts, on Friday, May 27, 2016, in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisianaabout the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, a
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisiana
Stamford Advocate / Posted an hour ago
about the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, as she and other parents of children with developmental disabilities ask the Senate Finance Committee to shield the programs from cuts, on Friday, May 27, 2016, in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisianaabout the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, a
Parents: 'Medically Fragile Children Matter' in Louisiana
Connecticut Post / Posted an hour ago
about the services the state provides for her 3-year-old son John Paul, left, as she and other parents of children with developmental disabilities ask the Senate Finance Committee to shield the programs from cuts, on Friday, May 27, 2016, in... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Emotional budget hearing as people plead for health servicesBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Parents of children with developmental disabilities cha
Emotional budget hearing as people plead for health services
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 hours ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Parents of children with developmental disabilities chastised state lawmakers, describing it as unconscionable they have to return year after year to plead for financing for children's health services. The comments Friday... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Emotional budget hearing as people plead for health servicesBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Parents of children with developmental disabilities cha
Emotional budget hearing as people plead for health services
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 hours ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Parents of children with developmental disabilities chastised state lawmakers, describing it as unconscionable they have to return year after year to plead for financing for children's health services. The comments Friday... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hydraulic oil spill at US 49 and Old MS 42 affecting trafficdelays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Auti
Hydraulic oil spill at US 49 and Old MS 42 affecting traffic
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 hours ago
delays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities receives. Identifying developmental delays early can make an important difference in the services... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Four arrested in connection to McAlister's Deli armed robberydelays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Auti
Four arrested in connection to McAlister's Deli armed robbery
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 hours ago
delays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities receives. Identifying developmental delays early can make an important difference in the services... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
NOAA predicts 'near-normal' hurricane seasondelays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Auti
NOAA predicts 'near-normal' hurricane season
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 hours ago
delays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities receives. Identifying developmental delays early can make an important difference in the services... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Luke Bryan concert rescheduled for later datedelays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Auti
Luke Bryan concert rescheduled for later date
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 hours ago
delays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities receives. Identifying developmental delays early can make an important difference in the services... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
1 jailed, 1 injured in Lamar County stabbingdelays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Auti
1 jailed, 1 injured in Lamar County stabbing
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 hours ago
delays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities receives. Identifying developmental delays early can make an important difference in the services... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Shots fired into four Jackson homesdelays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Auti
Shots fired into four Jackson homes
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 hours ago
delays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities receives. Identifying developmental delays early can make an important difference in the services... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
IDS’ LaVergne Named Mississippi’s Act Early Ambassadordelays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Auti
IDS’ LaVergne Named Mississippi’s Act Early Ambassador
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 hours ago
delays early can make an important difference in the services a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities receives. In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) established the Act Early Ambassador... Read more
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The Examiner
JobOne closing in Blue SpringsJobOne, which provides jobs for adults with developmental disabilities, is clos
JobOne closing in Blue Springs
The Examiner / Posted 9 hours ago
JobOne, which provides jobs for adults with developmental disabilities, is closing its Blue Springs facility, moving about 60 jobs to Independence.The move is part of a long-range plan under which many services would be consolidated in Lee’s Summit... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY caregiver gets probation for sex abuse of disabled womandeal keeps her from having to relive what happened by testifying. People Inc.
NY caregiver gets probation for sex abuse of disabled woman
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 16 hours ago
deal keeps her from having to relive what happened by testifying. People Inc. is certified by the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Mom Fights for Medical Malpractice Changealready been a long road for the mother and son. Born at 26 weeks, Muino says C
Mom Fights for Medical Malpractice Change
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 18 hours ago
already been a long road for the mother and son. Born at 26 weeks, Muino says Charlie’s initial tests showed no signs of developmental disabilities. “The scan was absolutely, perfectly normal,” says Muino. Less than a month later, everything... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Boone County Family Resources celebrates 40 years of serviceCOLUMBIA – Boone County Family Resources celebrated 40 years of service to peop
Boone County Family Resources celebrates 40 years of service
KOMU Columbia / Posted 20 hours ago
COLUMBIA – Boone County Family Resources celebrated 40 years of service to people with developmental disabilities. Robyn Kaufman is the Executive Director of Boone County Family Resources, and she said they serve more than 1,600 people with... Read more
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Raw Story
Zika virus affects the eyes, and doctors are only beginning to understand howabout the Zika virus, which spreads through mosquito bites. We already know tha
