by Carimah Townes Posted on April 15, 2014 Updated: April 16, 2014
One boy took action to stop people from bullying him, but was further victimized by school officials.
by Hayes Brown Posted on April 11, 2014 Updated: April 11, 2014
Last week, the Senate passed a treaty to protect fish in international waters. Disabled peoples around the world? Not so fortunate.
by Hayes Brown Posted on April 9, 2014
One in five Syrian refugees are affected by physical, sensory or intellectual impairment and they aren't getting the aid that they need.
by Jonathan Stein - Guest Contributor Posted on April 2, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
Ryan's budget slashes Supplemental Security Income while citing an out of context quote as support.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 19, 2014
Workers with an intellectual disability are much less likely to have a job and, when they do, to be paid the same as other workers.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 12, 2014 Updated: February 12, 2014
Approximately 50,000 workers with disabilities who are often paid even less than the federal minimum wage may now benefit from the forthcoming Executive Order.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 7, 2014 Updated: February 7, 2014
A section of the Fair Labor Standards Act allows employers to pay their disabled employees subminimum wages. Advocates say it's time to change that.
by Hayes Brown Posted on November 11, 2013 Updated: November 19, 2013
Groups totaling more than 4 million veterans are gearing up to tell Congress to ratify the U.N. Disabilities Treaty.
by Hayes Brown Posted on November 5, 2013
Sens. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) are trying to win ratification of an important treaty for Americans with disabilities.
by Posted on October 16, 2013 Updated: October 18, 2013
Despite recent reports, the program has little fraud, sparse benefits, and strict requirements.