Some $231 million will be spent on autism research over the next three years, continuing work done during the last five on a condition that has become relatively common during the last two decades.
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September 30, 2011
September 12, 2011
A bill that provides for $231 million in spending on autism research, keeping several programs already in action going, cleared one hurdle to its passage.
September 08, 2011
A federal committee wants more done to ensure children and adults subjected to restraints or seclusion are kept safe.
August 24, 2011
Read a special report about how online and virtual classes are growing and changing to work with disabilities.
August 05, 2011
A new study evaluates many ways in which the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is working, and not. The study finds that more schools are using response to intervention, but fewer schools are able to address parents' complaints.
July 19, 2011
Students with disabilities, in particular an emotional disturbance, are especially likely to be suspended or expelled from Texas middle and high schools, a new study finds.
July 13, 2011
How are findings from neuroscience being applied to special education? A new policy analysis discusses the research bridging the two fields.
June 21, 2011
Summertime doesn't mean parents of children with disabilities can take a vacation from fighting for their children's education.
May 24, 2011
A new report looks at how special education students and the people who work with them have changed during the last decade and concludes that the field needs to change, dramatically.
May 12, 2011
A new study finds that adolescents with autism spectrum disorders are more likely to be victims of bullies because of their impairments in social interaction and "emotional competency."