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Movie Featuring Actor With Down Syndrome Set For Release

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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TSA Says It Can Help Travelers With Special Needs

Officials at the Transportation Security Administration say they want flyers with special needs to know that help is available.

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Graduation Rates Inch Up For Students With Disabilities

More students with disabilities are graduating high school, federal officials say, though they still receive diplomas at lower rates than other students.

Disability-Friendly Transportation Hard To Come By

While progress in improving transportation for people with disabilities has been evident in the past decade, persistent barriers remain, a new national report finds.

Social Security Shift To Online Services Prompts Concern

A push to expand online services at the Social Security Administration is meeting resistance with some fearing the effort may minimize face-to-face help for people with disabilities.

IDEA Applies To ‘Twice Exceptional’ Students Too

Students with disabilities are entitled to special education services, even if they are cognitively gifted, federal officials say.

In Kids Who Lose Autism Label, Struggles Often Persist

Some children diagnosed with autism lose the label as they age, new research suggests, but most continue to face other issues even though they're no longer on the spectrum.

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