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Under Pressure: Inside the College Mental Health Crisis

NorthJersey.com

NJ Student Prisoners to Receive Significant Boost in Special Education Services

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What Is Ableism? Here’s What You Need to Know About This Form of Discrimination

Chalkbeat NY

NYC to Increase Special Education Services for Bronx Students Following Settlement

Lawsuit Challenges Los Angeles County’s Rejection of Employees Based on Discriminatory and False Assumptions About Mental Health

  Disponible en español abajo July 29, 2021—Los Angeles, CA—Disability Rights Advocates filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court today on behalf of two participants in Los Angeles County’s federally-funded Master of Social Work Trainee Program, whose internship and employment offers with the County’s Department of Children and Family Services were withdrawn following invasive […]

July 2021 Newsletter

  In This Issue Letter From the President & CEO DRA’s 2021 Virtual Gala, October 7 New Board Member Profile – Brian Frumkin Introducing DRA’s Interns Impact Report Letter From the President & CEO Dear Friends, Happy “ADA Day!” As you likely know, today marks the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), […]

Lawsuit Challenges World’s Largest Professional Human Resource Membership Association’s Failure to Follow Disability Law

  July 21, 2021– San Francisco, CA—Yesterday Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) filed a class action lawsuit against the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on behalf of Deaf Human Resource (HR) professionals who do not have equal access to SHRM’s services because SHRM fails to provide accommodations like sign language interpreters, captioning, and timely transcripts […]

Mercury News

ACLU, Law Foundation, Disability Rights Advocates Sue Mountain View Over “Unconstitutional and Inhumane” RV Ban