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Compelling Reasons to Invest in Maternal and Child Health.
Prevention More than 60 percent of private-sector pre-term births and low-birth-weight cases are preventable. 1 Twenty percent of American babies are born to women who received inadequate prenatal care. 2 More than $6 in neonatal intensive care costs could be saved for every $1 spent on...
How to Adopt
The information below provides an overview of the steps involved in adopting a child from the United States foster care system. To request more information about other types of adoption or a list of local resources, send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know the information you need.... About the Children Who Need Families
Families of all kinds adopt children of all kinds, from newborns to teenagers, of every race and ethnicity, and from many countries around the world. U.S.-Born Infants Many prospective parents seek to adopt healthy infants, often of a background similar to their own. In the United States, a... Oklahoma Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright. Apraxia Group of Oklahoma Edmond, Oklahoma (405) 842-7788 E-mail: email@example.com Meetings are free and are for parents, family members, therapists, or caregivers of children with...
Treat people with serious mental disabilities in hospitals, not jails: CHRC
OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) notes the decision and recommendations of the jury of the Coroner's inquest into the tragic death of Ashley Smith and issues the following statement: The treatment of people with mental disabilities in Canada's... Missing Boaz man has mental disabilities
Albertville Police are trying to locate 24-year-old Timothy James Swords of Boaz, who they said has some mental disabilities. Beach Council actions: Vanguard Landing loan, Cavalier renovation and YMCA pool
UPDATE 12/10: Council voted in favor of loaning Vanguard Landing $2.9 million to help build a community for people with mental disabilities. Council voted 7-3 to give the YMCA 10 acres of land to build an Olympic-sized swimming pool. Councill passed Cavalier Associates request for a change of... State lacks schemes to support special children in sports
While special children (with mental disabilities) from the State are winning awards at sports events across the globe, making the country proud, the State government has no schemes to support them. In the absence of financial support and government-sponsored coaching and sports facilities, these...
Where Will My Adult Child with Disabilities Work?
March 4, 2008, 7:05 pm
The flip side of “where is my child going to live?” is “where will he work?”
Cary Griffin of Griffin-Hammis Associates dared us to get outside the box in thinking about this. Of course, focusing on developmental disabilities and those with severe mental disabilities, the traditional places... Goofy Grief
January 28, 2008, 7:16 am
Parents of special needs children are always swimming in uncharted waters. And when it comes to the topic of death and grief, we don’t get a pass on that either. I was reminded of just how “goofy” LuLu’s grief appears when another mother was describing her son’s reaction to a recent death in... Disabled Adults Right to Vote
October 29, 2008, 5:51 pm
Personally, I am ready for the presidential election to be over because I am sick of all the political mudslinging ads.
One of my friends, Carol, asked me a question that I had not pondered and I did not know the answer. Can adults with developmental disabilities or delays vote? The simple...
The Small Places
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National Disability Policy: A Progress Report - October 2011 ...
22.5. 29.44. 37.00. 44.69. 48.30. 52.46. Total spent on institutional care (billions) 27.84. 43.20. 52.50. 62.56. 63.00. 64.31. ... or mental disabilities. Yet research shows that people with disabilities are less likely to participate in leisure time physical activities. ...
Computer camp; A program called Exploring Interest in ...
Computer camp; A program called Exploring Interest in Technology and Engineering, or EXCITE, is helping 22 middle school girls with disabilities learn that the physical and mental challenges they face don't have to limit their future.(BUSINESS)