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Monday, April 19, 2004
Today's list includes 49 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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Bosnia & Herzegovina
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
# (War) New report on Landmine Victim Assistance in Bosnia and Herzegovina
# (War) Landmine Victim Assistance In Bosnia & Herzegovina requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
(Families) Finally, a book to help parents of disabled by Toronto Star disability issues columnist Helen Henderson
(Misc) Queen Rania opens IT centre at Al Hussein Society, visits school in Wadi Al Seer
# (Service animals) Wonderful individuals By The Star Wheelchair Power columnist Anthony Thanasayan
(Crime) Have you seen this man?
(Crime) 'Half a million' elderly abused
(Technology / Accessibility) Macs get their voices back by BBC News Online disability affairs reporter Geoff Adams-Spink
# (Laws) Police investigate abortion of foetus with 'cleft palate' -- Reverend Joanna Jepson
# (Laws) Police inquiry into late abortion -- Reverend Joanna Jepson
(Sports) Mendoza wins on debut
(Advocacy / Community living) University to raise awareness of community issues
(Transportation) Community transport groups get mini boost
(Education - inclusion) Teachers' warning on special needs
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(Criminal justice system) Study Suspects Thousands of False Convictions New York Times registration required -- free
(Misc) County leaders tackle mental health issues
(Crime) Five years later, Columbine scars remain
# (Criminal justice system) Case could spur reform -- Paul Childs III case
# (Criminal justice system) Key figures in the case -- Paul Childs III case
# (Criminal justice system) Officers feel pinch of decision -- Paul Childs III case
# (Criminal justice system) Family hopes for deal -- Paul Childs III case
(Community living) Program brings care to homes of elderly
(Sports / Achievement) `It's called survival' -- Boston Marathoner Renzo Martinez
# (Advocacy) The will to fight, the spirit to win
(Misc) State's plan could strain non-profit agencies
# (Education) Man with Down syndrome has passion for lifelong learning
(Education - special) Terri Cox-Cruey
(Health care) Aging and disabled are new group's focus by Times Picayune disability issues columnist Jane Pic
(Awareness) Annapolis Center for Science-Based Public Policy to Release Latest Report, 'AUTISM: The Myths and the Realities'
(Education - special) Autism pioneer looked for children's strengths
(Awareness / Children) Runner powered by Shining Stars
(Sports) Course and world record shattered in men's wheelchair division
(Families / Education - special) Parents organize here
(Misc) Mental health care not working
(Misc) Conference grows beyond original geography, topics
(Employment) SBA looking for award nominees -- honors businesses that expand job opportunities for people with disabilities
(Awareness) Autism impedes interaction
(Awareness) 'Rain Man' shines
(Crime) Medicare Fraud Mystery Ends in N.Y.
(Awareness / Families) Family hopes to bring attention to autism
(Death penalty) Convicted killer fights sentence -- hearing to determine if Kenneth Rouse is "legally retarded"
(Education - segregated) Filling Special Needs; School in southern Winston-Salem brings success to students with learning disabilities
(Awareness / Children) Just like everyone else: LaCroft parents help their autistic child succeed
(Community living / Advocacy) Disabled woman honored for role-model lifestyle
# (Awareness / Advocacy) Autistic children need love, understanding Knoxville News-Sentinel registration required - free
(Congregations) Welcoming is key to special-needs ministry
(Misc) Mentally ill seek equal coverage
(Education - special / Laws) Voices of Reason?
# (Technology / Communication) Computer gift helps autistic boy break out of shell
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