A feature film starring a man with Down syndrome is set for a nationwide release this spring and is expected to appear on some 300 screens.
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Officials at the Transportation Security Administration say they want flyers with special needs to know that help is available.
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More students with disabilities are graduating high school, federal officials say, though they still receive diplomas at lower rates than other students.
Charged with welcoming world leaders and handling the official guest book, the newly-appointed White House receptionist just happens to be deaf.
Federal education officials are fielding an increasing number of complaints related to disability discrimination in the nation's schools.
A teachers group is fighting a plan to allow a student with a disability to use a faculty restroom, all because they say the accommodation violates their right to exclusive facilities.
Gastrointestinal issues common among many on the spectrum are often apparent in infancy -- well before individuals are diagnosed with the developmental disorder, researchers say.