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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.

Genes’ Role In Cerebral Palsy ‘Much Stronger’ Than Once Thought

With new findings suggesting that genes play a significant role in cerebral palsy, researchers say that broader use of genetic testing in those with the condition may be warranted.

Airlines Encouraged To Better Serve Flyers With Disabilities

A new guide from the U.S. Department of Transportation is spelling out the rules air carriers must follow when dealing with travelers who have autism and other developmental disabilities.

State Says No To Medical Marijuana For Autism

An effort to make Michigan the first state to specifically approve medical marijuana to treat autism has failed.

Feds Clarify Rights Of Parents With Disabilities

The Obama administration is warning state and local officials not to discriminate against people with disabilities who have children or would like to.

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