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 29, 2011
The Los Angeles Unified School District pledges to be more inclusive of students with disabilities at its magnet schools.
September 23, 2011
While many wanted a departure from NCLB, some unknowns remain about what states will do with their new-found flexibility when it comes to students with disabilities.
September 20, 2011
Change the No Child Left Behind law in the short and long terms could erase some of the progress the law has made for students with disabilities.
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 09, 2011
A federal committee wants more done to ensure children and adults subjected to restraints or seclusion are kept safe.
September 08, 2011
Six years after high school, students with disabilities are less likely to have gone on to postsecondary schools than their classmates without disabilities, less likely to have financial independence, but a little more likely to have children, according to a new study.
August 12, 2011
The delay raises questions about whether such penalties for states that cut education spending without federal approval are meaningful.
July 26, 2011
While the Americans with Disabilities Act has improved the lives of many with disabilities, consider observing the 21-year anniversary of this law by reflecting on some ways their lives still could be improved.
July 22, 2011
A new bill proposes the federal government live up to its promise to pay 40 percent of the costs of educating students with disabilities.