Despite a push to increase hiring of people with what are known as “targeted disabilities,” the participation of such individuals in the federal workforce has actually declined.
A major pediatricians’ group is issuing new guidelines for physicians diagnosing intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
A new government-backed review finds that there is substantially more evidence for behavior therapy in treating autism than even just a few years ago.
A new show focusing on the experiences of five young adults with intellectual disabilities is coming to television.
While some children with autism may benefit from taking oxytocin, low levels of the so-called “love hormone” do not appear responsible for causing the developmental disorder, researchers say.
A new federal rule is paving the way for 911 services to become more accessible for people with disabilities.
The jobless rate for people with disabilities improved somewhat last month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
The nation’s school district leaders are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on who should pay for a child’s private school tuition while special education disputes are litigated.
A revamped version of the blue and white icon that’s long symbolized accessibility everywhere from parking lots to restrooms will soon be commonplace in more communities.
The Obama administration wants movie theaters nationwide to do more to accommodate people with disabilities.
Even at young ages, individuals with autism are far more likely to be obese or overweight than their typically-developing peers, a new study finds.
Just six treatment sessions designed to help moms of kids with developmental disabilities manage their stress can go a long way toward reducing depression and anxiety, researchers say.
To hype its trendiest looks for fall, Nordstrom is turning to models with various disabilities clad in everything from designer boots to kids’ fashions.
Genes may play a bigger role in cerebral palsy than previously thought with researchers finding heightened risk in siblings and other relatives of those with the condition.
Scientists say they’re gaining an understanding of how ancient people treated those with Down syndrome after unearthing the remains of a 1,500-year-old skeleton with features of the disorder.