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Disabled UW alum files lawsuit over arena accessibility

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

Public to speak on settlement with Oregon disabled workers

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

How to have your say in the future of public transportation

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

3 roommates sentenced to prison for abusing disabled woman

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

Sharing insights

Visually impaired and their supporters meet monthly in Everett

Date: 09/22/2015 | Local News

Wildfires trap and kill stranded seniors

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

Doggie in the dorm

Guide dog in training to 'attend' WSU

Date: 08/21/2015 | Local News

15 trails you can enjoy in a wheelchair

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

Neither Dole, nor ADA, would be welcome in today’s Senate

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

Room to move

Everett's All Aboard center gets new space

Date: 06/23/2015 | Local News

Everyone's a winner

Special needs kids play in the Miracle League

Date: 06/17/2015 | Local News

Law aims to help people with disabilities live independently

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

Police seek arrest of mother of disabled son left in woods

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 schools mistreated autistic boy, mother alleges in lawsuit

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

No limits to generosity

Physical challenges can't stop man's push for YMCA

Date: 03/12/2015 | Local News

Disability is not an obstacle

Arthrogryposis hasn't stopped swimmer from excelling

Date: 03/03/2015 | Sports

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