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News Summary for October 21, 2013
Prepared by Anne M. Kincaid

Please note that the articles are listed in alphabetical order by state, so you can easily scan
through the articles for those within your state or other states in which you have a particular interest.
 

Dr. Nora's Top Articles:

1.   “Thefts from Nursing Home Trust Funds Target Elderly, Disabled People” --- Thousands of residents in U.S. nursing homes and other long-term care institutions for aged and disabled people have had their personal … --- Detroit Free Press --- October 16, 2013  (U.S. – NATIONAL)   http://is.gd/f6vxjL  

2.   “Film Event Highlights 'Disses' of Disabled” --- People with disabilities face discrimination, ridicule, and harmful assumptions about their lives not only by the LGBT community but also by Hollywood films that ... --- Bay Area Reporter --- October 10, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)   http://is.gd/L1Dxnz  

3.   “New Device Offers Help in Tracking Those Prone to Wandering” --- A high-tech new device to help keep people living with conditions like Dementia, Alzheimer's and Down Syndrome safe will be available from ... --- WXXA --- October 18, 2013   (NEW YORK)  http://is.gd/x4mNuD  

4.   “Brown Signs Pavley Bill to Protect Victims of Sex Crimes in State Care” --- At developmental centers, 59 cases of alleged molestation of residents were reported over a three-year period and not a single exam was performed, according ... --- SCVNEWS.com --- October 14, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)  http://is.gd/mJO1oq  

5.   “Mom 'Furious' after Son with Special Needs Left Outside Alone” --- Jordan Page, 8, was sitting outside his special education classroom at Victory Elementary School. He was alone when his mother Tami Marsh ... --- News10.net --- October 10, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)  http://is.gd/MNiyup  

6.   “School Van Driver Charged with Sexually Assaulting Mentally Challenged Student” --- School Van Driver Charged With Sexually Assaulting Mentally Challenged Student ... allegedly sexually assaulting a disabled girl who he transported to school. --- Hartford Courant --- October 16, 2013  (CONNECTICUT)  http://is.gd/DrA6BQ

7.   “Caregiver Fired, Disciplined for Alleged Financial Exploitation” --- A caregiver formerly with the Duluth Regional Care Center has been fired and disciplined for allegedly financially exploiting a vulnerable adult under their care. --- WDIO-TV --- October 17, 2013  (MINNESOTA)  http://is.gd/ccBNDz  

8.   “NJ Girl Was Sexually Abused by School Bus Driver, Lawsuit Claims” --- A Mount Arlington father is suing a former school bus driver and the local school district, claiming the driver sexually abused his daughter on ... --- NJ.com --- October 13, 2013  (NEW JERSEY)   http://is.gd/hJbFbT  

9.   “Ex-group Home Aide Gets Jail” --- A former aide in a group home will serve at least three months in jail for neglecting a severely handicapped resident who suffered horrific injuries at the facility ... --- Tribune-Review --- October 18, 2013  (PENNSYLVANIA)   http://is.gd/F51u1Y  

10.   “Mexican Man with Asperger's Syndrome Wins Court Battle” --- A 25-year-old Mexican with the autistic condition Asperger's has won the right to make key decisions about his life without parental consent. --- BBC News --- October 16, 2013  (MEXICO)   http://is.gd/BUMTCm  

11.   “Persons with Disabilities Largely Ignored During Disasters” --- A high proportion of persons with disabilities die or suffer injuries during disasters because they are rarely consulted about their needs ... --- Scoop.co.nz --- October 11, 2013  (INTERNATIONAL)   http://is.gd/pceyHo  
 

Abuse/Crime-related

12.   “Cops Use Battering Ram to Secure Special Needs Baby During ... Courier A domestic disturbance turned into a barricade situation, with a man allegedly holding his special needs child hostage before surrendering to ... --- Eastern Arizona --- October 12, 2013  (ARIZONA)  http://is.gd/yQ0LBw  

13.   “Police: Men Robbed Disabled Fayetteville Woman” --- A Bentonville man faces felony charges after police said he stole a disabled woman's medication while his friend trapped her in her laundry room. --- Northwest Arkansas News --- October 13, 2013  (ARKANSAS)  http://is.gd/TF1JvW  

