In an effort to identify better strategies to help young people with disabilities transition from school to work, a handful of federal agencies are seeking public input.
A unique partnership kicking off early next year will allow students with disabilities a firsthand look at what it takes to work for NASA.
Graduation rates for students enrolled in special education are on the rise as fewer kids with disabilities drop out of school.
It’s long been thought that people with autism permeate the science and technology fields. Now, new research suggests that there may be some truth to the theory.
Inclusion is often believed to be the best option for students with disabilities, but a new study calls into question whether or not the practice truly leads to better outcomes long term.
College remains a hurdle for many with disabilities. Now a new study offers insight on what separates people with special needs who are successful in higher education from those who are not.
Oversight of the nation’s Centers for Independent Living is severely lacking, a new audit finds, calling into question their effectiveness at helping people with disabilities.
As students with disabilities transition out of high school, a new government report finds the path to independence is overly complicated.
When students on Fox’s “Glee” graduated this season, many considered college. Now a Twitter campaign is calling on the show’s writers to make the same plan for a character with Down syndrome.
By law, kids with disabilities are supposed to be included in general education to the greatest extent possible. Now, officials say the same tenet of inclusion should apply to transition.
Transition is proving especially difficult for those with autism as compared to other disabilities, with most on the spectrum struggling to move into the workforce or additional schooling.
College opportunities for those with intellectual disabilities have proliferated in recent years, but with federal support in limbo, the viability of such programs could be in jeopardy.
Long maligned for excluding kids with disabilities, a new crop of charter schools is popping up across the country specifically for those with special needs.
Too little is being done to ensure that students with disabilities receive appropriate accommodations on the SAT, ACT and other standardized tests, according to a new government report.
A new guide released this week offers a step-by-step look at college life for those with autism — offering tips on everything from classroom accommodations to dealing with roommates.