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  • Ed Department Ramps Up Disability Related Compliance Reviews May 24, 2022
    With a slew of new actions and additional resources, federal education officials are taking steps to ensure that students with disabilities and their families can access school services. The post Ed Department Ramps Up Disability Related Compliance Reviews appeared first on Disability Scoop.
  • Boy With Autism Still Missing A Year After Walking Out Of School May 24, 2022
    In May 2021, 11-year-old Ryan Larsen walked out of his elementary school in between classes. A year later, there are few signs of the boy's whereabouts. The post Boy With Autism Still Missing A Year After Walking Out Of School appeared first on Disability Scoop.
  • Small Businesses Get Hit With Record Numbers Of ADA Lawsuits May 24, 2022
    Industry associations and business owners say serial plaintiffs are increasingly using the ADA to extract tens of thousands of dollars in settlements, not to promote access as the law intended. The post Small Businesses Get Hit With Record Numbers Of ADA Lawsuits appeared first on Disability Scoop.
  • Reebok, Zappos Collaborate On New Adaptive Footwear May 23, 2022
    Another major shoe brand is unveiling styles specifically made to meet the needs of people with disabilities. The post Reebok, Zappos Collaborate On New Adaptive Footwear appeared first on Disability Scoop.
  • Broadway Play To Shine Light On Disability Experience, Caregiving May 20, 2022
    A Pulitzer Prize winning play that focuses on the experience of two different people with disabilities and their caregivers is heading to Broadway. The post Broadway Play To Shine Light On Disability Experience, Caregiving appeared first on Disability Scoop.
  • Amazon Hit With Discrimination Complaint Over Reasonable Accommodations May 20, 2022
    The company is facing allegations that it failed to offer reasonable accommodations to workers who are pregnant as well as those with disabilities. The post Amazon Hit With Discrimination Complaint Over Reasonable Accommodations appeared first on Disability Scoop.
  • Autism Prevalence Rising Globally May 19, 2022
    It's not just the U.S. New research finds that autism prevalence is growing around the world and experts say that shows progress. The post Autism Prevalence Rising Globally appeared first on Disability Scoop.
  • Apple Announces New Accessibility Tools For Those With Disabilities May 18, 2022
    Apple is rolling out a new set of accessibility tools to its devices to aid people with disabilities. The post Apple Announces New Accessibility Tools For Those With Disabilities appeared first on Disability Scoop.
  • Barbie To Add More Dolls With Disabilities May 17, 2022
    The iconic lineup of Barbie dolls is expanding to include more with disabilities. The post Barbie To Add More Dolls With Disabilities appeared first on Disability Scoop.
  • Family Building Apartment For Son With Autism May 17, 2022
    Determined to find a way for their 21-year-old son with autism to learn to live independently, one family opted to build an apartment, doing much of the labor themselves. The post Family Building Apartment For Son With Autism appeared first on Disability Scoop.