Zika virus affects the eyes, and doctors are only beginning to understand how
Raw Story / Posted 22 hours ago
about the Zika virus, which spreads through mosquito bites. We already know that the Zika virus can cause microcephaly and developmental disabilities in babies whose mothers were pregnant when they contracted the virus. However, a new study... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Niles Planet Fitness open again following fireblame an electrical problem for sparking a fire that damaged Planet Fitness and
Niles Planet Fitness open again following fire
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 23 hours ago
blame an electrical problem for sparking a fire that damaged Planet Fitness and the Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities offices in Niles. Investigators blame an electrical problem for sparking a fire that damaged... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Summit focused on inclusionAccessibility Summit Thursday. Altogether 20 per cent of Ontario's student pop
Summit focused on inclusion
Sarnia Observer / Posted 23 hours ago
Accessibility Summit Thursday. Altogether 20 per cent of Ontario's student population, largely kids with intellectual or developmental disabilities, are segregated in special classrooms out of the belief their education and/or the learning... Read more
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Island Packet
Find out what’s next for adults with special needs housingboard will update the public on its progress and plans for for providing reside
Find out what’s next for adults with special needs housing
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
board will update the public on its progress and plans for for providing residential and related services to adults with developmental disabilities, their caregivers and friends, according to a release. Osprey Village will be in... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
VIU honours pioneer in early childhood interventionBy Jenn McGarrigle Dana Brynelsen has helped change how society views people w
VIU honours pioneer in early childhood intervention
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
By Jenn McGarrigle Dana Brynelsen has helped change how society views people with developmental disabilities. As provincial advisor of the Infant Development Programs of B.C. from their inception in the early 1970s until 2010, Brynelsen fostered a... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Committed to the communitypath. Four years later, Adams is certain that he wants to continue facilitating
Committed to the community
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
path. Four years later, Adams is certain that he wants to continue facilitating creative writing workshops for adults with developmental disabilities after graduation. “I’ve loved it enough to know that it’s what I want to do with my life,” Adams... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side Neighborhood Watch1963 Jaguar had been stolen. A 49-year-old Twelve Oaks Circle woman, who is a
West Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted yesterday
1963 Jaguar had been stolen. A 49-year-old Twelve Oaks Circle woman, who is a case manager with the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities, reported May 11 that a 26-year-old former client had been harassing her with phone calls. A... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Westport Sunrise Rotary Awards Grants To Over Two Dozen NonprofitsHammond represented CLASP Homes of Westport. CLASP provides residences and oppo
Westport Sunrise Rotary Awards Grants To Over Two Dozen Nonprofits
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted yesterday
Hammond represented CLASP Homes of Westport. CLASP provides residences and opportunities for people with autism and other developmental disabilities. Ellen Spear received a check for Phoebe’s Phriends. Her daughter, Phoebe, was diagnosed with... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Wounded soldier's family lives with impact of war dailyof Foundation For the Challenged, a nonprofit that provides community housing a
Wounded soldier's family lives with impact of war daily
National Catholic Reporter / Posted yesterday
of Foundation For the Challenged, a nonprofit that provides community housing as well as other services to people with developmental disabilities, in Dublin, Ohio. "It is ironic," she said, "that we took care of people with extreme... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Hedrick’s Grove Reformed UCC to hold breakfastto Ken Wheeler of Stoner-Thomas School who was named Teacher of the Year for ex
Hedrick’s Grove Reformed UCC to hold breakfast
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
to Ken Wheeler of Stoner-Thomas School who was named Teacher of the Year for excellence in teaching students with developmental disabilities by Arc of Davidson County. Girl Scouts give out awards The court of awards and bridging ceremony... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Memorial Day activities setCenter, 780 E. CR 20. The event is for individuals and families served by the S
Memorial Day activities set
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Center, 780 E. CR 20. The event is for individuals and families served by the Seneca and Sandusky County Boards of Developmental Disabilities and is hosted by the veterans posts of Seneca and Sandusky counties. Other activities include... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio would be required to evaluate results of closing centers housing disabled residentsunder legislation passed by the Ohio Senate Wednesday. House Bill 483 includes
Ohio would be required to evaluate results of closing centers housing disabled residents
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
under legislation passed by the Ohio Senate Wednesday. House Bill 483 includes language requiring the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities to compile a report on the relocation of disabled residents from facilities slated for closure in... Read more
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WestportNow
Life Skills Organization Comes to Saugatuck Church25, 2016 Abilis, a Greenwich organization supporting individuals with develo
Life Skills Organization Comes to Saugatuck Church
WestportNow / Posted yesterday
25, 2016 Abilis, a Greenwich organization supporting individuals with developmental disabilities, is bringing its Life Skills program to Westport’s Saugatuck Congregational Church. According to... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Gateway Community Health fights contract termination by Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authoritysome of the most vulnerable persons in our community – persons with serious men
Gateway Community Health fights contract termination by Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
some of the most vulnerable persons in our community – persons with serious mental illness and intellectual and developmental disabilities," Watkins said. Sources told Crain's that Detroit Wayne's decision represented long-term problems... Read more
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Bergen.com
Dinners and Benefits - Bergen.coman afternoon of golf. The event honored Community Options trustee Gail Balph G
Dinners and Benefits - Bergen.com
Bergen.com / Posted 2 days ago
