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Disability

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Local Couple Gives Disabled Children A Place To Play After Loss Of Son

Scott Williams and Catherine Curry-Williams founded Shane’s Inspiration to raise money for these special playgrounds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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Disney Parks Change Policy That Allowed Disabled Guests To Bypass Long Lines

Disney rolled out new guidelines Wednesday in an attempt to prevent what it describes as “growing abuse” of an earlier system that allowed disabled visitors and their families to bypass long lines at the park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

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Former Carson HS Student With Cerebral Palsy Sues LAUSD For Discrimination

An 18-year-old man with cerebral palsy and spastic dysplasia has filed suit against the Los Angeles Unified School District for allegedly denying him accessible transportation while he was a student at Carson High School.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2013

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Wheelchair-Bound Woman, 64, Dies After Falling Down Metro Escalator

A 64-year-old woman in a wheelchair died one day after she fell backwards down the escalator at the Hollywood/Highland Metro Red Line station on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2012

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Man, 45, Sentenced Two Years For Beating Disabled Roommate

A Garden Grove man was sentenced to two years in prison Friday for beating his disabled roommate, who can’t verbally communicate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/17/2012

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Woman With Amputated Leg Turned Away From Massage Parlor

Melissa Alvarado is a proud mother of three and a manager at a grocery store bakery. The Tujunga resident lost her left leg this past May after a severe fall and an infection.

08/10/2012

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Woman, 43, Accused Of Ripping Off State For Nearly $300K In Disability Fraud

A 43-year-old Riverside County woman has been charged with defrauding the State of California and Employment Development Department (EDD) for nearly $300,000, according to authorities.

03/15/2012

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Ex-Rite Aid Worker Awarded $8.2M For Harassment

A Rite Aid worker who was with the company for nearly 25 years and called a “basket case” for taking medical leave for anxiety attacks calls the award “social justice”.

10/05/2010