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Thursday, May 20, 2004
Today's list includes 37 items. Some sites may require registration.
Editor's picks -- those considered particularly interesting, newsworthy or well-written -- are noted by the number sign (#).

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# (Accessibility / Advocacy) Giving the disabled a hand by The Star Wheel Power columnist Anthony Thanasayan
(Sports) Dream comes true for Salam as he makes Selangor team

# (Accessibility) Traveller feels robbed of independence
(Education / Families) Input sought from parents on special needs education

(Culture) Flights of Imagination; A new documentary profiles a boy with severe cerebral palsy who won a national literary prize

(Awareness) Awareness Campaigns - Epilepsy Week
# (Accessibility / Laws) Access for all
(Families) Family's battle for best possible care
# (Laws) Fined because mum's disabled car parking disc was upside down
(Misc) Apology over 'unwanted' MMR jab
(Employment) Disabled training site expanding
# (Families) Jamie is a challenge - but so is every child

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(Children) HHS Will Launch New Program Supporting Physical Activity for Children and Youth with Disabilities
(Children) Surge in number of autistic children mystifies experts
# (Community living) ADAPT: Home and Community Survey 2004
# (Community living) ADAPT: Three More Representatives Sign on to Co-Sponsor MiCASSA
(Crime / Technology) Feds to press crackdown on medical device firms
(Health care - not specific to disabilities) Mock News on Medicare Called Illegal
(Laws) Enabling the Disabled

# (Accessibility / Recreation) New track specially built for blind runners

(Achievement) Cameron Clapp, a teenage triple amputee
(Children) Family Turns to Facility for Help with Bipolar Son NPR audio clip

(Education - special) Special education teacher spent 24 years in classroom and loved every minute of it

(Laws) Man With Shy Bladder Syndrome Files Suit

(Misc) Governor proposes funding cuts for organizations that help disabled
(Misc) Governor gives in on social services

(Misc) Families fear impact if adult day care center forced to close

(Misc - not specific to disabilities) Amid Accusations of Conflict, Massachusetts Halts Charity Bids NYTimes registration required - free

New Jersey
(Contribution) Awards for 9 who make a difference in Hudson
# (Families) No dodging rewards of reunion

New York
(Institutions - nursing homes) Judge orders report on nursing home's viability

North Carolina
(Misc) Changes ahead for mental health

(Accessibility / Laws) Governor Brad Henry Signs Bill Allowing Golf Carts On City Streets

(Sports) Passion for golf speeds up Adams' recovery -- looking at developing first country club for golfers with disabilities

# (Prenatal screening) Hospital says it has faster Down syndrome test

(Death penalty) After 29 years on death row, inmate's IQ reviewed -- records show Walter Bell has IQ in mid-50s
(Families) Father navigates new world in understanding autism -- review of book, "Adventures in Autism"

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