A presidential task force is encouraging police departments across the nation to be more mindful of their dealings with people who have disabilities.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case brought by a woman who says her son’s autism was caused by vaccines he received.
Just two days after a 19-year-old with intellectual disability gave birth, state officials took her newborn away in an act the federal government contends violated the woman’s civil rights.
The Obama administration will appeal a court ruling blocking regulations aimed at providing minimum wage and overtime protections for in-home care workers assisting people with disabilities.
In a case brought by developmental disability service providers, the U.S. Supreme Court is weighing what recourse such agencies have if they believe Medicaid is paying them too little.
The number of reported hate crimes targeting people with disabilities fell last year, the FBI says.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could set standards for police treatment of people with disabilities.
A new ranking finds that access to the courts for people with disabilities varies significantly from one state to the next.
A battle over disability access at Disney theme parks has been renewed, with more than two dozen separate claims filed against the entertainment company.
The Obama administration is reminding schools of their wide-ranging responsibilities to students with disabilities who struggle with speech and other communication difficulties.
A federal lawsuit challenging broad changes to Disney’s theme park access policy for people with disabilities has hit a roadblock.
Far too often, students with disabilities end up on a path to prison when their behavioral and emotional issues are not well addressed at school, experts say.
Two adults were arrested after a 19-year-old man with a disability was found trapped in a cage that was chained shut.
The U.S. Supreme Court is asking the Obama administration to weigh in on a case involving who should pay for private school tuition while special education disputes are litigated.
The EEOC is accusing Papa John’s Pizza of discrimination after an employee with Down syndrome was fired, allegedly because he needed the assistance of a job coach.