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No rush for Juneau's gay couples

...said with a laugh after the pair submitted their application.The couple have a daughter, Melanie, 31, who has Down syndrome."She has been asking us to get married for years," Adams said. "We just went and got her blessing."They plan...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/no-rush-juneaus-gay-couples
Local
Particulate fouls icy Fairbanks air

...from air polluted with suspended particulate that can cause irregular heartbeat or a heart attack. Diagnosed with Down syndrome, Lee is not in position to take his doctors' stronger suggestion - moving away from his hometown air."They gave...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-10/particulate-fouls-icy-fairbanks-air
State
Ketchikan girl gets a lift from shop student

...Before work began on the project, teachers had been placing cardboard boxes under the chair the child, who has Down syndrome, was using.Sweetman and Thomas agreed that a student should be involved. Thomas said he chose Showalter because...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-12/ketchikan-girl-gets-lift-shop-student
State
Retired teacher receives honors

...center. Students with low-incidence disabilities are blind or deaf or have severe disabilities such as autism or Down syndrome. Sometimes such children have more than one disability. About 1 million American children and youth have low-incidence...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120604/loc_20041206005.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...work in Mexico - a bit closer to home. She will be going to Puerto Vallarta in October and taking school supplies for Down Syndrome children. She plans to take a team of women with her. Anyone interested should call her at 789-4972. Ann Chandonnet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040401/Loc_africamission.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...high probability of developing at least a 50 percent delay, including those with conditions such as cerebral palsy or Down syndrome. Alaska is one of only six states that require delays to be that great before a child is guaranteed services, said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073000/Ins_childrenbox.shtml
Advocates for disabled aim to protect Medicaid funding

...differ from other users of the (Medicaid) system," said Elizabeth Edmands, an Anchorage mother of a daughter with Down syndrome and chairwoman of the advisory council's Legislative Committee. People such as her daughter, who also was born...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011802/sta_disabled.shtml
News
Southern Oregon University claims a culture of acceptance for the disabled

...months ago to remove a 20-year-old student with Down syndrome from an art class stirred controversy in the press and...everyone. Eliza Schaaf, a 20-year-old woman with Down syndrome, was able to enroll in SOU as a non-admitted student...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-06-04/southern-oregon-university-claims-c
Neighbors
Palin emails paint picture of image-conscious, driven leader who angled for VP nomination

...Palin already had denied speculation that Bristol was the mother of Palin's fifth child, Trig, who was born with Down Syndrome. "Even at Trig's doc apt this morning his doc said that's out there (hopefully NOT in their medical community-world...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-06-11/palin-emails-paint-picture-image-consci
State
In Elvis' birthplace, Palin wears blue suede shoes

...having a child.With clenched fists, Palin said abortion is a great evil and children, like Trig, who was born with Down syndrome, remind society to be compassionate and loving.Shanna Berryhill drove over from Pope to enjoy the company of other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-25/elvis-birthplace-palin-wears-blue-suede
State | Sarah Palin

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