The ride-sharing service Uber is facing accusations that its drivers discriminate against people with disabilities, in one case allegedly locking a passenger’s service dog in the trunk.
The nation’s passenger rail system remains plagued by accessibility problems with poor planning hampering efforts to improve accommodations for people with disabilities, an audit finds.
A woman who is profoundly deaf is suing a local hospital to ensure that a sign language interpreter will be available when she gives birth in the coming weeks.
The number of families looking to sue Disney over changes to its theme park access policy for people with disabilities is growing substantially.
Just because she has a disability, Pam Dickens must prove every year that she’s a safe driver in order to keep her license. Now, Dickens and others are suing to get the requirement dropped.
With local governments tight on funds, families are stepping up to ensure that community playgrounds offer a fun space for all children no matter their abilities.
A new federal rule is paving the way for 911 services to become more accessible for people with disabilities.
Airlines are facing the steepest penalties for mistreating passengers with disabilities as the total number of citations imposed on carriers is soaring, a new analysis finds.
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.
Disney is fighting allegations that changes to its policy for accommodating people with disabilities at its theme parks are in violation of the ADA.
It often can be difficult for people with special needs to find churches, synagogues, temples and mosques that are open and accepting, but advocates say that’s starting to change.
Serious barriers continue to jeopardize the well-being of people with disabilities in the wake of disasters and in other emergency situations, a new federal report finds.
For those who are nonverbal, deaf or otherwise have difficulty communicating via traditional telephone calls, a new option to seek emergency help is on the way.
Service dogs, and in some cases miniature horses, may be welcome in national parks, even when other animals are not.
The only fully-accessible home ever designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright is set to open to the public as a museum.