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.
North Texans With Special Needs Lose The Training WheelsWe all remember the day when we learned to ride a bicycle and the extra achievement when that ride stopped involving training wheels. Helping North Texans with special needs achieve that goal is the focus of a unique week-long event in Arlington.
Wheelchair-Bound Youth Hockey Players Defy DisabilitiesBy just taking the ice, the players achieve the goal of removing the limits on what they can do.
Texas Accused Of Warehousing Disabled People In Nursing HomesAdvocates for 4,500 developmentally disabled Texans in nursing homes are suing the state for allegedly denying those residents access to better living.
ADA Lawsuits Filed on Law’s Anniversary