9-Year-Old Girl Without Hands Wins National Handwriting ContestA nine-year-old girl is defying the odds through her writing. Anaya Ellick, who was born without hands, won her second national handwriting award.
Texas Unveils Special Education Fix After Denying ServicesTexas has unveiled a formal plan to overhaul special education statewide, after federal officials found that services were for years illegally denied to students with disabilities.
Ones For Texas: Miracle League Of Parker CountyAt the Miracle League of Parker County, all ages and all abilities are welcome. The only requirement is an enthusiasm for baseball.
US Job Openings Decline In February From Record LevelThe figures suggest a healthy job market tilting in favor of job seekers. There are nearly as many job openings as there are unemployed people.
American Airlines Settles Disabilities Case For $9.8 MillionAmerican Airlines and a subsidiary will pay $9.8 million in stock to settle claims that they failed to help disabled employees return to work.
Social Security's Grim PrognosisSocial Security's board of trustees last week released its annual report on the long-term financial health of the system's trust fund.
Former Postal Workers Busted After Bilking Millions From The GovernmentMcArthur Baker, 69, and Tonya Evans, 52, were each convicted on one count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. with respect to claims and one count of false statements or fraud to obtain federal employees’ compensation.
Blind Man Says McKinney Intersection Unsafe For Disabled PeopleA McKinney man says a busy intersection is a sign the city is neglecting its citizens with disabilities.
EmployAbility Hosts Job Fair For North Texans With DisabilitiesEmployers expected to attend include Bank of America, Southwest Airlines and PepsiCo.
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.
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.
Wendy Davis TV Ad Touches On Greg Abbott's Disability A new television ad by Democrat Wendy Davis focuses attention in the Texas governor's race on Republican Greg Abbott's use of a wheelchair, accusing him of not siding with victims like himself.