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.
Serena Williams' recent maternal health crisis demonstrated that Black women's reproductive health can be jeopardized, suspect, dismissed and at risk of demise even for the very talented, wealthy and well-known.
"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."
"It wasn't really hard," Anaya Ellick said.
As Uber rolls out a service to allow health care services rides to patients, it faces a new lawsuit alleging it does not provide enough wheelchair-accessible vehicles in major cities.
Proponents argue that without the bill, small-business owners are open to "drive-by lawsuits."
If you tell a student "that they are a 'bad' kid, young children do internalize that," a Center for American Progress policy analyst said.
The former first lady was at the ESPY Awards to celebrate Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who founded a sports competition for people with intellectual disabilities.
The victim suffers from a partial mental disability, according to lawyers.
The dispute arose in 2009 when Ehlena's elementary school in Napoleon, Michigan refused to allow her to attend school with her dog, Wonder.