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  • Elon Musk Says He Has Asperger's...

    Disability Scoop

    The billionaire behind Tesla and SpaceX says he's on the autism spectrum.

  • Stimulus Funds Earmarked For Disability Services Remain In Limbo...

    Disability Scoop

    Nearly two months after federal lawmakers approved billions in extra spending on disability services, advocates say the money is going unspent because states don't know how it can be used.

  • Special Educator Named National Teacher Of The Year...

    Disability Scoop

    An elementary school special education teacher has been named the National Teacher of the Year and was honored with a surprise visit from First Lady Jill Biden.

  • People With IDD Are Helping Providers Improve The Vaccination Experience...

    Disability Scoop

    Now that COVID-19 vaccines are broadly available, providers are turning to self-advocates for ideas about how to make it easier for people with disabilities to get the shots.

  • Microsoft Takes Aim At The 'Disability Divide'...

    Disability Scoop

    Technology-giant Microsoft is promising big steps in the coming years to make its products and workplace even more accessible and inclusive to people with disabilities.

  • Pandemic Exaggerated Pressures On DSPs, Report Finds...

    Disability Scoop

    Long plagued by high turnover and low pay, new research suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic further amplified the extraordinary pressures on DSPs who help people with developmental disabilities.

  • For Spanish-Speaking Families, An Uphill Battle For Special Needs Services...

    Disability Scoop

    Language issues likely play a big part in fueling what advocates say are significant disparities in disability services for Spanish-speaking families.

  • Fine Doubled For Restaurant Boss Who Enslaved Man With Intellectual Disability...

    Disability Scoop

    A man who pleaded guilty to enslaving a Black man with intellectual disability at his restaurant for five years has to pay him more than $500,000, a court ruled.

  • New National Health Care Network To Focus On Autism...

    Disability Scoop

    A first-of-its-kind network of autism centers is aiming to better address the needs of those with the developmental disability by putting the latest research into practice faster.

  • How Biden's Families Plan Impacts People With Disabilities...

    Disability Scoop

    President Joe Biden's $1.8 trillion American Families Plan would establish a federal paid leave program and boost child care and special education, but the proposal falls short on modernizing SSI