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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
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
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
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
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
Mother, daughter make home together again at Augusta assisted living facility

...neighbors wanted to know where she was headed. Turning the corner, Betty ? diagnosed with cerebral palsy and mild Down Syndrome ? simply replied, "I'm working."Buzzing with new information, her next stop was the apartment of her greatest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-29/mother-daughter-make-home-tog
Local dog wins national contest

...entries was touching.There was Roxie, the cocker spaniel in College Point, N.Y., who inspired a child with Down syndrome to begin to speak. There was Tate, the black cat from Bowling Green, Ky., who has been young Chandler's sidekick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-09/local-dog-wins-national-conte
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