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Lawsuit In Disabled Daughter’s Fiery Death Heads To Trial

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The lawsuit filed by an Ohio father whose disabled daughter died in a Connecticut fire last year will go to trial. Connecticut Post reports a Bridgeport judge Thursday refused to throw […]


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Panel To Discuss Effect Of Budget Cuts On Disabled

Parents, clients and advocates for people with disabilities are discussing the effects of nearly $40 million in proposed cuts to state services for the developmentally disabled.


Bus Driver Sentenced To Eight Years In Assault Of Developmentally Disabled Woman

A Norwalk bus driver has been sentenced to eight years in prison for sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled woman.



Report: Dual System For Connecticut’s Disabled Is Costly

A final legislative report comparing the costs of public and private services for the disabled says Connecticut’s dual system is very costly and recommends eventually shifting to a fully private system.


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Some Call Malloy Holiday Message “Insulting”

Some members of Connecticut’s disabled community say they are offended by Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Thanksgiving message, which describes them as “residents afflicted with handicaps.”


Federal Judge Signs Order on Southbury Training School Settlement

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal court judge has signed off on a settlement agreement in a 16-year-old class action lawsuit concerning the intellectually disabled residents living at the Southbury Training School. U.S. District Court […]