News on Developmental Disabilities
CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Supports Non-profits Nationwide
The organization gave out $2.6 Million in funding to 66 organizations. Check the press release to find links to all the special-needs charities they've helped, and whether there's one in your area.
Puberty Resources: The Girls' Guide to Growing Up
A review from Thinking Person's Guide to Autism.
Disability Bias Clouding Organ Transplants, Report Finds
Disability Scoop reports on research showing that people with developmental disabilities are discriminated against.
Girl With Special Needs Found Locked In Cage
Disability Scoop reports on a disturbing story about mistreatment of an 8-year-old with developmental disabilities.
Sibling Caregivers Find Responsibilities A Struggle
Disability Scoop looks at a survey of adult siblings of people with developmental disabilities.
In Sandy's Wake, Impact On Those With Disabilities Unclear
National organizations are reaching out to help, according to a post on Disability Scoop.
20 Percent of Kids With Developmental Delays Identified Late
From Education Week: "Easter Seals says that each year there are about 5 million children at risk for developmental delays, but only about 1 million actually get early intervention services." (4/29/12)
Developmental Disability News 2011
Stories on developmental disabilities from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2011.
Developmental Disability News 2010
Stories on developmental disabilities from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2010.