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Comcast NBCUniversal partners with organizations like Easterseals to expand the technology skills and digital access of people with disabilities.
A judge ordered the state to come up with a plan to restore services for people with developmental disabilities.
Advocates for people with disabilities living outside of institutions said Illinois is violating a federal consent decree by failing to provide required services due to insufficient funding.
Proposed cuts to Medicaid would have a dire, direct effect on services for students with disabilities.
The complaint alleges Uber engaged in “pervasive and ongoing discrimination” because people in wheelchairs can use only a few dozen of its more than 58,000 vehicles in the city.
In total, the scheme caused the Social Security Administration to pay over $600 million in disability benefits in more than 2,000 cases.
“This is not about healthcare. This is about wealth care,” said Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.).
The city stands accused of failing to develop affordable housing for people with disabilities despite accepting millions of dollars of federal funds for that purpose.
These families have more reasons to be worried about the current administration’s crackdown on immigration.
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 …