Even as President Barack Obama called for virtually no change to special education spending in his budget proposal, members of Congress are looking to fully fund the program.
Federal housing officials are putting $120 million on the table to help thousands of people with disabilities access rental assistance.
In oral arguments Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court took up the issue of whether states can establish a hard-and-fast IQ score to determine if a person has intellectual disability.
Advocates are suing claiming that people with disabilities seeking driver’s licenses are being subjected to unfair scrutiny because of stereotypes about their abilities.
For the first time, the Federal Communications Commission is taking steps to ensure that closed captioning actually matches what’s said on television.
With significant public backing and support in Congress, advocates say federal lawmakers are poised to consider a major change to the money-saving abilities of those with disabilities.
In just one weekend, a California man with disabilities dropped in on nearly 80 small businesses he deemed to be inaccessible and sued them all. He’s not alone.
A federal agency and more than 130 members of Congress are calling on President Barack Obama to allocate more funding for special education in his upcoming budget proposal.
Widespread use of restraint and seclusion in the nation’s schools is putting kids with disabilities at risk and current laws offer families little recourse, a U.S. Senate investigation finds.
An executive order requiring federal contractors to be paid at least $10.10 per hour will apply to workers with disabilities too, White House officials say.
For the first time in years, federal officials say that the number of disability-related job discrimination complaints dropped last year.
The Obama administration may be rethinking its decision to exclude many workers with disabilities from a plan requiring federal contractors to be paid at least $10.10 per hour.