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New diabetes statistics show rising tide of disease Image

New diabetes statistics show rising tide of disease

June 19, 2014

Driven by surging obesity, an aging population and doubly high risks among blacks and Latinos, the American epidemic of diabetes has leaped to historic heights in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Diabetes mellitus now afflicts 29 million Americans -- 9.3% of the nation's population. Read More »


Caring for those with autism runs $2M-plus for life Image

Caring for those with autism runs $2M-plus for life

June 18, 2014

The parents of children with autism often have to cut back on or quit work, and once they reach adulthood, people on the autism spectrum have limited earning potential. Those income losses, plus the price of services make autism one of the costliest disabilities – adding $2.4 million across the lifespan if the person has intellectual disabilities and $1.4 million if they don't, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Read More »


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Why tablets are a key learning tool in special education

June 17, 2014

Educators dealing with children with disabilities like autism rely more and more on tablets as part of assistive technologies. Read More »


New Speech-Therapy Tools Make Practicing at Home Easier Image

New Speech-Therapy Tools Make Practicing at Home Easier

June 16, 2014

Companies Aim to Accelerate Success for Children and Ease Schools' Burden Read More »


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