an afternoon of golf. The event honored Community Options trustee Gail Balph Gordon and Senator Robert Gordon. Proceeds from the event will go toward providing housing and employment support to people with intellectual and developmental disabiliti... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan floats budget with $500 million more for schools; Rauner says it's $7 billion shortmeals, some Medicaid health care programs, financial assistance for needy famil
Madigan floats budget with $500 million more for schools; Rauner says it's $7 billion short
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
meals, some Medicaid health care programs, financial assistance for needy families and long term care for those with developmental disabilities. Madigan spokesman Steve Brown said the proposal may morph over the next few days, but is "based... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
"Undetermined device failure" triggered gunman threat in Wausauit, was unable to and police were called, Loy said. North Central Health Care
"Undetermined device failure" triggered gunman threat in Wausau
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
it, was unable to and police were called, Loy said. North Central Health Care serves Marathon, Langlade and Lincoln counties with a variety of services, including mental health, substance abuse, developmental disabilities and skilled nursing... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Thanks for your supportthe beginning. LARC: Since 1954, this fiscally sound organization promotes and
Thanks for your support
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 2 days ago
the beginning. LARC: Since 1954, this fiscally sound organization promotes and provides opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to live and work in their community. Trailways Camp (Robert V. & Benjamin G. Miller Fund):... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Deficit forecast for Tiffin schoolsAssociation. Approved procedures for the Medicaid school program. Approved an
Deficit forecast for Tiffin schools
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Association. Approved procedures for the Medicaid school program. Approved an agreement with Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Approved Honeywell Instant Alert for Schools contract. Approved Honeywell Building Solutions... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Dynamo defeat Real Sociedad to win Dynamo Charities CupCup will go to Pursuit - a 3,500-mile cross country bike ride to raise money an
Dynamo defeat Real Sociedad to win Dynamo Charities Cup
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Cup will go to Pursuit - a 3,500-mile cross country bike ride to raise money and awareness for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. BBVA Compass, in partnership with Dynamo Charities, will donate a minimum of $10,000 in addition... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
KUDOS TO BEAU'S: Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year!!!!are brewing up some fantastic recognition from the business community. The cof
KUDOS TO BEAU'S: Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year!!!!
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
are brewing up some fantastic recognition from the business community. The coffee shop, run by folks with intellectual and developmental disabilities was just honored with the Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year award(CEA)! The CEA’s are a joint... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Developmentally disabled find jobs fulfillingDisabled in Naples, a nonprofit organization that strives to enhance the lives
Developmentally disabled find jobs fulfilling
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Disabled in Naples, a nonprofit organization that strives to enhance the lives of adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities, helped arrange the assembly work with the envelopes and cards for eight of its members. The work... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Abuse, Neglect Cited As Factors In Deaths Of Dozens of Developmentally Disabled In State Caretoll," said Leslie Simoes, executive director of The Arc Connecticut, the state
Abuse, Neglect Cited As Factors In Deaths Of Dozens of Developmentally Disabled In State Care
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
toll," said Leslie Simoes, executive director of The Arc Connecticut, the state's largest advocacy group for people with developmental disabilities. Absent major reforms, "we are going to see increasing neglect, increasing unsafe situations,"... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
12 graduate from Project SEARCH Program for young adults with disabilitiesprograms. Founded in 1996, Project SEARCH has grown to an international one-ye
12 graduate from Project SEARCH Program for young adults with disabilities
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
programs. Founded in 1996, Project SEARCH has grown to an international one-year internship program for individuals with developmental disabilities who desire sustainable, competitive employment. UAMS Project SEARCH interns were selected for the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
After Courant Investigation, Feds Find State Failing To Keep Developmentally Disabled SafeSafeguards for people with developmental disabilities are severely lacking in C
After Courant Investigation, Feds Find State Failing To Keep Developmentally Disabled Safe
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
Safeguards for people with developmental disabilities are severely lacking in Connecticut, with private group homes and state officials failing to report or respond to dozens of cases of potential abuse and neglect, a federal audit has found. The... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Mercy Home for Children's executive director is fulfilled in her workto hold that role.Please describe the mission of Mercy Home. Aris: Mercy Home
Mercy Home for Children's executive director is fulfilled in her work
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
to hold that role.Please describe the mission of Mercy Home. Aris: Mercy Home is dedicated to serving persons with developmental disabilities. This dedication is grounded in the belief that as members of the family of God, all people have... Read more
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Daily Herald
Naperville apartment fire; cell tower plan rejected in MundeleinWood Dale resale store A Wood Dale resale store run by Marklund, a nonprofit s
Naperville apartment fire; cell tower plan rejected in Mundelein
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Wood Dale resale store A Wood Dale resale store run by Marklund, a nonprofit serving children and adults with profound developmental disabilities, is closing next month. The store, located at 490 Georgetown Square in Wood Dale, was renovated a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Letter: CLASP Homes Thanks Taste Of Westport For Supportof Westport. CLASP is a 34-year-old nonprofit agency providing homes and oppor
Letter: CLASP Homes Thanks Taste Of Westport For Support
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 3 days ago
of Westport. CLASP is a 34-year-old nonprofit agency providing homes and opportunities for people with autism and other developmental disabilities. Thanking everyone who participated individually is impossible in this space. But among those we... Read more
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