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Special-needs youth face 'big abyss' after leaving school

As Featured on CA.NEWS.YAHOO.COM

As Featured on Ca.news.yahoo.com

Youth with neurodevelopmental disorders, like autism or Down syndrome, often stay within the structured confines of school until they're too old to attend at 21. Parents often struggle to help their children, who are now considered adults, find their place in the world.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (639)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Insular Amish Schools Find Ways To Serve Special Needs Kids

As Featured on Huffintonpost.com

As the number of Amish have grown to an estimated 300,000 nationwide, so too have the number of Amish children diagnosed with genetic-based disorders. That growth poses a challenge for cash-strapped, largely rural, community-funded educational services such as the school district here in north-central Missouri

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (537)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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TSA Says It Can Help Travelers With Special Needs

As Featured in disabiltyscoop.com

At Orlando International Airport alone, nearly 130,000 travelers went through security checkpoints this past weekend as spring break begins in earnest.
Transportation Security Administration managers said Monday that they want passengers to know that help is available if they have special needs.

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Sunday, May 10, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (499)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Watch Southwest Airlines Crew Serenade Special Needs Birthday Girl

As Featured on yahoo.com/travel

The latest video gone viral is a heart-warming example of how an airline can really make a difference — by making a little girl smile.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (523)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Special Olympics Chicago's Spring Games begin with march today

As Featured on the Chicagotribune.com

Special Olympics Chicago says athletes will march into Soldier Field in Chicago on Monday morning and take part in the opening ceremonies for the 47th annual Special Olympics Chicago Spring Games.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (482)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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