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metro
Deaf man shot dead by police despite neighbours shouting 'he can't hear you'that he didn’t know. Neither officer had a body camera.Julio Rayos, one of Sanc
metro / Posted 54 minutes ago
that he didn’t know. Neither officer had a body camera.Julio Rayos, one of Sanchez’s neighbours, told reporters that he had developmental disabilities (Picture: AP/Sue Ogrocki) It was actually Sanchez’s father who had hit something earlier and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Oklahoma City Police Fatally Shoot Deaf Man Despite Yells Of 'He Can't Hear You'were screaming that he can't hear," witness Julio Rayos told The Oklahoman. Ray
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
were screaming that he can't hear," witness Julio Rayos told The Oklahoman. Rayos told the paper that Sanchez had developmental disabilities and didn't talk. "The guy does movements," Rayos told The Oklahoman. "He don't speak, he don't... Read more
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WALB Albany
GBI makes arrest in disabled, elderly exploitation caseseven disabled or elderly adults were found. They were treated by EMS and Georg
WALB Albany / Posted 14 hours ago
seven disabled or elderly adults were found. They were treated by EMS and Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and relocated to licensed facilities. The apartments were condemned by Albany Code Enforcement... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
GBI makes arrest in disabled, elderly exploitation caseseven disabled or elderly adults were found. They were treated by EMS and Georg
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 hours ago
seven disabled or elderly adults were found. They were treated by EMS and Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and relocated to licensed facilities. The apartments were condemned by Albany Code Enforcement... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Knights of Columbus collecting money to help people with disabilities– For the next two weekends, the DeKalb Knights of Columbus Council #717 will b
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
– For the next two weekends, the DeKalb Knights of Columbus Council #717 will be collecting donations to support those with developmental disabilities in DeKalb and Sycamore. On Friday and Saturday, members will be outside local grocery stores and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Places with the storm's name lost power, treeschain-sawed into pieces. Stacks of branches, sticks and twigs line the avenue,
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 hours ago
chain-sawed into pieces. Stacks of branches, sticks and twigs line the avenue, home to a private school for students with developmental disabilities and to several businesses, including architectural firm CT Hsu & Associates. Their notable... Read more
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New Kerala
CHOP Autism Expert Honored with Prestigious Award during 2017 AAP Conference - newkerala news #273531J. Capute, MD, FAAP, who has been credited as one of the founding fathers in th
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
J. Capute, MD, FAAP, who has been credited as one of the founding fathers in the field of developmental pediatrics and neurodevelopmental disabilities. Dr. Levy met Dr. Capute when she was a fellow at Kennedy Krieger Institute in 1982. "I am truly... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Middletown firefighters strike a pose for MARC calendargood time,” said Ehman, whose twin brother Pat was Mr. February last year. MAR
The Middletown Press / Posted 17 hours ago
good time,” said Ehman, whose twin brother Pat was Mr. February last year. MARC serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Greater Middletown area. “There’s always laughter and embarrassment - I think that’s the... Read more
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Business Wire
Cambridge Trust Company Names Mark D. Thompson as President and Director, Responsible for Private Bankingof Massachusetts’ Distinguished Citizen’s Award on behalf of ongoing efforts to
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
of Massachusetts’ Distinguished Citizen’s Award on behalf of ongoing efforts to support individuals and families with developmental disabilities. He also received the 2010 Leadership Award from the Anti-Defamation League, New England. Mr.... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Business comes to rescue after vehicles for the disabled vandalizedPictured are some of the Warren County Board of Developmental Disabilities vans
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
Pictured are some of the Warren County Board of Developmental Disabilities vans that were repaired for free by Safelite AutoGlass. The windshields of the vans had been smashed out by vandals. CONTRIBUTED An unfortunate situation has had a positive... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Business comes to rescue after vehicles for the disabled vandalizedPictured are some of the Warren County Board of Developmental Disabilities vans
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
Pictured are some of the Warren County Board of Developmental Disabilities vans that were repaired for free by Safelite AutoGlass. The windshields of the vans had been smashed out by vandals. CONTRIBUTED An unfortunate situation has had a positive... Read more
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EuroNews
Parents Demand Answers After Autistic Boy Held on Ground by Officerappears to have had literally no training in distinguishing between suspected d
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
appears to have had literally no training in distinguishing between suspected drug users and citizens who suffer from developmental disabilities like autism." The family has threatened a lawsuit, and wants an apology from the officer and "a... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
No jail time for van driver who molested elderly womenfive women he was charged with driving to and from a Norwell day care center fo
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
five women he was charged with driving to and from a Norwell day care center for people with Alzheimer's disease or developmental disabilities. Robert J. McNeil, 58, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 10 counts of indecent assault and battery on an... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
No jail time for van driver who molested elderly womenfive women he was charged with driving to and from a Norwell day care center fo
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted yesterday
five women he was charged with driving to and from a Norwell day care center for people with Alzheimer's disease or developmental disabilities. Robert J. McNeil, 58, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 10 counts of indecent assault and battery on an... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Partnership between Sunshine Communities, church hailed during ceremonyCommunities about two years ago after learning the agency was seeking group-hom
The Toledo Blade / Posted yesterday
Communities about two years ago after learning the agency was seeking group-home sites for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Steve Nafziger, chair of the Sunshine Communities board of directors, said a conversation... Read more
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TribLIVE
Chefs and Best Buddies team up for fundraiseropportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including, but is not limited to, Down syndrome, autism, Fragile X, Williams syndrome, cerebral... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
EXCHANGE: Program pairs students, developmentally disabledto senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
to senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be paired with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Students and their pals will be participating in activities geared toward fun, learning and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
EXCHANGE: Program pairs students, developmentally disabledto senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
to senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be paired with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Students and their pals will be participating in activities geared toward fun, learning and... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
EXCHANGE: Program pairs students, developmentally disabledto senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
to senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be paired with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Students and their pals will be participating in activities geared toward fun, learning and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
EXCHANGE: Program pairs students, developmentally disabledto senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
to senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be paired with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Students and their pals will be participating in activities geared toward fun, learning and... Read more
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The New Canaan News
EXCHANGE: Program pairs students, developmentally disabledto senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
to senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be paired with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Students and their pals will be participating in activities geared toward fun, learning and... Read more
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Darien News-Review
EXCHANGE: Program pairs students, developmentally disabledto senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
to senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be paired with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Students and their pals will be participating in activities geared toward fun, learning and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Program pairs students, developmentally disabledto senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
to senior Amanda Graf. The program is called Mac Pals, where students will be paired with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Students and their pals will be participating in activities geared toward fun, learning and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka adult care home to be shut down for operating without a licenseAn unlicensed Topeka group home that serves adults with developmental disabilit
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
An unlicensed Topeka group home that serves adults with developmental disabilities and mental health issues will be shut down, the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services announced Monday. KDADS, which licenses and regulates adult care... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
The Arc New London County receives grantprogram provides recreation, socialization, self-advocacy and civic engagement
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
program provides recreation, socialization, self-advocacy and civic engagement programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The program receives no state or federal funding and relies on municipal and foundation donations... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
What's Happening? Community invited to hear award-winning speaker Thursday and more(after expenses) will go towards Starpoint, that provides essential services to
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
(after expenses) will go towards Starpoint, that provides essential services to children and adults with intellectual developmental disabilities and cognitive and physical challenges. The race committee members share a great passion for... Read more
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11 News Houston
Miniature horses making big differencesorganization brought their mini horses to Marbridge in South Austin. "Our resi
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
organization brought their mini horses to Marbridge in South Austin. "Our residents primarily have intellectual and developmental disabilities," Marbridge Villa Administrator Duncan Murray said. For Janice Gregory seeing mini horse... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Dancing, camaraderie guests of honor at the Arc's fall festivalthem under the tents and pavilion of the hillside venue. But it was the Arc cli
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
them under the tents and pavilion of the hillside venue. But it was the Arc clients, the people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism, who seemed to be having the most fun. “The biggest part is that they know each other,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Miniature horses making big differencesorganization brought their mini horses to Marbridge in South Austin. "Our resi
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
organization brought their mini horses to Marbridge in South Austin. "Our residents primarily have intellectual and developmental disabilities," Marbridge Villa Administrator Duncan Murray said. For Janice Gregory seeing mini horse... Read more
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BC Local News
VIDEOS: Comox Valley celebrates grand opening of L’Arche I Belong Centreproject, more than three years in the making, involved the construction of a "p
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
project, more than three years in the making, involved the construction of a "place of belonging" for people with developmental disabilities in the Comox Valley. The 8,192 square foot multi-unit, multi-purpose centre houses a total of... Read more
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The North Island Gazette
VIDEOS: Comox Valley celebrates grand opening of L’Arche I Belong Centreproject, more than three years in the making, involved the construction of a “p
The North Island Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
project, more than three years in the making, involved the construction of a “place of belonging” for people with developmental disabilities in the Comox Valley. The 8,192 square foot multi-unit, multi-purpose centre houses a total of... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
VIDEOS: Comox Valley celebrates grand opening of L’Arche I Belong Centreproject, more than three years in the making, involved the construction of a “p
Comox Valley Record / Posted 4 days ago
project, more than three years in the making, involved the construction of a “place of belonging” for people with developmental disabilities in the Comox Valley. The 8,192 square foot multi-unit, multi-purpose centre houses a total of... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
VIDEOS: Comox Valley celebrates grand opening of L’Arche I Belong Centreproject, more than three years in the making, involved the construction of a “p
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
project, more than three years in the making, involved the construction of a “place of belonging” for people with developmental disabilities in the Comox Valley. The 8,192 square foot multi-unit, multi-purpose centre houses a total of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Agenda MondayRecovery Board, 5 p.m., CSB building, second floor, Suite 201, 222 W. Federal S
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
