Former students, disability advocates and parents are calling for the closure of a school where a teen with autism stopped breathing and later died after being restrained by staff.
A 13-year-old with autism is dead after reportedly being held face down in a prone restraint for roughly an hour at school.
Kids with special needs are learning everything from life skills to archery as part of a Boy Scouts program that’s helping pave the way for them to take part in a typical pack.
The U.S. Department of Education is reversing course after being sued over changes to its handling of disability discrimination complaints in schools.
As the first student-athlete with autism to sign a national letter of intent to play a team sport at the NCAA Division I level, Kalin Bennett has more than basketball on his mind.
A proposed settlement in a class-action suit spanning over two decades is expected to improve educational support and academic achievement for more than 250,000 students with disabilities.
Legislation establishing first-ever federal oversight of restraint and seclusion in the nation’s schools is back on the table.
A high school cheer squad is offering students with disabilities the chance to be center stage and boosting their self-esteem in the process.
One state will likely have to give up $33.3 million in funds after a U.S. appeals court found that it violated a federal rule requiring a minimum amount of spending on special education.
Vocational rehabilitation agencies say they’re serving more students with disabilities thanks to a new federal mandate, but they’re still falling short of fully meeting their obligations.