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USA NATIONAL/REGIONAL
June 22
A Pediatrician Reports Back From A Visit To A Children's Shelter Near The Border
► NPR
As a Mexican Immigrant Whose Kid Has Down Syndrome, I Beg You to Put Politics Aside
The Mighty
Charles Krauthammer inspired journalists with disabilities, including me
Washington Post
Corey Lewandowski says the media is lying about him mocking Down syndrome child
TheBlaze.com
HHS division spokesman walks back comments on future of separated migrant families
The Hill
Most shooters got their guns legally, didn't have diagnosed mental illness, new FBI report says
USA Today
Needed: A national effort to fight depression
The Boston Globe
The Devastation of Separating Migrant Parents and Children
Psychology Today
Trump’s zero-tolerance policy inflicts anguish on kids – with toxic health impacts
The Globe and Mail
With so much trauma, let’s make mental health America’s No. 1 issue
The Hill

June 21
Disability Applications at 15-Year Low as More Americans Find Jobs
The Epoch Times
Ensuring poll access for disabled voters still a big problem
Who What Why
Children With Disabilities Are Being Separated From Their Families at the Border
The Mighty
Former Trump staffer on story of girl with Down syndrome taken from parents: ‘Wah wah’
Toronto Star
Global Down Syndrome Foundation responds to Lewandowski's comments
9News.com KUSA
NAMI And Partners Release New Report On Inadequate Health Plans
NAMI
Separating migrant children from parents risks long-term effects, doctors warn
CTV News
Trump’s zero-tolerance policy inflicts anguish on kids – with toxic health impacts
Globe and Mail

June 20
'How Dare You!': Corey Lewandowski Mocks Girl with Down Syndrome Who was 'Caged' by Border Agents
Alternet
Lewandowski on Girl With Down Syndrome Separated From Mother: 'Womp Womp'
Daily Beast
Mental health declining among disadvantaged American adults
Princeton University
Mexican Official Says Girl With Down Syndrome Among Detainees
HuffPost
On Fox, Corey Lewandowski mocks America separating a 10-year old girl with Down Syndrome from her family: "Womp womp"
Media Matters for America

June 19
Candidates must talk about mental health. A new coalition will make them.
Saramento Bee
Capitol Ideas: Mental illness stigma still too strong
The Gazette
'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence
► NPR
Fewer teens having sex, doing drugs but more are depressed
NBC News
For Colored Folks Who Have Considered Suicide
Diverse Education
Mental health & systemic racism: state violence affects black people's psyche
Afropunk

CALIFORNIA
June 22
Californians with Disabilities Face Illegal Barriers to Voter Registration
ACLU Northern California

June 21
Epileptic inmate pleads guilty out of fear he would 'die in jail'
CBS 8 San Diego
Stanford Faces Lawsuit Over Mental Health Disability Violations
KJZZ

COLORADO
June 22
Colorado Is Leading the Country in Suicide Prevention Work
Westword

June 21
Douglas County district pays $1.3 million to settle landmark special education case
The Denver Post

FLORIDA
June 22
Jacksonville man accused of pretending to be a blind veteran to claim benefits
ActionNewsJax.com
Palm Beach County Jail did not provide education for teens, lawsuit says
Sun Sentinel

June 21
Exclusive: FDA Sues Sunrise Stem Cell Clinic After Several Patients Blinded, Sustain Eye Damage
CBS Miami

June 20
Exclusive: FDA Sues Sunrise Stem Cell Clinic After Several Patients Blinded, Sustain Eye Damage
CBS Miami

June 19
As Jessica's dad, I'm shocked by horrific death of girl with disabilities, but not surprised
Florida Today

GEORGIA
June 21
ACLU seeks lawsuit on deaf inmates' behalf
11Alive.com WXIA
Advocates address disability work accommodations in Columbus
WTVM
Lawsuit: Georgia violating rights of deaf inmates
My AJC
They just don't care about deaf folks,' plaintiff says | ACLU seeks lawsuit on deaf inmates' behalf
11Alive.com WXIA

June 19
Should Georgia special needs voucher pay for tutoring, therapy?
MyAJC

HAWAII
June 19
Hawaii Settles Lawsuit on Illegal Age Limit For Special Education
Education Week

ILLINOIS
June 21
Lawmakers Hear Firsthand Accounts Of Sexual Abuse By CPS Staff
WBEZ

June 20
New state budget boosts early childhood education funding
FOX Illinois

IOWA
June 19
Clive residents have mixed reviews for potential mental health hospital
We Are Iowa

INDIANA
June 22
It’s time to get real about anxiety and depression
Indianapolis Recorder

MAINE
June 21
Lawmakers tackle bills as governor submits own legislation
Hastings Tribune

MASSACHUSETTS
June 20
Doctor awarded nearly $2M after discrimination suit against Baystate Health
WWLP.com
Former Baystate pediatrician Francis Duda wins $1.9M in employment discrimination lawsuit
MassLive.com

MICHIGAN
June 22
Artist uses her eyes to draw, combat cerebral palsy
Detroit Free Press

MISSOURI
June 20
Police captain pleads guilty to stealing $68000 in disability benefits
KSDK.com

NEBRASKA
June 21
Disabilities Not a Factor in Custody Cases
KWBE
Governor signs law protecting Nebraskans with disabilities in custody cases
NTV
Gov. Ricketts signs law aimed at protecting Nebraskans with disabilities in custody cases
1011 Now

NEVADA
June 21
Las Vegas teacher accused of hitting autistic student with stick
Las Vegas Review-Journal

NEW JERSEY
June 22
Widow of prisoner who hanged himself awarded $1.5M by jury
NJ.com

NEW MEXICO
June 22
Grandmother separated at border hasn't seen grandson with autism, epilepsy in months
WSET

June 21
Grandmother separated at border hasn't seen grandson with autism, epilepsy in months
wpde.com

NEW YORK
June 22
Lawmakers tackle bills as governor submits own legislation
Hastings Tribune
NYS Justice Center creates sex abuse response team for people with special needs
Olean Times Herald

June 20
Legislation would require autism screenings for children under age 3
RochesterFirst

NORTH CAROLINA
June 20
Charlotte man with autism wows with his wit in the FOX 46 studio
FOX 46 Charlotte

OHIO
June 22
Advocates address disability work accommodations in Columbus
WTOC

June 19
Direct Support Workers In Short Supply As Demand Surges
Disability Scoop

OKLAHOMA
June 21
Blind Ada man determined to return to workforce
KTEN

OREGON
June 22
Paraplegic woman climbs Mount Hood
KTVB.com

June 21
Driver who killed blind pedestrian in crosswalk won't go to prison
Oregonlive.com

PENNSYLVANIA
June 22
Gov. Wolf Signs Bill to Increase Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities
USA Herald

June 20
Committee applauded for Down Syndrome Protection Act
The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

TEXAS
June 21
10-year-old girl with Down syndrome held at border detention center, Mexico says
CNN
Girl with Down syndrome separated from mom at border
New York Post
Separated migrant children are headed toward shelters with a history of abuse and neglect
Texas Tribune

June 19
Teen is accused of cyberbullying girl with Down syndrome; but that's not what put her in jail
WIS

VIRGINIA
June 20
Giant Plant That Can Cause Blindness, Burns Found in Virginia
NBC4 Washington

WISCONSIN
June 20
'It Just Seems Like The Election System Failed A Lot Of People'
Wisconsin Public Radio News

WYOMING
June 20
Mentally disabled woman tells jurors man sexually assaulted her outside of Casper bar
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Trial begins in alleged assault on disabled woman
Gillette News Record

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