As states increasingly close down institutions, one resident who’s being forced to move says people like her are often left with few choices.
A new proposal in the U.S. Senate would eliminate a government bias toward placing people with disabilities in institutional rather than community-based settings.
A New York woman who says her brother with intellectual disability was killed two years ago at a state institution where he lived is now being billed $11.67 million for the man’s care.
Spending on home and community-based services is on the rise as fewer dollars go to institutions, a new federal government report finds.
Lawmakers have slated $11 million to keep open an institution that houses just six people with disabilities — and could soon have as few as four — thanks to a protracted legal battle.
A key U.S. senator is looking to introduce legislation to dramatically expand access to community-based services for people with disabilities nationwide.
As people with developmental disabilities age and face changing needs, they often find housing options can be limited.
A federal judge has thrown out a discrimination claim from a married couple with intellectual disabilities who were denied the opportunity to live together in the same group home.
An annual ranking of states offering the best services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities reveals a familiar but evolving landscape.
The only fully-accessible home ever designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright is set to open to the public as a museum.
Federal housing officials are putting $120 million on the table to help thousands of people with disabilities access rental assistance.
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.
A growing number of cities are mandating that new homes include accessibility features like levered door handles and wide doorways, but not everyone sees merit in the requirements.
In a long-awaited move, federal officials are clarifying what counts as home and community-based services for people with disabilities.
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.