by Shaun Heasley, Disability Scoop | June 28, 2022 Social Security and Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries could see their monthly payments rise again next year by the largest amount in decades, experts say. Thanks to growing inflation, the automatic cost of living adjustment, or COLA, that benefits recipients receive annually could be much larger than usual. … Continue reading Social Security, SSI Benefits Expected To Increase Significantly
An actress with autism is making her debut alongside Dakota Johnson in a new feature film that’s out in theaters.
As an upstart airline from the founder of JetBlue works to expand, the company says it will put a premium on better serving travelers with autism.
On May 17, 2021, 11-year-old Ryan Larsen walked out of La Vista West Elementary School in Nebraska.
Netflix will air a new iteration of its documentary series following people with autism in the dating world, this time focused on a group of individuals on the spectrum in the U.S.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The words give the 12-year-old boy confidence. The tiled letters sharpen his focus like a sliver-thin laser. He excels at playing the game’s English and Spanish versions.
by Kelly Agee and Alex Wilson, Stars and Stripes/TNS | May 4, 2022 Together, Hannah Cvancara and Joshua Martinez fall into at least three of the 30 categories of medical conditions that disqualify potential candidates from service in the U.S. armed forces. Cvancara, 26, of Spokane, Wash., was born with fibula hemimelia, a condition that prevented … Continue reading People With Disabilities Fight US Military Disqualifications
by Shaun Heasley, Disability Scoop | May 3, 2022 Justin Pierce, who has autism and works as an account support associate, sits at his desk at EY offices in Chicago in 2019. EY is one of several employers that are advertising job openings on a new career portal targeted at neurodivergent individuals. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago … Continue reading Top Companies Seek Workers With Autism
CHICAGO — Devon Price had a long list of rules for getting through the most ordinary day:
FRESNO, Calif. — Sheri Louie fell in love with Kristina the moment she saw her at the group home for medically fragile children in Fresno. A licensed vocational nurse, Louie had spent years working with children like Kristina who need special medical equipment to stay alive. But something about the fragile baby with expressive eyes felt unique.