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September 15, 2017


Program Gives People With Disabilities Rare Chance To Pilot Planes

The program is called Able Flight, and it's the only place in the state where people with disabilities can learn how to fly.

August 5, 2016


Education Dept. Tells Schools To Rethink Discipline

New guidance from the department emphasizes the requirement that schools provide behavioral supports for students with disabilities.

March 23, 2016


Some Indiana Doctors Want Pence To Veto Abortion Bill

Pro-life groups say the legislation prevents discrimination against Hoosiers with disabilities, but some doctors say the bill has dangerous implications.

July 24, 2015


Indy Company Brings Jobs To People With Disabilities

Tangram, an Indianapolis-based organization aims to connect people with disabilities to jobs, is working on expanding their model nationwide.

June 22, 2015


11 Amtrak Stations Noncompliant With Disabilities Act

A Department of Justice investigation revealed inaccessible parking, inadequate counter height, and refusal to sell tickets to customers with disabilities.

February 4, 2013


Local Schools Seek To Accommodate Students In Sports

A Department of Education ruling says schools must accommodate students with disabilities in sports programs but does not provide additional funding to do so.

August 25, 2012


Tax Credits Awarded To Apartments For Homeless And Disabled

The apartments are slated to be finished by December 2013 and can accommodate 40 individuals in one bedroom apartments.

June 1, 2011


Bloomington Sidewalk Construction Causes Tension

Sidewalk construction and upkeep in Bloomington is causing tension between some residents and city officials.

March 30, 2011


Overturned Boat Kills Two During Sailing Trip for Disabled

Heart of Sailing board president John Shean said ten people were aboard the 26-foot 1988 MacGregor sailboat when it capsized.

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