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.
Families are facing limited housing options as an increasing number of individuals with autism enter adulthood, a new survey suggests.
Federal officials say an HOA is going to pay after refusing to allow a family to park a special vehicle in their driveway that they purchased to accommodate their son’s disability.
For over a century, the graves of people who died at state institutions in Minnesota were marked with nothing more than numbers. Now, an effort is underway to recognize each by name.
An apartment complex designed to accommodate those with disabilities is under fire from federal officials for having too few typically-developing residents.
Their house has no hot water, it’s filled with clutter and is otherwise in disrepair, but for three brothers with developmental disabilities it’s the only place they’ve ever called home.
Young adults with autism are more likely to live with their parents and least likely to live independently after high school as compared to those with other disabilities, researchers say.
In a closely-watched case centering on the rights of adults with disabilities, a Virginia woman has won the right to live with her friends rather than in a group home as her parents preferred.
States are failing to meet their obligations to transition individuals with disabilities out of institutions and into community settings, a year-long investigation finds.
Federal officials are urging housing providers across the country to do more to help people with disabilities find affordable places to live in their communities.
Housing is out of reach for many with disabilities, with a new report finding that rent for a small apartment often exceeds the total government benefits offered to such individuals.
More than a month after marrying, a couple with intellectual disabilities who were forced to remain in separate group homes may soon be able to live together.
Federal officials are putting housing providers on notice that they must accommodate people with disabilities who rely on service animals.
As they prepare for their wedding, a New York couple with special needs is headed to court to fight for the opportunity to live together once they become husband and wife.
A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into abuse and deaths of individuals with developmental disabilities at group homes nationwide.