Charged with welcoming world leaders and handling the official guest book, the newly-appointed White House receptionist just happens to be deaf.
A film about a high school student with a disability is one of 15 that is being honored by President Barack Obama.
Millions of dollars are heading to over two dozen states to help people with disabilities access community-based housing and support services.
A new proposal in Congress would ensure that parents of students with disabilities are provided more information before their child is taken off track for a regular diploma.
The federal agency tasked with regulating telephones, television and other communications technology is looking for advice on how to better serve people with disabilities.
More than a month after enacting a law allowing people with disabilities a new way to save money, the White House is celebrating what’s being hailed as landmark legislation.
A newly-public 2008 report from a Pentagon think tank suggests that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have Asperger’s syndrome.
President Barack Obama wants Congress to halt planned cuts under sequestration and increase funding for special education and other programs for people with disabilities.
Amid a measles outbreak that began at Disneyland, the debate over a now-debunked link between autism and vaccines is surfacing yet again.
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.
As Congress looks to reauthorize the nation’s primary education law, advocates are blasting proposed changes they say would lead to lower expectations for students with disabilities.
There is a fresh effort in Congress to secure $10 million in federal funds to provide free tracking devices to individuals with autism and other disabilities who are at risk of wandering.
A federal judge has put a stop to a new rule requiring that in-home care workers assisting people with disabilities be paid minimum wage and overtime.
A woman with Down syndrome who was instrumental in lobbying for a law establishing a new way for people with disabilities to save money is now headed to the State of the Union.
With his signature, the president has paved the way for people with disabilities to open tax-free savings accounts where they can amass more than $2,000 without losing government benefits.