A woman who is profoundly deaf is suing a local hospital to ensure that a sign language interpreter will be available when she gives birth in the coming weeks.
A nationwide effort is underway to lodge federal complaints against sheltered workshops that are not fully complying with the law.
The Obama administration wants movie theaters nationwide to do more to accommodate people with disabilities.
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.
Thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are being illegally denied the right to vote, advocates say.
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.
A 24-year-old with Down syndrome is suing in federal court after he was allegedly denied the opportunity to compete in the sport he loves due to his disability.
It’s going to take a lot more to keep a 27-year-old group home resident from marrying the woman he loves than a court ruling and his parents’ objections.
In a deal with the federal government, the maker of a standardized test is agreeing to sweeping changes to ensure those with disabilities receive the accommodations they’re entitled to.
A man unable to marry for more than a year because of his disability will get to tie the knot thanks to a federal court order.
The parents of a 3-year-old are suing in federal court after they say their son’s preschool acceptance was rescinded when school officials learned of his autism diagnosis.
People with even the most severe disabilities have the right to make their own decisions, no matter if their choices are risky or ultimately turn out to be mistakes, a U.N. panel says.
In a case centering on the rights of people with intellectual disabilities, a court has ruled that an Iowa mother overstepped when she arranged a vasectomy for her son with special needs.
For the first time in more than a decade, the fines that the federal government can impose for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act are set to rise.