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Despite High Need, Dental Care Elusive For Those With Special Needs

Thursday, May 16, 2019

From Disability Scoop: “People with autism, cerebral palsy and other developmental disorders face enormous barriers to adequate and timely dental care — on top of their other challenges.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Why The New ‘Peppa Pig’ Character Gives Me Hope

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

From The Washington Post: “It’s essential that children with disabilities see themselves represented on their favorite TV shows, and it’s just as important that able-bodied children see these disabilities as well.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Study Suggests Kids Should Be Screened Earlier For Autism

Monday, May 6, 2019

From Disability Scoop: “New research indicates that autism can be reliably diagnosed in children months before pediatricians conduct routine screening for the developmental disorder.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

The Search for a Biomarker for Early Autism Diagnosis

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

From The New York Times: “Children with autism spectrum disorder took significantly longer to look away from a video when their names were called, a new study found.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.