The Friedman Foundation report failed to account for federal laws increasing the need for special educators to better serve students with disabilities, according to the coalition.


Unconfirmed diagnoses of autism, mental health disorders, or other conditions have been blamed for the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn.


For several years now, teacher evaluation has dominated education-policy discussions—but for the most part, the country's 430,000 special education teachers have been left out of the discussion.


Grant money will pay for three replicas of the full-day gifted program, the Renzulli Academy, in Hartford, Conn.


The National Federation of the Blind protests Amazon's "massive effort" to sell Kindle e-readers and books in schools because of inaccessibility for the visually impaired.


Mice with a Down syndrome-like condition had better memory and learning skills after being treated while still developing in the womb, new research shows.


But the major rewrite by psychiatrists of the definition of autism will include all diagnosed with a form of the disorder now, one expert says.


Republican opponents of the measure claimed the measure could threaten U.S. sovereignty and infringe on American parents' rights to raise and homeschool their children as they wish.


The fate of American approval of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is unknown as opponents say it will effect the ability of parents in the United States to homeschool their children.


Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform asked those in the autism researchers and advocates to tell them how the federal role in autism research, education of those with autism, and autism-related services should change.


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