Federal officials are reminding the nation's schools of their responsibilities to ensure that students with disabilities are not subjected to bullying.
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With no commercially-available device allowing young children with physical disabilities to get around, Power Wheels cars offer a chance at independence.
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A chemical that's found in broccoli may be able to dramatically improve behavior and social skills in those with autism, researchers say.
For children experiencing dozens or even hundreds of seizures a day, an experimental drug derived from marijuana could make all the difference.
Members of Congress are calling on the Obama administration to take into account the concerns of self-advocates as the federal government works to implement new autism legislation.
Far too often, students with disabilities end up on a path to prison when their behavioral and emotional issues are not well addressed at school, experts say.
Scientists say they've identified scores of genes linked to autism, offering a greater understanding of the roots of the developmental disorder that could lead to better treatments.