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Walmart Altering Disability Employment Policy

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Under a settlement with the EEOC, the country's largest private employer will change a policy affecting workers with disabilities nationwide....

“I Found the Solution for Morning Lateness, and It Sounds Amazing”

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Authors: ADDitude.com

Do you have a child in your family for whom time is an irrelevant construct? One who, after being told to “hurry,” is found eating a cookie on the backyard swing admiring a butterfly? One who exits the house every morning without socks, brushed teeth, completed schoolwork, and/or his backpack? One whose hair is...

Service Animal Websites Face Scrutiny

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The nation's top housing official is pushing the Federal Trade Commission to look into websites that sell assistance animal documentation saying that...

18 Assistive Technology Apps and Extensions for Struggling Students

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Authors: ADDitude.com

What Is Assistive Technology in the Classroom?

Assistive Technology (AT) helps students with ADHD or learning disabilities compensate for their academic challenges while building on their strengths. The right technology can offer to struggling students the confidence and independence they need to thrive and feel good about...

Trump Signs Autism Act

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With little time to spare, President Donald Trump approved an extension of the nation's primary autism law, authorizing $1.8 billion in spending on...