Signs call for Medicare for All
Tax bill may threaten disability services

Disability rights activists are fighting the proposed Senate Republican tax bill which, if passed, could cause significant cuts in funding for programs that serve people with disabilities, such as Medicaid, vocational rehabilitation and housing assistance.

Potential Uber user holds smartphone on sidewalk
Uber me to my Airbnb? For wheelchair users, not so fast

A war veteran who uses a wheelchair discusses how companies a part of the sharing economy like Airbnb and Uber have a ways to go in providing accessible travel and temporary stays for those with disabilities.

Paralympic athlete plays goalball
Working on his Ph.D., Paralympic medalist Andy Jenks has big plans on and off the Goalball Court

Parlaympic silver medalist Andrew Jenks is back on the court for the IBSA Goalball Americas Championships. Jenks is also working on his Ph.D in political science and international relations at UD. He wants to help improve disability rights in the nation and the world.

Child with autism sits on Santa's lap
Without distraction or judgment, kids with autism meet Santa

During the holiday season, the Christiana Mall opens its doors before normal hours to children with autism so they have a chance to meet Santa before the loud music plays and crowds of people arrive.

Boy with autism looks out his living room window
Autism wandering bill advances In Senate

The U.S. Senate’s Committee on the Judiciary has approved the bill known as Kevin’s and Avonte’s Law to include children with autism and other developmental disabilities in the existing program designed to help people with Alzheimer’s disease who may go missing.