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As spina bifida patients become adults, their needs and care are changing

By JILL DALY, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Services for adults with spina bifida are ramping up as people live longer with the condition they were born with. New guidelines that incorporate the latest research and treatments are now being distributed to health care providers to help their patients. Taking a leadership role in the guidelines’ development was […]

Americans With Disabilities Act Education News Obituary

Amber Tatro, Whose Suit Gave Rights to Disabled Students, Dies at 42

By SAM ROBERTS, THE NEW YORK TIMES In 1979, just a few months before Amber Tatro turned 4, her family notified the Irving, Tex., school district that she would be ready for classes that fall. Born with spina bifida, a congenital defect that causes partial paralysis and impaired speech, she was unable to urinate on […]