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.
A Houston-area veteran who as a Marine served two tours in Iraq has been trying to convince the Veterans Affairs Department that he’s not dead.
A Keller man claims that he was discriminated against because of his age and disability while working as a manager for Wal-Mart, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit on his behalf.
Jacob Cramer is shy and won’t talk much these days. He sits on the couch at home, because he’s scared to leave his house. He finally told his mother how two students cornered him in the locker room and beat him up.
A McKinney military veteran has waited nearly a year for the Department of Veterans Affairs to act on her disability claim while facing eviction notices from the landlord of her McKinney apartment complex.
New studies suggest that noticing you are having memory or thinking problems could be the earliest sign of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association lists these 10 warning signs, plus advice on how to tell them from normal age-related changes.
Clint Bench has been to Six Flags dozens of times and ridden the ride many times before, but he was told in May, because he has no hands, he couldn’t get on the ride.
The U-S Department of Education has issued a directive to the nation’s schools requiring that disabled children be given the same access to athletic programs as any other student.
An aging population and an economy that has been slow to rebound are straining the long-term finances of Social Security and Medicare, the government’s two largest benefit programs.
“It makes no sense to me,” a Dallas lawyer said, “and no one has tried to explain to me why that’s an offense.”
Paraplegics and quadriplegics have found a new home gym in Euless. The nonprofit space offers specialized machines for disabled residents to use while exercising.
It may sound like something out of an Apple commercial or an Isaac Asimov story, but a high-tech wheelchair is giving paraplegics and quadriplegics a sense of independence not offered by a traditional wheelchair.