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August 28, 2017

Minority Students Still Missing Out on Special Education, New Analysis Says

Black and Hispanic students otherwise similar to white students in reading are underenrolled in special education, says a study that runs counter to accepted wisdom and federal policy.

June 12, 2017

Inclusion, Career and Technical Education Help Students With Disabilities

Students with disabilities who spend 80 percent or more of their day in general education have better outcomes than similar peers, as do those who take a concentration of career and technical education courses.

May 02, 2017

New 'State of Learning Disabilities' Report Tackles Stigmas

The National Center for Learning Disabilities, an advocacy organization, released its latest "State of Learning Disabilities" report Tuesday, offering statistics, policy recommendations and personal stories.

April 21, 2017

How Many States Are Following Federal Restraint and Seclusion Guidelines?

States have adopted some of the restraint and seclusion guidelines recommended by the U.S. Department of Education, but that adoption has been uneven.

March 28, 2017

Are High School Students With Disabilities Prepared for Life After School?

A two-volume research report funded by the U.S. Department of Education offers a deep dive into the characteristics of youth with disabilities who are transitioning out of high school.

November 15, 2016

Analysis Finds Flaws in Studies of Black Overrepresentation in Special Education

Research that find black students are overenrolled in special education are not adjusting for factors other than race that could result in the appearance of overrepresentation, says a new synthesis.

November 02, 2016

Autistic Children Over-Diagnosed With ADHD, Study Suggests

A study from the Center for Autism Research finds autistic children may be over-diagnosed with ADHD, partly because a common ADHD screening tool may mistake autism-related social impairments for inattention.

May 03, 2016

Many Young Children With ADHD Are Missing Behavior Therapy

Behavior therapy, not medicine, is the recommended first step for children ages 2-5 with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but three-quarters are taking ADHD medication.

April 12, 2016

Autism Research Misses Minorities as Study Subjects

An examination of more than 400 studies of evidence-based interventions for autism, finds that researchers rarely identify the race of their study subjects--and when they do, most of the children studied are white males.

April 04, 2016

Autism Prevalence Stable, But Varies Widely Among Communities, Groups

The autism rate between 2010 and 2012 remained at 1 in 68 8-year-olds, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says, with differences among communities, races, and ethnicities.

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