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The expanded ABLE Act would further enable people with disabilities to reach their professional potential without sacrificing their financial entitlement.
While multiple lawsuits have targeted inaccessible subway stations, the plaintiffs said the state lawsuit is the first to challenge systemwide inaccessibility.
Bill Kochevar was paralyzed below his shoulders in a cycling accident eight years ago.
“New York’s subway is by far the least wheelchair-friendly public transit system of any major American city, with only 92 of the system’s 425 stations accessible.”
The suit contends that the design of Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park inhibits access by wheelchair users and violates laws that require public facilities to reasonably accommodate people with disabilities.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday in favor of Ehlena Fry, 13, a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class.
Families serving as caregivers for a child with a disability lose about $3,200 a year due to added responsibilities, study found.
Civil rights, LGBT, women, disabilities, criminal justice reform, equal pay and climate change have all been removed from the White House website.
In a mission to boost breakfast experience for guests, Wyndham offers an innovative collaboration with a leading national advocate for people with disabilities.
President-elect Donald Trump has not been clear on his ideas regarding people with disabilities but notably mocked a reporter with a disability during his campaign.
A girl living with cerebral palsy and her family claimed discrimination after the young girl's school said her service dog could not attend school with her.
Expansion of ABLE Act to allow more financial opportunities and incentivize employment.
The show, which features a family's experiences with CP, will air post-show content to bring awareness to living with cerebral palsy.
"Together we will make our economy and our country more welcoming to people with disabilities because we all win when everyone gets to share in the American dream."
2015 saw an increase in median household income for whites, Blacks, Asians and Hispanics, the newest report from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed, the highest increase being among Hispanic households. According to the report, 2015 saw an additional estimated 3.3 million people with earnings over 2014, regardless of work experience. All households saw a 5.2 …
A new study from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative confirms that inequality is still alive and well in Hollywood.
People with disabilities continue earning mere cents to an able-bodied person’s dollar as decades-old "sheltered workshops" linger around the country.
Developments include a hands-free smartphone and Bluetooth-powered sensor device.
Jason Benetti struggles with, among other things, his ability to look into the camera, but his career has flourished thanks to “great allies” at companies where “it just takes one person.”
"If you're going to discuss diversity, it has to be completely inclusive of the groups that really define diversity."
Official call for nominations for the 2016 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards, which recognize exemplary leaders with disabilities.
The new rule, which has been temporarily delayed, could significantly hinder services provided to people with disabilities.
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