When the new film “American Hustle” hits the big screen later this month, the credits will include a handful of individuals with autism.
As some of the biggest names in music turned out for the American Music Awards, there was a teen with Down syndrome in their midst, all thanks to pop singer Katy Perry.
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.
In a rare move, a man with Down syndrome who made national headlines as a batboy for the Cincinnati Reds is getting his very own baseball card.
Twice as many characters with disabilities will appear on broadcast TV this year as compared to last, a new report finds, though they still account for just 1 percent of those depicted.
A viral video featuring a student with Down syndrome could lure pop star Katy Perry to perform at one Arizona high school.
Disney is offering new details about changes to its policy for accommodating theme park visitors with disabilities.
She starred beside Tom Hanks and dated John F. Kennedy Jr. and now a one-time A-lister says she was diagnosed with autism as a youngster and doctors recommended she be institutionalized.
Cher, Jack Black, Bryan Cranston and Jim Parsons are among a handful of celebrities willing to liven up your phone’s voice mailbox as part of an autism fundraiser.
Big changes may be in store for a Disney program that has allowed theme-park guests with disabilities to skip to the front of the line for many rides.
A group of emerging artists with disabilities from across the country will take center stage at the Smithsonian Institution this fall.
For decades, Miss America was all about beauty and “perfection,” physical and otherwise. But like so much about the venerable competition taking place this weekend, this has changed.
Prince William and his wife Kate have chosen a painting from an artist with Down syndrome to display in their son’s nursery.