When a mother of a boy with Down syndrome noticed that The New York Times’ “Ethicist” had a history of using the word “retard,” she took him to task. And boy did he respond.
Sephora is pulling a shade of lipstick called “Celebutard” from its shelves after complaints that the name is offensive to those with disabilities.
Arguably the world’s most famous athlete with intellectual disability, Loretta Claiborne is as comfortable hobnobbing with presidents and celebrities as she is inspiring teens in the gym.
The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it will consider a case that hinges on what role IQ scores play in whether or not a person has “mental retardation.”
For the first time in years, someone outside the famed Shriver family will lead Special Olympics.
Three months after receiving a new kidney, a girl who made national headlines when her parents said she was initially denied a transplant due to her intellectual disability is now doing well.
It’s the leading cause of inherited intellectual disability and often co-occurs with autism, but a new study finds that many educators and therapists know little about fragile X syndrome.
Coca-Cola is in hot water with a consumer whose daughter opened a Vitamin Water bottle with the message “You retard” printed on the cap.
Despite an increased risk for complications from the flu, many children with intellectual disability, cerebral palsy and other disorders are not vaccinated to protect against the virus.
The Social Security Administration will become the latest federal agency to start using the term “intellectual disability” in lieu of “mental retardation.”
A New Jersey girl who made national news when her parents said she was denied a life-saving organ transplant due to her intellectual disability has now received a new kidney.
After making critical mentions about autism in a recently-released song, a hip-hop recording artist is apologizing.