There is not enough support in the U.S. Senate to warrant another vote on ratification of an international disability rights treaty, according to one of the measure’s chief backers.
With little time to spare, a vote will happen this year on a bill that would allow people with disabilities to save money without jeopardizing their benefits, a key member of Congress says.
Advocates are pushing Congress to act before the end of the year on a bill that would allow people with disabilities to save money without jeopardizing their government benefits.
Members of Congress are calling on the Obama administration to take into account the concerns of self-advocates as the federal government works to implement new autism legislation.
Ten people from across the country will be honored at the White House this week for their efforts to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
The Obama administration says it will delay enforcement of a new rule granting federal minimum wage and overtime protections to in-home care workers who assist people with disabilities.
For the first time, a White House event will bring together experts from across the country to address the unique health and fitness concerns of those with disabilities.
A new advisory committee is in the works that will be tasked with helping government officials improve job prospects for people with developmental disabilities across the country.
Federal lawmakers say they’ve reached a deal to move forward on a bill that would establish a new way for people with disabilities to save money without jeopardizing their government benefits.
An effort in the U.S. Senate to bring a vote on an international disability rights treaty has been squashed.
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.