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Advocates Press Congress To Address Wandering

Several disability advocacy groups are banding together to call for federal action to help prevent wandering among those with autism and other disabilities.

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Teen Goes From Special Ed To Valedictorian

As a child, Chance Mair struggled to overcome challenges related to Asperger's syndrome, but now he has graduated high school at the top of his class.

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Housing Unaffordable For Many With Disabilities, Report Finds

Housing is too costly for those living on SSI in nearly every place across the country, with rents often exceeding an individual's entire monthly income.

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State To Require Cameras In Special Ed Classrooms

In what's believed to be a first, a new law in Texas will require schools to install cameras upon request in classrooms serving students with disabilities.

Feds Aim To Help College Students With Disabilities

Federal officials are looking to add new resources to support students with disabilities pursuing higher education.

Speech Disorder More Common In Kids With Autism, Study Finds

New research suggests that an otherwise rare speech disorder may affect nearly two-thirds of kids with autism, a finding that's prompting calls for greater screening.

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