Coverage Archive

Diabetes Connection

August 2, 2016

Many parents of young children with type 1 diabetes have found childcare very difficult to navigate. But rarely are children with type 1 excluded, in writing, from daycare, camp and before and after school programs. That’s the case right now, though, in the US Military.

The Recorder

August 2, 2016

Talented litigator, who brought hundreds of class action lawsuits that opened sidewalks, national parks, department stores and Uber rides to people with disabilities, died last week.

DNAinfo

August 1, 2016

City’s LinkNYC discriminates against the blind, lawsuit says.

GBDH

August 1, 2016

Larry Paradis was a one of the country’s most talented, brilliant, and accomplished disability rights trail blazers. He also was a deeply good, decent, caring, and giving person, with the highest integrity. Larry broke down barriers all across this nation.

NY1 News

July 29, 2016

A new lawsuit says LinkNYC needs to be made more accessible for the blind.

Patch

July 29, 2016

The LinkNYC program is gradually installing 7,500 Links across NYC in place of old pay phones, but the nonprofit Disability Rights Advocates says blind people are unable to use them.

The Wall Street Journal

July 28, 2016

Attorneys representing advocates for the disabled say LinkNYC isn’t sufficiently accessible to blind people.

Courthouse News Service

July 20, 2016

The American Diabetes Association sued the Army on Wednesday, claiming it prohibits staff on bases from providing diabetes-related care to children.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

July 16, 2016

Uber drivers who refuse to take passengers with service animals may soon be dropped under policies the ride-hailing company is adopting as part of a lawsuit settlement with the National Federation of the Blind.

SFBay

July 15, 2016

A settlement between Uber Technologies Inc. and advocates for blind people who use service animals was given preliminary approval by a U.S. District Court judge this week.

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