Menu Skip to content
Search Facebook Twitter
Close

Money

Cassandra Burgess-Alex with her son Diallo, who has autism

Study Finds Medicaid Waivers Help Parents Stay Employed

Parents of children with autism are more likely to remain in the workforce if they have access to Medicaid waiver services for their kids, new research suggests.

February 21, 2017
Charges of disability-related job discrimination hit a record high for the second year in a row, the EEOC said.

Workplace Disability Discrimination Claims Set New Record

Federal officials say they are receiving an increasing number of complaints of disability-based job discrimination.

February 6, 2017

Self-Driving Cars Could Lift Disability Employment

Researchers say self-driving cars may dramatically improve the lives of people with disabilities by making it easier and cheaper for them to travel — especially to and from a job.

January 31, 2017

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

Walmart

Walmart Accused Of Disability Discrimination

The EEOC is alleging that the nation's largest private employer violated the ADA by firing a longtime employee with Down syndrome.

January 20, 2017

Cafe Helps Transition-Age Students — And Serves Good Lattes

A unique coffee shop is aiming to teach valuable lessons to the students in special education that work there — and the customers they serve.

January 17, 2017

Feds Set Disability Hiring Quota

With a new hiring goal, the federal government plans to use affirmative action to grow the number of people with disabilities on its payroll.

January 13, 2017

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

New Law Expands Access To Special Needs Trusts

Tucked inside a larger bill signed by President Barack Obama this week is a tweak to federal law that's designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to save money.

December 16, 2016

Man With Asperger’s Tormented At Work, Lawsuit Claims

While working for a member of the New York City Council, a man with Asperger's says he was locked in a basement, humiliated and that decapitated Teddy bears were left on his desk.

December 9, 2016
Ford headquarters

Ford Expands Autism Hiring Initiative

Just months after launching a pilot program aimed at hiring people on the spectrum, a major American automaker is looking to ramp up the effort.

November 29, 2016

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

More People With Disabilities Seeking Work

After improving significantly, the unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities is ticking back up as more people within this population look to join the workforce.

November 7, 2016
The Justice Department

Segregated Employment, Day Programs May Violate ADA

Just as people with disabilities have a right to live in the community, the U.S. Department of Justice is warning states that the same rights apply to employment and other activities too.

November 3, 2016

Feds Exceed Disability Hiring Goal

Six years ago, President Barack Obama set an ambitious goal to ramp up hiring of people with disabilities. Now, the administration says it has surpassed even its own expectations.

October 28, 2016

Sign up today for
the Disability Scoop
Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter

Get the latest developmental disability news from Disability Scoop sent straight to your inbox.

×

Get unlimited Disability Scoop access starting at just $5

Join Today