Recovery Board, 5 p.m., CSB building, second floor, Suite 201, 222 W. Federal St., Youngstown. Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 6 p.m., Bev MASCO, all-purpose room, 825 Bev Road, Boardman. Mahoning County Career and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bitty and Beau's owner honored for hiring disabledAmy Wright was inspired to open a business where people with intellectual and d
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Amy Wright was inspired to open a business where people with intellectual and developmental disabilities could earn an income and be celebrated. By Terah Wilson StarNews Correspondent WILMINGTON -- Move over Disney. There’s a new “happiest place on... Read more
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Philly.com
Man fought forfeiture seizure of computerdropped the charges. The York County District Attorney's office wrote that And
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
dropped the charges. The York County District Attorney's office wrote that Andrew Bolton -- who Stan Bolton says has some developmental disabilities -- didn't have the mental capacity to have committed the crimes. "It is more likely that the crime... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
MLB star Chet Lemon donates Tavares facility as shelter for 125 disabled peoplegroup from the Carlton Palms Educational Center seven miles away in Mount Dora,
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
group from the Carlton Palms Educational Center seven miles away in Mount Dora, which provides care for people with severe developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges. “We were just really happy that we were able to accommodate them,”... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Chapel Haven Breaks New Ground At 45structures, including a new 32,500 square foot building for the REACH program,
New Haven Independent / Posted 5 days ago
structures, including a new 32,500 square foot building for the REACH program, in which Chapel Haven adults with social and developmental disabilities learn skills like budgeting and how to take public transportation to aid their independence. There... Read more
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WALB Albany
Program hopes to educate family, caregivers about resources for wanderersloved ones. The event is for family members, caregivers, and anyone who provid
WALB Albany / Posted 5 days ago
loved ones. The event is for family members, caregivers, and anyone who provides services to children and adults with developmental disabilities, who may wander away. "We had a recent event to occur here in the Albany area where we lost a... Read more
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BC Local News
REnEW program gives chance for a new opportunitiesplace at a duplex owned and operated by Pathways Abilities Society, a local ser
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
place at a duplex owned and operated by Pathways Abilities Society, a local service organization that helps people with developmental disabilities gain greater independence. "REnEW participants will install solar tubes to increase natural... Read more
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NJ Biz
Additional $924K awarded to nonprofits in second round of funding by Horizon Foundationits Healthy Lifestyles Project, which disseminates a healthy lifestyles curricu
NJ Biz / Posted 5 days ago
its Healthy Lifestyles Project, which disseminates a healthy lifestyles curriculum for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The grant will also support preventative screenings and community-based exercise... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
REnEW program gives chance for a new opportunitiesplace at a duplex owned and operated by Pathways Abilities Society, a local ser
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 5 days ago
place at a duplex owned and operated by Pathways Abilities Society, a local service organization that helps people with developmental disabilities gain greater independence. “REnEW participants will install solar tubes to increase natural... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
REnEW program gives chance for a new opportunitiesplace at a duplex owned and operated by Pathways Abilities Society, a local ser
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 5 days ago
place at a duplex owned and operated by Pathways Abilities Society, a local service organization that helps people with developmental disabilities gain greater independence. “REnEW participants will install solar tubes to increase natural... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendarOaks County Park, 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, $15 per car, proceeds benefit
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Oaks County Park, 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, $15 per car, proceeds benefit Alhambra Charities for persons with developmental disabilities. Trophies will be awarded to the top 15 cars, door prizes, 248-673-2826,... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
San Rafael’s Lifehouse announces board changeLifehouse, a San Rafael nonprofit dedicated to providing support services to pe
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Lifehouse, a San Rafael nonprofit dedicated to providing support services to people with developmental disabilities, has announced two board appointments and one retirement. Alan Brayton is an attorney and co-founder of Brayton Purcell LLP who... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Lawmakers: Bill could improve schools for students with developmental disabilitiesLeonard Kirtz School in Youngstown. The bill, which had its first hearing earli
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 6 days ago
Leonard Kirtz School in Youngstown. The bill, which had its first hearing earlier this week, would allow county boards of developmental disabilities to request funds from the state to improve school facilities that serve students with... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Local lawmakers say bill could improve schools for students with developmental disabilitiesLeonard Kirtz School in Youngstown. The bill, which had its first hearing earli
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 6 days ago
Leonard Kirtz School in Youngstown. The bill, which had its first hearing earlier this week, would allow county boards of developmental disabilities to request funds from the state to improve school facilities that serve students with... Read more
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Ogle County News
Bike tour of Ogle County set for Sept. 23to services, cannot receive them because the Illinois lacks the funding. State
Ogle County News / Posted 6 days ago
to services, cannot receive them because the Illinois lacks the funding. Statewide, approximately 27,000 people with developmental disabilities are on the waiting list to receive funding. Attendance grants are awarded to these men and women... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Boccieri seeks state funds for developmental disability classroomsof Poland, D-59th, has introduced legislation to open up state school facilitie
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
of Poland, D-59th, has introduced legislation to open up state school facilities funding to classrooms for students with developmental disabilities. The bill, jointly sponsored with state Rep. Jeffrey Rezabek, a Republican from Clayton, allows... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Community calendar: festivals, fairs and moreand Roll SAT Arc of King County noncompetitive 5K to raise awareness and funds
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
and Roll SAT Arc of King County noncompetitive 5K to raise awareness and funds in support of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, registration 8 a.m., 9 a.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; free,... Read more
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