A college student is suing her Montana school in federal court arguing that her disabilities prevent her from completing two math courses required to obtain a bachelor’s degree.
More than a decade after Congress took steps to ensure equal access for people with disabilities at the polls, a new report finds that legal, physical and attitudinal barriers remain.
The U.S. Senate is gearing up to reconsider an international disability rights treaty that was rejected by the body on its first go-around last year.
Months after prevailing in a closely-watched case, a woman with Down syndrome is the namesake of a new center challenging an “over-reliance on guardianship” for those with disabilities.
An apartment complex designed to accommodate those with disabilities is under fire from federal officials for having too few typically-developing residents.
In a case that’s drawn national attention, the parents of a man with disabilities who died after being handcuffed at a movie theater are suing Regal Cinemas and local officials in federal court.
More than two decades after the ADA took effect, many Amtrak stations across the country are not fully accessible to those with disabilities, a new report finds.
Sixty disability rights activists were arrested while protesting outside the White House Monday.
Advocates and dignitaries from around the world converged at the United Nations on Monday for the international body’s first-ever high-level meeting on disabilities.
A new debate over disability rights is emerging as Iowa grants permits for people who are blind to carry guns.
As thousands gather in the nation’s capital this week to honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, disability rights issues will be on the agenda.
President Barack Obama is making a new push for the United States to ratify an international disability rights treaty.
States are failing to meet their obligations to transition individuals with disabilities out of institutions and into community settings, a year-long investigation finds.
More than a decade after the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed his right to use a golf cart while competing, a famed golfer with a disability is again fighting for accommodations on the links.
A federal agency is joining a group of disability self-advocates to call for hate crimes charges in the death of a teen with autism, allegedly at the hands of his mother.