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Mom Of Abandoned Quadriplegic Man Faces Extradition Hearing

A Philadelphia woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods so she could visit her boyfriend in Maryland has been released from a hospital and is facing extradition.

04/20/2015

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Mom Of Disabled Son In Woods To Face Attempted Murder Charge

A woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods at a park so she could spend the week with her out-of-state boyfriend will face an attempted murder charge, police said Tuesday.

04/14/2015

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Md. Man Gets 6-Month Sentence For Stealing IDs Of 11,000 Disabled People

A Maryland man was sentenced Monday to six months in federal prison for stealing the Social Security numbers and medical information of more than 11,000 intellectually and developmentally disabled people from the computers of his former employer, a state-licensed provider of case-management services to the disabled.

03/23/2015

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Developmentally Disabled To Push For More Maryland Funding

Advocates for the developmentally disabled are urging lawmakers to restore funding cut from the state budget.

02/19/2015

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Court Narrows Claims In Md. Wrongful Death Case

A federal court has dismissed all claims against Regal Cinemas Inc. in a lawsuit stemming from the asphyxiation death last year of a Maryland man with Down syndrome.

10/16/2014

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Gubernatorial Candidates Discuss Helping Disabled

Maryland’s three candidates for governor outlined some of their plans on how they would work to help the disabled in remarks to a forum at the National Federation of the Blind on Thursday.

10/09/2014

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Counselor Charged In Sex Assault Of Disabled Man

Baltimore Police say a residential counselor at an assisted living facility has been charged with sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled man at the facility.

09/25/2014

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New Program To Curb Handicap Tag Thefts On Streets Of Baltimore

It’s a crime that targets a vulnerable population. The city says disability placard theft is a widespread problem.

06/27/2014

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Disabled St. John’s Grad Seeks Funds For Master’s In U.K.

She couldn’t get to the bell, so they brought her to it. In the traditional wicker chair, up five flights of stairs. Two St. John’s College students hoisted Micaela MacDougall to the top of McDowell Hall.

06/14/2014

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Maryland Girl Pleads ‘Responsible’ For Bullying

A teenage girl accused of bullying a 16-year-old autistic boy pleaded “responsible” to a pair of misdemeanor charges on Thursday after her case was transferred from adult to juvenile court.

05/29/2014

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Wounded Vets Cycling To Raise Rehab Awareness

Dozens of injured service members are mounting up to raise awareness in the nation’s capital about bicycling rehabilitation for disabled veterans.

04/15/2014

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Md. Senate Panel Changes Minimum Wage Bill

A Maryland Senate panel has made some substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.

04/02/2014

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