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.
Advocates are suing claiming that people with disabilities seeking driver’s licenses are being subjected to unfair scrutiny because of stereotypes about their abilities.
The number of violent crimes committed against people with disabilities is on the rise, new government data indicates.
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.
When a Michigan boy with special needs said he didn’t want a birthday party because he had no friends, his mom turned to Facebook and found him more than a million supporters.
A new program under the Affordable Care Act is offering states extra money in exchange for taking steps to keep people — including those with disabilities — out of institutions.
In a long-awaited move, federal officials are clarifying what counts as home and community-based services for people with disabilities.
J.J. Hart has autism and used to say little, stare into space and throw tantrums. That all changed when his family took in three hens, but they may soon be forced to give the animals up.
Starting with a simple Facebook exchange, a new group is now pairing thousands of runners looking for inspiration with children and adults who have special needs.
Families are nervous as Kansas prepares to become the first state to put for-profit insurance companies in charge of in-home care services for residents with developmental disabilities.
A visit to meet Santa Claus can be overwhelming, but this weekend St. Nick will make some special adjustments to accommodate kids with disabilities at many malls across the country.
A new calendar featuring scantily-clad models with disabilities is designed to squash preconceived notions about sexuality among those with special needs.
When a customer berated a supermarket employee with Asperger’s syndrome for working too slowly, the story quickly went viral with tens-of-thousands coming to the worker’s defense.
A recent court ruling that New York City’s emergency plans violate the Americans with Disabilities Act could have widespread implications for cities across the country.