Through improved supports and services, the Obama administration is looking to boost the long-term prospects of kids with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income.
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.
The agency tasked with enforcing the nation’s employment discrimination laws is taking steps to clarify the rights of people with intellectual disabilities in the workplace.
Facing an ADA lawsuit after refusing service to a family because their kids look different, a restaurant has agreed to pay $60,000 as part of a deal with the Justice Department.
Lawmakers are renewing their push to enact first-ever federal legislation regulating the use of restraint and seclusion in the nation’s schools.
Federal officials are weighing whether to approve new rules offering minimum wage and overtime protections for the first time to in-home care workers who assist people with disabilities.
A federal jury has awarded $240 million to 32 men with intellectual disabilities for what government attorneys described as years of abuse and discrimination at the hands of their employer.
Disability advocates are crying foul after some school districts sought flexibility under federal education rules, a move they say could prove harmful to students with disabilities.
Federal officials are putting housing providers on notice that they must accommodate people with disabilities who rely on service animals.
In what’s believed to be a first-of-its-kind case, a family is bringing a federal lawsuit after a photo of their son with Down syndrome was doctored and spread across the Internet.
Disability advocates are calling for the Justice Department to investigate the death of a man with Down syndrome who was restrained after refusing to leave a movie theater.
As a picture emerges of the men suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon last week, so too are connections between the tragedy and the disability community.