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Congress Weighing Tax-Free Disability Savings Accounts

A bill that would establish a new way for people with disabilities to save money is starting to make its way through Congress.

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Study: 'Mindfulness' May Help Moms Reduce Caregiver Stress

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

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Feds Clarify Obligations To Kids With Autism

Federal officials are for the first time telling states that Medicaid coverage must include treatments like ABA for children with autism.

Runner With Autism Vies For Magazine Cover

With thousands of votes in his favor, a 24-year-old who is nonverbal and has autism could land on the cover of a national magazine.

Obamas To Host People With Disabilities

The president and first lady will welcome a group of people with disabilities to the White House this week for a special dinner focusing on efforts to promote acceptance.

In First, State Adopts Updated ‘Handicapped’ Symbol

A revamped version of the blue and white icon that's long symbolized accessibility everywhere from parking lots to restrooms will soon be commonplace in more communities.

Inclusive Classrooms Provide Language Boost, Study Finds

For young children with disabilities, the key to mastering language may be surrounding them with their typically-developing peers, researchers say.

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