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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.

Disability No Barrier For New White House Receptionist

Charged with welcoming world leaders and handling the official guest book, the newly-appointed White House receptionist just happens to be deaf.

Disability-Related Education Complaints Trending Up

Federal education officials are fielding an increasing number of complaints related to disability discrimination in the nation's schools.

Teachers Fight Special Needs Accommodation

A teachers group is fighting a plan to allow a student with a disability to use a faculty restroom, all because they say the accommodation violates their right to exclusive facilities.

GI Troubles May Be Early Sign Of Autism

Gastrointestinal issues common among many on the spectrum are often apparent in infancy -- well before individuals are diagnosed with the developmental disorder, researchers say.

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