West Chester U. Student Overcomes Disability With Vision Of HopeWhen Tarik Williams was diagnosed with a genetic disease that robbed him of his central vision in 2009, he vowed he wouldn’t let it rob him of his future.
Teacher Learns Tough Lesson About Disability LawA woman sued her employer, whom she said failed to accommodate her disability. What was her disability? She was a teacher afraid of children.
Some Of Philadelphia's Most Popular Restaurants To Be Examined For Compliance With Americans With Disabilities ActSome restaurant owners will have to complete a survey on their restaurant’s accessibility, and inspectors could perform on-site inspections to confirm those survey responses.
Employer Must Treat Alcoholism As DisabilityA history of alcoholism is, in fact, a disability and under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must make accommodations accordingly.
Pig Is Not A Service AnimalThe legal definition of a service animal are animals that are trained to perform tasks that their handlers cannot do for themselves.
More Assistance Could Be On The Way For People In Our Area With Severe Disabilities A new bill in congress called the Able Act, introduced by Senator Bob Casey is designed to help families of children with disabilities save money for long-term care.
Parents Raising Children With Disabilities Should Remember To Have “Me” TimeRaising a child with disabilities is stressful and parents need to be reminded not to forget they're important too.
Local Program Offers Independence For Young Adults With DisabilitiesA Narberth-based program gives young adults with disabilities an alternative to living at home or in a facility.
Play Without Boundaries At Please Touch Museum'Play Without Boundaries' is a program for children with special needs playing out at museums across the country, including Philadelphia's Please Touch Museum.
NJ Bus Company Settles Disability Notice RequirementThe U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement with a New Jersey bus company that it claimed unfairly excluded passengers with disabilities.
Analysis: Governor Markell Shares Some Thoughts Going ForwardThe governor of Delaware is now on a trip to India seeking new business for the state.
White House: Schools Must Give Disabled Students Equal Access To AthleticsWhen it comes to extra-curricular sports, the benefits often extend beyond the playing field. Now, the government wants to make sure all students have equal access to social and health benefits, cultivated through athletics.