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About 20 percent of younger siblings of those with autism are on the spectrum too and they often show symptoms of the developmental disorder as young as 18 months, researchers say.

Tens of thousands have signed a petition calling for Disney to include characters with Down syndrome in its animated films.

After a nearly yearlong battle, a family will get to keep a 65-pound pig in their home that they say offers support for their children with special needs.

Making an appointment with a psychiatrist is often an uphill battle no matter if you're insured or if you intend to pay out of pocket, a new study suggests.

Five teens have been charged with dumping a bucket containing urine and tobacco spit on a 15-year-old with autism who thought he was taking part in the "ice bucket challenge."

How and when it's appropriate to reference a candidate's disability are at issue in a closely-watched governor's race in one of the nation's largest states.

A chemical that's found in broccoli and other vegetables may be able to dramatically improve behavior and social skills in those with autism, researchers say.

Adolescents with cerebral palsy have a similar quality of life to others their age, a new survey suggests.

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