Marca Bristo may not have been a household name, but her influence permeated American society. At age 23, Bristo was paralyzed from the waist down in a diving accident. She became a disability rights activist, working to improve access, fight…
Figuring out what benefits Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security each provide for a person with disabilities can be complicated.
By Philip Moeller
Stroker earned the trophy for her portrayal of Ado Annie in Daniel Fish's dark revisionist revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "Oklahoma!"…
By Associated Press
Those who advocate for students with learning disabilities say the scandal has the potential to undercut progress they have been making in gaining acceptance.
By Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
Walmart plans to replace the greeter position with a "customer host" role that requires the employee be able to lift heavy weights, climb ladders and do other tasks.
In May, FEMA said it was reducing the number of disability advisors per disaster from 60 to 5.
After Starbucks announced on July 9 it would phase out plastic straws from its stores by 2020, disability rights activists were concerned the policy would exclude some people with disabilities.
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, the IMPACT:Ability training program is a self-defense class with a twist: It's specially designed to empower people with disabilities and teach them abuse prevention and safety skills. Special correspondent Tina Martin of…
“I have a choice everyday I wake up, I can look at myself as the poor guy with a disability or I can go out and inspire people,” Ryan Hudson-Peralta said.
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