Most federally-funded autism research is “potentially duplicative,” according to a new government report that finds coordination and oversight lacking.
Health insurers must cover mental health services at the same level as physical ailments under new federal rules.
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.
A U.S. senator is asking the Justice Department to provide tracking devices to parents who wish to monitor their children with autism and other developmental disorders who wander.
The U.S. Senate is gearing up to reconsider an international disability rights treaty that was rejected by the body on its first go-around last year.
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.
Sixty disability rights activists were arrested while protesting outside the White House Monday.
A key U.S. senator is pressing for a quarter-million more young people with disabilities to be employed by 2015.
For the first time, in-home care workers who assist people with disabilities will soon be entitled to federal minimum wage and overtime protections.
The Obama administration is pressing forward with a plan to urge companies doing business with the federal government to dramatically increase their hiring of people with disabilities.
Some of the biggest names in technology are asking the Federal Communications Commission for a pass when it comes to making all of their products accessible to people with disabilities.
President Barack Obama is making a new push for the United States to ratify an international disability rights treaty.
Disability advocates are asking the Justice Department to crack down as fake service dog vests and credentials for use with ordinary pets proliferate.
The Social Security Administration will become the latest federal agency to start using the term “intellectual disability” in lieu of “mental retardation.”
The president and first lady will serve as honorary chairs when the Special Olympics World Games return to the United States in 2015, organizers say.