Every so often, I like to share some of Julianna’s school work and progress. I need to be clear: this is not a total picture of Down syndrome. 996 more words
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The NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities is currently developing its next five-year plan for 2017 through 2021. The Council is seeking input on the goals it has developed for the next five years and is looking for individuals to review its preliminary list of goals and offer feedback. 74 more words
Discovering Discrepancies: The Mistreatment of Adults with Developmental Disabilities in the Legal System
Note: This article first appeared on the following website: https://pjsnpeacesigns.wordpress.com/2016/03/31/moving-beyond-ableism-discovering-discrepancies-the-mistreatment-of-adults-with-developmental-disabilities-in-the-legal-system/ with an abbreviated version published here: http://www.stateofformation.org/2016/04/discovering-discrepancies-the-mistreatment-of-adults-with-developmental-disabilities-in-the-legal-system/.
I will always remember the headline in the Toronto Sun newspaper on February 3, 2012: “Toronto police shoot and kill man with scissors wearing hospital gown.” The day was like any other. 1,275 more words