Pediatricians and families are being urged to think twice before going forward with a handful of clinical tests for kids with autism and other disabilities.
For the past couple of years, Michael Thoerner of Timmins has been on a path to learn new ways of improving his health and general well-being. Source: Timmins man with Autism uses exercise to challenge himself and help others
The U.S. Department of Education is seeking public comment on discipline in schools serving those in pre-K through high school.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Over the past couple of months, a city-supported housing project for people with disabilities has faced heavy criticism for defaulting on a no-interest loan and not getting off the ground quickly enough.
After state restrictions left a man with intellectual disabilities at serious risk of having to move to a congregate setting in order to access the services he needs, federal officials stepped in.
Dozens of members of Congress are calling for the federal government to significantly ramp up its investment in autism-related activities by spending an additional $150 million on the developmental disorder.
by Shaun Heasley, Disability Scoop | May 18, 2021 A 10-year-old with autism looks out from his home. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./Sacramento Bee/TNS) The vast majority of youngsters with autism may be “doing well” in at least some aspect of their lives by the time they reach mid-childhood, researchers say. In a study looking at how 272 … Continue reading Study Suggests Most Kids With Autism Make Gains Over Time
Access to behavior therapists is woefully lacking in many places, with a new study finding that more than half of the nation’s counties don’t have a single one.
Technology-giant Microsoft is promising big steps in the coming years to make its products and workplace even more accessible and inclusive to people with disabilities.
Rubi Saldaña vividly remembers the moment in 2010 when she realized her then 2-and-a-half-year-old son, Abner, didn’t act like the other toddlers at her Mommy and Me class. Instead of interacting with the other children and participating in activities, Abner spent the entire class climbing on tables and chairs.