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CDC Finds More Preschoolers Have Autism

New federal figures indicate that autism prevalence among young children is on the rise. The number of 4-year-olds with the developmental... Read more »

New Drug Warning: FDA Adds Boxed Warning For Risk Of Serious Injuries Caused By Sleepwalking With Certain Insomnia Medicines

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising that rare but serious injuries have happened with certain common prescription insomnia medicines... Read more »

Feds Clarify What Qualifies As “Community Based”

Federal officials have issued long-awaited guidance to help states determine what living arrangements for people with disabilities are considered community-based rather... Read more »

App Helps Police Interact With People That Have Special Needs

In the past, police might have had little information to help them navigate interactions with people with disabilities, but one app... Read more »

Increased Off-Label Use of Gabapentinoid for Pain Management

Off-label use exposes patients to adverse effects and generally is not supported by evidence. The only conditions for which gabapentinoid drugs... Read more »

Do Not Forget About Drug-Food Interactions

When we think of interactions between medications, it is mostly drug-drug interactions that we take into consideration. Food interactions with medication... Read more »

Drugs Aimed at Autism’s Core Features Show Promise

New research suggests that medications targeting a hormone may lead to improved socialization and behavior in those with autism. Results from... Read more »

New Drug: Perseristm (Risperidone) For Extended-Release Injectable Suspension

The FDA has approved PERSERISTM (risperidone) for Extended-Release Injectable Suspension for the Treatment of Schizophrenia in Adults PERSERIS is the first... Read more »

Inclusion Increasingly The Norm For Students With Disabilities

More students with disabilities are being educated alongside their typically-developing peers, according to new federal data.  Nearly 95 percent of kids... Read more »

Sensors for Healthy Food Choices

David Klonoff, MD, medical director of the Diabetes Research Institute, Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in San Mateo, California, forecasted that within the... Read more »