Advocates Urge Texas Leaders To Boost Funding For Toddlers With Disabilities In Upcoming SessionThe report also shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has created new costs and challenges for community organizations that help children with disabilities.
Reversal: Texas Council Outlaws Social Worker Bias Against Clients Following BacklashThe previous vote, which came at Gov. Greg Abbott’s direction, drew a backlash from social worker and civil rights advocacy groups.
Texas Allows Social Workers To Deny LGBTQ, Disabled ClientsThe National Association of Social Workers criticized the board’s decision to follow governor’s recommendation rather than seek public comment.
Heart Health: Experts Weigh In About StrokesStroke is the number five cause of death and leading cause of disability in the United States. It can happen to anyone at any age.
Special Photo Series For Babies With Disabilities And Medical ConditionsAn Indiana woman photographs babies with disabilities and medical conditions. But, instead of trying to cover up their disabilities, she incorporates them into her work.
Clothes For People With Disabilities Highlighted On CatwalkNew York Fashion Week has opened its glamorous tent wider to feature models with disabilities wearing adaptive clothing designs by Tommy Hilfiger, Nike and Target.
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.