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Validity Of CDC Autism Rates Questioned

With autism numbers rising every few years, some researchers in the field are sharply questioning the reliability of the government statistics.

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Most States Deficient In Special Education

Federal officials are altering the way they evaluate compliance with special education law and the change means fewer states are living up to expectations.

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StoryCorps Looks To Record Disability Experience

As the 25th anniversary of the ADA approaches next year, a new project is launching to encourage people in the disability community to share their stories.

Study: ‘Mindfulness’ May Help Moms Reduce Caregiver Stress

Just six treatment sessions designed to help moms of kids with developmental disabilities manage their stress can go a long way toward reducing depression and anxiety, researchers say.

Congress Weighing Tax-Free Disability Savings Accounts

A long-stagnant bill that would establish a new way for people with disabilities to save money without jeopardizing their government benefits is starting to make its way through Congress.

Young People With Autism More Prone To Obesity

Even at young ages, individuals with autism are far more likely to be obese or overweight than their typically-developing peers, a new study finds.

Obama Signs Law Limiting Sheltered Workshop Eligibility

The transition from school to work for students with disabilities will undergo sweeping changes under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Tuesday.

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