Advocates for poor worry the work requirements are too onerous.
Several companies now offer prenatal DNA tests that screen for conditions like Down syndrome, a chromosomal disorder that causes developmental disabilities.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick expected to sign state budget this week.
Museum leaders call this the most significant building project since the place first opened in 1955.
Amherst author Cammie McGovern’s new Young Adult novel about two teens with disabilities kicks off NEPR’s Summer Fiction series.
It all started one spring afternoon about 10 years ago. David Cavell, then a student at Tufts University, strolled past what looked like a campus blood drive. He saw a friend, stopped, agreed to run a Q-tip across the inside of his cheek, and moved on.
The much-awaited Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision concerning casinos came down Tuesday morning. The court ruled unanimously to allow a question on the November ballot, asking voters if they want to repeal the state’s casino law.
Among the bills now awaiting Governor Deval Patrick’s signature, which is expected, is a measure that would give Massachusetts a nation’s highest $11 an hour minimum wage.
The Federal corruption trial continues this week for John O’Brien, the former Massachusetts Probation Commissioner and two deputy commissioners.
For most of us, social media is a part of our every day lives- at work, home or both. But a lot of people are still figuring out when to use it and how. This is especially true in high school, where many teachers are still unsure of how it fits in the classroom.
The annual “Django in June” music festival in Northampton, Mass., kicked off this week with lessons and jamming for 200 musicians going to Django Camp.
At a WBUR debate Wednesday morning — the first broadcast debate since the convention — it seemed obvious the three candidates were trying to distinguish themselves.
A computer recently passed the Turing Test, but a Hampshire College Cognitive Scientists isn’t convinced.
Only three of the five Massachusetts democratic candidates for governor will be advancing to the September primary.
New leader for Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court likely named this week.