As the Paralympic Games kick off this week in London, it marks the first time in 12 years that individuals with intellectual disabilities will be allowed to compete.
Starting Tuesday, new rules go into effect covering everything from building design to what qualifies as a service animal.
Higher expectations are key to increasing employment among people with intellectual disabilities, members of the U.S. Senate heard Wednesday.
Under a federal grant program, public transit services are deploying trainers to teach those with disabilities how to use fixed route buses rather than rely on door-to-door service.
In three separate actions Tuesday, the Justice Department called out a handful of states for allegedly failing to provide community living options for residents with disabilities.
Students in an innovative high school physics class are using their knowledge to offer individuals with disabilities access to everything from gardening tools to video games.
Maryland schools are giving students with disabilities unique new access to the world of school sports, thanks to a first-of-its-kind law.
A poll released Wednesday indicates that a majority of Americans support legislation that would allow people with disabilities to choose community-based care over nursing homes.
Members of Congress are teaming up with a Washington, DC-area postsecondary program to offer young adults with intellectual disabilities internships on Capitol Hill.
Conflict is brewing in Florida between families who want to establish retirement-style communities for adults with developmental disabilities and those who favor community living.
Nearly 40 percent of Americans without high-speed internet have disabilities, according to the first-ever federal working paper on internet accessibility.
Planners for the new stadium say they intentionally went above and beyond the accessibility requirements mandated by law to make it the most accessible in the country.
With his signature Tuesday morning, President Barack Obama put in motion a complete overhaul of the American health insurance system.
After wheelchair users were snubbed by taxi drivers, Boston police decided to go undercover to put the cabbies to the test. So far, they’re passing with flying colors.
A first of its kind park offering rides, playgrounds and other amusement activities designed specifically for those with special needs is set to open this week.