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Why no talk of Gray's disabilities?

Why no talk of Gray's disabilities?

According to what I've read, Freddie Gray was exposed to lead in early childhood. This resulted in neurological damage, developmental impacts and learning disabilities. Yet, I have seen no discussion of how disability issues factored into the tragic events surrounding Freddie Gray's death ("Six officers charged in death of Freddie Gray," May 1).

I am a certified rehabilitation counselor with almost two decades of experience working with disabled adults. Currently I am the manager of programs and education at Towson University's...