What makes for an accessible beach? We asked wheelchair users how they plan a day by the water

From location and facilities to parking and beach staff, there are a lot of elements to consider when looking for an accessible beach.

Advocacy groups sue Department of Defense over policies toward HIV-positive service members

The lawsuits are an effort to change the public perceptions about Americans living with HIV.

Americans with disabilities are fighting the Senate's potentially devastating health care bill

The bill threatens programs that are vital to the independence of America's disabled community.

Women's March on Washington may also be the nation's largest gathering of people with disabilities

March organizers said at least 45,000 people with disabilities will be in attendance.

Meet the unsung heroes who devoted their lives to fight for people with disabilities

Let's celebrate those who lent a voice to the silenced.


A California Judge Is Threatening to Shut Down Uber Unless It Pays $7.3 Million in Fines

Uber has shown a tremendous resistance to following the rules — but that may be about to change.

Protecting My Disabled Brother Abroad

Why the U.S. must ratify this convention.

Would You Trust A Blind Person With A Gun? Iowa Would

Imagine walking down the street and seeing a person with a seeing-eye dog leash in one hand and 9mm gun in the other. Are you scared?


The 17% Employment Rate No One is Talking About

Among a population the size of Texas, more than two-thirds of the population is unemployed. Who lives there — and why haven't you heard of it before?

The UN's Millennium Development Goals Leave Disabled People Behind

More than 10% of people worldwide are disabled, however the UN failed to address their interests in the Millenium Development Goals. Why is it important that they mend their mistake?

Federal Court Rules New York Taxis In Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act

New York City taxis can be both inaccessible and not discriminate against wheelchair users. The rationale: Taxis are a means to transportation, not the service providers.