For many disabled students, college is the first time that they're put to the test of making their own way. The experience can be challenging, but there are strategies to help ease the way.
The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 27 this year. But true equality is still out of reach for many – and it's everyone's responsibility to fulfill the promise of the law.
People with albinism tend to identify with the black rather than the white community. Their physical differences, though, mean they don't fit into either race group.
Video games can provide disabled people with a safe haven, if they can access it.
The NDIS roll-out has been criticised for many glitches, but that doesn't mean the scheme is failing.
Changes to the benefits system delve into the pockets of the poor and will lead to more families and disabled people needing to use food banks.
A proposed tweak to the copyright laws should make it easier to reversion protected works for people with disabilities.
New rules offer the possibility of an inclusive Australian society that enables people with the highest disability-related support needs to have equal access to mainstream services including housing.
New research has found the UK parliament is fraught with institutionalised ableism
A look at the recent Supreme Court battle over priority use of wheelchair spaces on buses and what it really means for disabled people.
The German Green Party has proposed that the disabled should be able to claim back money spent on sex on medical grounds.
Many students with disabilities feel excluded from daily university life and the assumption is that they, not the institutions, must change.
When you find disabled people 'inspiring', perhaps that feeling is more about you than them.
Poor people with disabilities living in rural South Africa are particularly disadvantaged when it comes to accessing health care.
What's holding disabled athletes back from getting more involved in fighting inequality?
The lack of service integration and the paucity of welfare services make poor people's task of caring for their familes much harder. A small monthly cash transfer can’t solve all their challenges.
People with disabilities are often disappointed with their devices' performance, and choose not to use them. To encourage innovation, a new competition tests assistive technologies.
Today's violence and prejudice against people with disabilities goes back to the practice of institutionalization, which started in Europe and the United States a century ago.
The achievements of the Paralympians, and societal shift towards more inclusivity and the celebration of diversity, has had a dramatic effect on the lives of people living with disability.
Children with albinism are teased and physically bullied by classmates who don't understand their condition. They withdraw from learning – and many ultimately leave school early.