A program pairing middle school students with their peers in special education is attracting wide notice for how it's changing school culture.
On his road to becoming the lead actor in The Peanut Butter Falcon, Zack Gottsagen first had to blast through roadblocks thrown by a resistant Palm Beach County school system. Change followed.
One of the biggest fears for parents of adults with disabilities is what will happen to their loved ones when caregivers die. “Living at home isn’t going to work forever,” said Pam Blanton, founder of Partners4Housing, a Seattle company that helps people with disabilities live more independently.
A push to allow people with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income to keep more assets and remove a penalty affecting those who marry is gaining steam. Members of the U.S. Senate introduced legislation last week that would significantly increase the amount of money that SSI beneficiaries can retain.
[WASHINGTON D.C.] – As a result of legislation that was passed by U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), a combat Veteran and double amputee, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is scheduled to finally implement a new rule tomorrow that will require air carriers to disclose for the first time how many checked bags, wheelchairs and motorized scooters they damage or mishandle each month.
Johnson & Johnson must pay $8 billion in punitive damages to a man who previously won $680,000 over his claims that it failed to warn that young men using its antipsychotic drug Risperdal could grow breasts, a Philadelphia jury said on Tuesday.
People with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income would be allowed to keep substantially more assets and would no longer be penalized for marrying under a new proposal.
After officials in the last holdout state enacted a new rule, all 50 states and Washington, D.C. have mandates that require some level of insurance coverage for the treatment of autism.
A new drama coming to ABC this fall, “Stumptown,” will feature a regular character with Down syndrome, played by “Born This Way” star Cole Sibus.
Ruby Ardolf, 14, has her own YouTube channel, featuring familiar aspects of a teen’s daily life and merchandise with messages of kindness and inclusion. But Ruby is not a typical teen vlogger.