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Inclusion Rates For Special Education Students Vary By State

Where a child lives may significantly impact whether they are placed in an inclusive or segregated classroom, a new analysis suggests.

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Kids With Autism See Big Gains With Tablets

Even with intervention, many children with autism continue to struggle with communication, but new research suggests that tablets can help.

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Doctors Get New Recommendations For Diagnosing Disabilities

A major pediatricians' group is issuing new guidelines for physicians diagnosing intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

Autism Services Focus Of New Push

Federal officials say they're embarking on a new effort to identify best practices to meet the needs of individuals with autism from childhood to adulthood.

Vote On UN Disability Treaty Blocked

An effort in the U.S. Senate to bring a vote on an international disability rights treaty has been squashed.

States Move Forward With Expanded ABA Coverage

Months after federal officials ordered them to do so, states are starting to include coverage of treatments like ABA for kids with autism within their Medicaid programs.

Kanye West Faces Backlash Over Wheelchair Incident

Kanye West is taking heat for calling out two concertgoers for not standing up only to find out that they had disabilities.

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