After a boy with special needs said he didn’t want a birthday party because he had no friends, his mom turned to Facebook and he got the surprise of his life live on national television.
An updated version of the familiar blue and white icon that’s long symbolized accessibility in parking lots and restrooms alike is now taking its place in the art world.
Fresh off a stint with the Philadelphia 76ers, a teen with Down syndrome is being tapped to play with the famed Harlem Globetrotters.
With the help of some experienced comedians, parents are finding the humor in raising their kids with autism and hoping to entertain others along the way.
After video of a teen with Down syndrome scoring big points for his high school basketball team went viral, he signed what’s believed to be a first-of-its-kind NBA contract.
Skier Alex Bilodeau says it’s his brother with cerebral palsy who inspired him in his quest for Olympic glory.
Beau Wright, 9, is fresh off the red carpet at the Sundance Film Festival and his family hopes that the boy’s big screen debut will show others what kids with Down syndrome can do.
Esteban Barriga thought he had no friends, but that all changed when he decided to ask talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres to the prom.
Inspired by two college basketball coaches whose kids have autism, more than 80 NCAA coaches will join for a first-ever awareness day Saturday for the developmental disorder.
Some of Broadway’s most iconic theaters are agreeing to make sweeping changes to improve accessibility for people with disabilities under a settlement with federal prosecutors.
Alongside the famed Caldecott and Newbery awards for children’s literature, three books are being honored for focusing on the disability experience.
Once “picked on and picked last” as a result of his hearing impairment, Derrick Coleman of the Seattle Seahawks is now playing for a chance to compete in the Super Bowl.
Disability advocates are slamming the new film “The Wolf of Wall Street” for using language and references that they say mock those with special needs.
Jenny McCarthy is blasting a “blatantly inaccurate and completely ridiculous” report suggesting that her son never really had autism.
A 10-year-old girl with a disability is petitioning American Girl to make a doll that reflects her experience and thousands are lining up in support of the request.