Lawmakers in Congress are renewing efforts to ensure that the federal government lives up to its promise to fully fund special education.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is organizing 45 proms around the world on one night just for people with special needs.
The Obama administration will appeal a court ruling blocking regulations aimed at providing minimum wage and overtime protections for in-home care workers assisting people with disabilities.
As people with Down syndrome live longer than ever before, the National Institutes of Health is looking to reshape its efforts related to the chromosomal disorder.
Individuals with intellectual disabilities who attend postsecondary programs are finding greater success in the job market than those who do not pursue further education, a new study suggests.
Family income appears to be a major factor influencing whether parents will seek mediation or due process in special education disputes with their child’s school district, a new study finds.
Routine visits to the pediatrician are often far too short to accurately identify children at risk for autism, a new study suggests.
An increasing number of people with disabilities joined the workforce as 2014 came to a close, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Living with dogs, cats or other pets may help children with autism acquire social skills, researchers say in a new study that finds greater engagement among those with animals in the home.
As new rules roll out mandating better pay for in-home care workers, federal officials say states must not compromise the rights of people with disabilities in the process.
Exposure to high levels of air pollution during pregnancy — particularly during later stages — may double a woman’s risk of having a child with autism, a new Harvard study suggests.
The federal government added people with disabilities to its payroll at a higher rate last year than at any other time in the last three decades.
The number of reported hate crimes targeting people with disabilities fell last year, the FBI says.
A significant number of doctors purportedly accepting Medicaid are not actually offering treatment to the program’s beneficiaries, a new investigation finds.
Despite overall job market gains, people with disabilities are struggling to keep up, new figures from the U.S. Department of Labor suggest.