A review of recent studies shows some factors connected with postschool employment, education, and independent living, but researchers say more evidence would be welcome.
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April 09, 2015
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.
November 24, 2014
The research also showed that teens with disabilities are more likely to be obese than their typically developing peers.
November 14, 2014
Districts within the same state often show dramatic differences in their use of restraint and seclusion, according to a recent report from the Carsey Institute of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.
November 08, 2014
Some factors associated with math difficulties can be seen in children as young as 2 years old, according to recent research.
October 29, 2014
In a long-term study of children with ADHD, researchers found that many students were receiving services that show little effectiveness in improving their academic performance.
September 11, 2014
The findings come from observations of 200 elementary students who participated in vigorous aerobic activity before the school day.
August 20, 2014
About 1 percent of all students nationwide receive accommodations under Section 504, which requires schools to make accommodations for disabilities such as mobility impairments, epilepsy or cerebral palsy.