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With Blog, Teen with Autism Gains Voice

Disability Scoop
After being nonverbal for years, a teen with autism learned to spell his thoughts one letter at a time. Now, he's working to show the world that...

Celebrities Call For More Inclusive Casting

Disability Scoop
Danny DeVito, Bryan Cranston, Mark Ruffalo and Glenn Close are among dozens of Hollywood insiders pressing the entertainment industry to become more...

Amtrak Tells Wheelchair Users To Pay $25,000

Disability Scoop
Amtrak is under fire for reportedly telling a group of people with disabilities that it would cost $25,000 for them to travel by train on a route...

Santa Offering Sensory-Friendly Events Nationwide

Disability Scoop
Ahead of his big night, hundreds of special events across the country will offer kids with disabilities a chance to visit with Santa Claus in a...

Walmart Altering Disability Employment Policy

Disability Scoop
Under a settlement with the EEOC, the country's largest private employer will change a policy affecting workers with disabilities nationwide....

Service Animal Websites Face Scrutiny

Disability Scoop
The nation's top housing official is pushing the Federal Trade Commission to look into websites that sell assistance animal documentation saying that...