The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued an opinion letter stating parents and guardians are allowed to use the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) intermittently to attend Individual Education Program (IEP) meetings with teachers, school administrators and others involved in planning education services for children with special needs.
The U.S. Department of Justice is on the hot seat amid attempts to allocate funding intended to address the needs of kids with autism and other developmental disabilities who wander.
Despite strong bipartisan support, federal legislation that would entitle people with disabilities access to community-based services and outlaw waiting lists appears to be stalled.
Parents of children with disabilities often go out of their way to make creative Halloween costumes. This year, they will have the option to buy them at a big-name store.
When Esaïe Prickett sat down in the living room with his mother, father and four older brothers, he was the only one wearing Google Glass.
The 2018 midterm elections had recording-breaking voter turnout: 53% of the citizen voting-age population voted, marking the highest midterm turnout in four decades.
Federal legislation allocating over $1.8 billion in government spending on autism efforts is one step closer to being approved.
For the first time, scientists have found a molecular connection between a common food preservative, neuronal disruption, and autism spectrum disorder.
In a growing trend toward inclusion, young adults with disabilities now have more opportunities than ever to live with typically-developing peers who double as their caregivers.
A feature film headed to theaters later this summer stars an actor with Down syndrome alongside a pair of Hollywood A-listers and it’s backed by some big names in the disability community.