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FOUNDER OF INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY, JEROME TEELUCKSINGH, Ph.D. DELIVERS MESSAGE TO WASHINGTON, D.C.'S PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION

. On Monday, 19 November 2012, Jerome Teelucksingh, Ph.D., the Founder of International Men's Day and Chairman of the International Men's Day Coordination Committee delivered the following message from Port-of-Spain in Trinidad and Tobago to the Pan American Health Organization in Washington, D.C. as it observed International Men's Day:
 "To the Director of the Pan American Health Organization in Washington, D.C.,  the local Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Representative, Dr. Bernadette Theodore-Gandi, and the staff and guests in the Caribbean offices. I am indeed grateful to the Pan American Health Organization for observing International Men’s Day today. This special day has been continuously observed for the past 14 years and today it is recognized in more than 70 countries. This year the focus is on Men’s health- their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health.World Diabetes Day was celebrated on November 14 and the world is becomin…

THE DAD SHOW LOOKS AT A "SINGLE FATHER RAISING CHILDREN WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES" ON 27 NOVEMBER 2012

Join the Dad Show with host Kenneth D. Thompson discussing a "Single Father Raising Children with Intellectual Disabilities" The DadShow airs on Tuesday November 27th at 6:00pm Tune-in to KAZI 88.7fm or listen to the program courtesy of a live stream at www.KAZIFM.org or www.dadshow.com Call-in numbers are 512.451.5624 or 1.866.451.5624.

 Guest: Genold Jones - a single father, discussing raising a child with intellectual disabilities. Intellectual disability is a term used when a person has certain limitations in mental functioning and in skills such as communicating, taking care of him or herself, and social skills. These limitations will cause a child to learn and develop more slowly than a typical child. Children with intellectual disabilities (sometimes called cognitive disabilities or mental retardation) may take longer to learn to speak, walk, and take care of their personal needs such as dressing or eating. They are likely to have trouble learning in school.…