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The Diary of a Not So Ordinary Boy

Yesterday evening I read this article about a care facility in Greece for children with learning, and other disabilities.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-30038753

If you haven’t read it, please do.

This is one home in Greece for up to 60 children, where one nurse and one assistant are responsible for the care of up to 20 residents.  In order to help them to manage, the children are placed in caged beds – in order to give them more freedom, because before the beds were caged, the children were tied to them, and medicated.  There are more.

According to the report, the director of the centre has not been paid for almost a year.

A local doctor, who volunteers at the centre, feels that it is a great place for these children, because they have ‘lasted much longer than their average life expectancy.’

In the same district, there is a state of the art…

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