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Carolyn Frohmader - Executive Director, Women With Disabilities Australia

I can only hope that in my young daughter’s lifetime, she will witness and benefit from true equality between men and women, and an end to violence against women and girls – in all its forms.

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My blog on the R-word goes viral!

With nearly 9,000 shares online after only 24hrs, this post seems to have struck a chord. Thanks to Mamamia for giving me the platform to share my thoughts. 11 more words

Missing Delaware woman found in New York

A 24-year-old woman, a Special Olympics Delaware athlete with an intellectual disability, has been found after being missing for six weeks, New Castle County police said Thursday. 40 more words

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Family: Delaware woman, 24, missing since April 1

Family, friends and police are appealing for tips to find a 24-year-old woman, a Special Olympics Delaware athlete with an intellectual disability, who has been missing for nearly six weeks. 37 more words

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Patient care for children with intellectual disabilities can be improved: IWK research

Above watch: Research out of the IWK looks at patient care differences for children with intellectual disabilities and highlights how to improve and change the dynamic. 549 more words

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The First Shall be Last

I admit it, I was a little star-struck along with Jolene Philo of Different Dream ministry.  We shared an exhibitor’s table at The Accessibility Summit, a disability conference that we both attended at McLean Bible Church outside of Washington, D.C.  446 more words

Special Needs Parenting

We came across a great resource from Safe Place concerning abuse, including sexual abuse, and children with a myriad of disabilities, including neurodevelopmental (ASD,ADHD, intellectual disability), physical and sensory (blindness, deafness), brain injury, and mental health disabilities. 48 more words

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