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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...
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....
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...
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...
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....
Hyperactive brain cells firing together could be an early indicator of autism and developmental disabilities, a team of UCLA researchers has found. Networks of neurons were found to be firing in a highly synchronized and seemingly unrelenting fashion,...
Nancy O'Brien can still remember the panic that took over her family when her 7-year-old autistic son wandered away. "It was extremely traumatic for us," she said. "Since that time, we have taken every precaution possible to make sure it doesn't...
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READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care and Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center: Indoor Arena CampaignStatewideResidents within the Middletown community and across Connecticut may know of Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc., but most may not understand its purpose for children and adults living with special needs, along with the program's current...
The Hartford CourantUsually when you ask a child a yes or no question, they respond verbally. My son Cash'an, who has limited verbal communication skills, usually responds by pushing away what he's been offered or ignoring me altogether. I've gotten pretty used to that...
Bids awarded for North Middle School project MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Berkeley County Board of Education Monday awarded the heating, cooling and ventilation system project for the renovation of Martinsburg North Middle School to Cumberland, Md.,-...
These groups meet regularly. Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...
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