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The Columbus Dispatch
Pilot program aims to help parents keep custody of troubled youthsreach this point, they've been through some very difficult times," said John Ma
Pilot program aims to help parents keep custody of troubled youths
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted an hour ago
reach this point, they've been through some very difficult times," said John Martin, director of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. "But for any mom or dad, one of the last things you'd want to do is give up custody of your son... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Already? Try These 7 Tips for Smoother Back To School Transitionsand autism. Samantha Elisofon is Marguerite’s daughter and the inspiration beh
Already? Try These 7 Tips for Smoother Back To School Transitions
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 3 hours ago
and autism. Samantha Elisofon is Marguerite’s daughter and the inspiration behind My Picture Perfect Family. Born with developmental disabilities, she was eventually able to graduate from Pace University, cum laude. She is a gifted singer and... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose man pleads 'not guilty' in ex-girlfriend's slayingalso being seen at San Andreas Regional Center, which provides case management
San Jose man pleads 'not guilty' in ex-girlfriend's slaying
The Mercury News / Posted 4 hours ago
also being seen at San Andreas Regional Center, which provides case management and services to people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, at the time of the killing, according to the defense. The first day of Nguyen's trial is... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Here’s what happens when patients need mental health treatment at a Maine hospitalfacility if the individual has a specialized need. Spring Harbor, for example,
Here’s what happens when patients need mental health treatment at a Maine hospital
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
facility if the individual has a specialized need. Spring Harbor, for example, is well equipped to treat children with developmental disabilities. 6. Hospital psychiatric beds might be full. Maine has only about 270 psychiatric beds statewide,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Atty. for man with autism urges DOJ to investigate police shootingfor his needs" after the shooting. The Arc, a national organization that advoca
Atty. for man with autism urges DOJ to investigate police shooting
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 5 hours ago
for his needs" after the shooting. The Arc, a national organization that advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, sent a letter to the DOJ's Civil Rights Division on Thursday in support of Dietz's request for an... Read more
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ABC News
Attorney Urges DOJ to Investigate North Miami Police Shootingfor his needs" after the shooting. The Arc, a national organization that advoca
Attorney Urges DOJ to Investigate North Miami Police Shooting
ABC News / Posted 7 hours ago
for his needs" after the shooting. The Arc, a national organization that advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, sent a letter to the DOJ's Civil Rights Division on Thursday in support of Dietz's request for an... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
'Moonlight in Vines' event tomorrow to support Sunflower Hillfiled design and entitlement paperwork for a new 45-unit "affinity" residential
'Moonlight in Vines' event tomorrow to support Sunflower Hill
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 8 hours ago
filed design and entitlement paperwork for a new 45-unit "affinity" residential community in Livermore for individuals with developmental disabilities. It would be built on a 2.2-acre parcel that houses a 2,700-square-foot home built in 1927 by... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Advocates: Special unit fails disabled prisonersFacility. The unit was opened in May 2014 as an alternative to 23-hour isolati
Advocates: Special unit fails disabled prisoners
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 8 hours ago
Facility. The unit was opened in May 2014 as an alternative to 23-hour isolation for prisoners with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have earned more than 30 days in solitary confinement for breaking prison rules. In the unit,... Read more
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Fortune
Why Public Health Officials Are Spooked by New Zika Cases in FloridaDisease Control. While the virus doesn’t usually cause major problems, it can b
Why Public Health Officials Are Spooked by New Zika Cases in Florida
Fortune / Posted yesterday
Disease Control. While the virus doesn’t usually cause major problems, it can be dangerous for pregnant women and causes developmental disabilities in newborns. Officials are concerned enough about the Florida infections that the Food and Drug... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
ADAPTIVE SPORTSFEST HELPS THOSE WITH DISABILITIES & THEIR FAMILIES TRIUMPH OVER ADVERSITY - Bringing people with and without disabilities together helps to promote disability awareness and relationship building all of which help to break down barr...Adaptive Aquatics team from Houston, which specialize in providing adaptive wat
ADAPTIVE SPORTSFEST HELPS THOSE WITH DISABILITIES & THEIR FAMILIES TRIUMPH OVER ADVERSITY - Bringing people with and without disabilities together helps to promote disability awareness and relationship building all of which help to break down barr...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
Adaptive Aquatics team from Houston, which specialize in providing adaptive water recreation for those with physical and developmental disabilities. This event draws nearly three hundred POWER, Inc. is a publicly funded non-profit, 501(c)(3)... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Rival school review panel named by Gov. John Bel Edwardsthat meet that high bar." Others on the advisory council so far are Shawn Flem
Rival school review panel named by Gov. John Bel Edwards
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
that meet that high bar." Others on the advisory council so far are Shawn Fleming, deputy director for the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council; James Melohn, chief financial officer of the St. Charles Parish School Board and Jordan... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Rival school review panel named by Gov. John Bel Edwardsthat meet that high bar." Others on the advisory council so far are Shawn Flem
Rival school review panel named by Gov. John Bel Edwards
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
