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Many in-home caregivers say they feel overwhelmed and unqualified as they struggle to help individuals with serious illnesses and disabilities.
The number of families looking to sue Disney over changes to its theme park access policy for people with disabilities is growing substantially.
There's long been talk of a connection between autism risk and infant head size, but a large new study suggests that no such link exists.
Despite a push to increase hiring of people with what are known as "targeted disabilities," the participation of such individuals in the federal workforce has actually declined.
Adults with autism face a greater risk of sexual victimization than their typically-developing peers, researchers say, and a lack of education could be part of the reason why.
Just because she has a disability, Pam Dickens must prove every year that she's a safe driver in order to keep her license. Now, Dickens and others are suing to get the requirement dropped.
Officials in one state say that new federal rules requiring overtime pay for caregivers could mean diminished services for people with disabilities and increased institutionalization.
A major pediatricians' group is issuing new guidelines for physicians diagnosing intellectual and other developmental disabilities.