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Gastrointestinal issues common among many on the spectrum are often apparent in infancy -- well before individuals are diagnosed with the developmental disorder, researchers say.
Charged with welcoming world leaders and handling the official guest book, the newly-appointed White House receptionist just happens to be deaf.
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.
Federal education officials are fielding an increasing number of complaints related to disability discrimination in the nation's schools.
The Obama administration is pressing states to be ready to provide minimum wage and overtime pay to in-home care workers assisting people with disabilities.
A film starring a man with Down syndrome is set for a nationwide release this spring.
In a case before the nation's high court, justices are weighing the role of the Americans with Disabilities Act during encounters with law enforcement.
Efforts to increase work opportunities for people with developmental disabilities are largely centering on changing attitudes among employers.