A Texas state board reportedly delivered a unanimous vote this week that altered rules to allow for social workers to refuse service to clients based on their LGBTQ status or disability.
"When I was growing up with a physical difference, I never saw girls like myself represented in the media," Pursely wrote on Facebook.
"I do not want to live with a negative person like your self," the landlord commented minutes after reading the renter's anti-Trump post.
Thirty years ago today, the Americans with Disabilities Act was finally enshrined into law. But so much work remains to be done.
The man was seen by medical personnel before he was taken into custody.
Charities have warned that parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities feel "utterly abandoned" due to the lack of support available.
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The woman says the airline neglected to provide her with a wheelchair, leading to crew members dragging her down the aisle for a trip to the bathroom.
Andrea Attree has seen her daughter in a mental health hospital three times since the lockdown came into force.
My daughter, Annabel was born, and I felt my heart soar. I decided that I would join her on her journey of development—by the time she was walking, I would be walking with her.
"We take very seriously our work with the U.S. government and continue to be committed to providing the best quality products at fair and transparent prices," 3M said in a statement.
Letters signed by U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives called for the rule change that could see thousands of Americans lose disability benefits to be withdrawn
The proposed rule change is expected to increase the number of disability reviews and cut benefit payouts by more than $2 billion.
"Sad to see that my preferred airline, @Delta flight 1998 has provisions for various languages and audio description for in-flight entertainment but no closed captions for deaf and hard of hearing flyers," the Academy Award winner tweeted Friday.
"To our knowledge, this is the largest criminal case ever involving identify theft of military-affiliated personnel," U.S. Attorney John Bash said at a press conference.
The Wisconsin Assembly has voted to allow disabled assembly members to participate in meetings via phone communication—a move requested a year ago. But the lawmaker the change was created for voted against the bill.
Zacharion Townsend has trouble when it comes to fine motor skills, explained his father. It was those struggles that caused his second grade teacher to lash out against the student, he claimed.
"The fact that we are now able to play a classic game of Uno straight out of the box with both blind and sighted friends or family members is a truly historic moment."
The nation's capital is home to one of the largest deaf communities in America. "Washington D.C. is considered a mecca for deaf people," said Mozzeria owners Russ and Melody Stein.
"They're taking my legs—and not only that, my dignity," Stearn Hodge said.
Currently, the options for treating people with chronic paralysis from the waist down are very limited.
The Social Security program could be insolvent by 2034, government trustees warned in June.
"How can you say that to someone like me? Even though it's a mental disability, it's just as debilitating."