A recent study from the National Center for Learning Disabilities finds that self-confidence, a supportive home live and community connections were closely tied to success for young adults with learning and attention issues.
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October 08, 2015
September 17, 2015
Autism prevalence and vaccines are in the spotlight after the most recent Republican presidential candidates' debate, held in California on Thursday.
September 11, 2015
The recent Civil Rights Data Collection by the Education Department offers greater insight into this student population, who have disabilities but are not covered under the IDEA.
September 04, 2015
About two-thirds of the time, parents are the first ones to have the initial concern that a child may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a CDC household survey.
July 27, 2015
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.
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.