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Rochester Police Sgt. runs for 50 hours to help Special Olympians

A Rochester Police Sergeant is running a very long way this weekend in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics. Brett Sobieraski started running...
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Fri, 07/13/2018 - 1:42pm
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Health care hub for people with disabilities launches near Rochester

Prime Care Coordination, described by its executive director Tracy Boff as “an umbrella organization” for groups that aid people with disabilities, has...
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Mon, 07/09/2018 - 11:16am
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New York agency to protect disabled vows more transparency

ALBANY — New York's agency tasked with investigating accusations of abuse and neglect against disabled people in state care is promising to improve...
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Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:22am
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Connections: Disparities in autism diagnosis and treatment

We discuss disparities in autism diagnosis and treatment. The death of Trevyan Rowe has pushed the Golisano Autism Center to speed up plans to provide...
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Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:53am
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Deaf lens: Workshop offers opportunity to deaf and hard of hearing youth

The founder of Rochester's first film camp for deaf and hard of hearing youth is offering a workshop at Writers and Books this summer. Speaking through...
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Mon, 07/02/2018 - 3:16am
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NYS agency establishes new team to investigate sexual abuse of people with special needs

Reports of sexual abuse of individuals with disabilities in New York State funded and licensed facilities will now be investigated by a newly created...
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Mon, 06/25/2018 - 7:48am
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Largest Northeastern Beep Baseball tournament held in Rochester

The largest "Beep Baseball" tournament in the Northeast is being held in Rochester this weekend. The Beast of the East tournament is for visually...
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Sat, 06/23/2018 - 9:14am
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Nazareth breaks ground on new Special Olympics facility

Nazareth College is building a new state-of-the-art sports facility on campus that will also help promote inclusivity. Tim Shriver, the chair of the...
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Thu, 06/14/2018 - 2:19pm
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New facility continues Rochester’s connection to Special Olympics

Construction has already begun on the Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College, which will host regional Special Olympics events and be used to help...
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Thu, 06/14/2018 - 4:55am
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Pittsford Schools create Inclusivity Advisory Committee

A new Inclusivity Advisory Committee is coming to the Pittsford Central School District. Superintendent Michael Pero says they received around 70...
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Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:47am
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