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Stories with subject: Down syndrome
  • Mom sues Ohio YMCA, says it excluded boy with Down syndrome 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 11:25 am

    CINCINNATI - The mother of a 6-year-old boy with Down syndrome says in a federal lawsuit that an Ohio YMCA excluded him from a summer camp and some other programs because of his disability and treated him hypocritically after using him in promotions extolling opportunities for everyone.

  • County to pay $1M for suit by Down syndrome man 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 12:38 pm

    SAN DIEGO - San Diego County has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit by a man with Down syndrome who said he was beaten and pepper-sprayed by a sheriff's deputy in 2012.