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Mary Ellen Mayo and John Nadworny

Why the Fernald center should close

By Mary Ellen Mayo and John Nadworny
May 31, 2007

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FOR ALMOST five years, a battle has been waged to keep open the Fernald Developmental Center in Waltham, the nation's oldest public institution for the mentally retarded. However, legal pleadings will be filed in US District Court by family and other disability advocacy organizations arguing that the court should not prevent the closure of Fernald. Data and experience support the ... (Full article: 610 words)

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