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Monday, March 29, 2004
Today's list includes 46 items. Some sites may require registration.
Editor's picks -- those considered particularly interesting, newsworthy or well-written -- are noted by the number sign (#).
Links are now listed alphabetically by country, then by state,
province or territory.
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(Safety) Fisherman's body found off coast
(Safety) Guardian angel saves little boy lost
(Safety) Three-year-old saves mum's life
(Children) Wheelchairs donated to disabled children
(Families / Relationships) National Film Board of Canada announces innovative Internet Documentary project -- The Ties that Bind
(Children) Ont. announces another $120M for autistic kids
(Children) Autistic children deserve funding
# (Advocacy / Voting) 'Disabled on nobodys agenda
(Laws) Stanton concerned about delay in Disability Bill
(Children / Communication) Boards help mentally handicapped talk
# (Employment) Comedian says social entrepreneur grant well spent
# (Accessibility / Housing) Making a virtue of mobility problem
(Misc) 'It might help if I didn't wear high heels'
# (Technology / Accessibility) Hearing aid for mobile users
(Accessibility / Transportation) Wheelchair users' tram concerns
# (Art) Pregnant Alison sculpture not art?
# (Eugenics) 'Designer babies' on the NHS
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# (Advocacy) ADAPT: Hearing on Ending the Institutional Bias
# (Families) JFA Action Alert -- Support Family Opportunity Act
(Self-determination) Human Service Cooperatives: A New Way to Increase Self-Direction and Service Quality
(Technology) Thought-controlled robotic arm may work in people, say scientists
# (Accessibility / Laws) L.A. police say disabled parking is being abused
(Children / Recreation) Families, players light up Visalia's field of dreams
(Children / Recreation) Battle to build pool heats up
(Community living / Families) Families fight cuts for disabled
(Crime) Accused Cadet Was Kept on at Academy
(Education) Legislation may add to school crowding
(Health care) Painful cuts loom for Medicaid
(Safety) Fisherman in wheelchair falls into lake and dies Chicago Tribune registration required - free
(Misc) Inspiring the 'good days'
(Health care) Many may be left without Medicaid
(Families) Forum helps families learn about services by Times-Picayune disability issues columnist Jane Pic
(Institutions / Criminal justice system) Halfway house debate spotlights city's responsibility
(Laws / Guardianships) In the Hands of a Troubled System New York Times registration required - free
# (Advocacy / Children) TV reporter Michael Flannery makes it a point in his work to help kids who really need it
(Education) Changes embraced in special ed
# (Technology) Technology improves more and more lives by Cincinnati Enquirer disability columnist Deborah Kendrick
(Children / Community living) Group home provides family-like atmosphere for boys with mental health problems
(Education - special) Souderton launches task force for autistic students
(Contribution / Recreation) Beyond winning and losing; Soccer team has a spot for everyone Denton Record-Chronicle registration required - free
(Families) Mother's passion helps form autism support group
(Safety) Light rail train strikes man crossing tracks in wheelchair
(Education - segregated) Voucher-bill backers dismayed
(Education - segregated) Voucher veto may be boon
(Institutions - nursing homes) Medicaid tax on nursing homes protested
(Crime) Wisconsin woman left for dead relishes her new beginning
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