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Advocates Press Congress To Address Wandering

Several disability advocacy groups are banding together to call for federal action to help prevent wandering among those with autism and other disabilities.

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Teen Goes From Special Ed To Valedictorian

As a child, Chance Mair struggled to overcome challenges related to Asperger's syndrome, but now he has graduated high school at the top of his class.

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Housing Unaffordable For Many With Disabilities, Report Finds

Housing is too costly for those living on SSI in nearly every place across the country, with rents often exceeding an individual's entire monthly income.

Tech Giants Team Up To Boost Accessibility

Some of the biggest names in technology are banding together with a new commitment designed to make their products more accessible for people with disabilities.

Special Olympics Underway In Los Angeles

For the first time in six years, the Special Olympics World Games are underway in the United States, bringing together thousands of athletes with disabilities for a week of competition.

Poll Finds Public Perception Varies On Intellectual Disabilities

Attitudes about people with intellectual disabilities are evolving, a new poll suggests, but opinions remain tied to the level of personal connection individuals have with this population.

Spending On Community Living Hits Record

For the first time ever, Medicaid is spending more on community-based services than on institutional care.

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