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.
The online rating service Angie’s List is better known as a place to find plumbers and painters, but reviews are increasingly popping up for providers who assist people with disabilities.
A bipartisan group of senators is looking to provide financial incentives to states for helping people with disabilities live and work in the community.
Everyone from Stevie Wonder to Jimmy Kimmel and Avril Lavigne will be on hand to kick off the Special Olympics World Games next month, organizers say.
A database that allows families to proactively offer information to police about the special needs of those with developmental disabilities is easing interactions with law enforcement.
Full guardianship is most frequently recommended for people with disabilities as they enter adulthood over other less-restrictive options, a new survey suggests.
After carrying his brother with cerebral palsy 57 miles in an effort to promote awareness of the condition, a teenager has landed on the pages of Sports Illustrated.
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.
As demand grows, some states are trying to improve wages and benefits for disability caregivers, aiming to attract and retain more skilled and dedicated workers in a high-turnover industry.
A Broadway play that tells the story of a teenage boy who has a form of autism won big at the Tony Awards.
After seven years participating in the Boy Scouts, the parents of a teenager on the spectrum are suing over the “improper and illegal” revocation of their son’s membership.
One of the most prominent Special Olympics athletes in the world — who won some 250 medals and hobnobbed with everyone from the Clintons to Muhammad Ali — has died.