14.   “Hotel Settles Bedbug Lawsuit with Tenants” --- A South San Francisco residential hotel settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of a mentally disabled tenant over a 18-month bedbug infestation the landlord allegedly ... --- San Mateo Daily Journal --- October 18, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)   http://is.gd/kduhXl  

15.   “Disabled Man Neglected, Kept in Filthy Room, Records Say” --- A 40-year-old Wildomar man has been charged with neglecting his severely disabled brother, who was kept in a filthy bedroom in their home and had wasted ... --- Press-Enterprise --- October 16, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)  http://is.gd/1lN5Ku 

16.   “Suspect Accused of Killing Handicapped Man Appears in Court” --- A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted something out of a fantasy novel: the silvery carcass of an 18-foot-long, ... --- WOWK --- October 15, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)   http://is.gd/pzTJfa  

17.   “Hillsborough Schools Work to Build Trust in Special-needs Program” --- After the deaths of two special-needs students in 2012, Hillsborough County school officials turned to the public for advice. There was no shortage of ... --- Tampabay.com --- October 12, 2013  (FLORIDA)  http://is.gd/HQ1yGr

18.   “Pasco County Deputies Say Phillip Johnson Told His Mentally Handicapped Son He Had No Room for Him” --- A Pasco County father is charged with neglect of a disabled adult. Deputies say he abandoned his mentally disabled son. --- ABC Action News --- October 11, 2013  (FLORIDA) http://is.gd/qyEDIa   

19.   “Gardena Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Deaf Teen Girl in Hawaii” --- A former aide to deaf children who was indicted in Hawaii last month on charges he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl was arrested in Gardena, authorities ... --- Daily Breeze --- October 11, 2013  (HAWAII)  http://is.gd/GpUGgT  

20.   “Chicago Nurse Charged with Sexually Abusing Paralyzed Afghan War Veteran” --- A male nurse in Chicago has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse for ... with felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse, the Chicago Tribune reports. --- Fox News --- October 14, 2013  (ILLINOIS) http://is.gd/xZ7I3c  

21.   “Hate-filled Note Left on Vehicle of Man in Wheelchair” --- But what that person didn't know was that he's been using a wheelchair for nearly two ... "I would love to see your wheelchair" the scrawling … --- KSDK --- October 16, 2013  (MICHIGAN)  http://is.gd/fxsFdi  

22.   “Testimony Begins in Sexual Assault Case Involving Woman with Mental Disabilities” --- A 50-year-old man who led police on a multistate chase before he was captured gained the trust of a local woman with a mental disability before sexually ... --- Lansing State Journal --- October 15, 2013  (MICHIGAN) http://is.gd/Ie3yQf   

23.   “Oakland County to Pay $25K in Deaf Lifeguard Case” --- A deaf lifeguard has agreed to a $25,000 settlement with a ... Nicholas Keith, who's deaf and unable to speak, claimed Oakland County violated ... --- CBS Local --- October 15, 2013  (MICHIGAN)   http://is.gd/cwQFKl  

24.   “Ex-worker Accused of Abusing Disabled Adults at Beatrice Center Won't Get New Judge at Retrial” ---  A former Beatrice State Developmental Center worker accused of abusing developmentally disabled adults who lived at the center ... --- The Republic --- October 17, 2013  (NEBRASKA)  http://is.gd/toReqr  

25.   “Police: Man Took Advantage of Disabled Woman” --- The woman has an IQ of less than 65 and an Adult Protective Services worker has determined she is a vulnerable adult, Russell said. Officers jailed Walton ... --- Lincoln Journal Star --- October 16, 2013  (NEBRASKA)  http://is.gd/K3Zwqu  

26.   “Teens Arrested for Attack on Mentally Challenged Youth” --- Two teenage boys were arrested this afternoon in connection with the assault and robbery of a mentally challenged teen late last month. --- MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV --- October 17, 2013  (NEVADA)  http://is.gd/bWmuI7  

27.   “Man Charged with Sexually Molesting Special Needs Teen in Princeton” --- A longtime Princeton Record Exchange employee charged with sexually molesting a special needs teenager was offered a plea deal ... --- The Trentonian --- October 18, 2013   (NEW JERSEY)   http://is.gd/8qodOM  

