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Bill Would Expand Police Training With Developmentally Disabled

FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — The death of a Frederick County man with Down syndrome may be destined to change the way law enforcement handles encounters with the developmentally disabled. 275 more words

Local

Letter: Disabled workers deserve real jobs, real pay

Re: Federal government extends jobs program for disabled workers, March 20.

As President of the Canadian Association for Community Living, I was concerned when I read the article about so many people with developmental disabilities losing their jobs with the federal government. 258 more words

Letters

Letters: Readers respond: Hard-working disabled workers deserve better

Shameful loss for disabled workers

Re: Disabled lose their jobs after 35 years, March 19.

This Citizen story about 50 workers with developmental disabilities who are losing their jobs at a Tunney’s Pasture paper-shredding facility left me absolutely stunned. 478 more words

Letters

Developmentally Disabled to Push for More Maryland Funding

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Advocates for the developmentally disabled are urging lawmakers to restore funding cut from the state budget.

Hundreds gathered Thursday in Annapolis to encourage lawmakers to boost funding. 120 more words

News

Developmentally Disabled To Push For More Md. Funding

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Advocates for the developmentally disabled are planning to urge lawmakers to restore funding cut from the state budget.

They are gathering Thursday at a hotel in Annapolis. 108 more words

Politics

Kent, WA police seek help in finding missing woman Barbara Stevenson | The Today File | Seattle Times

Kent police are asking the public’s help in finding a 64-year-old developmentally disabled woman who disappeared in Kent on Feb. 3.

Barbara Stevenson has bipolar disorder, a heart defect and diabetes, police said. 41 more words

Missing

Autistic Intolerance: Struggling to be Accepted in the Mainstream World

A scene from the 2012 Southern California Special Olympics

HOW THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED AND PEOPLE ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM ARE OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD, AND SUBSEQUENTLY NOT TOLERATED, IN MAINSTREAM SOCIETY… 725 more words

Asperger's Syndrome