June 7, 2004
On June 2, 2004, RUEIL K.G. RICE JR., beloved son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Rueil K.G. Rice of Baltimore, MD. Dear brother of Barbara Rice Dempsey of Old Greenwich, CT., Thomas J.J. Rice of Doylestown, PA. and the late Dr. Patricia Rice Sandoval of Decatur, IL. Also survived by five nieces. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, 2 P.M. at Mt. Rose Cemetery, York, PA. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Association for Retarded Citizens or the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
December 5, 2003
Emily Shearn, who worked for Humanim, a mental health services provider, died Monday at her Columbia home. She was 34. Miss Shearn, who had cerebral palsy and mental retardation as a result of a birth injury, was born in Stamford, Conn., and moved to Baltimore with her family in 1971. "We were doing a kind of home therapy program called patterning that required help from other people," said her father, Allen Shearn, a professor of biology at the Johns Hopkins University. "We had no family in Baltimore nor did we know anyone at all. "My wife went door to door in Mount Washington, where we lived, and asked our neighbors to help us. No one refused.
February 19, 2001
Carl Frank Szuba, who for more than 30 years headed programs and fund raising for the disabled in Anne Arundel County, died Friday morning of cancer at his home in Riviera Beach. He was 73. In 1968, Mr. Szuba's youngest son, Robert, was born with Down syndrome. The event propelled Mr. Szuba into projects supporting the mentally and physically disabled for the rest of his life. In that time, he raised more than $100,000 for Providence Center, a special-education school in Arnold, and for the Anne Arundel County Association of Retarded Citizens.
October 21, 1998
Three Baltimore-area nonprofits have received a three-year, $692,000 federal grant to provide computer training and jobs to persons with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities.The new program, called the Techworks Partnership, will provide training to 55 to 75 people who have a mental or related disability and who live in Baltimore's empowerment zone, said Stephen H. Morgan, executive director of the Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens (BARC).The other two nonprofits are Learning Independence Through Computers (LINC)
March 11, 1998
An article in yesterday's editions of The Sun incorrectly reported the name of the Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 3/11/98
March 10, 1998
An article in yesterday's editions of The Sun incorrectly reported the name of the Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens.The Sun regrets the error.Living in a house decorated with bowling trophies and floral prints, 45-year-old Sharon Miller has a fully stocked kitchen, but doesn't use the stove.Miller has Down Syndrome, and her part-time caretaker is afraid Miller will burn herself. For 28 years, Miller has been cared for by the Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens, now in monitored apartment in Parkville.