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South Bend TribuneMore than 2,000 local students are graduating from high school in the coming weeks. If this year's class is like recent ones, more than one in 10 graduates has not met one of the state graduation standards. Nonetheless, those students will be handed...
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Speaking into a 4-inch-wide ventilation pipe, hostage negotiators tried Thursday to talk a man into releasing a kindergartener and ending a standoff in an underground bunker that stretched into its third day. The man...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Trials, Autism, Social Sciences, Culture
WSBT TVSOUTH BEND – A South Bend police officer disciplined for punching an inmate at the St. Joseph County jail is in trouble again. This time, the interim chief is asking the Public Safety Board to fire Patrolman Theo Robert for interfering with an...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Social Sciences, Culture, Politics, Government
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be...
South Bend TribuneWhen doctors first were coming to grips with the syndrome defined by an unstoppable urge to eat, those whose chromosomes created that urge rarely lived long enough for others to worry about what would happen to them as adults. With slow growth, low...
Tags: Diabetes, Mental Health, Autism, Genes and Chromosomes, Health
South Bend TribuneMom beamed proudly as Christen held a sign spelling out her upcoming walk to shed light on homeless military veterans. “This is big,” Eileen Sullivan said in a low tone watching her 14-year-old daughter pose for photos. “This isn&...
Special to the TribuneTen days after the birth of his first son, a man from Zambia was sentenced to 12 years in prison today for the 2011 rape of a learning disabled woman in Highland Park. Nsoni Mpulamasaka, a 27-year-old who lived in Waukegan while earning a master’s...
WindsorEaster Seals Capital Region and Eastern Connecticut is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,500 grant from Farmington Bank Community Foundation, Inc. to support the expansion of their School-to-Work Transition program. The Farmington Bank...
email@example.comIf you want to know what working with hundreds of students challenged with various developmental or learning disabilities over the past three to four decades has meant to Nina Clopper, Betty Schriver and Margie Wolverton, you just had to see them on stage...
The Hartford CourantA new federal civil rights agreement aims to get better and more appropriate services for children with disabilities who have been continually suspended or excluded from class at Achievement First Hartford Academy Middle School for disciplinary reasons....
Tags: Legal Service, Autism, Education, Schools, Middle Schools
The Hartford CourantJeannette Walls, the journalist whose 2009 memoir "The Glass Castle," about growing up poor with brilliant but neglectful parents, has been a New York Times bestseller for five years, has written her first novel, "The Silver Star" (Scribner, $26). It's...
ReutersSome call it neurological diversity, others see it as autism's fight back. People diagnosed as "on the spectrum" are suddenly in demand by employers seeking a competitive advantage from autistic workers more used to being considered disabled than special....
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