Mentally ill or impaired inmates often forgotten
There's a million ways of saying no when you try to get somebody some special assistance. It's like trying to line up all the stars." Those who knew Dunn when he was younger say there is no doubt he was mentally ... Ever since, Lerner has been demanding ...
One disabled teen charged with sex assault of another
Since it happened, the school district has ... teachers must report sexual abuse. On Aug. 31, 2013, police were dispatched to Bridgeport Hospital. There, officers met with the alleged victim's mother, who said her 16-year-old, mentally disabled son had ...
Chemerinsky: Who is mentally disabled when it comes to the death penalty?
His teachers had ... the death penalty on the mentally retarded, but that there is no consensus as to how to determine who is mentally retarded. Florida contends that determining mental conditions, such as insanity, always has been left to state law.
Mentally disabled woman's family sues Wal-Mart, cops
Wendy Kozma was wrapping up her workday with a client when she got a mind-numbing phone call from her mentally impaired ... "If she were ever lost or stranded, we always taught her to turn and look for police. All of that has been completely destroyed ...
Tanzania: Stigma Hounds Mentally Handicapped Children
"And they hardly ever get a mention in the press ... Ms. Mary Thadei, a resident of Kijenge is a parent with mentally retarded child. "My nine-year old son has been attending Kimandolu Primary and teachers there advised me to transfer him to Uhuru ...