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By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
A recent report from the Department of Transportation showed that complaints from flyers with disabilities have more than doubled since before the pandemic, leading the department to announce a "Bill of Rights" to help people understand their protections under federal…
By Megan Thompson
A California federal judge has rejected a legal push to require Uber to provide wheelchair-accessible vehicles, finding that such a mandate would be too onerous on the ride-hailing company.
By Associated Press
Virginia Rose, who has been using a manual wheelchair for more than 40 years, knows how difficult it can be to enjoy nature as a disabled person. With her organization "Birdability," Rose finds ways to increase access to nature for…
By Elizabeth Burton, Ana Davila, Alyssa Ortega Coppelman
What happens to an artist when one of the very tools he uses -- his hands -- are changed in an instant? Jeffrey Brown visited a sculptor in New York's Hudson Valley, who has had to pivot on how he…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport, Alison Thoet
By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
A federal judge says 12 Virginia schoolchildren who are particularly vulnerable to getting sick from COVID-19 can seek a "reasonable accommodation" such as requiring their classmates to wear masks.
By Melissa L. Caldwell, The Conversation
While long lines and food shortages are frustrating for most consumers, they can be physically and emotionally grueling for people with disabilities.
By Magda Romanska, The Conversation
Despite recent social movements that have garnered greater inclusivity in the arts, disabled actors are still waiting for their moment in the spotlight.
By Philip Moeller
Can an ex-wife file for a Social Security benefit based on a former husband’s earnings record, even if he stated that she has no rights to his retirement benefits? "Such benefits have no impact on his own Social Security entitlements,"…
By Vicky Stein
Field biologist Charlotte Devitz is part of a trend: researchers expanding the boundaries of accessible science.
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