Using web-based technology to teach parents the strategies of applied behavior analysis could offer big gains for kids with autism, new research suggests.
A federal judge has thrown out a discrimination claim from a married couple with intellectual disabilities who were denied the opportunity to live together in the same group home.
Using YouTube videos, researchers say they’ve identified a new approach to autism screening that could significantly speed up the path to diagnosis.
An annual ranking of states offering the best services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities reveals a familiar but evolving landscape.
The only fully-accessible home ever designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright is set to open to the public as a museum.
With the nation’s primary autism legislation set to expire soon, some disability advocates are pressing for major changes in the federal government’s approach to the developmental disorder.
Three affiliates of DynaVox filed for bankruptcy this week, but the entity responsible for the assistive technology products long used by people with disabilities says it is unaffected.
Disney is facing allegations of discrimination, with a lawsuit charging that modifications to a policy for accommodating people with disabilities at its theme parks violate the ADA.
Chili’s Grill & Bar has canceled a fundraiser for a national autism organization after facing criticism related to the group’s views on vaccines.
The nonprofit behind Big Bird, Elmo and Abby Cadabby is launching a new effort to reduce stigma surrounding kids with autism and help those with the developmental disorder learn life skills.
After less than a year on the job, a White House adviser specifically focused on disability issues is leaving the Pennsylvania Avenue post.
Training police to respond to situations involving people with developmental disabilities and other behavioral disorders leads to fewer arrests and more treatment referrals.
An international software giant that’s looking to tap the unique talents of those with autism is taking on its first group of American employees on the spectrum.
The federal government is revising its official autism prevalence estimate upward to reflect a 30 percent increase over numbers reported just two years ago.
New research is offering evidence that autism is linked to differences in the brain that emerge during pregnancy.