28.   “Special Needs Bus Driver Sent Shocking Texts to a Student's Mother” --- A bus driver has come under fire after texting the mother of a girl special needs and telling her that she will not drive the young girl because of her disability. --- Daily Mail --- October 11, 2013  (NEW MEXICO)  http://is.gd/5GEQUJ  

29.   “As Search Goes On for Queens Boy With Autism, Adults at His School” --- “This is not a clear case of reform gone bad,” said Jean Mizutani, an education team leader with Resources for Children with Special Needs, a nonprofit ... --- New York Times --- October 15, 2013  (NEW YORK)  http://is.gd/ZRK7Lh  

30.   “Disabled Principal Stuffed Away in School's Basement” --- A recently disabled Queens principal has been relegated to her school's basement — because officials still haven't installed a wheelchair lift despite her months … --- New York Post --- October 14, 2013  (NEW YORK)   http://is.gd/y2aq8D  

31.   “Disabled Man Tackled by Officers” --- A Portland mother is raising concerns after she said her developmentally disabled son was wrongfully tackled by Portland police officers. It happened ... --- KOIN.com --- October 15, 2013  (OREGON)   http://is.gd/b3MfYY  

32.   “Teen Rapes Mentally Challenged Woman While Little Bro Watches: Police” --- A 17-year-old boy has been charged with raping a mentally challenged woman while his 14-year-old brother watched. The (Sharon) Herald reports the incident ... --- NBC 10 Philadelphia --- October 16, 2013  (PENNSYLVANIA)  http://is.gd/YyMFhI

33.   “Law Clinic Students Fight for Mentally Disabled Man” --- The Cornell Death Penalty Project began representing Johnny Ringo Pearson, an intellectually disabled South Carolinian accused of the 1994 kidnapping, rape ... --- Cornell Chronicle --- October 17, 2013  (SOUTH CAROLINA)  http://is.gd/4IQmWA  

34.   “Suspect Accused of Killing Handicapped Man Appears in Court” --- Friend of Otis Clay giving testimony during the trial of Edward "Jesse" Dreyfuse. Friend of Otis Clay giving testimony during the trial of Edward "Jesse" Dreyfuse. --- WOWKTV.com --- October 15, 2013  (SOUTH CAROLINA) http://is.gd/pzTJfa   

35.   “Police: Man Robbed Woman in Wheelchair; Arrest Made” --- A 52-year-old man has been charged with robbery after a wheelchair-bound woman had her wallet snatched from her hands, according to an Orangeburg ... --- The Tand D.com --- October 10, 2013  (SOUTH CAROLINA)  http://is.gd/0MoGiU  

36.   “Student, with Disabilities, Resilient Despite Bullying” --- A student with special needs at Plano West Senior High School is being tormented by threatening text messages. However, her resilient soul has not let the ... --- MyFox Philadelphia --- October 18, 2013  (TEXAS)   http://is.gd/tfZodR  

37.   “Report: Plano Special Needs Teen Receives Offensive Text Messages, Sparking Police Investigation” ---18-year-old student at Plano West Senior High School with special needs has received numerous hateful text messages, sparking a police investigation, ... --- Dallas Morning News --- October 14, 2013  (TEXAS)  http://is.gd/opq3O4

38.   “Former Teacher's Assistant Charged with Assault” --- During discipline, Wilson slapped an 8-year-old special needs boy on the face. The Jackson-Madison County School System conducted an investigation. --- WBBJ-TV --- October 16, 2013  (TENNESSEE)  http://is.gd/lIS1PS  

39.   Family awarded $1 million in KISD negligence suit of special needs ... “They hurt my son and didn't get away with it,” said Breggett Rideau, the mother of Terrence Rideau II, the special needs child who was at the center of the ... --- Fort Worth Star Telegram --- October 12, 2013  (TEXAS)  http://is.gd/NUGokT

40.   “Nacogdoches Grand Jury Indicts Man Who Attacked Disabled, Elderly During Burglary Attempt” --- A Nacogdoches grand jury indicted the 34-year-old man who broke into a home on Center Highway, assaulted the home owner and a disabled neighbor, hid in ... --- KTRE --- October 11, 2013  (TEXAS)  http://is.gd/ogWClU  

