Living with pets may help children with autism acquire social skills, according to a new study that finds greater engagement among those with animals.
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With his signature, the president has paved the way for people with disabilities to open accounts where they can save without losing government benefits.
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For those with developmental issues but no firm diagnosis, mapping a child's complete genetic information can offer answers.
Individuals with autism often struggle to access the medical care they need, but a new set of tools is designed to smooth interactions between those on the spectrum and their physicians.
A third-grader with Down syndrome will be front and center on advertising's biggest night of the year as part of a television commercial for McDonald's.
Lawmakers in Congress are renewing efforts to ensure that the federal government lives up to its promise to fully fund special education.
New research suggests that young children with autism experience dramatically different trajectories, with some seeing improvement in their symptoms by age 6.