This year alone, researchers estimate that the cost of caring for Americans with autism is $268 billion and the price tag is only going up.
The nation’s governors are being asked to establish policies within their states that promote integrated employment at or above minimum wage for people with significant disabilities.
For the first time ever, Medicaid is spending more on community-based services than on institutional care.
With millions in funding, a public-private partnership is launching a national study aiming to better classify children with autism in order to improve treatment options.
Thanks to a plea from a teen with cerebral palsy seeking shoes he could put on his feet independently, Nike is introducing sneakers designed specifically for people with disabilities.
The number of Americans with disabilities who are employed is on the rise, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Labor.
In what’s believed to be a first, a new law in Texas will require schools to install cameras upon request in classrooms serving students with disabilities.
First lady Michelle Obama is headed to Los Angeles next month to cheer on athletes with disabilities at the Special Olympics World Games, organizers say.
People with disabilities faced an unemployment rate more than twice as high as that of the general population last year, according to new federal statistics.
With an eye on improving services for students with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Education is funneling millions into programs to train new special educators.
Full guardianship is most frequently recommended for people with disabilities as they enter adulthood over other less-restrictive options, a new survey suggests.
Housing is too costly for people with disabilities living on SSI in nearly every place across the country, with apartment rents often exceeding an individual’s entire monthly income.
The odds of having a child with autism appear to go up and down as moms and dads move through life, according to the largest study of its kind.
The number of people with disabilities in the workforce is ticking up, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
The severity of a child’s autism may be directly linked with the level of stress or anxiety they experience on a day-to-day basis, a new study suggests.