Down syndrome

Panel: Those With Disabilities Should Train PoliceA Maryland panel says the state should turn people with intellectual and developmental disabilities into trainers to help teach organizations how to effectively interact with the disabled.
Suit Moves Forward In Police Death Of Md. Man With Down SyndromeA federal judge has allowed a lawsuit to move forward against three Frederick County sheriff's deputies in the death of a young man with Down syndrome.
Ethan Saylor's Mom Endorses Sheriff's OpponentThe mother of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three off-duty deputies is joining a campaign to oust the Frederick County sheriff.
Md. Seeks Dismissal Of Custody Death LawsuitThe state of Maryland is seeking dismissal of allegations in a federal lawsuit that it contributed to the wrongful death of a man with Down syndrome who suffocated in the custody of three Frederick County sheriff's deputies moonlighting as mall security guards.
Md.'s New Mandatory Police Training Program To Be Led By The DisabledA Maryland commission formed in response to the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome plans to make people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the teachers in a mandatory, statewide police training program.
Film About Ethan Saylor Case Gets A Screening A documentary filmmaker is providing a preview in Frederick of his movie about the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome.
Md. Now A Defendant In Wrongful Death LawsuitRelatives of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three Frederick County sheriff's deputies have added the state of Maryland to those allegedly liable for his death.
Disability Advocates Chide Panel Following Death Of Ethan SaylorA state commission formed in response to the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome should seek legislation mandating disability awareness training for police and other first responders, the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities said Thursday.
Movie Theater Witnesses Recall Night Md. Man With Down Syndrome Died In Police CustodyDozens of people came to a candlelight vigil in Frederick to remember the life of Ethan Saylor. The 26-year-old man with Down syndrome died after being forcibly removed from a movie theater in January.
New Panel Begins Work After In Custody Death Of Md. Man With Down SyndromeThe death of a man with Down syndrome in the custody of sheriff's deputies has helped inspire a new Maryland commission to improve interactions with people with developmental disabilities.
Family Of Disabled Man Who Died In Police Custody Files Civil SuitThe family of a man with Down syndrome who died in police custody at a movie theater is suing Frederick County. The suit--just filed Thursday--says Ethan Saylor's death was tragic and unnecessary.
Md. Could Be First State To Train Police On DisabilitiesMaryland could become the first state to require police and other first responders to get disability training following the death of 26-year-old Robert Ethan Saylor.

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