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Movie Starring Actor With Autism Coming To Theaters

An actor with autism is starring alongside Robert De Niro and other big names in a movie that's set for a nationwide release.

May 22, 2024
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Apple To Roll Out New Accessibility Features

Apple is set to launch a range of new capabilities aimed at making life easier for people with disabilities including an option to control a phone or tablet using only a person's eyes.

May 17, 2024
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Private Equity Investment In Disability Services Draws Scrutiny

Federal officials are concerned about increasing private equity investment in home and community-based services and other offerings for people with disabilities and they want the public to weigh in.

May 14, 2024

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Major Museum Showcases Works By Artists With Developmental Disabilities

More than 80 pieces created by artists with developmental disabilities are on exhibit at a prominent art museum.

May 10, 2024
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Sesame Place Introduces Low Sensory Days

A theme park centered on the world of "Sesame Street" is taking new steps to be more welcoming to kids with disabilities.

May 7, 2024
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Autism Accounts For Growing Percentage Of Students In Special Ed

Special education students across the nation are increasingly likely to have autism, with new data showing that the percentage has more than doubled in recent years.

May 3, 2024

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Netflix Green-Lights More Episodes Of Autism Dating Show

An Emmy-winning series that follows people with autism as they search for love is getting another season.

April 30, 2024
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Disability Caregiving At Center Of Broadway Play

A new drama opening on Broadway stars an Academy Award nominee as the mother of a child with disabilities.

April 26, 2024
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PBS Looks To Make Kids’ Shows More Accessible

PBS Kids is reworking many of its most popular shows to be more accessible to children with disabilities.

April 23, 2024

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Millions Offered Up To Create New Disability Employment Models

More than $200 million is being made available in a broad push to establish innovative approaches to transition young people with disabilities into competitive integrated employment.

April 19, 2024
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Feds Move To Increase Accessibility For People With Disabilities Online

More than 30 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act took effect, federal officials are imposing first-ever rules clarifying how the law applies online.

April 15, 2024
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Exercise May Boost Cognition In Adults With Down Syndrome

Taking regular walks may do much more than improve physical health for adults with Down syndrome, a new study suggests.

April 8, 2024

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