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Designer Focuses On Interiors For Those With Autism

When her son was diagnosed, one interior designer schooled herself on creating calming spaces for those with autism. Now she's sharing her expertise.

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Disability Champion Leaving Congress

After 40 years on Capitol Hill, a U.S. senator who shaped the ADA is departing his post, leaving advocates without their strongest ally in Congress.

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New Tests Offer Clarity For Kids Lacking Diagnosis

For those with developmental issues but no firm diagnosis, mapping a child's complete genetic information can offer answers and potential treatments.

Mounting Evidence Points To Air Pollution, Autism Link

Exposure to high levels of air pollution during pregnancy -- particularly during later stages -- may double a woman's risk of having a child with autism, a new Harvard study suggests.

With Caregiver Pay Hike, States Warned About ADA Obligations

As new rules roll out mandating better pay for in-home care workers, federal officials say states must not compromise the rights of people with disabilities in the process.

Tech Firm Sees Benefit From Employees On The Spectrum

A global technology firm that's committed to hiring hundreds with autism says the move isn't about disability, but rather an effort to harness skills.

Tax-Free Disability Savings Bill Headed To Obama

The U.S. Senate has voted overwhelmingly to send legislation to the president establishing a new way for people with disabilities to save money without risking their government benefits.

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