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Scientists say they've identified scores of genes linked to autism, offering a greater understanding of the roots of the developmental disorder that could lead to better treatments.
Far too often, students with disabilities end up on a path to prison when their behavioral and emotional issues are not well addressed at school, experts say.
Two adults were arrested after a 19-year-old man with a disability was found trapped in a cage that was chained shut.
While the vast majority of kids with developmental disabilities are cared for at home, pediatricians are being reminded that out-of-home placements remain an important option.
An interior design course at one college is teaching students to make homes functional, practical, safe and aesthetically pleasing for people with autism and their families.
With group training sessions, researchers say parents can learn to successfully incorporate autism therapy techniques into their everyday interactions with their children.
People with disabilities are falling far short when it comes to consuming recommended levels of vitamins and other nutrients, researchers say.
A new study has found links between autism and exposure to higher levels of certain air toxics during pregnancy and the first two years of life.