A teachers group is fighting a plan to allow a student with a disability to use a faculty restroom, all because they say the accommodation violates their right to exclusive facilities.
The Obama administration is pressing states to be ready to provide minimum wage and overtime pay to in-home care workers assisting people with disabilities.
A federal program designed to aid people with disabilities doled out billions of dollars in improper payments last year alone, government investigators say.
Genes may be more responsible for autism than previously thought, researchers say, with the developmental disorder traced to heritability in the vast majority of cases.
An award that’s previously gone to the likes of the Dalai Lama and Mother Teresa will this year honor a man who’s focused on making life better for people with developmental disabilities.
A blood test may be able to accurately identify children with autism as young as 12 months, new research suggests.
As the job market continues to improve, the number of people with disabilities who are employed is also edging up.
Millions of dollars are heading to over two dozen states to help people with disabilities access community-based housing and support services.
As an increasing number of kids are prescribed powerful antipsychotics, a new study finds that many doctors are deviating from established medical guidelines when they dole out the scripts.
The inner workings of people with Down syndrome age much faster than typically-developing individuals, a new study suggests.
A new effort is in the works to help train doctors and other health care providers to better serve individuals on the spectrum.
A runner with autism is Sports Illustrated’s High School Athlete of the Month.
A short film documenting the intimate thoughts and fears of a couple after learning that their baby was born with a rare disability is up for an Oscar.
Once thought to be chiefly related to lack of oxygen at birth, new research suggests that a sizable number of cerebral palsy cases are in fact rooted in genetics.
Among the models strutting the runway at New York Fashion Week will be a woman with Down syndrome.