that meet that high bar." Others on the advisory council so far are Shawn Fleming, deputy director for the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council; James Melohn, chief financial officer of the St. Charles Parish School Board and Jordan... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Special unit not serving disabled NY prisonersNEW YORK (AP) — New York prisoners with intellectual and developmental disabili
Special unit not serving disabled NY prisoners
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (AP) — New York prisoners with intellectual and developmental disabilities housed in a newly created special unit designed to be more therapeutic have been abused, neglected and deprived of adequate mental health services, according to an... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Special unit not serving disabled NY prisoners(AP) - A report has found allegations of abuse and neglect in a special New Yor
Special unit not serving disabled NY prisoners
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
(AP) - A report has found allegations of abuse and neglect in a special New York unit for prisoners with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Disability Rights New York released its examination of the Correctional Alternatives... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Special unit not serving disabled NY prisoners(AP) - A report has found allegations of abuse and neglect in a special New Yor
Special unit not serving disabled NY prisoners
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted yesterday
(AP) - A report has found allegations of abuse and neglect in a special New York unit for prisoners with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Disability Rights New York released its examination of the Correctional Alternatives... Read more
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Business Wire
JQH’S Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis − St. Charles Sees Hotel Volunteerism and Giving on the Rise to Change Liveshungry and those in their backyard, serving veterans, preparing persons to obta
JQH’S Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis − St. Charles Sees Hotel Volunteerism and Giving on the Rise to Change Lives
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
hungry and those in their backyard, serving veterans, preparing persons to obtain jobs, and working with students with developmental disabilities, among other causes. The 296-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis – St. Charles is owned and... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
SPECIAL REPORT: County seeks acquisition of Broome Developmentalbe able to utilize that space." The property is owned by the state and current
SPECIAL REPORT: County seeks acquisition of Broome Developmental
WBNG Binghamton / Posted yesterday
be able to utilize that space." The property is owned by the state and currently the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities is using the building for administrative purposes and local-state business. It houses roughly 110... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Patients in ‘immediate danger,’ but state didn’t stop pain doctor for yearsdespite multiple warnings, haunts the families of SPC patients like Mallory Ros
Patients in ‘immediate danger,’ but state didn’t stop pain doctor for years
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
despite multiple warnings, haunts the families of SPC patients like Mallory Rosas, a 28-year-old Maple Valley woman with developmental disabilities, whose mother said she hurt her knee when she slipped on ice at her fast-food job. Rosas died... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAHouse began in November 2015 with the goal of developing social and recreationa
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted yesterday
House began in November 2015 with the goal of developing social and recreational programs for North SLO County adults with developmental disabilities and will use the recently opened Fig Café to teach program participants restaurant skills. The Fig... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Longmont day program owner charged with sexual contact with at-risk victimThe owner of a Longmont day program is accused of sexually touching a female cl
Longmont day program owner charged with sexual contact with at-risk victim
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
The owner of a Longmont day program is accused of sexually touching a female client with developmental disabilities at a barbecue he hosted, according to an arrest affidavit released Wednesday. Manish Bobby Gaur, 43, of Longmont, was formally... Read more
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News 8000
Coulee Kids Summer Camp teaches forensic sciencecome out, their self-esteem, they're willing to take charge of more things,” sa
Coulee Kids Summer Camp teaches forensic science
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
come out, their self-esteem, they're willing to take charge of more things,” said La Crosse Wellness Center Owner Kara Schuster. The Coulee Kids Summer Camp brings children with and without developmental disabilities together to make learnin... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Boy convicted of killing abusive dad while he slept has new hope23. Exposed to his mother’s drug use while still a fetus, and to his father’s m
Boy convicted of killing abusive dad while he slept has new hope
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
23. Exposed to his mother’s drug use while still a fetus, and to his father’s methamphetamine addiction as a child, he has developmental disabilities. After he shot his sleeping father, Joseph told police his father had been beating him and his... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Autism and Others group plans Saturday programThe Autism and Others family support group will host a fun and informative even
Autism and Others group plans Saturday program
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The Autism and Others family support group will host a fun and informative event Saturday to assist those growing up with developmental disabilities. The program is open to individuals and families of all ages and their will be canvas painting for... Read more
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The MidWeek
DeKalb Scout awarded Eagle rankEagle service project was completed for the Opportunity House, an organization
DeKalb Scout awarded Eagle rank
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
Eagle service project was completed for the Opportunity House, an organization that helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities lead happy, healthy and productive lives. He trimmed trees, landscaped, painted and filled holes... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
