A federal lawmaker says he wants to level the playing field for parents involved in special education disputes with their child’s school district.
A new federal rule is paving the way for 911 services to become more accessible for people with disabilities.
With little fanfare, President Barack Obama signed a reauthorization of the nation’s primary autism legislation that includes more than a billion dollars in federal funding.
Just before leaving Washington for a month-long break, the U.S. Senate acted to renew the nation’s primary autism legislation, sending the measure to the president’s desk.
The president and first lady will welcome a group of people with disabilities to the White House this week for a special dinner focusing on efforts to promote acceptance.
A federal effort to provide free tracking devices to children with autism and other disabilities who are at risk of wandering is getting a boost.
A long-stagnant bill that would establish a new way for people with disabilities to save money without jeopardizing their government benefits is starting to make its way through Congress.
The transition from school to work for students with disabilities will undergo sweeping changes under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Tuesday.
Two years after rejecting an international disability rights treaty, the U.S. Senate is poised to reconsider the matter.
A fresh face is on board at the White House tasked with focusing on disability issues.
A bill that would significantly limit young people with disabilities from entering sheltered workshop programs is headed to President Barack Obama’s desk.
Federal lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to require most students with disabilities to try competitive employment before they could be employed by sheltered workshops.
Congress is one step closer to renewing the nation’s primary autism legislation.
A new proposal in the U.S. Senate would eliminate a government bias toward placing people with disabilities in institutional rather than community-based settings.
The Obama administration is moving forward with a plan to ensure that federal contract dollars no longer go toward paying workers with disabilities less than minimum wage.