In the impactful new Netflix documentary Crip Camp, we’re told a story so remarkable that it seems as if we should already know it or at least have a vague awareness of its existence.
In 2020 the CDC determined that approximately 1 in 54 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
If you are like most parents, you have questions about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) and school closures of unknown length will affect your child’s special education program.
CHILDREN IN RURAL AREAS are more likely to have a developmental disability than those in urban areas, but they're less likely to access certain services that could help them, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For some people with autism spectrum disorder, getting dressed can be one of the most challenging parts of the day.
For Travis White, large group settings used to be overwhelming. The 22-year-old who has autism would not leave his family’s side, his father Tyrone said.
Pediatricians are far more likely to screen children for developmental delays than they were in the early 2000s, but many still fail to follow guidelines recommending that all kids be checked.
Members of the Senate have voted unanimously to pass S. 995, the Senate’s version of the “Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019″ bill.
Jared Jellicorse made the dean’s list in his first year at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, an achievement that still makes his mother, Marla, tear up.
The Autism Society of America is very disappointed that the President’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021 released yesterday is overall unsupportive of our most vulnerable populations, including the almost 3 million individuals with autism and their families (read detailed summary here).