News and Conversations features the very latest articles, stories and research regarding intellectual and developmental disabilities, such as Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder and cerebral palsy. Daily updates will focus on employment, education, independence, healthcare, public policy, accessibility, technology, discrimination, advocacy, inclusion and much more.
The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit were created specifically for newly diagnosed families to make the best possible use of the 100 days following their child's diagnosis of autism or AS/HFA.
They spend their days together in the performing arts education center where they met. But every night, they must part ways. Forziano goes to his group home. His wife goes to hers.
Add autism to the increased risks threatening children born to expectant mothers who took the antiepileptic drug valproate.
Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire release Trends in Disability Employment - National Update May 2013.
Arizona is the place to be when it comes to services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a new national ranking.
Almost three-quarters of children born extremely preterm showed mild or no neurodevelopmental disability at age 2.5 years, according to a population-based study published in the May 1 issue of JAMA.
With less than two months to go, summer vacation will be upon us. Teachers and children are anxiously waiting for school to end, while parents are anxiously scrambling to plan for what to do with their children for two months at home.
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