The Sanders/Jayapal Medicare-for-All Plans Now Include Supports for Disabilities
Mainstream M4A proposals just got a lot more inclusive.
Texas Still Hasn't Created Legislation Preventing the Execution of Intellectually Disabled Defendants
The Lone Star state has still not come up with a single method of determining which prisoners should be exempt from the death penalty, despite a Supreme Court mandate.
The Trump Administration's Latest Plan to Gut Medicaid
With Dems running the House, the Trump administration is looking for ways to enact its agenda without legislative approval.
What Disability Leaders Want to See From 2020 Candidates
After the 2016 election, disability activists say the bar for prospective Democratic nominees has never been higher.
How George H.W. Bush Proved Himself to the Disability Rights Community
The ADA stands as one of Bush's greatest legacies. He didn't do it alone.
The Importance of Accessibility in Data Visualizations
As big data rises in prominence, it's time to consider turning quantitative data into a qualitative experience for those with a temporary or permanent loss of sight.
With Norm Macdonald, It's Different Words but the Same Dehumanizing Story
In an offhand remark, the embattled comedian implied a correlation between Down syndrome and emotional apathy—and, in the process, he reinforced an old and hateful stereotype.
Americans Want Businesses—Not Local Governments—to Reduce Straw Pollution
In a new poll, nearly 80 percent of respondents supported companies switching to biodegradable straws.
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.
The Trauma of Coercion: Disabled Elementary School Students and 'Isolation Boxes'
Isolation boxes have been used as punishment against students with special needs for decades. Why did it take neurotypical students being isolated for parents to collectively speak out?
Which Students Are Still at Risk for Corporal Punishment?
The students most at risk for corporal punishment include the most vulnerable groups, such as black students and those with disabilities.
ICE Keeps Raiding Hospitals and Mistreating Disabled Children
To fight for disability rights in 2018, one must fight for immigration rights.
Parents With Disabilities Face an Uphill Battle to Keep Their Children
Child removals due to disability are increasingly common, but parents have begun to fight back.
The Meaning of Betsy DeVos' Rollback on Disability Rights
Ten months in, the damage that DeVos is doing to America's most vulnerable is becoming clear.
Florida Demands Parents Call Their Kids 'Limited' or Lose Health Care
America's scarcity model for disability treatment is pushing parents to answer impossible questions.