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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


Welcome to my world!

Back for another day in the mental health facility. We had an engaging conversation in group therapy about addiction for over an hour and then the next counselor comes in and half the class begins to doze off. 667 more words

Coping Skills

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


Woolwich, NJ missing man Michael Lawton found safe, walking along road | NJ.com

WOOLWICH TWP. — The mentally challenged man who disappeared from a group home on Viereck Road Monday night was found walking along nearby Oak Grove Road Wednesday morning. 33 more words


In Woolwich, NJ, search for missing mentally challenged man Michael Lawton continues | NJ.com

WOOLWICH TWP. — Police on Tuesday resumed their search for a mentally challenged man who went missing Monday night.

Michael Lawton, 35, disappeared from the Advoserv group home on Viereck Road around 7:40 p.m., police said. 58 more words


Mentally Challenged Older Teens And Adults Will Soon Have Their Own Local Book Club

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There will soon be a local book club for mentally challenged older teens and adults.

Beginning next month, the Camden County Library will start a book club for up to eight people with mental and developmental disabilities. 131 more words