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"There seems to be this sense where disabled people are kind of seen as oddities and forced to go through this world to be singled out and othered," says Imani Barbarin. "There's really no common sense attached when able-bodied people approach disabled people." Courtesy of Madasyn Andrews hide caption

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A Hacienda HealthCare location in Phoenix, where a woman said to be in a vegetative state gave birth to a child last month. Police are now investigating the incident. Google Maps hide caption

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Pauline stands in her room after coming home from a day program for adults with intellectual disabilities. Michelle Gustafson for NPR hide caption

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The Sexual Assault Epidemic No One Talks About

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Thomas Mangrum of Washington, D.C., has used a wheelchair for 15 years. The company that provides his helper --€” who assists him with his day-to-day activities — will have some tough choices to make once new regulations regarding overtime pay for lower-salaried workers come into effect. Courtesy of Amy Brooks hide caption

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New Overtime Rules May Put Squeeze On Caregivers For Those With Disabilities

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Speech-language pathologists Jill Tullman (left) and Mendi Carroll (right) work with Bryce Vernon at Talking with Technology Camp in Empire, Colo., on July 25. Kristen Kidd/KCFR News hide caption

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