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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.
With no commercially-available device allowing young children with physical disabilities to get around, modifications are being made to Power Wheels cars to offer a chance at independence.
Monthly Social Security payments -- including those for Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries -- will go up next year.
A teen with autism who was found duct-taped to a goalpost earlier this month has faced backlash over the incident, but his family says they don't want to see criminal charges in the case.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez is hoping that states will follow the federal government's lead in moving away from paying people with disabilities less than minimum wage.
In response to an increasing number of complaints, federal officials are reminding schools of their responsibilities to ensure that students with disabilities are not subjected to bullying.
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.