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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.

Marijuana Extract Tames Debilitating Seizures

In individuals with the most intractable forms of epilepsy, there's new evidence that a liquid form of marijuana can reduce seizures by over half without causing the drug's usual "high."

Schools Warned On Pushing Families Into Due Process

Federal education officials are warning school districts to think twice before forcing parents into potentially long and costly due process proceedings.

Many Young Adults With Autism Struggling

Young adults with autism are facing significant challenges after high school, a new report suggests, with many on the spectrum finding themselves unemployed, isolated and lacking services.

Parent Training May Curtail Behavior Problems

With training, parents of children with autism can see vast improvements in behavioral troubles, including severe tantrums, according to new research.

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