Why should there be outdated or offensive language in the very laws designed to protect the civil rights of individuals with disabilities? That's what some lawmakers are discussing on Capitol Hill this week. Senators are preparing to eliminate all references in federal law to the terms "mental reta...
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October 16, 2008
Well, finally! Senators Barack Obama and John McCain dug into the topic of education during their third and final debate last night, even devoting a little bit of time to children with disabilities. Hooray! I'll be digging more deeply into their comments in other posts, but I think that a lot of ...