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  • On ADA Anniversary, Biden Recommits To Disability Rights...

    Disability Scoop

    President Joe Biden used a White House ceremony marking the anniversary of the ADA to push his plans to spend billions on home and community-based services and end subminimum wage.

  • Advocates Reflect On FDA Overturning Ban On Electric Shock Devices...

    Disability Scoop

    Disability advocates have been fighting the use electric shock devices for decades. In 2020, they got a win when the FDA banned the devices, but earlier this month that ban was overturned.

  • Mom Of Child With Autism Started T-Shirt And Vending Business For 1 Reason: Routine...

    Disability Scoop

    In order to give her son with autism structure, one mom created a business that involves her kids and reinforces their routine.

  • Autistic Self Advocacy Network

    The COVID-19 pandemic exposed many of the dangers of institutionalization. Expanding home- and community-based services (HCBS) would ensure that disabled people can live in our communities while also…

  • Ultra-rare variants point to new autism candidate genes | Spectrum | Autism Research News...

    Spectrum | Autism Research News

    A large, whole-genome sequencing study of families yields insights into ultra-rare genetic variants that contribute to autism.

  • My First Pandemic | The Autism Blog...

    The Autism Blog

    First, when the pandemic began I was in a Toastmasters meeting and then I got home and found out that we have a pandemic going on from my Dad. At this point we did not know what that meant and…

  • OT Tips for Choosing and Using a Backpack...

    The Autism Helper

    Resources, tips, and materials to help you, help children with autism

  • Beyond the Bench: A conversation with Ofer Yizhar...

    Spectrum | Autism Research News

    When Yizhar isn’t building new tools to study the neural circuits underlying autism and other complex conditions, you can find him playing the piano, shooting photographs or taking long runs in the…

  • ACT Will Honor IEP, 504 Plan Accommodations...

    Disability Scoop

    A major standardized test maker is taking steps to make it easier for students with disabilities to access accommodations.

  • Meet Adhara Pérez, The 9-Year-Old With A Higher IQ Than Einstein...

    The Autism Site Blog

    She's currently studying for two college degrees and hopes to become an astronaut.