Federal Report Says Texas Violated Special Education LawsThe U.S. Department of Education has announced that Texas violated federal law when it comes to educating students with disabilities. The department released their report on Thursday.
Bill To Curb 'Wrongful Birth' Lawsuits Heads To Texas HouseThe Texas Senate has given final approval to a so-called "wrongful birth" bill seeking to prevent parents from suing doctors for malpractice after their child is born with severe disabilities.
Cheer Team With Disabilities Nabs National Title In DallasThis is our third time winning,” said Coach Sharon Myrick. “We won in 2007 and 2008. It’s an honor to be back again.”
Texas Senate Panel Mulls Contentious 'Wrongful Birth' BillA "wrongful birth" bill prohibiting parents from suing doctors after their child is born with severe disabilities has begun advancing in the Texas Legislature.
Disabled Equestrians Compete In Fort Worth CompetitionHorse riders practice all year for the Chisholm Challenge, a competition for equestrians with disabilities. Everyone in the building, more than 200 riders from across Texas, has an uplifting story to share.
Justices To Hear Dispute Over Deaf Driver Education In TexasThe Supreme Court is taking up a dispute involving deaf people in Texas who say driver instruction schools in the state won't let them take classes needed to get a driver's license.
EmployAbility Hosts Job Fair For North Texans With DisabilitiesEmployers expected to attend include Bank of America, Southwest Airlines and PepsiCo.
25 Years On, Disabilities Act Has Changed Lives Of MillionsA blind or deaf person, or anyone with a host of other disabilities, has access to accommodations enhancing their independence and engagement — all of this the legacy of the sweeping Americans with Disabilities Act.
Texas Creates State Website For Children With Special NeedsA Texas task force has created what officials call a first-of-its-kind website designed to help families who have children with disabilities and special needs.
Disability Advocates Keep Eye On AbbottA broken elevator almost canceled part of the first photo-op of 2015 for new Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, the first U.S. governor in nearly 30 years to use a wheelchair.
North Texas Special Olympics Squad Will Leave You CheeringWith pom-poms in hand, and relentless joy in their hearts, the cheer squad at Dallas’ Notre Dame school polishes their big routine: and they’re not at all territorial with their support.
Special Olympics Fort Worth Area Spring Games Today the Fort Worth Area Special Olympics Spring Games kicked off at the University of Texas at Arlington. More than 1,200 children and adults with disabilities are expected to compete.