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To hype its trendiest looks for fall, Nordstrom is turning to models with various disabilities clad in everything from designer boots to kids' fashions.

The Obama administration wants movie theaters nationwide to do more to accommodate people with disabilities.

Unemployment among Americans with disabilities inched up last month even as the overall job situation appeared to improve, the U.S. Department of Labor said.

A move to give IEP teams in one state more latitude over determining graduation requirements for students with disabilities is raising red flags.

Genes may play a bigger role in cerebral palsy than previously thought with researchers finding heightened risk in siblings and other relatives of those with the condition.

As states increasingly close down institutions, one resident who's being forced to move says people like her are often left with few choices.

A long-stagnant bill that would establish a new way for people with disabilities to save money without jeopardizing their government benefits is starting to make its way through Congress.

In a case that could have broad implications, the U.S. Supreme Court says home care workers -- including those caring for their own kids with special needs -- can't be forced to pay union dues.

Even at young ages, individuals with autism are far more likely to be obese or overweight than their typically-developing peers, a new study finds.

The transition from school to work for students with disabilities will undergo sweeping changes under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Tuesday.

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The nation's school district leaders are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on who should pay for a child's private school tuition while special education disputes are litigated.

With thousands of votes in his favor, a 24-year-old who is nonverbal and has autism could land on the cover of a national magazine.

For young children with disabilities, the key to mastering language may be surrounding them with their typically-developing peers, researchers say.

The president and first lady will welcome a group of people with disabilities to the White House this week for a special dinner focusing on efforts to promote acceptance.

A revamped version of the blue and white icon that's long symbolized accessibility everywhere from parking lots to restrooms will soon be commonplace in more communities.

A federal effort to provide free tracking devices to children with autism and other disabilities who are at risk of wandering is getting a boost.

The Obama administration wants movie theaters nationwide to do more to accommodate people with disabilities.

A long-stagnant bill that would establish a new way for people with disabilities to save money without jeopardizing their government benefits is starting to make its way through Congress.

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