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Kids with autism have less flexible brains, researchers say in a new study that may help explain why switching from rest to a task can be particularly difficult for those on the spectrum.

The nation's school district leaders are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on who should pay for a child's private school tuition while special education disputes are litigated.

For young children with disabilities, the key to mastering language may be surrounding them with their typically-developing peers, researchers say.

With thousands of votes in his favor, a 24-year-old who is nonverbal and has autism could land on the cover of a national magazine.

The president and first lady will welcome a group of people with disabilities to the White House this week for a special dinner focusing on efforts to promote acceptance.

A revamped version of the blue and white icon that's long symbolized accessibility everywhere from parking lots to restrooms will soon be commonplace in more communities.

The Obama administration wants movie theaters nationwide to do more to accommodate people with disabilities.

A federal effort to provide free tracking devices to children with autism and other disabilities who are at risk of wandering is getting a boost.

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