developmental disabilities

Backstreet Boys surprise Down syndrome group before concert

When a group of special-needs adults in Louisville, Kentucky, made a video of themselves lip-syncing to a Backstreet Boys song, they expected friends and family would love it. But the response they got was larger than life.

FDA: Stop taking 'Miracle' solution

People should stop using the "Miracle" or "Master" mineral solution products sold online as cures for autism, cancer, HIV, hepatitis, flu, acne and a host of other illnesses and diseases, the US Food and Drug Administration warned Monday.

London teen missing from Malaysia resort

A 15-year-old girl with a learning disability has gone missing while on holiday in Malaysia, in what police are treating as a possible abduction.

Boy Scout with nonverbal autism earns highest rank

Achieving the highest honor of Boy Scouting is no easy feat: One must spend years earning 21 merit badges involving topics such as first aid, communication and environmental science.

What is epilepsy? Here are some key facts

More than 3.4 million people in the United States are diagnosed with epilepsy, but researchers struggle to fully understand the spectrum of neurological disorders and its causes.

How to make Pride truly accessible

Held every June to honor the legacy of the LGBTQ movement and the event that started it all, the 1969 Stonewall riots, Pride is a season to celebrate resilience, resistance and the vast spectrum of sexual and gender diversity.