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Schools Must Offer Communication Supports, Feds Say

The Obama administration is reminding schools of their wide-ranging responsibilities to students who struggle with speech and other communication difficulties.

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States Cracking Down On Accessible Parking Abuse

Stiffer penalties and stepped up enforcement are among the measures states are taking to help ensure that accessible parking spaces are available.

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For Many With Disabilities, Special Education Leads To Jail

Far too often, kids with disabilities end up on a path to prison when their behavioral and emotional issues are not well addressed at school, experts say.

Senate Unlikely To Reconsider UN Disability Treaty

There is not enough support in the U.S. Senate to warrant another vote on ratification of an international disability rights treaty, according to one of the measure's chief backers.

States Ranked On Court Accessibility

A new ranking finds that access to the courts for people with disabilities varies significantly from one state to the next.

Teens Get Community Service In Ice Bucket Case

Three teens who dumped urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old with autism who thought he was participating in the "ice bucket challenge" have been ordered to do community service.

Disney Facing More ADA Suits

A battle over disability access at Disney theme parks has been renewed, with more than two dozen separate claims filed against the entertainment company.

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