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Feds Warn Schools On Bullying Of Kids With Disabilities

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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Power Wheels Offer Lift For Kids With Special Needs

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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Autism Symptoms Eased By Broccoli Extract, Study Finds

A chemical that's found in broccoli may be able to dramatically improve behavior and social skills in those with autism, researchers say.

Trial Of Marijuana-Based Drug Offers Hope

For children experiencing dozens or even hundreds of seizures a day, an experimental drug derived from marijuana could make all the difference.

Lawmakers Urge Feds To Listen To Autism Self-Advocates

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.

For Many With Disabilities, Special Education Leads To Jail

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.

More Than 100 Genes Tied To Autism

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.

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