A study links increased autism rates and a decrease in the number of children categorized as intellectually disabled, but that only tells part of the story.
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July 27, 2015
July 02, 2015
Many school-age youth are being prescribed antipsychotic medicine without any record of a mental health diagnosis other than ADHD, according to a recent study.
June 25, 2015
A recent study challenges the belief that minorities are overrepresented in special education, but some researchers question the methodology.
June 24, 2015
Black and Hispanic students may be facing bias that keeps them from getting the special education services they need, according to a new analysis.
May 28, 2015
Therapies to improve eye function, though common, have little research-based evidence, according to researchers at the University of Bristol.
May 15, 2015
Girls and boys with autism spectrum disorder may both face social rejection from peers, but exclusion by girls may be harder to spot, recent research suggests.
April 09, 2015
A review of recent studies shows some factors connected with postschool employment, education, and independent living, but researchers say more evidence would be welcome.
February 27, 2015
Untrained listeners recruited through a crowdsourcing platform rated speech sounds as accurately as trained listeners, a study found.
February 03, 2015
Investments in Smart Start and More at Four had a direct relationship to the number of 3rd graders identified as having a learning disability or an educable mental handicap.
December 31, 2014
Readers found posts on common standards and their implications for students with disabilities particularly compelling this year.