disability

The winner would get to hire Kyle Rittenhouse as a congressional intern, the Colorado Republican said.
"I'm here to be an advocate for people with real disabilities and real illnesses," the pop star said just days after being freed from a 13-year conservatorship.
Brady Mistic, who uses American Sign Language to communicate, has sued the city of Idaho Springs, Colorado, and the officers who arrested him.
A case study in how the pandemic has affected people with disabilities — and what could be done about it.
Coronavirus long-haulers discuss the mental toll of their uncertain prognoses.
"The more openly we speak about MS, the more we provoke discussion where people can learn and understand."
In a reversal, Supplemental Security Income recipients won’t lose benefits even if coronavirus relief payments are still in their bank accounts.
"The ADA is more than a law," Biden said. "It’s a testament to our character as a people, our character as Americans.”
More than a dozen doctors with disabilities say discrimination, lack of support and “grind culture” make it nearly impossible to thrive in their chosen careers.
“I’m angry, I’m disappointed, but most of all, I’m sad not to be representing my country,” swimmer Becca Meyers said.
"I saw a police officer standing next to my car.... [He] mentioned someone called the police when they saw me get out of my car with my family."
"On our virtual platform, no one knew right off the bat that I was disabled. It was up to me to tell them."
A viral video showed Gabrielle deFiebre in tears over her damaged wheelchair — but the problem goes much deeper.
Sen. Chuck Schumer apologized for using “outdated and hurtful language” when discussing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
"While schools may be slow to find a place for families like mine, sometimes a good-natured big brother can make a difference."
The Senate majority leader was discussing people with developmental disabilities.
"In the end, for all my efforts to protect Emma from others, I couldn’t protect her from herself, from her own body waging war against itself."
"I questioned if our relationship was even real. Maybe I was being dramatic and selfish? Had this all been in my head?"
"There was no time to assess if anyone might see me from the windows of a nearby building. I dove behind a bush and did my business."
Ryan O'Connell said the series, based on his life as a gay man with cerebral palsy, depicts intimacy as he's experienced it. Its final season debuts May 20.