41.   “Highland Park Special-needs Student Left Behind after Football Game againsts Forney” --- A Highland Park special-needs student was left in Forney, Texas, after a Friday night football game, nearly 40 minutes away from his home. The student, who is ... --- inForney.com --- October 11, 2013  (TEXAS) http://is.gd/gkvppy  

42.   “Provo Woman Sentenced to Up to 60 Years in Connection with 2011 Arson Fire that Killed 2 Disabled Neighbors” --- A Utah woman was sentenced Friday to at least four years in prison after authorities said two disabled people died when she set her apartment ... --- The Republic --- October 18, 2013  (UTAH)  http://is.gd/8cRpYU  

Seeking Improved Support

43.   “Phoenix Airport Screenings under Fire from Disabled Travelers” --- Screenings at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are excessive and humiliating, say disabled travelers who've filed complaints with the Transportation ... --- ABC News --- October 14, 2013  (ARIZONA)  http://is.gd/vFWGAJ  

44.   “Disabled Actors Push for More Opportunities” --- But disabled performers should be prepared to work hard to distinguish ... Even if a disabled performer is ready for her big role, that break won't always come. --- Back Stage --- October 16, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)   http://is.gd/lTR4Cj  

45.   “The Mentally Ill in Our Jails” --- Clearly, some mentally ill individuals are dangerous and must be incarcerated to protect the public. But many others do not need to be warehoused in Los ... --- Los Angeles Times --- October 15, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)   http://is.gd/pv64pV  

46.   “Impostor Service Animals Posing Growing Problem” --- “While we deplore those who might be so unethical as to impersonate a disabled person by dressing their dog up as a service animal, we equally deplore the ... --- Montgomery Advertiser --- October 13, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)  http://is.gd/zQw23S   

47.   “Lack of Services Sending Mentally Ill People to ER” --- A shortage of community mental health services is bringing a growing number of people into local hospital emergency rooms — many of them in ... --- Bloomington Pantagraph --- October 15, 2013  (ILLINOIS)   http://is.gd/d37gPl  

48.   “Iowa AG Bars Arizona Telemarking Company from Calling State Residents” --- Polk County Judge Richard Blane II issued the order against American Handicapped & Disadvantaged Workers Inc. and Adli Dasqui as part of a consent decree ... --- Legal News Line --- October 15, 2013  (IOWA) http://is.gd/EfzP6w  

49.   “Some Unhappy with Ind.'s Group Home Closures” --- ... Indiana that housed 90 disabled residents were closed by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration on Oct. 3 due to health and safety issues. --- KPCnews.com --- October 12, 2013  (INDIANA)  http://is.gd/gG42L6   

50.   “Suit Filed in Md. Disabled Man's Death in Custody” --- The parents of a man with Down syndrome who suffocated as three sheriff's deputies tried to remove him from a Maryland movie theater filed a federal lawsuit ... --- Post-Bulletin --- October 17, 2013  (MARYLAND)  http://is.gd/1E6iDl   

51.   “Finding a Missing Child with Autism is Challenging, but 'Nobody is Giving up on Avonte’ ” --- The characteristics of autism, long thought of as a mystery, turn from enigma to life-threatening dangers when autistic children go missing, experts say. --- NBCNews.com --- October 11, 2013  (NEW YORK)  http://is.gd/XK5qw9

52.   “The Search for Avonte Oquendo: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder” --- The 'autism' label covers a lot of ground, and the wide variation in symptoms among children with autism, has led to the concept of an “autism spectrum disorder” ... --- New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV --- October 11, 2013  (NEW YORK)  http://is.gd/q2YGYA  

53.   “Cher, Bryan Cranston Lend Voices to Autism Speaks” --- Also taking part in the effort -- for which celebrities record custom messages for a donation of $299 to the non-profit organization Autism Speaks -- are Jack Black ... --- campaign UPI.com --- October 11, 2013  (NEW YORK)   http://is.gd/eSq3E2  

54.   “Workers Protest State Plan to Close Brooklyn Developmental Center” --- Workers, clergy and family members protested Thursday against the state's plan to close the Brooklyn Developmental Center. --- NY1 --- October 10, 2013  (NEW YORK)   http://is.gd/Krx9W9  

