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Why do children need families?  How can a child overcome years of neglect and inadequate medical care?  Will they ever be “normal”?  It can take 3 to 8 YEARS to see how much recovery a child can make from the … Continue reading

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Their History is OUR History

I am old enough to remember the Hiraldo Rivera expose on Wildwood State Institution.  I remember my horror at the conditions that these children and adults with disabilities were living in.  In College I wrote a term paper on deinstitutionalization … Continue reading

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