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Amid concerns about measles, the nation's largest autism advocacy group has updated its stance on vaccines and autism, but remains mum on whether it will fund further studies on the issue.

More than a month after enacting a law allowing people with disabilities a new way to save money, the White House is celebrating what's being hailed as landmark legislation.

Just two days after a 19-year-old with intellectual disability gave birth, state officials took her newborn away in an act the federal government contends violated the woman's civil rights.

A new study finds that a hefty pay hike for doctors led to greater access for individuals on Medicaid -- including many with disabilities -- but the raise was only temporary.

Workplace discrimination complaints based on disability are on the decline, federal officials say.

Among the models strutting the runway at New York Fashion Week will be a woman with Down syndrome.

As Congress debates the role of testing, a new report finds that schools with the greatest accountability for students with disabilities are most likely to promote inclusion.

Athletes with disabilities will share in the spotlight as the NBA's All-Stars converge at Madison Square Garden this weekend.

Once thought to be chiefly related to lack of oxygen at birth, new research suggests that a sizable number of cerebral palsy cases are in fact rooted in genetics.

A short film documenting the intimate thoughts and fears of a couple after learning that their baby was born with a rare disability is up for an Oscar.

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A documentary on romance among adults with autism will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival alongside films featuring Hollywood veterans Richard Gere, James Franco and Dakota Fanning.

As the job market continues to improve, the number of people with disabilities who are employed is also edging up.

A jury has awarded $2.5 million to a man with autism who grew size 46 DD breasts after taking a drug commonly prescribed to those with the developmental disorder.

Millions of dollars are heading to over two dozen states to help people with disabilities access community-based housing and support services.

A presidential task force is encouraging police departments across the nation to be more mindful of their dealings with people who have disabilities.

As an increasing number of kids are prescribed powerful antipsychotics, a new study finds that many doctors are deviating from established medical guidelines when they dole out the scripts.

Nicknamed the "MacGyver of assistive technology," an occupational therapist is sharing her tricks for creating tools for people with disabilities on a budget of $5 or less.

Construction is underway on a gated community specifically designed for people with developmental disabilities that planners say could become a new national model.

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