The Americans with Disabilities Act hits a milestone, but health care access, job security, and equal treatment for many disabled Americans remain out of reach.
Unlike many of the former Democratic candidates, the two frontrunners have done little to court the disabled vote. How will they fight for us against an appallingly ableist president?
Today is the 29th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, and yet so many people with disabilities live in poverty. Do the Democratic presidential candidates have a plan for that?
Affordable, quality health care has always been a challenge for people with disabilities. But will government-funded health care address these issues—or make them worse?
“Special needs” indicates that the needs of the disabled are extra, and that can be a matter of life or death.
It's not just people with disabilities who are at risk. Half of non-elderly Americans have preexisting conditions and could find themselves uninsured, sick, and out of luck.
As the writer considers whether to become a mother, she reveals this nation's long history of depriving the right of parenthood to the disabled—which continues to this day.
The fight to save health care has put disabled protestors in the limelight. But this wasn't their first time putting their lives on the line to battle discrimination.
The media’s obsession with stories like the mom who graduated with her disabled son portray us as needy, undermining our fight against a devastating health-care bill that threatens our lives.