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Movie Featuring Actor With Down Syndrome Set For Release

A feature film starring a man with Down syndrome is set for a nationwide release this spring and is expected to appear on some 300 screens.

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TSA Says It Can Help Travelers With Special Needs

Officials at the Transportation Security Administration say they want flyers with special needs to know that help is available.

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Graduation Rates Inch Up For Students With Disabilities

More students with disabilities are graduating high school, federal officials say, though they still receive diplomas at lower rates than other students.

‘Aspie Seeks Love’ Follows Quest Of Man With Asperger’s

When a man with Asperger's wanted to impress a woman, he sought out the help of a documentary filmmaker. He didn't land a date, but the filmmaker stuck around.

Supreme Court Rules Against Disability Providers

Developmental disability service providers cannot sue to force state Medicaid programs to raise their reimbursement rates, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.

Report Finds More States Limiting Restraint, Seclusion

Though federal efforts to restrict the use of restraint and seclusion in schools have stagnated, an analysis finds a growing number of states have implemented laws to curtail the practices.

Lawmakers Call For Tougher Truancy Penalties For Special Ed

Stiffer penalties could soon be in store for parents in one state whose children skip school, but the harsher punishment would only apply to those with kids in special education.

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