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Health and humanity: New book chronicles half a century of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

In her new book Health and Humanity: A History of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1935-1985 (Johns Hopkins ... We were really ahead of the game on the origins of developmental dis... read more

These are the Twin Cities artists of the year

Abe has found it challenging to balance motherhood and art, but she’s motivated by her mother, author Louise Erdrich, who raised a house full of children while prolifically writing books ... We wanted ... read more

What to say to a parent whose child Is born with a disability

The struggles of living with a developmental disability are not hidden in the ... out of our minds and focus on the baby’s sweet innocence. When a baby is born with a disability, the challenges that t... read more

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Shortage of home health workers forcing young Minnesotans with disabilities into institutions

of Hopkins, who has quadriplegia. In the spring of 2016, Lauren Thompson delivered a stirring speech at the state’s annual “Ms. Wheelchair” pageant in Forest Lake. Thompson, who is 29 and was born wit... read more


Black Hills Works Gala honors local author, three others

James "JJ" Janis, 64, spent two years writing a book of poetry ... supports about 630 adults with disabilities and employs more than 500 people. It serves people 16 and older who have learning and dev... read more

Finding their voices through the healing power of music

The group meets weekly to rehearse, and every few months performs at community gatherings or other events ... Vosberg wanted to raise money to stage a play for clients of that centre, who are adults w... read more

Ex-prosecutor sought to expose non-fatal strangulations at NY institutions

One involved a manager at a Developmental Disabilities ... who helped lead the early stages of the study Gunning initiated, some state agencies and private providers are uncomfortable with the word “s... read more

No Longer 'Falling Off the Cliff'

In 2007, there were 39 four-year colleges with inclusive programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Now there are above 200, with even more in the works. Cutting Edge and th... read more

Hope College Theatre to Present “Into the Woods” on Nov. 14-18

Directed by Hope theatre faculty member Rich Perez, “Into the Woods” is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine ... for patrons with autism and other developmental ... read more

St. Vincent College's Bearcat BEST program eases disabled students' transition

“It's really perfect because I like to see new people,” said Popovich, 18, of Export, one of 11 students participating in the new transition program for 18- to 21-year-olds with intellectual and devel... read more

FEGS Execs Got Fat Payouts as Bankruptcy Loomed Amid Rampant Mismanagement

The documents also raise concerns that the quality of care at FEGS sites has deteriorated amid the collapse, describing serious staffing problems at facilities serving thousands of clients with develo... read more

Index sets up China shop

Index Holdings, a mobile communications and media group, has launched a China office, Index China, through group company Index Asia Pacific, the company announced Thursday. In partnership with China M... read more



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