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The Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania is calling for systemic changes in how people with disabilities are employed.
A new federal education law has provisions that will prevent educators and schools from defaulting to less rigorous exams for students with disabilities.
Veterans and lawmakers are challenging a 23-year-old Veterans Affairs policy that excludes insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization, which could be a wounded veteran’s only chance of having a biological child.
The National Council on Disability convened on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh this week for its spring quarterly meeting to discuss equality and access in education, employment and transportation.
Reporter Halle Stockton discusses her personal connection to the stories she writes about workers with disabilities in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania nursing homes are double-dipping in taxpayers’ pockets, according to a new report by a Harrisburg policy research organization.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that it reached a settlement with edX, the platform created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University to offer online courses to the public.
The Americans with Disabilities Act extends protections to people with disabilities in schools and workplaces. This week, U.S. Supreme Court justices were asked to determine how the law applies in dangerous situations.
UPDATE: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a final decision on the coverage of speech-generating devices on July 29. The new policy redefines “speech” to include email, text and phone communication. The federal agency threatened to take the capabilities away last year.