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The Arc’s Autism Now Center was created to fulfill the need for a one-stop, online resource; containing contemporary and trustworthy information carefully selected by individuals who have a diagnosis on the autism spectrum and others in the field, for individuals with ASD and their allies. The overall goal of The Arc’s Autism Now Center is…
Report: Bureau of Justice Statistics: Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2012 – Statistical Tables
In this report, crimes against people with disabilities are classified according to six limitations: hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, and independent living.
Report: University of New Hampshire: Meaning of Homeownership for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: A Qualitative Study
This report includes advice for potential homeowners on issues including handling problems, community relationships, finances, supports, and future plans.
Report: American Academy of Pediatrics: Oral Health Care for Children with Developmental Disabilities
This clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics describes the effect that poor oral health has on children with developmental disabilities.
Report: National Center for Health Statistics: Changes in Prevalence of Parent-reported Autism Spectrum Disorder in School-aged U.S. Children: 2007-2012
This report reveals that the prevalence of parent-reported ASD among children aged 6-17 was 2% in 2011-2012, a significant increase from 2007.
This report discusses the current disability employment situation, addresses some recent developments that create an opportunity to bring more workers with disabilities into the labor force, and calls on government and business leaders and others in the community to elevate this issue to a national priority.
This data brief reveals differences in individuals with and without autism spectrum disorder in regards to demographics, medical/psychological information, services received and supports needed.
Report: Residential Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Status and Trends Through 2010
This report provides statistics on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) receiving residential and Medicaid-funded services in the United States.
This report includes analyses of state bullying legislation, state model bullying policies, and school district bullying polices.