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In First, State To Ban Subminimum Wage

New Hampshire is set to become the first state in the nation to make it illegal for people with disabilities to be paid less than minimum wage.

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New Disability Liaison On Board At White House

There is a new staffer at the White House tasked with addressing the needs of the disability community and she has personal experience to bring to the role.

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IDEA Applies To 'Twice Exceptional' Students Too

Students with disabilities are entitled to special education services, even if they are cognitively gifted, federal officials say.

Torches To Travel Nation Ahead Of Special Olympics

Three torches will make their way across the country in the coming weeks reaching every state on foot or by bicycle before converging at the Special Olympics World Games this summer.

Google Putting Up Millions For Disability Initiative

Google is looking to address the needs of a billion people with disabilities worldwide and it's putting big bucks behind the effort.

Pets Reduce Stress In Kids With Autism, Study Finds

Animals may offer more than comfort for kids with autism, according to new research finding that pets can bring about physiological changes in those with the developmental disorder.

Technology Breaks Silence For Nonverbal Students

For years, educators and parents have reported promising results with iPads among kids with special needs. Now, the technology is proving useful for older students with disabilities too.

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