disability

A case study in how the pandemic has affected people with disabilities — and what could be done about it.
Coronavirus long-haulers discuss the mental toll of their uncertain prognoses.
"The more openly we speak about MS, the more we provoke discussion where people can learn and understand."
In a reversal, Supplemental Security Income recipients won’t lose benefits even if coronavirus relief payments are still in their bank accounts.
"The ADA is more than a law," Biden said. "It’s a testament to our character as a people, our character as Americans.”
More than a dozen doctors with disabilities say discrimination, lack of support and “grind culture” make it nearly impossible to thrive in their chosen careers.
“I’m angry, I’m disappointed, but most of all, I’m sad not to be representing my country,” swimmer Becca Meyers said.
"I saw a police officer standing next to my car.... [He] mentioned someone called the police when they saw me get out of my car with my family."
"On our virtual platform, no one knew right off the bat that I was disabled. It was up to me to tell them."
A viral video showed Gabrielle deFiebre in tears over her damaged wheelchair — but the problem goes much deeper.