The Justice Department is cracking down after an investigation found that students with disabilities were unnecessarily segregated and forced to work for little or no pay.
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.
Federal officials are putting housing providers on notice that they must accommodate people with disabilities who rely on service animals.
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.
More than three-dozen disability rights activists were arrested while protesting near the White House gates Monday.
The Obama administration is looking to become directly involved in a class-action lawsuit that has people with developmental disabilities seeking greater employment opportunities.
As the nation’s top civil rights attorney, Thomas Perez made disability issues a priority. His nomination this week to head the Labor Department, however, is bringing an uncertain future.
More than two decades after the ADA became law, a new survey indicates that more than 20 percent of doctors’ offices remain inaccessible to those with special needs.
News that the lawmaker responsible for crafting the ADA plans to retire next year is leaving disability advocates pondering a future without their staunchest ally on Capitol Hill.
For the first time, federal officials are telling school districts that they must offer students with disabilities equal access to school sports.
The United Nations is urging countries worldwide to do more to support and accept people with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Despite strong support from disability advocacy groups, Republican opposition led the U.S. Senate to reject an international disability rights treaty on Tuesday.
As the U.S. Senate begins consideration of an international disability rights treaty, it remains uncertain whether or not the United States will join.
The Obama administration is suing a Southern California city for allegedly using zoning laws and discriminatory enforcement measures to keep out group homes for people with disabilities.
With just two weeks before election day, laws in more than half of states mean that some people won’t be able to cast a ballot simply because they have a disability.