The act has been decried as discriminatory by lawmakers and advocates.
The term "mentally retarded" was removed from most federal statues by the passage of Rosa's Law in 2010.
"Fraudulently collecting these benefits was not only a shameful slap in the face to those who actually live with disabilities but a vast waste of taxpayer dollars," New York Attorney General Letitia James said.
Two-year-old Ivy now has a canine counterpart that her mother, Vanessa, hopes will help her embrace her differences.
By paying states more to cover able-bodied adults than to reduce their waiting lists, Obamacare effectively discriminated against some of the most vulnerable in our society: individuals with disabilities.
This young man doesn't let his Down Syndrome define him—he is an award-winning photographer, and now, a TikTok sensation.
The IRS will "automatically send" third stimulus funds to those who didn't file a tax return but are recipients of federal benefits such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
In many parts of the world, a Down Syndrome diagnosis is an effective death sentence. Mothers carrying babies with this and other chromosomal conditions face immense pressure to abort.
"I am saddened and outraged beyond words that any of our students should either be or feel disrespected by any of our employees," said Oxnard College's president on Friday.
A Ventura County Community College District professor has received a ton of criticism online after a video of him reprimanding a hearing-impaired student went viral.
Disabled residents in Glenwood Resource Center in Iowa were subjected to poor medical care and harmful experiments.
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.