A new round of about $60 million in grants from the National Center for Special Education Research awards researchers working to improve the school experiences of students with autism, ADHD, and who are deaf, among other disabilities.
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They found that children with autism had consistent patterns showing altered connectivity between different parts of the brain.
May 21, 2012
Parents of children with autism say they don't put their faith in the people on the front lines of treating and caring for their children's health.
May 10, 2012
Former employee Greg Miller has created an online petition to push for an end to the practice, which has been challenged in court but remains legal.
May 04, 2012
A new study concludes that young people, already burdened with chronic medical conditions or developmental disabilities, are at risk for anxiety and depression if they are excluded, ignored or bullied by their peers. The patients in the study had conditions including ADHD, cystic fibrosis, type 1 o...
May 01, 2012
An attorney might propose ways to reform the law—due for reauthorization for several years now—that are beneficial to that profession. But that's anything but the gist of these suggestions.
April 30, 2012
School districts would partner with universities or nonprofit organizations to create training programs for general education teachers who have a many high-functioning students with autism in their classes.
April 27, 2012
Easter Seals says that each year there are about 5 million children at risk for developmental delays, but only about 1 million actually get early intervention services
April 25, 2012
In at least two cases, parents of children with autism fitted their children with recording devices to capture what happens in school. In both cases, students were subjected to hearing inappropriate conversations. One student was recorded being spanked repeatedly.
April 13, 2012
By some measures, 70 percent of children with autism have also been labeled as intellectually disabled.