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With his signature, the president has paved the way for people with disabilities to open tax-free savings accounts where they can amass more than $2,000 without losing government benefits.
As new rules roll out mandating better pay for in-home care workers, federal officials say states must not compromise the rights of people with disabilities in the process.
A global technology firm that's committed to hiring hundreds with autism says the move isn't about disability, but rather an effort to harness skills.
Exposure to high levels of air pollution during pregnancy -- particularly during later stages -- may double a woman's risk of having a child with autism, a new Harvard study suggests.
The U.S. Senate has voted overwhelmingly to send legislation to the president establishing a new way for people with disabilities to save money without risking their government benefits.
Companies hawking new prenatal tests to detect Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities may be promising more than they can deliver, an investigation finds.
Stereotypes and academic hurdles haven't stopped one man with Down syndrome from receiving his bachelor's degree, graduating magna cum laude.
After 40 years on Capitol Hill, a U.S. senator who shaped the Americans with Disabilities Act is leaving his post.