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Ohio State Resources
State Agencies and Organizations United States Senators Honorable George V. Voinovich (R) 317 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 (202) 224-3353 (202) 228-1382 (Fax) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://voinovich.senate.gov Honorable Mike DeWine...
Possible Gene for Form of Mental Retardation, Brain Development Identified
Researchers funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) have come one step closer to identifying one of the causes of previously unexplained mental retardation. The researchers report finding a single gene on the X chromosome, called AGTR2 for short, that when... Special Needs Adoption - What Prospective Adoptive Parents Need to Know
Part 1: What Prospective Adoptive Parents Need to Know More of this Feature •Part 1: What You Need to Know •Part 2:... Community Leadership for Inclusion
Change. We all want it-and we want it now! We want children and adults with disabilities to have better lives. Because many of us believe that improvements in the system will result in a better quality of life for individuals with disabilities, our advocacy is directed toward legislation, increased...
"Disabilities" in the News
National Center for Learning Disabilities Launches "LD Navigator" for Pediatric Healthcare Professionals
NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) today announced the launch of the LD Navigator, a free comprehensive, online resource guide about learning difficulties ... Government of Canada supports participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of life
WINNIPEG , May 24, 2013 /CNW/ - People with disabilities will benefit from increased support, tools and resources to help address social issues they are facing in their communities. The announcement was ... Financial help for people with disabilities
These Money heroes devote their energies to supporting the careers and economic health of those with disabilities. Polls unfriendly to voters with disabilities: Lente
By MELISSA LUZ LOPEZ, VERA Files DESPITE laws ensuring accessibility, the May 13 elections failed to make polling centers barrier-free for persons with disabilities, said poll watchdog Legal Network for Truthful Elections (Lente).
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"Disabilities" in the Adoption Blogs
A Great Need
October 31, 2012, 5:40 am
This adoption program has definitely seen its ups and downs in the past couple of years. Yet, today is appears to have fully regained its footing and is on the right track. Having become a popular option for many of the families interested in adoption in the last couple of years, Ethiopia buckled... School Musicals and Homeland Visits
February 17, 2012, 12:57 pm
My Chinese-born daughter has been cast as an orphan in a school production of "Annie." She sings the songs until they are constantly cycling through my head. "No one cares for you a smidge when you're in an orphanage," she sings. "Empty belly life. Dirty smelly life."
The other members of... ARD, IEP and other Alien Words
March 16, 2012, 5:45 am
Our 5-year-old (The Captain) has been in a Pre-K program through the school district these past two years. It's called PEAR, Pre-School Expessive and Receptive Language program. In short, they teach the kids how to talk. At that time, he spoke so little that the nature of his deficit was not...
"Disabilities" in the Adoption Forums
Searching for Dad's family (Mount Morris, NY)
May 12, 2013, 4:02 pm
This is a strange one, but here goes. My dad does not know he was adopted. My grandparents decided not to tell him this because of his learning disabilities (they didn't think he could cope with it). I was made aware of the fact that he was adopted by family ("But don't tell your dad!") and so far...
can a disabled single parent adopt? (sorry, long)
May 10, 2013, 12:33 pm
I'm not planning to adopt right away (I'm only 23) but thinking about plans for the future.
I'm asexual (no sexual desire, an uncommon sexual orientation) so I probably won't get the opportunity to have kids the usual way. So my options seem to be either sperm donation or adoption (or possibly...
Sibling group of 4. Are we crazy?!
May 16, 2013, 8:18 pm
I just saw the most adorable sibling group of 4 and it got my husband and I thinking, "wow, could we take on that many!?" We were only wanting 1 child to foster/adopt but now we're considering sibling groups. 4 would just be crazy, right?! We don't make a lot of money at all, and the adoption...
Eci for newborns
April 28, 2013, 9:48 pm
Has anyone used eci for a newborn. I think tiny tim will automatically qualify because of his seizures, I was looking at the list of disabilities that qualify because of probable developmental delays.
But what do they even do at this stage?
At what point do you think I should look into...
Stories About "Disabilities"
Tough Times Get Better
Hi,I am 24 years old and adopted. I was 6 days old when my adopted parents got me. I have recently started a search for my birthparents and have been able to get very brief non-identifying... My Brother Had a Disability
Adopting a child with special needs can bring many trials, but can also bring many joyful experiences. Before my family adopted my brother Tyler, at fifteen months old, we were completely clueless to... April 5, 2000: One of the Best Days of My Life
For as long as I can remember I've known I was adopted when I was two weeks old. When I was younger the thought never really crossed my mind of searching for my birthparents. I'm not sure why that...
"Disabilities" on Adoption.com
About Developmental Disabilities - Special Needs
Developmental disabilities are a diverse group of physical, cognitive, psychological, sensory, and speech impairments that begin anytime during development up to 18 years of age
Learning Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities
Information and resources on how to teach students with learning disabilities. Information on strategies to teach, which are the tools and techniques to help us learn
Children with Disabilities - Special Needs
The number of individuals with disabilities is growing in the U.S. A better social understanding and acceptance of disabilities is needed not only for those with disabilities, but for those whose lives will be touched by others with disabilities
Adults With Learning Disabilities - Special Needs
Federal regulations, new rehabilitation and assistance models, and resources for adults with learning disabilities are providing increased opportunities for adults to continue education and seek better positions in the workplace
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