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Using YouTube videos, researchers say they've identified a new approach to autism screening that could significantly speed up the path to diagnosis.
In a case centering on the rights of people with intellectual disabilities, a court has ruled that an Iowa mother overstepped when she arranged a vasectomy for her son with special needs.
An annual ranking of states offering the best services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities reveals a familiar but evolving landscape.
For the first time in more than a decade, the fines that the federal government can impose for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act are set to rise.
The mother of a man with Down syndrome whose death at the hands of law enforcement last year made national news will testify before a U.S. Senate panel.
The number of children with autism who are being hospitalized -- often due to mental health concerns -- is on the rise, particularly among teens with the developmental disorder.
An Ohio man accused of harassing his neighbor and her children with developmental disabilities stood at a busy street corner this weekend with a sign proclaiming "I am a bully."
The only fully-accessible home ever designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright is set to open to the public as a museum.