Disabled children can batter up with Challenger Baseball in Etobicoke

Xavier “Chief” Calderon can hit a baseball like nobody’s business, while Jaden Pereux boasts an outfielder’s long-throwing arm and Michael Cachia looks to have the eye of an ace pitcher.Together, the baseball-loving trio from Central Etobicoke High School are hoping to make a formidable debut in league baseball this summer – but unlike their able-bodied… Read More Disabled children can batter up with Challenger Baseball in Etobicoke

Justice Department files lawsuit against Florida over medical care for disabled children

Florida health care agencies have acted with “deliberate indifference to the suffering” of frail and disabled children by offering parents no “meaningful” choice but to warehouse their children in nursing homes along with elders, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a lawsuit against the state filed Monday.The Justice Department’s civil rights division accused the… Read More Justice Department files lawsuit against Florida over medical care for disabled children

Justice Department files lawsuit against Florida over medical care for disabled children

Florida health care agencies have acted with “deliberate indifference to the suffering” of frail and disabled children by offering parents no “meaningful” choice but to warehouse their children in nursing homes along with elders, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a lawsuit against the state filed Monday.The Justice Department’s civil rights division accused the… Read More Justice Department files lawsuit against Florida over medical care for disabled children