Marianne Williamson's Ideas About Health and Disability Are Downright Dangerous
The threats that Williamson's ideas present to disabled people are not just hypothetical.
The U.N. Is Calling for the Inclusion of People With Disabilities in the Climate Change Debate
In a new resolution, the organization urges governments to listen to those who are affected the most by natural disasters.
When Universities Shortchange Grad Students, Undergrads Suffer Too
A new report highlights gross inequities in health coverage for grad students—and a lack of access to mental-health resources more generally.
The College Admissions Scandal and the Trouble With Strictly Timed Standardized Tests
When we prioritize speed on the SAT, we discriminate against poor or disabled students—while we discount the importance of slower, deeper thinking.
Dangerous Restraint-and-Seclusion Policies Put Disabled Students at Severe Risk
These policies continue to traumatize and endanger children and teens.
Sailing Blind: How Technology Helps Visually Impaired Athletes Navigate New Waters
At the extreme end of adaptive sports, technology allows visually impaired sailors to compete without the assistance of sighted crewmembers.
People With Down Syndrome Are Not Endangered Animals
Cute, well-intentioned depictions of people with Down syndrome as charismatic megafauna literally dehumanize them.
Kwame Rockwell Will Be the Next Disabled Person Executed by America
America's courts still don't have clear protections for defendants with severe mental illness.
Can a Disabled Palestinian American Launch the Next Big Sitcom?
How comedian Maysoon Zayid is planning to reshape television.
How Neglect and Indifference Killed Puerto Ricans After Hurricane Maria
A new project reveals the extent of preventable deaths in the wake of the 2017 hurricane.
Disability Rights Groups Come Out Strong Against Kavanaugh's SCOTUS Nomination
The groups' opposition hinges on Kavanaugh's general distrust of social programs critical to disabled Americans.
'Disability Rights Are Civil Rights': Inside the CAP's New Disability Justice Initiative
A conversation with Rebecca Cokley and Rebecca Vallas.
America Is Not Ready for Disability Disaster Response in the Coming Hurricane Season
FEMA and the Red Cross talk a good game, but the disability community is skeptical.
A Texas Principal and the Casual Criminalization of Race and Disability in Schools
School officials shouldn't joke about calling the cops on vulnerable children. They should also stop treating non-compliance as criminal.