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Gov. Scott cuts to programs for disabled

Posted about 8 years ago by Jean Aertker

By Kate Santich, Orlando Sentinel

March 31 2011, 8:33 PM EDT

Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered deep cuts Thursday to programs that serve tens of thousands of residents with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism and other developmental disabilities.


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Dear Members:

Many of our patients and families are affected deeply by this decision. Now is the time to be advocates for those in need. Please write your legislators to work on solutions to this problem that will only worsen and leave many abandoned!