Researchers are now seeing 1 in 68 children identified as having autism spectrum disorder, compared to 1 in 88 the last time statistics were collected.
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March 27, 2014
March 21, 2014
The most recent release of data from the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights shows broad disparities in restraint, seclusion and suspensions for students covered by IDEA.
February 28, 2014
While few districts overall use these techniques to manage student behavior, they are most likely to be used on students with disabilities, the researchers said.
February 25, 2014
The findings come through a study of more than 64,000 Danish children, many of whom had mothers who took acetaminophen during pregnancy.
February 22, 2014
Boys, and children in families where other members have reading and writing difficulties, are most at risk for certain types of language delays, new research says.
January 28, 2014
Joan McLaughlin, the new chief, has served in the position in an acting capacity since July 2013.
December 30, 2013
Blog readers this year were particularly interested in learning about common-core test accommodations and lesson plans, but they also turned their attention to classroom research.
October 29, 2013
Variability in state policy makes it difficult to compare states to one another, according to a report from the Institute of Education Sciences.
October 22, 2013
The National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools plans to work with lawmakers and charter authorizers to improve access to charter schools for students with disabilities.
September 06, 2013
The funding will establish a center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. that will focus on instructional strategies in reading and math for students with persistent learning struggles.