Money

Employers Learn To Embrace Disability Hiring

Efforts to increase work opportunities for people with developmental disabilities are largely centering on changing attitudes among employers.

ABLE Accounts Get Green Light In First State

Three months after federal law established a new way for people with disabilities to save without jeopardizing their government benefits, the legislative hurdles are over in one state.

SSI Flagged For Billions In Improper Spending

A federal program designed to aid people with disabilities doled out billions of dollars in improper payments last year alone, government investigators say.

States Moving Forward On ABLE Accounts

Just months after federal lawmakers created a way for people with disabilities to save without risking their government benefits, most states are working to make the new accounts available.

Entrepreneur With Asperger’s Raises $3.8 Million

Amid one of the most successful crowd-funding campaigns ever, an entrepreneur with Asperger’s is using his place in the public eye to shine a light on life with the developmental disorder.

More With Disabilities On The Job

As the job market continues to improve, the number of people with disabilities who are employed is also edging up.

EEOC Reports Fewer Disability Discrimination Claims

Workplace discrimination complaints based on disability are on the decline, federal officials say.

White House Marks Passage Of ABLE Act

More than a month after enacting a law allowing people with disabilities a new way to save money, the White House is celebrating what’s being hailed as landmark legislation.

As More Search For Work, Unemployment Up

Unemployment among Americans with disabilities inched up with the start of the new year, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.

Efforts Underway To Fully Fund IDEA

Lawmakers in Congress are renewing efforts to ensure that the federal government lives up to its promise to fully fund special education.

After Years Of Cuts, Social Security To Extend Office Hours

The Social Security Administration says it will expand hours at offices across the country, a move that could be a big help for those with developmental disabilities.

High Court Considers If Medicaid Providers Can Sue Over Pay

In a case brought by developmental disability service providers, the U.S. Supreme Court is weighing what recourse such agencies have if they believe Medicaid is paying them too little.

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