The transition from school to work for students with disabilities will undergo sweeping changes under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Tuesday.
Two years after rejecting an international disability rights treaty, the U.S. Senate is poised to reconsider the matter.
Plans are in the works at the U.S. Department of Justice to roll out law enforcement training focused on people with disabilities.
A fresh face is on board at the White House tasked with focusing on disability issues.
Beyond training police officers, there is a new effort underway to prepare people with developmental disabilities for potential encounters with law enforcement.
Disney is fighting allegations that changes to its policy for accommodating people with disabilities at its theme parks are in violation of the ADA.
Thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are being illegally denied the right to vote, advocates say.
A bill that would significantly limit young people with disabilities from entering sheltered workshop programs is headed to President Barack Obama’s desk.
In a case that could have broad implications, the U.S. Supreme Court says home care workers — including those caring for their own kids with special needs — can’t be forced to pay union dues.
Federal lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to require most students with disabilities to try competitive employment before they could be employed by sheltered workshops.
Congress is one step closer to renewing the nation’s primary autism legislation.
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.