Special Olympics Celebrates 50 Years Of InclusivenessEunice Kennedy Shriver forged the groundwork for the first Special Olympic in 1968. Since then the organization has branched out to 172 countries and 4.9 million athletes.
Plastic Straw Bans Upsetting People With DisabilitiesPeople with disabilities fear that growing efforts to ban plastic straws will limit accessibility at restaurants, on airplanes and at other service establishments.
Mother Claims IHOP Discriminated Against Toddler With No ArmsAn Arkansas mother is accusing a local IHOP franchise of discriminating against her three-year-old son who was born without arms.
Annual 'Beeping' Easter Egg Hunt For Children With DisabilitiesMore than 100 children from the Dallas ISD participated in an Easter egg hunt geared toward their needs.
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.