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Top 5 Posts of Last Week (20/07/2014)

Every week on our Facebook Page, members post dozens of post on topics related to Behaviour Analysis, its applications and related issues. One purpose of this blog is to highlight some of the most “liked” posts in order to make them available to a wider audience. 572 more words

Paul Howard Blundell

Age: 50 (2014)

Location: Harden / NSW

Offence: Raped a woman with an intellectual disability in her own home.

Sentence: Sentenced in the Wagga District Court to three years in jail, backdated to March 2013 when he was taken into custody. 32 more words

NSW

Sheriff seeks help finding missing woman Beatrice Milner - Pima County, AZ

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing endangered woman on the Northwest Side. 42-year-old Beatrice Milner, who hasn’t been seen since Friday morning, has an intellectual disability which causes her to function at a younger mental age and requires medication, authorities said. 39 more words

Missing

Report highlights increased use of disability services in Australia

An increasing number of Australians are making use of a wide range of disability services, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 271 more words

Health & Healthcare

Science for The People: Science & the Death Penalty

This week, Science for The People looks at the science of the ultimate criminal punishment. Pharmacologist and science writer David Kroll discusses the chemistry of the… 63 more words

Follies Of The Human Condition

Men face charges over prolonged sexual assault of disabled man

Two Tasmanian men, Adam Maxwell Cox, 34 and Mark Paul Phillips, 25, have been charged with committing several counts of aggravated sexual assault on an intellectually disabled man. 604 more words

Life

Featured News - Alberta brothers reunited

Wayne Colban, now a 73-year-old man, lived at Michener Centre for 22 years without any visits or contact from his family. After years searching for family members, Colban has recently found four living half-brothers who due to a “family secret” had no memory of him. 78 more words

Eugenics