SLIDESHOW: 7 Things NEVER to Say to People With Disabilities

What are some things you should NEVER say to people with disabilities?

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Will Congress Leave People with Disabilities Out to Dry?

Program that helps people with disabilities may be another casualty in the Republicans' war against Medicaid.

The future of a longstanding Medicaid program is quickly becoming an endangered species.

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Runner with Cerebral Palsy Gets Lapped in Court

Illinois denies high school senior spot in state competition.

An Illinois high school senior is fighting to make his lifelong dream a reality, but this track star has one major hurdle to jump over. Aaron Holzmueller, of Evanston Township High School, is challenging the Illinois High School Association upon its decision to not implement a category that would allow para-ambulatory runners, or those with disabilities who do not use wheelchairs, to compete in the state meet, as they have in swimming and even track for athletes in wheelchairs.

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Mentors, Sponsors Play Key Roles in Helping People With Disabilities Bring Their Whole Selves to Work

Professionals with disabilities might feel a little out of place because of their visible or non-visible differences. Mentors and sponsors can play a key role in helping them bring their whole selves to work.

EY sat down with Constant Djacga, who was recently promoted to Audit Partner at the firm, for career advice for people with disabilities. Constant is based in EY's San Jose office. He has a speech dysfluency, which causes stuttering issues. 

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Television Continues to Slight People with Disabilities

The number of characters with disabilities has improved but remains "shameful" when compared to real-life demographics, according to one disability activist.

Micah Fowler on the set of "Speechless" / TWITTER

For the past 20 years, GLAAD has conducted a study analyzing the prevalence of LGBT characters on network and streaming television. For seven years, they have extended their research to show the representation of people with disabilities.

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Bill to Track Wandering Children with Autism Finds Way to Senate Floor

Previous versions of the bill were stalled by Republicans over privacy concerns.

In response to a study that shows half of all autistic children wander away from their caretakers, the U.S. Senate Judicial Committee is moving forward with a measure that will allow and fund tracking devices to be placed in children with autism. Under this proposed bill Congress would allocate $2 million for grants to be awarded to local police departments and non-profit organizations as well as funding for education, training and notification systems.

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