SEATTLE — A University of Washington alumnus says parts of the school’s arena and the university’s ticket pricing violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Date: 01/21/2016 | Northwest
PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal judge will hear Monday from people affected by a proposed settlement involving employment for people with developmental disabilities.
Date: 12/06/2015 | Northwest
Planes, trains and — well, not very many automobiles.The state is working on a long-term plan for public transportation and wants your input.
Date: 11/09/2015 | Street Smarts
OLYMPIA — Three Rochester residents have been sentenced to prison for allegedly beating and starving their 58-year-old roommate, who is developmentally disabled.
Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest
Visually impaired and their supporters meet monthly in Everett
Date: 09/22/2015 | Local News
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. — Some were pulled from the fire zone by relatives or neighbors, with or without their wheelchairs. At least a handful made the bumpy ride out in the back of a pickup through heavy smoke and fire-blackened debris — thanks to a former paramedic who breached...
Date: 09/20/2015 | Nation & World
In my next life, I’m going to write a wheelchair-accessible guide to Washington state, answering all the questions that I asked for this column.
Date: 08/02/2015 | Life
Bob Dole, now 92 and in a wheelchair, made a rare return visit to Congress on Monday to celebrate this week's 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act — the sort of big bipartisan triumph of yore that now seems unimaginable.How, I asked Dole, can we get...
Date: 07/29/2015 | Opinion Columnists
LAKE STEVENS — Emma Patterson, 13, already is planning for college. She wants to study art, work at Starbucks and have her own place in Seattle.It'll be an uphill battle for the energetic teen with purple streaks in her hair and an infectious smile. She has Down...
Date: 05/07/2015 | Local News
PHILADELPHIA — An arrest warrant has been issued for the mother of a severely disabled man left in the woods for several days near a Philadelphia park, authorities said.
Date: 04/12/2015 | Nation & World
MONROE — The mother of an autistic boy is suing the Monroe School District in federal court for allegedly imposing harsh punishments on him and violating his right to a public education.The 9-year-old boy's mother filed the lawsuit Dec. 23 in U.S. District Court in...
Date: 03/26/2015 | Local News
Physical challenges can't stop man's push for YMCA
Date: 03/12/2015 | Local News
Arthrogryposis hasn't stopped swimmer from excelling
Date: 03/03/2015 | Sports