Researchers from the University of California have discovered that autistic children carrying a common autism risk gene show greater brain connections in the frontal lobe when compared with non-autistic children who do not carry the risk gene.
Almost 24 million Americans have diabetes and nearly 300,000 people diagnosed with endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases as their primary diagnoses receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits¹, according to Allsup, the nation’s leading Social Security disability
This past Thursday, The Invisible Disability Discussion panel, consisting of four students, related the problems and virtues coming with disabilities that cannot be observed by others. “Hopefully people will learn how to think about disabilities differently after
In reading the New York Times obituary of disability rights attorney Paul S. Miller, I came across this bit of his wisdom. “Good health is not the absence of a disability,” he wrote in a paper called
The most important thing to remember about assessments is that they not only determine eligibility — they also drive placement and services.
Huron Valley Schools has approximately 500 students — and there’s about 82,000 students in Michigan — with learning disabilities. This does not include students diagnosed with speech and language disorders, cognitive disorders, or ADHD disorders who get
An Aboriginal mother has stunned a rally at Sydney’s Opera House by interrupting radio host Alan Jones to vent her anger at the state’s indifference to disabled children. Shirley Lomas, 54, of Redfern, was among about 2000