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Photos Shine Light On Need For Medicaid Waivers

To educate both legislators and the public, a photographer is documenting the everyday lives of adults with disabilities to highlight the need for services.

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Children's Books Honored For Disability Storylines

Three books are being honored for their portrayal of disabilities through a special set of awards given alongside the Caldecott and Newbery Medals.

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Autism Speaks Alters Position On Vaccines

The nation's largest autism advocacy group has updated its stance on vaccines and autism, but remains mum on whether it will fund further studies on the issue.

Movie Featuring Actor With Down Syndrome Set For Wide Release

A film starring a man with Down syndrome is set for a nationwide release this spring.

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.

Despite Setback, Feds Push Forward On Caregiver Pay Protections

The Obama administration is pressing states to be ready to provide minimum wage and overtime pay to in-home care workers assisting people with disabilities.

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