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“Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” is a new comedy show coming to the TV network Freeform starring Kayla Cromer, an actress on the autism spectrum who will play an autistic character in the series.

When Jayden Niblett wakes up each morning, his mind races to remember what he is doing that day, and what he can wear to impress his friends.

I was a claustrophobic eighth-grader, and we were due to travel cross country. Before we took off on the airplane flight, I was attempting to use the Lilliputian lavatory. I left the door open a small crack so I wouldn’t suffocate to death — or so my panic disorder told me. Before I could even find the light, the flight attendant slammed the door shut from the other side. I banged, I screamed, I pleaded, drowning in darkness. Would I ever get out of the lavatory?

As the holidays approached, I started thinking about what gift I wanted to get for my husband, Jeff. We don’t usually make a big deal about gifts, but we always give one another our gifts early. We don’t plan it like that; it’s just kind of happened that way for the last 18 years.

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) in pregnancy was tied to increased risk of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in a prospective cohort study, researchers said.

Google Inc. has announced it will provide a $5.3 million low-interest loan for a 115-unit San Jose housing project as the initial project funded by the $250 million Bay Area housing investment fund it announced in June.

A program pairing middle school students with their peers in special education is attracting wide notice for how it's changing school culture.

On his road to becoming the lead actor in The Peanut Butter Falcon, Zack Gottsagen first had to blast through roadblocks thrown by a resistant Palm Beach County school system. Change followed.

One of the biggest fears for parents of adults with disabilities is what will happen to their loved ones when caregivers die. “Living at home isn’t going to work forever,” said Pam Blanton, founder of Partners4Housing, a Seattle company that helps people with disabilities live more independently.

A push to allow people with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income to keep more assets and remove a penalty affecting those who marry is gaining steam. Members of the U.S. Senate introduced legislation last week that would significantly increase the amount of money that SSI beneficiaries can retain.