55.   “Disabled Lose Vocational Coaches to Shutdown” --- Finding work in a sputtering economy is difficult, especially for people with disabilities. Four out of five disabled adults are unemployed, and ... --- WRAL.com --- October 10, 2013  (NEW YORK)   http://is.gd/7JSkXn  

56.   “Oklahoma Native Making Film about Veteran's Struggle with Mental Illness” --- One of Oklahoma's own is raising funds to make a feature film about a young veteran's struggle with mental illness. The script, by Sallisaw ... --- news9.com KWTV --- October 14, 2013  (OKLAHOMA) http://is.gd/kGa7Vk

57.   “Wal-Mart Agrees to Pay Disabled Oregon Employee $50,000” --- A dozen other employees in Oregon have filed disability discrimination ... “It is hard enough for folks without a disability to find a good paying job," he said. --- OregonLive.com --- October 11, 2013  (OREGON)  http://is.gd/MTm2ry  

58.   “Drawing of Cartoon Bomb Gets Special-needs Student Suspended” --- A South Carolina mother says her son was suspended for drawing a picture of a cartoon bomb at home and bringing it to school. Amy Parham told ... --- Fox News --- October 16, 2013  (SOUTH CAROLINA)  http://is.gd/tqAv84  

59.   “Dallas PD Investigating Officers for Shooting Mentally Challenged Man” --- The Dallas Police Department has launched an investigation on its own officers for shooting and wounding a mentally challenged man who had a knife. --- FOX 4 News --- October 17, 2013  (TEXAS)  http://is.gd/ALZAoT

60.   “Texas Investigating Unlicensed Assisted Living Facilities in Tarrant” --- The state is investigating complaints that the owner of several small group homes in Tarrant County is actually operating assisted living ... --- Fort Worth Star Telegram --- October 9, 2013  (TEXAS)  http://is.gd/MAtwJb  

61.   “Newly Furloughed: 63 Wyoming Workers Who Help Disabled, Handicapped” --- The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services on Thursday evening furloughed 63 employees who work with the physically and mentally disabled, making a ... --- Casper Star-Tribune Online --- October 12, 2013  (WYOMING)   http://is.gd/cRHhIi  

62.   “Report Reveals Safety Concerns at Wyoming Center for Disabled” --- Old and poorly maintained buildings at a state facility for the developmentally disabled pose a significant risk to residents, according to investigators with a ... --- Casper Star-Tribune Online --- October 10, 2013  (WYOMING)  http://is.gd/mPsI3n  

63.   “Report: Many Amtrak Stations Not Fully Accessible to People with Disabilities” --- Many of the nation’s Amtrak stations remain difficult to navigate for people with disabilities, and some have “major barriers” that deter them from using the rail system, according … --- Washington Post --- October 16, 2013  (U.S. – NATIONAL)   http://is.gd/NYrIXr  

64.   “Latinos Struggle to Find Help for Mental Health Issues” --- Perhaps the most problematic issue for the Latino community is their fear of being highly stigmatized for accessing mental health services, experts say. --- WOOD-TV --- October 9, 2013   (U.S. – NATIONAL)  http://is.gd/JxBmWw  

Proposed Legislation and New Laws

65.   “Advocates for Blind Cheer Ruling on Voter Rights” --- Attorneys with Disability Rights Advocates, who represent the voters who sued, predicted the ruling would have national implications. They are seeking no ... --- San Francisco Chronicle --- October 17, 2013  (CALIFORNIA)  http://is.gd/KcMrpX  

66.   “Why Does the Children and Families Bill Fall So Short on Disabled Children’s Rights?” --- Two thirds of families with disabled children cannot get the most basic state and local authority support in their own area. Small changes to The Children and ... --- New Statesman --- October 16, 2013  (TEXAS) http://is.gd/770uuz   

International Articles

67.   “Grim Findings of Abuse in Care” --- Disabled and mentally ill Victorians have been abused, neglected and assaulted, with two patients left languishing in an emergency department for more than ... --- The Age --- October 17, 2013  (AUSTRALIA)  http://is.gd/Fx4zEW  

