Runner Justin Gallegos became the first professional athlete with cerebral palsy to sign a contract with Nike.
There’s a lot of talk, always, here and in other communities about who works and who won’t.
AUSTIN, Minn. — The tall teenager with the buzz cut opened the museum door, extended a large hand and said cheerily, “Welcome to the Spam Museum.”
“If you walk up to 10 people on the street and ask how to measure intelligence, I bet nine of those people will say an IQ test,” filmmaker Dan Habib explains. “That’s flawed and dangerous.”
While sitting in his office in San Antonio, Texas, Gordon Hartman pulls out a postcard he received from a 6-year-old guest who recently visited Morgan’s Wonderland, the ultra-accessible theme park he built with special love for those with disabilities.
Susan Bell can’t contain her pride as she watches her 27-year-old daughter, who has Down syndrome, excitedly talk about her full life.
One year after researchers published their work on a physiological test for autism, a follow-up study confirms its exceptional success in assessing whether a child is on the autism spectrum.
For the last five years, Luka Hyde’s family has argued in multiple federal courts that their 15-year-old son should have been allowed to stay in a public school classroom, despite his intellectual disability.
Louise Ryan's second child, Henry was diagnosed with Down Syndrome when he was born two years ago. Louise speaks to Amanda Cassidy about the initial shock and grief when she realised her son had Down Syndrome, how he changed their lives for the better, and her mission to change perceptions of his condition.
A year earlier, drastic behavioral changes and memory loss had descended like a dark cloud over their son.
The diagnosis that finally came — early-onset Alzheimer’s disease — was devastating enough.