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October 28, 2015

At a congressional briefing hosted by the Congressional Coalition for Autism Research and Education, experts discussed the importance of early intervention for children with autism and Sesame Street’s new character with autism, Julia.

September 28, 2015

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Education issued joint federal guidance on inclusion of children with disabilities in early childhood programs.

August 31, 2015

The U.S. Department of education recently announced rule changes aimed at monitoring and prioritizing the progress of students with disabilities, including those with autism.

August 17, 2015

In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) into law. The intention of ESEA was to achieve “full educational opportunity” for all students. Today, as Congress considers reauthorizing the ESEA, the disability community has the opportunity to build on the progress made for students with disabilities.

April 21, 2015

Intensive training program teaches parents techniques that improve communication and cooperative behavior in children with autism

October 23, 2013

Dr. Steven Falcone submitted his resignation after it was found that his school district violated federal law.