68.   “Inquest Opens into Toronto Police Dealings with Mentally Ill” --- A public inquiry opening Tuesday will examine the deaths of three mentally ill people at the hands of Toronto Police. The inquest will examine the cases of Reyal ... --- Toronto Sun --- October 15, 2013  (CANADA)  http://is.gd/lJ1poz

69.   “Mental Illness Woes Swamp System” --- Police say 21 per cent of their calls involve someone who is mentally ill, and apprehensions under the Mental Health Act have risen 16 per cent between 2010 ... --- TheChronicleHerald.ca --- October 14, 2013  (CANADA)   http://is.gd/XZkszi  

70.   “Family Furious over Care Given to Mentally-ill Man Discharged from Prince George Hospital” --- In this 2002 photo, Greg Mauris (right) is seen with his niece Marisa. Mauris suffers from a mental illness and his brother Greg (and father of ... --- The Province  --- October 13, 2013  (CANADA)  http://is.gd/2elIOz  

71.   “Autistic Boy's Noise Leads to Eviction Notice” --- An Ottawa couple with an autistic son are facing eviction from their downtown condominium because of complaints that the boy makes too much noise. --- CBC.ca --- October 11, 2013  (CANADA)  http://is.gd/RK5npt  

72.   “Carer Denies Stealing from Disabled Client” --- Katherine Gregory visited cerebral palsy sufferer Tania Crowie , 44, and set her up with online banking, a jury at Bristol Crown Court was told. --- This is Somerset --- October 18, 2013   (ENGLAND)  http://is.gd/Yr1eARd   

73.   “Man, 84, Guilty of Raping Deaf Orphan He Trafficked into Britain” --- A deaf and mute orphan was forced to live in a cellar of a family home for nine years while being repeatedly raped by a businessman who treated her as a slave. --- The Times --- October 16, 2013  (ENGLAND)   http://is.gd/eCY6n1  

74.   “Care for Disabled Children is Being Put under the Spotlight Following ...” --- Cath Larkins, co-director of the Centre and lead author of the report, said: “In this research we heard inspiring stories from disabled children and young people, ... --- Lancashire Evening Post --- October 15, 2013  (ENGLAND)  http://is.gd/II6FWp  

75.   “Dad Abandons Severely Handicapped Daughter for 10 Hours to Drink” --- A dad left his severely-handicapped 18-year-old daughter helpless and alone at their Newport home for ten hours while he went out drinking, a court heard ... --- South Cotswolds Gazette --- October 15, 2013  (ENGLAND)  http://is.gd/ilZNoZ   

76.   “England's Mental Health Services 'in Crisis' ” --- The mental health service in England is in crisis and unsafe, says one of the country's leading psychiatrists. Dr Martin Baggaley, medical director of the South ... --- BBC News --- October 15, 2013  (ENGLAND)   http://is.gd/fp526T  

77.   “Mental Health Trust Suspends Four Workers as Police Probe Death of Hellesdon Hospital Patient” --- A police investigation has been launched after allegations were made about the treatment of a man with mental health problems, who subsequently died at the … --- Norfolk Eastern Daily Press --- October 10, 2013  (ENGLAND)   http://is.gd/qJdwnB  

78.   “More Mental Disorders Among Young Irish, Study Shows” --- A report from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) released today - World Mental Health Day - indicates that one in three young people in Ireland is ... --- Irish Times --- October 10, 2013   (IRELAND)  http://is.gd/dQWuBN  

79.   “30,000 People Suffer from a Disability in Malta” --- Opposition spokesperson for the rights of persons with a disability Stephen Spiteri spoke for the first time in parliament during this legislature, mainly ... --- Malta Independent Online --- October 15, 2013  (MALTA)   http://is.gd/pVg4Xq  

80.   “Disabled Persons Largely Ignored During Disasters” --- A high proportion of persons with disabilities die or suffer injuries during disasters because they are rarely consulted ... --- Pakistan Observer --- October 13, 2013  (PAKISTAN)  http://is.gd/022qSn  

81.   “Harrowing Photos of the Mentally Ill in Sub-Saharan Africa” --- Severely mentally disabled men and women are shackled and locked away in Juba Central Prison for years on end. The new nation of South Sudan faces a ... --- TIME --- October 16, 2013  (AFRICA)  http://is.gd/xL6fQD  
 

 


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