Dr. Bill Bauer, vice president of The J. Luce Foundation, announced today the first recipients of the foundation's Bauer Fund. "My family is delighted to inform our first three beneficiaries that we are honoring them with grants in honor and memory of our son and Grant who passed away from suicide in 2014," Bill stated.
The way a culture responds to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities is shaped, in large part, by how disabilities
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After decades of experience with the law, I have seen too much, and what I have seen has impacted my perspective. Our inability to determine who possesses sufficient culpability to warrant a death sentence draws into question whether the death penalty can ever be constitutional under the Eighth Amendment.
One very rare disease and a family's curious questions on Google search was the start to this loving foundation. After 15 months of noticing something was not right with their baby, Jennifer and Christopher Iannuzzi finally got a diagnosis: Smith-Magenis Syndrome.
The invitation is extended all around the globe to rally behind the #lotsofsocks campaign by wearing socks. To get people talking and asking questions, the organizers of WDSD recommend wearing, "not just any socks, brightly colored socks, mismatched socks, long socks, printed socks, one sock. Maybe even three socks, one for each chromosome."
Victims were starved, beaten and drugged.
When I was writing The Kennedy Women, my multi-generational history of five generations of Kennedy women, I became close to Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Whenever I mentioned her sister Rosemary, Mrs. Shriver tensed up.
It is unacceptable that millions of people -- our most vulnerable citizens -- suffer from pain and debilitating illnesses that can be treated because they fall through the cracks and don't have access to basic healthcare, where they live, year-round.
One hundred and twenty young leaders from around the globe traveled to Los Angeles to take part in GenUin, a week-long summit to brainstorm, conceptualize, and present viable solutions to unify and improve lives.
The next time you see a middle-schooler or even a peer use derogatory terms, make faces or inappropriate impressions or gestures related to disability, take that opportunity to talk about it. It all starts with a conversation. A conversation many won't have, unless you bring it up.
An astonishing 18 percent of Americans say they have never even heard of an intellectual disability.
Many athletes had never been examined by a doctor of any kind before.