More than a month after marrying, a couple with intellectual disabilities who were forced to remain in separate group homes may soon be able to live together.
For the first time in more than a decade, a new version of the DSM will be unveiled this weekend and with it comes major change to the way autism is diagnosed.
Just weeks before a new version of the DSM is scheduled for release, the head of the National Institute of Mental Health says “patients with mental disorders deserve better.”
A federal jury has awarded $240 million to 32 men with intellectual disabilities for what government attorneys described as years of abuse and discrimination at the hands of their employer.
In what’s believed to be a first-of-its-kind case, a family is bringing a federal lawsuit after a photo of their son with Down syndrome was doctored and spread across the Internet.
New research suggests that a readily-available antibiotic can bring about improvements in behavior and anxiety for those with the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability.
A 30-year-old with Down syndrome proved so inspirational to the Cincinnati Reds during a stint as a batboy that he will soon be the subject of an ESPN profile.
As they prepare for their wedding, a New York couple with special needs is headed to court to fight for the opportunity to live together once they become husband and wife.
In a first, the “journalist’s bible” will include guidance for reporters on how to write about mental illness and conditions like autism.
Fifteen-year-old Myra Brown is a typical, bright teen who has her sights set on attending the University of Cambridge in England. Her mother just so happens to have intellectual disability.
In a unique matchup, athletes with disabilities are set to square off on the court this weekend with some of basketball’s best.
As he prepares to take the field in the Super Bowl this Sunday, the quarterback of the Baltimore Ravens is finding himself in hot water for using the word “retarded.”