Saturday, August 02, 2008

What about abandonment? You read these stories about "neglect" and "abuse" of people with developmental disabilities, but you never hear about them being abandoned. Imagine if you can, being the parent of a 14 year old girl who has cerebral palsy. Imagine never wanting to touch her or feed her or change her.

I can't think of any situation more sorrowful than the case of death to a girl with cerebral palsy in Philedelphia, Pa. From the Associated Press...

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