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Groups Alarmed By Request To Ease Education Standards
Disability advocates are crying foul after some school districts sought flexibility under federal education rules, a move they say could prove harmful to students with disabilities.

States Get Ranked On Disability Services
Arizona is the place to be when it comes to services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a new national ranking.

Teen With Down Syndrome Scores Prom Date With Beauty Queen
A Wisconsin teen with Down syndrome will have a very special prom date this weekend -- a bona fide beauty queen.

Jury Awards $240 Million For ADA Violations
A federal jury has awarded $240 million to 32 men with intellectual disabilities for what government attorneys described as years of abuse and discrimination at the hands of their employer.

Jobs Report Shows Little Change For People With Disabilities
As the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday that the employment situation remained largely unchanged for Americans with disabilities.

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