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Several disability advocacy groups are banding together to call for federal action to help prevent wandering among those with autism and other disabilities.
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As a child, Chance Mair struggled to overcome challenges related to Asperger's syndrome, but now he has graduated high school at the top of his class.
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Housing is too costly for those living on SSI in nearly every place across the country, with rents often exceeding an individual's entire monthly income.
Some of the biggest names in technology are banding together with a new commitment designed to make their products more accessible for people with disabilities.
For the first time in six years, the Special Olympics World Games are underway in the United States, bringing together thousands of athletes with disabilities for a week of competition.
Attitudes about people with intellectual disabilities are evolving, a new poll suggests, but opinions remain tied to the level of personal connection individuals have with this population.
For the first time ever, Medicaid is spending more on community-based services than on institutional care.