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'Stop segregating special needs students' -- parents voice concerns to administrators in Lebanon School Districtjscherder@ky3.comLEBANON, Mo -- Parents of special education students aired their concerns on Monday to Lebanon School District administrators about segregating their children from the rest of the district. "He is a human being who has emotions. I'm about to get...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgMOUNT VERNON, Mo. -- They didn't think he'd live. Doctors considered pulling the plug. Then he was told his right eye would be blind and he'd never use his right hand again. But Mark Lindquist, 51, has a spirit to thrive, thanks to being found in time....
When Ramona Burton became pregnant with her second child this year, the 37-year-old knew that her age put her baby at an elevated risk for Down syndrome, even though screening with ultrasound and standard blood tests raised no warning flags. Burton...
John C. Ford Jr., who as a young World War II cryptanalyst was part of a team whose work resulted in the shooting down of the bomber carrying Japanese Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, died Wednesday from respiratory failure at a son's Arnold home. He was 94....
More than 3,600 Virginians with intellectual disabilities are on an "urgent" needs waiting list for a coveted ID/MR Medicaid waiver which would provide them the range of services and support they need. They have cerebral palsy and autism, Down Syndrome,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New, non-invasive tests for chromosomal disorders should be reserved for pregnant women with a higher-than-average risk of having a baby with Down syndrome, doctors said this week. The screening tests, which find small amounts...
The Art Institute of California partnered with AnQi by Crustacean at South Coast Plaza to present an annual student fashion show billed as "Cool Days Haute Nights." The June 14 fashion dinner, held in the stunning dining room created by the talented...
Mickey was born in Illinois with Down Syndrome and 3 holes in her heart. Around 9 months of age, it was determined that surgery needed to be done soon. Mickey's parents had to move their family of 3 back to Indiana where they grew up so she could have...
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Perry Hall High School will maintain a heightened police presence until its principal determines that the campus is ready to return to normal, in the aftermath of a cafeteria shooting in which one student critically injured another on the first day of...
KTLA NewsScientists have pinpointed a likely source for many cases of autism and schizophrenia: Men who become fathers later in life pass on more brand-new genetic mutations to their offspring. The finding buttresses observations from population studies that...
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