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Anthropologie Rolls Out Adaptive Clothing For People With Disabilities

Anthropologie is the latest retailer to introduce a collection of clothing aimed at better meeting the needs of people with disabilities.

June 14, 2024
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New ADA Drop-Off Zones Are Coming To The Capitol, But Barriers Remain

Arriving at Capitol Hill has long been a source of stress for visitors with disabilities, but the situation may soon get easier with the addition of new drop-off and pick-up zones.

June 14, 2024
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Film About Father Raising Son With Down Syndrome Debuts At Tribeca

The feature film "Color Book" explores setbacks experienced by a father and his son with Down syndrome as they attempt to attend their first baseball game together.

June 13, 2024

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Supreme Court Declines To Weigh In On Whether Parents Can Record IEP Meetings

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will not hear arguments in a case looking at whether parents have the right to record meetings with their child's school district about special education services.

June 12, 2024
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Marriott Agrees To Better Accommodate Guests With Disabilities

One of the world's largest hotel chains is agreeing to make big changes after federal prosecutors said that people with disabilities faced numerous barriers reserving rooms.

June 11, 2024
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Places Of Worship Take Steps To Be More Inclusive

More places of worship are working to be accessible and inclusive, with accommodations ranging from adding ramps, to having the choir sing on the main floor or having a sensory room.

June 11, 2024

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Students With Disabilities Turning 22 Are In Limbo After Court Ruling

Several school districts have informed parents whose children are turning 22 in the coming academic year that they will no longer be able to attend school following conflicting court decisions.

June 11, 2024
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Clinical Standards For Autism Treatment See Major Update

For the first time in a decade, there are new guidelines for the most widely-used autism treatment.

June 10, 2024
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Doctors Get Guidance On Supporting Teens With IDD

The nation's pediatricians are getting new guidance on how to help teenagers with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families navigate the transition to adulthood.

June 7, 2024

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Medicaid Waiver Changes Could Lead To More Institutionalization, Advocates Fear

As one state revamps its systems for assessing and funding services for people with disabilities, those who rely on the critical waiver dollars are on edge.

June 6, 2024
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Feds Push Schools To Improve Accessibility

More than 30 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law, many schools remain inaccessible to students with disabilities. Now, federal officials are calling for change.

June 5, 2024
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‘Ezra’ Movie Sees Actor With Autism Shine With Bobby Cannavale, Robert De Niro

After reviewing hundreds of auditions, the filmmakers of the new movie "Ezra" had just weeks to spare before shooting when they finally found the first-time actor with autism to take on the title role.

June 5, 2024

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