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Woman with Intellectual Disabilities Reported Missing in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — A woman with mental disabilities was reported missing overnight in Wilkes-Barre.

Police said Shaqon Davis, 45, was last seen at her home on South Franklin Street around 10:30p.m. 32 more words


The "R" Word

The “R” word. The word that is used more frequently then it ever needs to be.

Yesterday at a school soccer game, one of my good friends was talking to me about her playing the sport with her boyfriend, and she “felt so r______d”. 299 more words

Mom: Ice Bucket Challenge Turned Into Sick Joke Against Son With Autism

BAY VILLAGE, OHIO (WJW) – Police are looking into a bullying case involving an autistic teen who took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, WJW reported. 190 more words


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I haven't done a video about this or written on the subject but I would like everyone to know who doesn't know about what happened to this autistic boy and the fiends who committed this horrid act against all better judgement.

If mentally challenged means having unlimited faith, then Henry McCollum is better than us

Imagine being accused for something you didn’t do. Not something trivial like breaking a traffic signal. Think farther, think  the worst. Rape. Murder. Imagine rotting in prison for thirty years for it. 601 more words

Life & Its Quirks

Judge Asked To Toss Statement In Oil-Patch Slaying

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge will decide if a suspect’s alleged confession to his involvement in the slaying of a woman jogging through her town in the Bakken oil patch should be suppressed because the defendant is mentally disabled. 486 more words


A talk with a touch with IIT, Madras

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT) has been active for developing technologies to help people with disabilities in the society. This time IIT has come up with a major project for autistic children. 331 more words

Search on for Frank Lavin, missing man in Middletown, PA

MIDDLETOWN — A mentally challenged Middletown man is missing and the Pennsylvania State Police have listed him as endangered.

Frank Joseph Lavin, 46, is a resident of Elwyn but stays with a care provider elsewhere in the township as part of the facility’s Life Sharing Program. 30 more words