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Texas Abortion Restrictions

With Texas births rising post-Roe, disability advocates say child services need bolstering

Texas’ fertility rose after new abortion restrictions, raising concerns that special education and specialized health care will be stretched even thinner.

Debbie Wiederhold tallks with Daniel on Feb. 29, 2024. They talk about his favorite artist, Taylor Swift.

Daniel listens while partners and volunteers of United Partners in Pflugerville talk on Feb. 29, 2024. Daniel attens UP a few days of each week.
Debbie watches as RN Brooke Miles Jackson get ready to help Daniel stretch out following UP on Feb. 29, 2024.
Debbie Wiederhold holds her son Daniel's hand in their home in Hutto on Feb. 29, 2024.

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Jolene and her cat look outside the window of their home in Hutto on Mar. 2, 2024. Jolene was drinking a coffee that she brewed that morning.

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