Disability rights activists protesting the proposed GOP health care bill’s cuts to Medicaid are being met with slammed doors and, in some cases, police force.
Half of police killings involve people with a mental disorder, but little attention is paid to the issue in media coverage. This failing, whether due to a lack of education or prejudice, is hurting the most vulnerable members of society.
The government questions whether the Judge Rotenberg Center has been straight with families about the risks of its electrical shock devices and alternative treatments.
A court in Texas halted an execution Tuesday with just hours to spare of a convicted murderer who had appealed on grounds he suffered intellectual disabilities.
The second leading cause of disability, clinical depression is a widespread disorder. A new study shows the rates at which each country suffers depression and speculates as to the reasons why, for example, Afghanistan has the most incidences of depression while Japan has the fewest.
The U.S. Supreme Court now faces what may be the most important legal challenge to the death penalty in years.
Two studies suggest living longer may come with a number of troublesome symptoms and a high risk of disability that increase caregiving needs in the twilight years of life.
One of our greatest presidents was disabled, a secret so well kept that the footage just uncovered of Franklin Delano Roosevelt being pushed in the wheelchair on which he relied is making headlines.
A wheelchair innovator says the charity model does more harm than good for the 55 million paraplegics in the developing world.
Under federal law, borrowers who develop lasting disabilities after taking out federal student loans are entitled to have their debts forgiven. The system was meant to spare former students who become disabled from a lifetime of spiraling debt. But the process of discharging the loans of disabled borrowers is broken.