The U.S. Supreme Court has paved the way for an Obama administration rule mandating minimum wage and overtime for in-home caregivers assisting those with disabilities to be implemented.
Donald Trump used his platform at this week’s Republican presidential debate to double down on his controversial claims about autism.
Federal officials say that all children with disabilities should be able to attend preschool alongside their typically-developing peers.
Legislation approved by the U.S. Senate this week may soon make it easier for people with disabilities to save money.
The Obama administration is taking new steps to ensure that people with disabilities don’t face discrimination at the doctor’s office.
A federal appeals court has upheld a rule requiring that in-home care workers assisting people with disabilities be paid minimum wage and overtime.
A program that distributes billions in federal dollars each year to secure work for people with disabilities is accused of failing at its very mission amid allegations of corruption and fraud.
In marking a quarter century since the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act became law, President Barack Obama said much more work is yet to be done.
Federal officials are looking to add new resources to support students with disabilities pursuing higher education.
First lady Michelle Obama is headed to Los Angeles next month to cheer on athletes with disabilities at the Special Olympics World Games, organizers say.
Six months after a federal law paved the way for tax-free savings accounts for people with disabilities, officials are providing details on how they expect the new program to operate.
A bipartisan group of senators is looking to provide financial incentives to states for helping people with disabilities live and work in the community.
Several disability advocacy groups are banding together to call for federal action to help prevent wandering among those with autism and other developmental disabilities.
More than a year after the FDA said it might ban electric-shock devices used to modify behavior in individuals with disabilities, advocates are calling on the agency to take action.
There is a new staffer at the White House tasked with addressing the needs of the disability community.