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  • Ed Department: Mask Mandate Bans May Violate Rights Of Students With Disabilities...

    Disability Scoop

    The U.S. Department of Education is opening investigations into five states where officials say limits on school mask mandates may be in violation of federal disability laws.

  • Program Offers A Home, Family To Adults With Developmental Disabilities...

    Disability Scoop

    For adults with developmental disabilities who don't want to live alone or in a group home, adult foster care offers the opportunity to be matched with a family.

  • Gym Provides Sensory-Safe Play For Kids On The Spectrum...

    Disability Scoop

    With franchises at nearly 100 sites in 25 states and eight countries, one company is offering up therapeutic play spaces for kids with autism and other special needs in a "judgment-free zone."

  • Feds Say Nearly Every State Short On Special Educators...

    Disability Scoop

    Schools in almost every state are scrambling to find enough special education teachers to meet demand as they welcome students back for the new academic year.

  • Steve Madden Rethinks Shoes For Kids With Special Needs...

    Disability Scoop

    Yet another big name in shoes is offering up styles tailored specifically for children with special needs.

  • Social Security, SSI Checks Could Increase By Largest Amount In Decades...

    Disability Scoop

    Social Security and SSI benefits may rise in 2022 by the highest amount in almost four decades, according to a new estimate based on preliminary economic data.

  • Growing Up Is Hard, Especially For Young People With Disabilities...

    Disability Scoop

    Young adults with disabilities say the transition to adulthood is filled with extra challenges and schools, disability providers and health officials need to better prepare families.

  • Ed Department Weighs In On Special Ed Requirements Amid Ongoing Pandemic...

    Disability Scoop

    As many students with disabilities return to school in person for the first time in over a year, federal education officials are spelling out what districts nationwide need to do to serve them.

  • Disney Making Changes To Disability Access At Theme Parks...

    Disability Scoop

    Big changes are coming once again to Disney's system for providing accommodations to people with disabilities at its theme parks.

  • Schools Settle With Justice Department Over Discipline Of Students With Autism...

    Disability Scoop

    Federal investigators found that officials in one district made parents pick up their kids, disciplined students for disability-related behavior and called law enforcement to remove students.