Creating a Home Atmosphere of Solitude to Help Cope with Adult Autism

When you’re on the autism spectrum, the qualities that make up a soothing home atmosphere require a lot more consideration. As those diagnosed in childhood grow into adults, they may discover that the specific daily challenges they run into are changing, but the need to have a tranquil living space remains ever-important. In this guide, we will discuss the modifications …

Guide to Student Disability Protections and Plans

Parents of students with disabilities may have a lot of questions when sending their children to school. Will the school adequately support their child? What laws are put in place to ensure their safety and success? To help answer some of these questions and more, our team created a guide that is directed primarily toward parents of students with disabilities, …

How to Cope with sudden illness or disability

Illness and disability might come in many forms. Some illnesses and disabilities have to be faced from birth; others are developed during people’s lifetime. They can come on suddenly or gradually develop over many years without the person knowing about it. People are usually genetically predisposed but illnesses can also be the result of the polluted environment or the lifestyle …

Bullying and Disability Harassment in the Workplace: What Youth Should Know

This InfoBrief is designed to help youth, including youth with disabilities, recognize signs of bullying in the workplace, and to recognize how bullying differs from disability harassment. The brief offers examples of bullying situations at work and offers strategies to help address the issue. Much is understood about the negative consequences of bullying at school, but youth should also be …

The Separate, Unequal Education of Students with Special Needs

Despite the right to an equal education bestowed by the Americans with Disabilities Act, challenges and inequities in educational settings are widespread among children with special needs.  See how an important case in Georgia is bringing many of these issues to light and resulting in renewed advocacy on the federal level. Read the Article Here