New research is offering evidence that autism is linked to differences in the brain that emerge during pregnancy.
The federal government is revising its official autism prevalence estimate upward to reflect a 30 percent increase over numbers reported just two years ago.
As the number of students with disabilities attending residential schools in one state continues to rise, there are mounting concerns about the costs associated with such programs.
With a new initiative, the Obama administration is looking to expand developmental and behavioral screening for children across the country.
An international software giant that's looking to tap the unique talents of those with autism is taking on its first group of American employees on the spectrum.
Training police to respond to situations involving people with developmental disabilities and other behavioral disorders leads to fewer arrests and more treatment referrals.
With wait times for service dogs as long as three to five years, some people with disabilities are taking matters into their own hands.
The ability to access a psychiatrist, psychologist or other mental health provider can vary dramatically depending on where you live.
After less than a year on the job, a White House adviser specifically focused on disability issues is leaving the Pennsylvania Avenue post.
The unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities is up slightly as more people seek work, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.