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Best & Brightest: Stefan Zotovic, South Aiken High School

...Award, National Merit Winner 2015COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Interactive Tennis ? weekly tennis clinic for children with Down Syndrome, Regency Hospice, St. Thaddeus Soup KitchenCOLLEGE/CAREER: Attend Emory University majoring in applied math and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/best-and-brightest-stefan-zot
Columbia County Sheriff's Office says deputy hurt in motorcycle crash was "exercising due regard"

...100 participants in the 13th annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride ? a charity event that raises money for children with Down syndrome and other special needs benefitting the Children's Hospital of Georgia ? had been briefed before the event and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-24/columbia-county-sherif
Parents of children with disabilities will have a new option for education

...open an autistic classroom, Palfy said."Our new program will be able to support kids with mental retardation, Down syndrome, learning disabilities, dyslexia, attention deficits, cognitive processing deficits, autism, developmental disabilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-07/parents-children-disabil
People with autism find purpose, income and joy by starting their own small businesses

...suitable to solving our problems," Gregg Ireland says.OVERCOMING AUTISM AND MOREJoe Steffy is autistic and has Down syndrome, a congenital condition that affects a person's ability to understand and learn. He's unable to speak. But he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-14/people-autism-find-purpose
Distinguished couple delighted by Jimmie Dyess Symposium honors

...early in her teaching career in Alabama in the mid-1950s.The girl's name was Judy, and she was 10 years old with Down syndrome. There were no classes for her to go to, and Neita took her in because the principal asked her to."I thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-12/distinguished-co
Cold case: Records of Stephanie Sullivan's 1982 stabbing death lost to water damage

...Denise Sulli van was one of Howard's special-education students in the late 1970s.The 19-year-old, who had Down syndrome, was found dead in her home by her 13-year-old twin sisters, Tareon and Tarom Williams, after returning from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-09/murder-mystery-stephan
Intellectually disabled struggling to find work

...with lots of good programs around the country."Intellectual disability can include conditions such as autism or Down syndrome. But the vast majority of cases are those with limited intellectual capacity ? generally an IQ of about 75 or less...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-17/intellectually-disabled-st
Republicans shift focus from government in party's response to State of the Union

...that whether you're a boy with Down syndrome or a woman with breast cancer...McMorris Rodgers' son Cole, 6, has Down syndrome, and she co-founded the Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus six years ago to try to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/republicans-shift-focus-
Christian vocalist Jason Crabb brings solo show to Graniteville

...Underwood, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and so many more! We had a special guest actress, a young woman who has Down syndrome named Ashley DeRamus. I met her several years ago and we've become great friends and I just knew she was the perfect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-08-30/christian-vocalist-ja
Man pleads guilty to trying to extort $200,000 from Paul Deen

...teenage daughters. His attorney, Richard Darden, said Paculis lives with and cares for a woman in her 50s who has Down syndrome. When asked if he had talked with family and friends before deciding to plead guilty, Paculis said: "I'm the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-09/man-pleads-guilty-tryi