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Founded in 2008, Disability Scoop is the nation’s premier source for developmental disability news. With daily coverage of autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more, no other news source offers a more timely and comprehensive take on the issues that matter to the developmental disability community.

Readers include parents, caregivers, educators, professionals and people with disabilities themselves. What’s more, lawmakers and the nation’s most influential disability advocates rely on Disability Scoop to stay in the know.

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Disability Scoop experts and stories are frequently cited by the national media. Recent coverage includes:

USA Today
Mashable
Education Week
Politico
The Washington Post
ABCNews.com
Yahoo! News
WashingtonPost.com
The New York Times’ Motherlode Blog
People.com

About the Founders:

Michelle Diament is a seasoned journalist whose work has appeared in People, AARP, The Washington Post Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education and Gannett News Service. As the sibling of an adult with autism, Diament is no stranger to the world of disability issues. She holds a degree in journalism and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Shaun Heasley is a creative problem solver and the idea man behind Disability Scoop. Prior to venturing into the world of new media and online publishing, Heasley worked as an editorial and commercial photographer documenting the inner-workings of the White House in addition to portraits of business leaders and celebrity personalities. His pictures have been published worldwide by Reuters, Forbes, Newsweek, People and Time and in advertising campaigns for major Fortune 500 companies. Heasley holds a degree in visual communication from Ohio University.

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