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A major pediatricians' group is issuing new guidelines for physicians diagnosing intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Columbia University Medical Center
Kids with autism retain extra brain connections, researchers say in a new study that suggests drugs may be able to correct the issue.
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A nationwide effort is underway to lodge federal complaints against sheltered workshops that are not fully complying with the law.
Many in-home caregivers say they feel overwhelmed and unqualified as they struggle to help individuals with serious illnesses and disabilities.
The number of families looking to sue Disney over changes to its theme park access policy for people with disabilities is growing substantially.
Despite a push to increase hiring of people with what are known as "targeted disabilities," the participation of such individuals in the federal workforce has actually declined.
There's long been talk of a connection between autism risk and infant head size, but a large new study suggests that no such link exists.