There’s no argument that early intervention is the key to helping children with learning disorders, physical challenges or cognitive impairments. How do parents access the information and the tools they need to help their children grow and thrive? How do communities and schools provide supports that families need? (Photo: The Virginian-Pilot)
Andrew Hida's quietly compelling "Follow My Steps" was recently honored by the National Press Photographers Association.
Children in the child welfare system are given psychotropic medication, drugs prescribed to affect the mind, emotions and behavior, at rates approximately three times higher than children and adolescents in the general population. Rates of psychotropic medication use are also significantly higher in rural than urban areas.
California Watch and the Center for Investigative Reporting tackle abuse and neglect at board-and-care centers for the developmentally disabled.
The nation’s legal system does little to protect the rights of disabled parents, and parents face pervasive prejudices when fighting to begin and maintain families.
The authors of the report studied the variable changes that toddlers to adolescents experience throughout a lifetime of autism.
Nearly 3 million children in the United States have a disability. Some parents have more difficulty getting their children the services and care they need because of which state they live in, the type of disability their child has and their socioeconomic status.
The report incorporates children’s experiences into the debate on ADHD diagnoses and treatment
A review of HBO's "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia"
Substantial evidence shows that students who do not read proficiently by the end of third grade face an uphill struggle for the rest of their education. Should students who do not meet that benchmark be promoted to fourth grade along with their peers, or should they be retained?
The study examines data on Hispanic students’ achievement in the nation’s urban schools.
A comprehensive collection of data and reports that focus on Special Populations, along with an extensive list of experts in the field.
The report explores full-service community schools and how they help improve rural communities in addition to resolving some of the unique issues rural schools face.
According to the study, summer learning loss is a major contributor to the achievement gap between low-income and high-income youth
The report finds that over 80 percent of fourth-graders from low-income families fail to reach proficient reading levels.
A series of studies finds that young Latino children show strong classroom skills, despite many growing up in poverty.
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