americans with disabilities

Politics
Health care is not a privilege based on age, gender, ability, or income. Health care is a basic human right.
Healthy Living
Americans with disabilities are a part of the “Forgotten Americans” whom President Trump pledged to remember. On the campaign
Politics
Donald Trump was elected president on a promise, central to his campaign, to protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Politics
Doctors, patients, and families need to send a clear message to the Trump regime, our Congress, Secretary Price, and Speaker Ryan.
Impact
It is unacceptable! For this group of people with disabilities, the 2015 poverty rate (28.5 percent) and number in poverty
Impact
Dream big. Be enabled. Be empowered. Set savings goals. Enlist support of family and friends. Be ready for a more self-determined and self-directed future. Be ready to make your first contribution to a down payment on freedom.
Tech
This could be good news for people with disabilities who live in the nation's capital.
Impact
It's easy to assume that because of the ADA, discrimination never occurs and full equality prevails for every person with a disability living in the United States. This wishful thinking is comparable to thinking that racism no longer exists because we have an African American president.
Healthy Living
About one in five.
Queer Voices
By simply adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the federal law, states and supporters will be able to pursue religious freedom legislation unencumbered by the belief that these laws will be used to discriminate against the LGBT community.
Parenting
“I want him treated like you would your kid,” said Flowers, per WBIR. A Tennessee elementary school student who uses a wheelchair
Impact
There's an ignoble side to the Americans with Disabilities Act that I'd really like to see change in Corporate America and beyond. The ADA, the landmark law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in the workplace, can work for and against workers.
Parenting
Expectant mothers risk losing their jobs, their babies or both when employers deny them pregnancy accommodations at work.
Impact
For the sake of U.S. competitiveness -- and above all, equality -- it is time to prove wrong the common misperception that individuals with disabilities are non-active members of society.
Politics
I have just returned from watching Steven Spielberg's Lincoln and couldn't help reflect on the ironies of the Republican Party.