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Settlement Agreement Creates Accessible Absentee Voting Options for Indiana Voters With Print Disabilities

February 1, 2023

February 1, 2023—Indianapolis, IN—A historic Indiana lawsuit seeking increased ballot accessibility for voters with print disabilities has settled. As a result of the settlement, the state has agreed to acquire a new remote accessible ballot marking tool that will allow these voters to cast their absentee ballots privately and independently. Voters will be able to … Continue reading “Settlement Agreement Creates Accessible Absentee Voting Options for Indiana Voters With Print Disabilities”

Federal Court Grants Preliminary Approval to Ground-Breaking Settlement That Will Ensure NYC Children with Diabetes Receive Appropriate Care in School

November 28, 2022

November 28, 2022 – Brooklyn, NY – A federal court has preliminarily approved a landmark settlement that will ensure children with diabetes in NYC receive the care they need to fully participate in school and school-related activities. This class action settlement resolves claims that New York City, the Department of Education, the Department of Health … Continue reading “Federal Court Grants Preliminary Approval to Ground-Breaking Settlement That Will Ensure NYC Children with Diabetes Receive Appropriate Care in School”

Court Finds that County of Los Angeles Discriminated Against Trainee Program Participants with Mental Health Disabilities

November 15, 2022

November 15, 2022 – Los Angeles, California—On November 4, 2022, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Barbara Scheper denied the County of Los Angeles’ motion for summary judgment on all counts, and granted summary adjudication in favor of Plaintiffs in the case of Jane Doe and Mary Roe v. County of Los Angeles (Case No. 21STCV27868)—stating … Continue readingCourt Finds that County of Los Angeles Discriminated Against Trainee Program Participants with Mental Health Disabilities

President & CEO

November 9, 2022

About Disability Rights Advocates (DRA): DRA’s mission is to advance equal rights and opportunity for people with all types of disabilities nationwide. DRA’s vision is a world free from discrimination, where people with disabilities are valued members of their communities with equal access to opportunity. Founded in 1993, DRA focuses on high-impact class action litigation … Continue reading “President & CEO”