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Planned Parenthood changes fetal-tissue reimbursement policy

...critical resource for important efforts such as research on degenerative eye disease, human development disorders such as Down syndrome, and infectious diseases, among a host of other diseases."Professor Arthur Caplan, director of the Division of...
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Sarah Palin to speak at Utah pregnancy crisis center dinner

...Evangelical Christian ministry.Palin has spoken out about her anti-abortion beliefs as the mother of a child with Down syndrome and the parent of an unwed teen mother.Tickets for the event start at $100 and sponsored tables run up to $5...
Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

...12-year-old New York boy with Down syndrome are going to federal court accommodate a student with Down syndrome or another disability in the classroom...Washington, D.C.-based National Down Syndrome Society. She said her organization...
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Tebow provides NFL with a special need

...then immediately makes a mad dash toward those kids as if they are a touchdown pylon.So many times these kids with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis and afflictions we can't even pronounce - let alone imagine - look up from their...
Picture of Palin's son standing on dog draws reaction

...up!", found me and a lazy dog blocking his way. He made his stepping stone," she wrote. Trig was born with Down syndrome.The online response to the one-time Republican vice presidential nominee's New Year's Day post was fast and...
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...
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...
Retired teacher receives honors 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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive 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...
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...


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