New research may help explain why individuals with autism often fail to grasp the social and emotional elements of speech.
A second grade class photo is stirring outrage online after a student who uses a wheelchair was depicted sitting apart from his peers.
A change to the way one amusement park accommodates visitors with disabilities is angering some families who say their kids are no longer able to enjoy a place that’s supposed to be fun.
A nonprofit that claims to help send kids with special needs to camp is one of two groups purporting to aid those with disabilities making a list of the nation’s 50 worst charities.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined this week to weigh in on whether or not parents should have a say in deciding which school their children with disabilities attend.
A recent college graduate with special needs will compete in the Miss America pageant this fall with a platform focusing on overcoming disabilities.
A service dog provider is suing a New York woman with cerebral palsy in an effort to take back the assistance animal they placed with her six years ago.
New data from the U.S. Department of Labor finds the unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities inching upward.
In an effort to improve long-term outcomes, a leading group of pediatricians says doctors should routinely evaluate babies and young children for motor skills delays.
A special education teacher is in hot water after allegedly posting photos of student tests and notes from parents on social media appended with demeaning commentary.
Children with disabilities are among the world’s most marginalized people, often going undocumented from birth and facing rampant discrimination, according to a new report.
Researchers say they’ve identified brain response patterns in young kids with autism that predicted the children’s future cognitive capabilities.
When a Michigan boy with autism cried during a recent haircut, his mother reportedly got an earful from the salon owner. Now, the story has gone viral prompting a boycott of the business.
After seeing dramatic improvements while participating in a drug trial, one family is unsure what the future holds for their boy with fragile X syndrome now that the trial has been canceled.
An effort to revamp the icon that’s long symbolized accessibility on everything from parking lot signs to bathrooms is gaining traction with New York City agreeing to adopt a new look.