Florida Legislature Passes Measure To Aid DisabledA measure to aid those with disabilities gain jobs is heading to Gov. Rick Scott. The Florida Senate unanimously approved the bill Friday. Senate President Andy Gardiner has a son with Down syndrome and has pushed several bills this year to help those with disabilities.
Florida Legislature Passes Measure To Aid DisabledA measure to aid those with disabilities gain jobs is heading to Gov. Rick Scott.
Senator's Child With Down Syndrome Inspires LegislationState Senate President Andy Gardiner's experience rearing a son with Down syndrome has led to a package of legislation that could put Florida on the cutting edge in education, savings and employment opportunities for the intellectually disabled.
Woman Charged With Stealing From Disabled Group Home ResidentsA Putnam County woman has been charged with stealing more than $20,000 from residents of a group home she owned.
Bill Eliminates "Mental Retardation" In State Law A Florida House panel has unanimously cleared a bill that would remove the term "mental retardation" from state laws and replace it with "intellectual disability."