After years of spending cuts, a new report finds that mental health budgets increased in 37 states this year.
Airlines will soon be required to improve access to their websites and airport kiosks and make other changes to better accommodate travelers with disabilities under new federal regulations.
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.
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.
As the first U.S. government shutdown in more than 17 years takes hold, some programs benefiting people with disabilities will continue with business as usual while others grind to a halt.
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.
With a newly-released blueprint, the nation’s governors are looking at how they can help boost employment among people with disabilities.
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.
A new poll finds that those touched by disabilities are turning out to vote in high numbers and care deeply about candidate views on supports and services.
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.
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.