A year after graduating from a high school that grew to love him, a young man with autism is struggling to adjust to a reality of adulthood that is not as kind.
In the second such case to hit a school for children with disabilities, the mother of a boy with cerebral palsy is suing alleging that his feeding tube was cleaned with bleach.
Texas lawmakers have sent the governor a bill formally rejecting the state’s decade-old practice of limiting how many students with disabilities could receive special education services.
Federal education officials are investigating after a school district denied a mother’s request to observe her son’s self-contained classroom.
Congress’ investigative arm is calling on federal officials to consider earlier transition planning and to take other steps to meet the needs of youth with autism entering adulthood.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve a health care overhaul bill that advocates say would have devastating consequences for people with disabilities.
Graduation rates for students with disabilities remain far behind, with a new report finding that in some states fewer than half of those in special education earn a diploma.
Special education is set to see a rise in federal funding under a bipartisan agreement to avert a government shutdown.
An elementary school teacher has been arrested after police say she bit a 4-year-old boy with autism because he wasn’t following instructions.
A 10-year-old boy with autism was arrested, spent the night in jail and faces a third-degree felony charge, all for allegedly kicking a teacher at school last fall.