"These policies are motivated by good intentions. But that doesn't mean that the consequences of these policies will turn out well."
The Department of Housing and Urban Development argues in its complaint that a failure to allow emotional support animals amounts to illegal disability discrimination under the Fair Housing Act.
Parents of disabled children say the schools filed false neglect reports against them.
Eric Parsa died after police placed him in a "prone position" for over nine minutes. Now, the DOJ says that the officers' actions likely violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
A New York Times investigation accidentally makes the case for school choice by detailing how poorly public schools are serving vulnerable students.
Disability Rights Group Challenges California Law That Forces the Mentally Ill Into Court-Ordered Treatment
"On its face, the CARE Act violates essential constitutional guarantees of due process and equal protection while needlessly burdening fundamental rights to privacy, autonomy and liberty," the petition states.
"When you have technology designed by humans, the bias is going to show up in the algorithms," said one former child welfare worker.
Administrative bloat leads to increased indifference to struggling students.
After Eric Parsa's death at the hands of Louisiana police, officers received approval for search warrants of the teenager's "incidents of violence or documented behavioral reports" at school.
When the government runs the system, the right of citizens to end their own suffering can be twisted to serve the state.
A Psychiatric Facility Punishes Residents With Painful Electric Shocks. Now It's Trying To Sue Its Critics.
The Judge Rotenberg Center, which has been condemned by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, is suing a small nonprofit for defamation after they published a survey critical of the school's practices.
San Francisco and Los Angeles insist in suit that likely tens of millions have been illegitimately squeezed from small businesses by ADA plaintiffs without proper legal standing.
The appeals court is skeptical of the claim that the Texas governor's order illegally discriminates against people with disabilities.
The government argues that the company is violating the ADA by charging wait fees to disabled customers who take longer to board vehicles.
A federal judge concluded that the Texas governor's ban on mask mandates illegally discriminated against students with disabilities.
There’s no clean way this applies to the pandemic.
The Biden Administration Seems To Think Every Public School Is Legally Obligated To Require That Students Wear Face Masks
The secretary of education argues that federal law makes the CDC's COVID-19 guidelines for schools mandatory.
Virtual Access to Doctors During the Pandemic Changed the Lives of Patients With Disabilities. Now That Care Is in Jeopardy.
Telemedicine opened up new possibilities for patients with disabilities and chronic conditions.
For a small production, it's a remarkable technical achievement.
North Carolina Mother Sues School Resource Officer Who Handcuffed and Pinned Her 7-Year-Old Autistic Son
Just the latest in a string of incidents involving school police and children with disabilities
At the Democratic Socialists of America Convention, Clapping, Chatter, and Gendered Language Are Considered Triggering
But it wasn't all woke one-upmanship—they also discussed public policy.
Bills introduced in Montana, Florida, and Washington would either ban or restrict plastic straws.
The city decided her van was an abandoned vehicle, even though it clearly wasn't.
Federal law says universities have to make "reasonable accommodations" for students who claim emotional trauma.
Closed captioning can be prohibitively expensive for archived lectures the school wants to make available to the public.
An internet entrepreneur saved 20,000 free online college lectures (and more) after the government declared them illegal.
They're not alone. Normal parenting mistakes can be used against people with disabilities.
McDowell Is the Poorest, Sickest, Most Hopeless County in America. Why Doesn't Everyone Just Leave? (Reason Podcast)
Ronald Bailey traveled back to his familial home to find out what went wrong in Appalachia.
America's Jails and Prisons Have Become Cruel, Expensive Institutions for the Mentally and Physically Disabled
Inmates in prisons and jails are three to four times more likely than average to report having a disability, new report finds.