for the week 02/22/08 - 02/29/08
A suicide bomber in a wheelchair killed a top policeman and wounded two others when he blew himself up in the police operations centre in the Iraqi city of Samarra on Monday, police said.
Grant funds to teach technicians how to administer mammograms to women with disabilities in Chicago.
Mentally ill more likely to be crime victims than perpetrators.
Texas must act quickly to reform its facilities for the mentally impaired, family members and advocates told Texas lawmakers Friday. Advocates urged the state to beef up staffing at the facilities and ensure that residents have legal guardians who can represent them regarding their care.
After seven years in prison for killing his disabled daughter, Tracy, Robert Latimer will be freed on day parole this week. The appeal division of the National Parole Board this afternoon overturned a parole board decision last December that rejected Mr. Latimer's bid for parole. Following a month-long review, it concluded that Mr Latimer does not post an undue risk to reoffend.Leave Britney alone - the young star is in a fight for her life against mental illness.