Finding Stability After an Autism Diagnosis

Moving Forward After the Diagnosis

Authors: ADDitude.com

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Health Statistics Reports have estimated that a child born today in the U.S. has a one- to two-percent chance of being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Since the rates for boys are four times higher than that for girls, approximately 1 in 30 boys...

‘Born This Way’ Scores Emmy Win

Disability Scoop
A reality show following the lives of seven young adults with developmental disabilities has come out on top, winning an Emmy for outstanding...

Wounds from Childhood Bullying May Persist into College Years


Authors: National Association of Special Education Teachers

Childhood bullying inflicts the same long-term psychological trauma on girls as severe physical or sexual abuse, suggests a new survey of college students. The study, which involved 480 college freshmen through seniors, indicated that the detrimental effects of bullying may linger for...