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LATEST NEWSLuke's Best Chance: One Man's Fight for His Autistic Son- Rolling Stone The story of the father of a young man with Autism and his fight to give his son the best chance for a quality life. Read More Here
"Mass. Shutting DOwn Program for the Developmentally DIsabled"- "...Massachusetts is shutting down sheltered workshops at the end of June. Sheltered workships were a place where thousands of developmentally disabled individuals could come to work. Barb Govoni's son has worked in a shelted workship for more than a decade and she disagrees with the state's decision to close them down. "She said, "It did exactly what the title said, it gave them the opportunity to work at the end of the day, they felt a sense of accomplishment and well-being." Read More Here
Customer Abuses Employee with Down Syndrome - What Would You Do? - The hidden camera TV series takes a look at how people react to the (staged) abuse of a grocery clerk with Down Syndrom. Watch It Here.
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