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Massage can lessen autism severity in the months following diagnosis, making the treatment an effective early intervention, a new study suggests.

Though federal efforts to restrict the use of restraint and seclusion in schools have stagnated, an analysis finds a growing number of states have implemented laws to curtail the practices.

When a man with Asperger's wanted to impress a woman, he sought out the help of a documentary filmmaker. He didn't land a date, but the filmmaker stuck around.

Developmental disability service providers cannot sue to force state Medicaid programs to raise their reimbursement rates, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.

Stiffer penalties could soon be in store for parents in one state whose children skip school, but the harsher punishment would only apply to those with kids in special education.

Charged with welcoming world leaders and handling the official guest book, the newly-appointed White House receptionist just happens to be deaf.

Gastrointestinal issues common among many on the spectrum are often apparent in infancy -- well before individuals are diagnosed with the developmental disorder, researchers say.

A teachers group is fighting a plan to allow a student with a disability to use a faculty restroom, all because they say the accommodation violates their right to exclusive facilities.

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