With thousands of votes in his favor, a 24-year-old who is nonverbal and has autism could land on the cover of a national magazine.
A revamped version of the blue and white icon that’s long symbolized accessibility everywhere from parking lots to restrooms will soon be commonplace in more communities.
The Obama administration wants movie theaters nationwide to do more to accommodate people with disabilities.
A federal effort to provide free tracking devices to children with autism and other disabilities who are at risk of wandering is getting a boost.
Just six treatment sessions designed to help moms of kids with developmental disabilities manage their stress can go a long way toward reducing depression and anxiety, researchers say.
Plans are in the works at the U.S. Department of Justice to roll out law enforcement training focused on people with disabilities.
To hype its trendiest looks for fall, Nordstrom is turning to models with various disabilities clad in everything from designer boots to kids’ fashions.
As states increasingly close down institutions, one resident who’s being forced to move says people like her are often left with few choices.
Beyond training police officers, there is a new effort underway to prepare people with developmental disabilities for potential encounters with law enforcement.
Disney is fighting allegations that changes to its policy for accommodating people with disabilities at its theme parks are in violation of the ADA.
In a case that could have broad implications, the U.S. Supreme Court says home care workers — including those caring for their own kids with special needs — can’t be forced to pay union dues.
Parents of children with autism are more likely to exhibit traits of the developmental disorder themselves, new research suggests.