New Okotoks home for AIM Society giving room to growBusiness Park early next month, allowing it to lift an intake freeze put in pla
New Okotoks home for AIM Society giving room to grow
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 2 days ago
Business Park early next month, allowing it to lift an intake freeze put in place six months ago. AIM supports adults with developmental disabilities, helping them to find work in the community, take part in fitness activities and live... Read more
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The Wanderer
Keeping the Community AfloatMarion; and Doreen DeCosta of Rochester. For 10 years now, Debbi Dyson and Jul
Keeping the Community Afloat
The Wanderer / Posted 2 days ago
Marion; and Doreen DeCosta of Rochester. For 10 years now, Debbi Dyson and Julie Craig have been providing adults with developmental disabilities the chance to reach new heights atop therapeutic horses thanks to their project, Helping Hands and... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Sunmount resident stabs staffer in eyeto their concerns," she added. "I'll certainly ask to see if their voices weren
Sunmount resident stabs staffer in eye
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
to their concerns," she added. "I'll certainly ask to see if their voices weren't heard." The state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, which runs Sunmount, has said it will reduce the number of residents at Sunmount from 161 to 105... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Sunmount resident allegedly stabs staffer in eye with forkto their concerns," she added. "I'll certainly ask to see if their voices weren
Sunmount resident allegedly stabs staffer in eye with fork
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
to their concerns," she added. "I'll certainly ask to see if their voices weren't heard." The state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, which runs Sunmount, has said it will reduce the number of residents at Sunmount from 161 to 105... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Missaukee County Introduces New Public Transportation Millagefor,” said Jean Swaffer, a Missaukee County resident. Footprints in Time is a
Missaukee County Introduces New Public Transportation Millage
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
for,” said Jean Swaffer, a Missaukee County resident. Footprints in Time is a non-profit adult daycare for people with developmental disabilities that also wants to see the millage pass. “Our participants are all dependent upon transportation... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Hometown Artist Brings Solo Show To Darien Rowayton Bankhe returned to Fairfield County to pursue entrepreneurial sales and marketing p
Hometown Artist Brings Solo Show To Darien Rowayton Bank
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 2 days ago
he returned to Fairfield County to pursue entrepreneurial sales and marketing pursuits. He is the Director of Philanthropy at STAR, Inc., a non-profit organization serving neighbors of all ages who have intellectual and developmental disabil... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Hometown Artist Brings Solo Show To Darien Rowayton Bankhe returned to Fairfield County to pursue entrepreneurial sales and marketing p
Hometown Artist Brings Solo Show To Darien Rowayton Bank
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 2 days ago
he returned to Fairfield County to pursue entrepreneurial sales and marketing pursuits. He is the Director of Philanthropy at STAR, Inc., a non-profit organization serving neighbors of all ages who have intellectual and developmental disabil... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
DD levy headed for Nov. 8 ballotcommissioners agreed to place a 2-mill, five-year real-estate tax-renewal levy
DD levy headed for Nov. 8 ballot
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
commissioners agreed to place a 2-mill, five-year real-estate tax-renewal levy on the Nov. 8 ballot for the county Board of Developmental Disabilities. As of Tuesday, it appeared the DD board levy will be the only countywide tax on the fall ballot,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Developmental Disabilities renewal sole Mahoing levy on fall ballotcommissioners agreed to place a 2-mill, five-year real-estate tax-renewal levy
Developmental Disabilities renewal sole Mahoing levy on fall ballot
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
commissioners agreed to place a 2-mill, five-year real-estate tax-renewal levy on the Nov. 8 ballot for the county Board of Developmental Disabilities. As of Tuesday, it appeared the DD board levy will be the only countywide tax on the fall ballot,... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
DA: Sunmount resident stabbed staffer in eye with fork (to their concerns," she added. "I'll certainly ask to see if their voices weren
DA: Sunmount resident stabbed staffer in eye with fork (
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
to their concerns," she added. "I'll certainly ask to see if their voices weren't heard." The state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, which runs Sunmount, has said it will reduce the number of residents at Sunmount from 161 to 105... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Embattled Antioch special-needs school closes for goodinstitution that receives funding from public districts, teaches students ages
Embattled Antioch special-needs school closes for good
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
institution that receives funding from public districts, teaches students ages 5 to 22 with autism or severe emotional or developmental disabilities. An investigation by state education officials last year concluded that Tobinworld failed to... Read more
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Chicago Cubs
Crosstown Cup Series to kick off upcoming homestand at Wrigley FieldHeart of Mercy, a Cubs Charities grantee that provides a continuum of care and
Crosstown Cup Series to kick off upcoming homestand at Wrigley Field
Chicago Cubs / Posted 3 days ago
Heart of Mercy, a Cubs Charities grantee that provides a continuum of care and network of services for people with developmental disabilities. On Sunday, July 31, fans are encouraged to bring new and gently used baseball and softball... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
For £19K, take a selfie (and maybe play table tennis) with the Popefrom the packages sold will go to Best Buddies, a non-profit group providing op
For £19K, take a selfie (and maybe play table tennis) with the Pope
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
