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In First, State To Ban Subminimum Wage

New Hampshire is set to become the first state in the nation to make it illegal for people with disabilities to be paid less than minimum wage.

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New Disability Liaison On Board At White House

There is a new staffer at the White House tasked with addressing the needs of the disability community and she has personal experience to bring to the role.

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IDEA Applies To 'Twice Exceptional' Students Too

Students with disabilities are entitled to special education services, even if they are cognitively gifted, federal officials say.

Feds Probe Disenfranchisement Of People With Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating allegations that people with developmental disabilities have been illegally denied the right to vote when placed under conservatorships.

Doctors Largely Unprepared To Treat Adults On The Spectrum

A new survey finds many health care providers admittedly know little about how to care for adults with autism.

Guidance Sought On Rights Of Flyers With Autism

Weeks after a teen with autism and her family were booted from a United Airlines flight, advocates are calling on federal authorities to remind air carriers of their responsibilities.

School Backtracks After Students Left Out Of Yearbook

After an outraged mother complained that her daughter with Down syndrome and others with special needs were left out of the yearbook, school officials are changing course.

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