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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...

Trump Signs Autism Act

Disability Scoop
With little time to spare, President Donald Trump approved an extension of the nation's primary autism law, authorizing $1.8 billion in spending on...

NIH Funding For Down Syndrome Research Balloons

Disability Scoop
With millions of new dollars for research on Down syndrome, federal officials have effectively doubled their investment in understanding the...

Bill Aims To Boost Direct Support Workforce

Disability Scoop
Federal lawmakers are looking to address the nation's shortage of in-home caregivers assisting people with developmental disabilities....