Category Archives: Disabled Persons – Rights and Protections

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Toute notre vie, depuis la naissance de nos enfants, on se bat. Story by Catherine Montambeault Journal de Montréal, le 22 mai 2017: “Appel à l’aide de parents d’enfants handicapés: À 21 ans, leur progéniture n’aura plus accès à des … Continue reading

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Not

Wondered about the treatment of developmentally-challenged persons, particularly children, amidst the chaos of Iraq and Syria. Shouldn’t have wondered. Hollowness of anticipated results. In terms of how many may still exist, should reports With lots of Getty Images, should reports … Continue reading

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Passing Client III

Wrote about him here and here. Some further email impressions. where he used a voice translator: May 29, 2005 thanks for the offer, but i have about 200 dvd, 3 quarters classics,boogie etc. Just bought a great james steward flick,.,,,,,,filmnoir…‘call … Continue reading

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Passing Client II

Wrote about him before. Client in wheelchair, virtual quadriplegic. In going through files prior to an office renovation, coming across a file with email correspondence from him. Thought about the fact that he is scattered somewhere now, with no marker … Continue reading

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The Step Up

Discovered this profile piece in the August, 2014 issue of CPA Magazine, reflecting a particular approach to family challenges adopted by Ted Leider, CGA, CPA: How I Find Balance Our son was born 18 years ago and he was diagnosed … Continue reading

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Disabled Baby Hatch: 700,000

CTV news story by Janice Mackey Frayer about disabled children being abandoned to orphanages in China. An estimated 700,000. Most orphanages now with disabled male and female children, whereas previously mostly abandoned females, healthy or otherwise. Argument that at least … Continue reading

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The Fortune Teller

A friend referred me to this 2010 film, profiling the lives of the physically and intellectually challenged in China: Well worth a couple of hours of time and reflection. How a physically-disabled man makes a meager living as a fortune … Continue reading

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