Living with pets may help children with autism acquire social skills, according to a new study that finds greater engagement among those with animals.
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With his signature, the president has paved the way for people with disabilities to open accounts where they can save without losing government benefits.
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For those with developmental issues but no firm diagnosis, mapping a child's complete genetic information can offer answers.
The Social Security Administration says it will expand hours at offices across the country, a move that could be a big help for those with developmental disabilities.
Lawmakers in Congress are renewing efforts to ensure that the federal government lives up to its promise to fully fund special education.
Adding to confusion about the roots of autism, new research suggests that varying genes are often responsible for the disorder even among siblings who share a diagnosis.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is organizing 45 proms around the world on one night just for people with special needs.