Advocate for students with developmental disabilities dies at 109

Leona T. Lewis Receveur, who with her husband founded Indiana's first school for children with developmental disabilities, died Monday at age 109. Receveur was inspired to start the school after facing difficulties finding a school for her daughter who had Down syndrome. Receveur later applied for and received a grant to provide bus services so students in special education could get to the school. The school eventually became part of a nonprofit that serves 650 people and families with special needs.

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