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Meet Janiya and Dymir

Janiya and Dymir are brother and sister, they would also call themselves best friends. The first few years of their lives were unstable and challenging for Janiya, 11 and Dymir, 12, who also have developmental delays. 202 more words

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Meet Georgia

by Melanie O’Brien

When sweet 4-year-old Georgia was born, everything seemed pretty typical. However, when she was about 10-months old, her mom noticed her eyes seemed to be twitching and she wasn’t meeting her milestones. 173 more words

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Meet Brody

by Melanie O’Brien

Brody has a rare genetic disorder and scoliosis. However, what truly makes this 4-year-old unique is his outgoing personality. Brody began receiving home-based services shortly after he was born. 236 more words

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Review: Telethons

As soon as I heard the late history professor and disability rights advocate Paul K. Longmore was writing a book about telethons, I got excited. As someone with spinal muscular activity, the annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon on Labor Day was a big deal. 675 more words

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Photos: Easter Seals Telethon

The 33rd annual Easter Seals Telethon raised more than $200,000 for children with physical disabilities on Sunday.

Money raised will provide financial assistance for equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers and communication devices. 141 more words

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Autism Services: Katie Thomas' Story

For Kathleen Thomas, nothing in the world is better than seeing her daughter, Katie, smile. Diagnosed with autism at a very early age it is imperative to Katie’s health and wellbeing that her life be as stable and consistent as possible, and Kathleen has dedicated her life to making this a reality. 319 more words

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Sean Tarrant, Director of the Easter Seals Hawaii Autism Center

Easter Seals Hawaii is very respectful to its tradition of providing a vast range of exceptional services for children and adults diagnosed with disabilities or special needs and their families. 348 more words

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