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Adam X., et al., v. New Jersey Department of Corrections, et al.

Please see the notice to individuals who may be impacted by the class action settlement agreement at the following link: https://bit.ly/3H8v9Ln . The New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJDOC) will drastically improve the provision of special education services for people in its prisons, according to a settlement preliminarily approved by the federal District Court for[…continue]

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Westchester Independent Living Center, et al. v. SUNY Purchase, et al.

Court preliminarily approves settlement improving the accessibility of the State University of New York at Purchase Campus. If you are a SUNY Purchase College student or visitor to the Purchase College campus who has a disability impacting your mobility please see this information: https://bit.ly/2VZuNnE . On September 14, 2021, Judge Cathy Seibel of the United[…continue]

News & Current Events

Yellow accessible pedestrian signal on a pole on a sidewalk Federal Court Orders New York City to Install Thousands of Accessible Crosswalk Signals Over the Next 10 Years January 4, 2022

  Groundbreaking Court Ruling Will Remake NYC’s Streetscape by Making Pedestrian Safety Accessible to People with Disabilities Read the decision here New York, NY – In a first-of-its kind decision that will remake the streetscape of New York City and improve safety and accessibility for all New Yorkers, a federal court ruled last week that New[…continue]

Close up of a person's hands using a braille keyboard to read information on a computer monitor, in an office setting Industry Leading HR and Payroll Company ADP Works with LightHouse to Enhance Accessibility of Products to Blind Users December 16, 2021

December 16, 2021– San Francisco, CA— The LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco and blind LightHouse staff members reached an agreement with the Professional Employer Organization ADP TotalSource® to enhance the accessibility and usability of the ADP Workforce Now® solution to LightHouse staff who are blind or have low vision and[…continue]

Podcast symbol Lawsuit Challenges Inaccessibility of Major Podcast Platforms December 14, 2021

  December 14, 2021– New York, NY—The National Association of the Deaf (“NAD”) and Disability Rights Advocates (“DRA”) have filed a lawsuit against three major providers of podcasts, SiriusXM, Stitcher, and Pandora, to end their exclusion of deaf and hard of hearing Americans from each company’s extensive podcast streaming service. Read the complaint here. Sirius[…continue]