Why a proposed Medicaid cut terrifies the parents of a severely disabled man

Mar 13, 2017
'I am scared as to what his life will be, that he’s going to be alone and put away somewhere and no one is going to take care of him,' Fern Pivar says.
 

 
 
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My Economy: What it’s like to be the parent of a disabled child

Jan 9, 2017
Margaret Enos of Pennsylvania says it’s a full-time job.
Margaret Enos (L) and family.
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Developers look to create disability apps

Jul 22, 2015
Tech engineers are testing new ideas with the disabled community in mind.

Thousands of disability claims in limbo at the VA

Jul 10, 2014
Vets may think their claims have gone through, but they're hung up in the system.

Could Google Glass help people with autism?

Aug 23, 2013
Paul Louden is a Google Glass Explorer. The Texan scored an early pair of the wired glasses by telling Google he was on a particular mission: to help people with autism.

Wheel New York: Yelp for wheelchair access

Aug 22, 2013
A new app, Wheel New York, helps people map and review wheelchair accessibility around the big city.

Fighting dyslexia with shrinking screens

Aug 21, 2013
It turns out that reading on a computer screen -- even a tiny one -- might actually help people with dyslexia improve speed and focus.

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Hi-tech glove turns words into touch

Aug 20, 2013
Design researcher Tom Bieling has made something called the Lorm Glove, which could soon help people who are deaf or blind communicate.

One person's mobile coupon app is another's seeing eye dog

Aug 19, 2013
Technology can make us better, faster, stronger, and more productive. But it has another promise: accessibility.

Homeless vets face challenges in filing disability claims

Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist