Recently a thread started on Support for Special Needs about what we wish people didn’t say to us. Given that we’re all different I’m sure not everyone will agree with each mention on this list but many
Have you ever noticed how many children with autism absolutely love watching videos? Video modeling is a teaching method used to develop and strengthen a variety of skills from communication to self-help.
People with disabilities may have more difficulty than others walking, moving, talking, learning, breathing, seeing, hearing, etc. We are remarkably like everyone else. We pass, we fail, we succeed, we take trips, we stay at home, we
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