Nearly twice as many hate crimes targeting people with disabilities were reported last year, the FBI says, even as the total number of hate crimes nationwide fell.
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.
A recent court ruling that New York City’s emergency plans violate the Americans with Disabilities Act could have widespread implications for cities across the country.
One of the world’s largest drugmakers will pay to settle allegations that it marketed powerful psychiatric drugs to treat kids with developmental disabilities and for other unapproved uses.
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.
An apartment complex designed to accommodate those with disabilities is under fire from federal officials for having too few typically-developing residents.
The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it will consider a case that hinges on what role IQ scores play in whether or not a person has “mental retardation.”
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.
A first-of-its-kind national center is in the works with an eye toward improving interactions between individuals with developmental disabilities and law enforcement.
For the first time, in-home care workers who assist people with disabilities will soon be entitled to federal minimum wage and overtime protections.
In a victory for students with disabilities, a federal appeals court ruled this week that Hawaii violated the law by cutting off special education at age 20.
In what officials are calling the work of a hate group, fliers have appeared in several Portland, Ore. neighborhoods threatening to out people with disabilities who receive government aid.
Federal officials are suing alleging that hundreds of children with disabilities are being unnecessarily segregated in nursing homes in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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.