The EEOC is accusing Papa John’s Pizza of discrimination after an employee with Down syndrome was fired, allegedly because he needed the assistance of a job coach.
Children with autism are far less physically active than their typically-developing peers, researchers say.
A nutrient deficiency that’s common among pregnant women could impact the odds of giving birth to a child with autism, researchers say.
A new advisory committee is in the works that will be tasked with helping government officials improve job prospects for people with developmental disabilities across the country.
A confluence of factors ranging from prejudice to the complexity of support systems are leaving people with disabilities disproportionately impoverished, a congressional report finds.
Kanye West is taking heat for calling out two concertgoers for not standing up only to find out that they had disabilities.
Federal officials say they’re embarking on a new effort to identify best practices to meet the needs of individuals with autism from childhood to adulthood.
The vast majority of American children may not be receiving recommended screenings for developmental delay, the CDC says.
Police say they have suspects in the case of a teen with autism who thought he was taking part in the “ice bucket challenge” but reportedly found himself covered in urine and feces instead.
Where a child lives may significantly impact whether they are placed in an inclusive or segregated classroom, a new national analysis suggests.
Police are investigating after a teen with autism who thought he was taking part in the popular “ice bucket challenge” reportedly had urine and feces dumped on him instead.
The unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities climbed last month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
Kids with developmental delay are far more likely to receive the early intervention services they need if pediatricians follow up after conducting routine screenings, researchers say.
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.