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Percentage Of Children With ADHD Nearly Doubles

Disability Scoop
The number of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has reached more than 10 percent, a significant increase during the...

Inclusion Lacking In Top Hollywood Films

Disability Scoop
People with disabilities remain woefully underrepresented in major Hollywood movies, according to a new analysis....

Federal Disability Policy Office Proposed

Disability Scoop
Federal policy is often implemented with little consideration for how it will impact people with disabilities, but that could change under a new...

Smithsonian Puts Spotlight On Special Olympics

Disability Scoop
With a new exhibit, the Smithsonian Institution is highlighting how athletics have helped to dramatically change the lives of people with...

Special Educators Head to Capitol Hill With 'Sense of Urgency'

Education Week

Authors: Education Week

Members of the Council for Exceptional Children and the Council for Administrators of Special Education want Congress to preserve Medicaid and allocate more money for special education and gifted education....