Advocates are accusing schools across one of the nation’s largest states of using truancy laws to funnel kids with disabilities off their rolls.
Weeks after a teen with autism and her family were booted from a United Airlines flight, advocates are calling on federal authorities to remind air carriers of their responsibilities.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating allegations that people with developmental disabilities have been illegally denied the right to vote when placed under conservatorships.
The U.S. Supreme Court chose not to rule on whether the ADA applies during police encounters the same day the court said it would not consider a closely-watched special education case.
A nonprofit that’s filed dozens of disability access lawsuits is looking to bring criminal charges against those who violate the ADA, but now business owners are vowing to fight.
Self-advocates will take a role in training police on interacting with people who have developmental disabilities under a first-of-its-kind law.
With legislation signed this week, New Hampshire is set to become the first state in the nation to make it illegal for people with disabilities to be paid less than minimum wage.
There is a new staffer at the White House tasked with addressing the needs of the disability community.
As a growing number of states rely on private insurers to cover those with developmental disabilities, regulators are set to initiate the biggest overhaul of Medicaid managed-care in a decade.
With a new rule, federal education officials are telling schools not to skimp on funding for special education.
More than 50 disability rights activists were arrested Monday while protesting outside the White House.
A plan to rewrite the nation’s primary education law is set to go before the U.S. Senate and it now includes a provision related to restraint and seclusion in schools.