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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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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 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.
Children with autism can see big gains in socialization, communication and other skills by learning to perform on stage, researchers say.
The U.S. Supreme Court has paved the way for an Obama administration rule mandating minimum wage and overtime for in-home caregivers assisting those with disabilities to be implemented.
A film following a group of young women on the spectrum as they prepare for the social challenges of attending a dance is set to air on HBO later this month.
The U.S. Department of Justice is weighing in on the responsibilities of law enforcement officers stationed at schools when they interact with children who have disabilities.