Three torches will make their way across the country in the coming weeks reaching every state on foot or by bicycle before converging at the Special Olympics World Games this summer.
People with disabilities remain far more likely to be victims of violent crime, new federal statistics indicate.
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.
A new survey finds many health care providers admittedly know little about how to care for adults with autism.
The Obama administration wants to see more kids with disabilities — no matter how significant — participating in classrooms alongside their typically-developing peers.
More families are taking legal action against Disney, alleging that recent changes to theme park access for people with disabilities are discriminatory.
What’s the biggest predictor of success for individuals with autism in adulthood? Researchers say it might not be what you’d expect.
A new report is sounding alarm bells about lagging high school graduation rates among students with disabilities.
With legislation signed this week, 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.
There is a new staffer at the White House tasked with addressing the needs of the disability community.
The longtime chair at the nation’s largest autism advocacy group is stepping aside.
Students with disabilities are entitled to special education services, even if they are cognitively gifted, federal officials say.
With a new rule, federal education officials are telling schools not to skimp on funding for special education.
Disney is again updating its program for accommodating guests with disabilities at its theme parks.
Young adults with autism are facing significant challenges after high school, a new report suggests, with many on the spectrum finding themselves unemployed, isolated and lacking services.