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While working for a member of the New York City Council, a man with Asperger's says he was locked in a basement, humiliated and that decapitated Teddy bears were left on his desk.
Legislation that would provide tracking devices and resources to help kids with autism and other developmental disabilities at risk of wandering is one step closer to becoming federal law.
In a year when the U.S. Department of Education fielded a record number of civil rights complaints, new data indicates that allegations of disability discrimination are up dramatically.
Dental problems commonly associated with cleft lip and palate may be caused by abnormalities in salivary glands and an imbalance of immune compounds in the mouth, report investigators.
Bisphenol-A (BPA), parabens and antimicrobials are widely used in personal care products and plastics. The US and other governments have banned or restricted some of these compounds' use in certain products for babies and kids. But the compounds' presence…
New moms are increasingly using expressed breast milk (either pumped or expressed by hand) instead of directly breastfeeding their babies, according to a Canadian study.
VATER Syndrome (or VATERL Association) is a set of birth defects which often occur together. Learn more about how this condition affects children.
Learn more about Functional Behavioral Assessments and how they can help improve your child's behavior in the classroom.
Those inspirational videos of kids with special needs tug our hearts, we can't help it. But do they really send the kind of message we want to share?
Sleep Turbo-Charges the Brain As the mother of four children I have lived through sleepless nights, toddlers who no longer nap – those precious moments when I could use the bathroom and open the mail without a “helper”, and now – teenagers whose circadian…
What do you want to be when you grow up? Miserable? Bored? Frustrated? Tired? These likely aren’t the answers we expect to hear from our kids when people ask them the ever present question about their looming futures. People expect firefighter, teacher, a…
As a professional photographer in Bend Oregon I’m constantly asked for advice on how to take photos of kiddos. The category “kiddos” is distinct from newborn and older children and ranges from the age of 1 to about 5 years of age. This article is aimed…
The 2015 Institute of Medicine and National Research Council’s (IOM & NRC) Transforming the Workforce report highlights the state’s role in creating a pathway for early care and education (ECE) teachers to acquire education and professional developmen…
The economist John Maynard Keynes famously wrote: “The long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.” Typically, this phrase is cited to support government intervention over waiting for the eventually self-correcting …
US News wrote here about their 5 biggest stories in early education, including the expansion of NYC UPK (we addressed that early, here); the release of Vanderbilt’s study of TN pre-K (which we also mentioned and discussed); an overhaul of Head Start perfo…