Every Sunday, we select the week’s big special needs news stories and blog posts. This week, we feature 10 news stories, five blog posts, and this week’s posts from the Friendship Circle blog. NJ Today: NJ Congressman Introduces Legislation For Tourette Syndrome Before Congress’ holiday recess, U.S. Representative Albio Sires introduced the Collaborative Academic Research [...]
Hollywood has produced some great movies over the years. When it comes to individuals with special needs sometimes they get it right and sometimes they are way off the mark.
Below are 11 movies about or involving individuals with special needs. Tell us what you think: Does Hollywood do a good job of portraying individuals with special needs?
Autism Insurance Reform Battles Nationwide, few private insurance companies or other employee benefit plans cover autism therapies. In fact, most insurance companies designate autism as a diagnostic exclusion, meaning that no autism-specific services are covered. State Legislatures all over the country have been pushing to pass Autism Insurance Reform that would create laws forcing insurance companies to [...]