Under Section 35, Ponte was entitled to receive at least 20 hours of therapy a week, but during his time at MASAC, he only saw a single caseworker making rounds.
The popularity of civil commitment among these families is the reason MASAC still exists.
The health department's facility in Massachusetts provides this medication, but MASAC does not.
Jordan Trainer, 15, was up next and combined his kicks and punches well to beat Masac
Gym's Christian Jobling on points.
Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC
) recommendations 2001-2002.
For details about Masac
contact grand Master Goff on 01207 299699.
Sophomore Rachael Armenti of West Boylston, who made eight saves in a key, 2-0 conference win over Westfield, was named MASAC
Women's Soccer Player of the Week.
Fitchburg State, the defending MASAC
Tournament champion, faces second-seeded Salem State at 8 p.m.
Representatives from the Charollais, Suffolk and Texel breed societies say that Masacs - Marker Assisted Selection Applied to Commercial Sheep - a project that has been under way since June 2004, has already identified DNA markers for muscle depth and worm resistance and ways to use these to strengthen performance recording.
The Meat and Livestock Commission's senior geneticist, Gert Nieuwhof, said, 'Commercial ram breeders should be aware that with new genetic markers becoming commercially available soon, there is an opportunity to use such information along with current recording systems to make sustained improvements to performance and other traits like disease resistance.' Jonathan Barber of Charollais Sires said Masacs will provide an infrastructure to allow the incorporation of these markers into enhanced EBVs - Estimated Breeding Values.
MASACS (Marker Assisted Selection Applied to Commercial Sheep) is a project that has been underway since June 2004 and it has already identified DNA markers for muscle depth and worm resistance and ways to use these to strengthen performance recording.
Jonathan Barber of Charollais Sires said: "MASACS will provide an infrastructure to allow the incorporation of these markers into enhanced EBVs, and software development is underway to allow this.