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The EEOC is alleging that the nation's largest private employer violated the ADA by firing a longtime employee with Down syndrome.
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Under sharp questioning from senators, the nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Education suggested that it should be up to states to decide whether schools must follow the IDEA.
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Inspired by their son, a Texas couple is planning a 29-acre development for those with autism designed so that residents can feel safe without being isolated from the surrounding community.
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A small change to Google Maps could make a big difference for people with disabilities.
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Children's entertainment center Chuck E. Cheese's is looking to make its offering more accessible to kids with autism and other special needs.
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Though many pediatricians specialize in autism, few physicians are equipped to care for adults with the developmental disorder. A new clinic is designed to address this growing need.
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The mother of a 10-year-old with special needs is suing for negligence and "intentional infliction of emotional distress" after her daughter was tube-fed bleach at school.
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Federal officials are highlighting the responsibilities of everyone from police to courts and attorneys in ensuring that people with developmental disabilities are treated fairly.
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A unique coffee shop is aiming to teach valuable lessons to the students in special education that work there — and the customers they serve.
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With a new hiring goal, the federal government plans to use affirmative action to grow the number of people with disabilities on its payroll.
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During arguments this week, the Supreme Court appeared to favor setting a higher standard for the requirement that kids with disabilities be provided a free appropriate public education.
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Founded in 2008, Disability Scoop is the nation’s premier source for developmental disability news. With daily coverage of autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more, no other news source offers a more timely and comprehensive take on the issues that matter to the developmental disability community.

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