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Few Parents Plan For Future Of Children With Disabilities, Study Finds

by Courtney Perkes via DisabilityScoop Nearly 400 parents of children ages 3 to 68 responded to a national survey on what steps they’ve taken to ensure future care for them. Only 3.6 percent of parents had completed a full list of 11... Continue Reading 

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Competitive, integrated employment rates have increased across Tennessee

Recently Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities released new data that shows competitive, integrated employment rates have increased across Tennessee. David is just one person, one employee, and one story that is represented in those numbers. For years, David had been... Continue Reading 

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Their Disabilities Challenge Their Lives, But Not Their Love

by Carmen George, The Fresno Bee/TNS (via DisabilityScoop) Sometimes finding the right words is a challenge, but loving each other is not. DiFalco has autism — a developmental disorder that affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others — and... Continue Reading 

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