from the packages sold will go to Best Buddies, a non-profit group providing opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The idea for the event was said to have come from a meeting between the Pope and Killerspin CEO... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mahoning commissioners seek passage of MRDD levyof necessity to place a 2-mill, five-year real estate tax renewal levy on the N
Mahoning commissioners seek passage of MRDD levy
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
of necessity to place a 2-mill, five-year real estate tax renewal levy on the Nov. 8 ballot for the county Board of Developmental Disabilities. They also approved a three-year labor agreement with Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 141, which... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Backyard Briefsor email grchaney@att.net Free Football Clinic in Cambridge [Article continue
Backyard Briefs
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
or email grchaney@att.net Free Football Clinic in Cambridge [Article continues below] The Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities and The Legends Foundation will host a Free Inclusive Football Clinic on Saturday, July 30 from 10... Read more
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Psych Central
Induced Labor May Not Up Risk of Autismto induce labor. The study appears online in JAMA Pediatrics. Autism spectrum
Induced Labor May Not Up Risk of Autism
Psych Central / Posted 3 days ago
to induce labor. The study appears online in JAMA Pediatrics. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of permanent developmental disabilities characterized by impairments in social interaction and language development, and repetitive... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Gov. McCrory honors Bitty and Beau's sister for her volunteer servicefounded the first ever high school chapter of Best Buddies. The non-profit org
Gov. McCrory honors Bitty and Beau's sister for her volunteer service
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
founded the first ever high school chapter of Best Buddies. The non-profit organization helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities form meaningful friendships. The North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Governor Pat McCrory honors volunteers for their servicefounded the first ever high school chapter of Best Buddies. The non-profit org
Governor Pat McCrory honors volunteers for their service
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
founded the first ever high school chapter of Best Buddies. The non-profit organization helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities form meaningful friendships. The North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Lobster Feed to benefit Do It Leisure programVineyards and Almendra Winery & Distillery. Do It Leisure is a Work Training C
Lobster Feed to benefit Do It Leisure program
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 3 days ago
Vineyards and Almendra Winery & Distillery. Do It Leisure is a Work Training Center program that supports adults with developmental disabilities, providing social and recreational opportunities ... like camping, trips, dances and support... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Zika infection risks calculated for pregnant women, Olympic attendeesto children with microcephaly, a birth defect characterized by an abnormally sm
Zika infection risks calculated for pregnant women, Olympic attendees
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
to children with microcephaly, a birth defect characterized by an abnormally small head and brain, which can lead to severe developmental disabilities. Schaffner pointed out these kinds of modeling studies are important to help react to the virus,... Read more
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ABC News
Zika Infection Risks Calculated for Pregnant Women, Olympic Attendeesto children with microcephaly, a birth defect characterized by an abnormally sm
Zika Infection Risks Calculated for Pregnant Women, Olympic Attendees
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
to children with microcephaly, a birth defect characterized by an abnormally small head and brain, which can lead to severe developmental disabilities. Schaffner pointed out these kinds of modeling studies are important to help react to the virus,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mt Kisco
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchesterfor the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from t
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchester
The Daily Voice - Mt Kisco / Posted 4 days ago
for the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, town assessments, program fees and donations. It is run by a board of directors comprised of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Somers
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchesterfor the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from t
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchester
The Daily Voice - Somers / Posted 4 days ago
for the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, town assessments, program fees and donations. It is run by a board of directors comprised of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Pleasantville
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchesterfor the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from t
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchester
The Daily Voice - Pleasantville / Posted 4 days ago
for the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, town assessments, program fees and donations. It is run by a board of directors comprised of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Tarrytown
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchesterfor the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from t
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchester
The Daily Voice - Tarrytown / Posted 4 days ago
for the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, town assessments, program fees and donations. It is run by a board of directors comprised of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - North Salem
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchesterfor the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from t
Katonah Couple Brings Joy To Special Needs Kids, Adults In Westchester
The Daily Voice - North Salem / Posted 4 days ago
for the agency where they both met in 1992. The agency receives funding from the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, town assessments, program fees and donations. It is run by a board of directors comprised of... Read more
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