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November 15, 2011 
Disabilities Rights Center
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NH Easy – DHHS electronic application system

“the fast and easy solution to apply for benefits” https://nheasy.nh.gov/

 

Protect children with disabilities from school violence

“Landon K., a 6-year-old boy with autism, was in first grade in a Mississippi elementary school when the 300-pound assistant principal picked up an inch-thick paddle and started hitting Landon on the buttocks.” In The Congress Blog by Alice Farmer, Human Rights Watch. http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/education/187005-protect-children-with-disabilities-from-school-violence

 

People with disabilities face digital divide

“Of households headed by those with disabilities, just 43 percent had broadband Internet access in 2010. That compares to 72 percent among those without disabilities” http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2011/11/11/feds-digital-divide/14432/

Comcast program offers low cost computers, connectivity for those families who have a child who qualifies for free lunch

http://www.internetessentials.com/index.html

 

Education Under Arrest: The Case Against Police in Schools

From the Justice Policy Institute, a new report that states that having police in schools does more harm than good. http://www.justicepolicy.org/research/3177

 

New York Times: Bound by Love and Disability, and Keeping a Vow Until the End

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/11/nyregion/bonded-in-love-and-disability-a-couple-keeps-a-promise-till-death.html?_r=1

 

Furor Over DSM-V

From David Foley's Labor and Employment Law Blog: http://laborrelated.blogspot.com/2011/11/furor-over-dsm-v.html

 

Psychology Today blogs

Psychology today has no less than seven blogs about autism/asperger’s, not to mention many other interesting topics. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/index

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