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  • FDA Misses Deadline To Ban Devices Used To Shock Those With Special Needs...

    Disability Scoop

    The Food and Drug Administration missed its own deadline to finalize a ban on devices used to administer electric shocks on people with developmental disabilities.

  • When should I tell my child they’re autistic, and how do I tell them?...

    Autistic Not Weird

    The two questions above are among the most commonly asked by parents of newly-diagnosed autistic children. And wouldn’t it be great if there were a one-sentence answer to it? Sadly, it doesn’t work…

  • Ed Department Urged To Ban Seclusion In Schools...

    Disability Scoop

    U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos should ban seclusion and prohibit certain restraint techniques in the nation's schools, a dozen lawmakers say.

  • Woman With Cerebral Palsy Pens Script For Disney...

    Disability Scoop

    She has cerebral palsy and talks via a communication board on her wheelchair, but that's not stopping Erin Feeney who just saw her first script for Disney's "Doc McStuffins" come

  • Focus on Five: Tips for Teaching Writing...

    The Autism Helper

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

  • Proposed Social Security Changes Could Cut Off Beneficiaries With Disabilities...

    Disability Scoop

    A proposed change to federal disability assistance would result in millions more case reviews, likely cutting off many recipients with disabilities if the changes are enacted.

  • Identifying my WHY...

    The Autism Helper

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

  • Feds Incentivize Disability Hiring...

    Disability Scoop

    A federal office dedicated to promoting community living is putting up big money to help businesses find and implement innovative ways to increase employment for people with disabilities.

  • All Behavior is Communicating Something...

    The Autism Helper

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

  • Parents Seek Housing For Adult Children With Disabilities...

    Disability Scoop

    With an imperfect patchwork of existing options — ranging from institutions to group homes to independent living — many parents are wondering the same thing: what happens when we die?