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Stop the discriminating towards Special Needs children.

My brother is a single father of 2 mentally disabled children (5 years of age) and day care programs in RI refuse to care for his children due to their condition. 

"A child with special needs is one who requires some form of special care due to physical, mental, emotional or health reasons. Children with special needs are also commonly referred to as children with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines a child with a disability more specifically as one who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits the child’s ability to care for herself or himself, perform manual tasks, or engage in any other “major life activity...”

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  • YMCA, and other Day Care Centers in RI.


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