The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has developed a new online Community Provider Toolkit to provide support, therapeutic tools and resources for community providers who treat Veterans for mental health issues. – via Disability.gov
Genetic testing for autism is one step closer to reality, researchers say, a development which may open the door for earlier diagnosis. – via Disability Scoop.
With the addition of a new character on Fox’s “Glee” this season, the number of actors on television with Down syndrome is on the rise. – via Disability Scoop
People with autism perceive sight, sound and touch in extremely unpredictable ways, new research suggests, a finding that may help explain behaviors associated with the developmental disorder. – via Disability Scoop
In July, The Arc joins with advocates across the country to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). – via The Arc Blog