Investigations

Denial of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder by Residential Treatment Programs Including the Salvation Army

January 13, 2021

Image: “Have you been denied medication for opioid use disorder at the Salvation Army or other residential treatment programs? We want to hear from you. Justice Catalyst Law and Disability Rights Advocates are investigating discrimination by the Salvation Army and other residential treatment programs against people experiencing Opioid Use Disorder. Have you experienced any of … Continue reading “Denial of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder by Residential Treatment Programs Including the Salvation Army”

Deaf Access at Providence Health Washington Facilities

November 24, 2020

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) would like to speak with individuals who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing, are Providence Health Washington patients, and have experienced any of the following problems at a Providence Health Washington facility within the last two years: unqualified interpreters; problems with VRI; delay in providing an interpreter; not providing an interpreter … Continue reading “Deaf Access at Providence Health Washington Facilities”

Access to Long-Term Care Facilities for Patients on Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

October 9, 2020

The Legal Action Center and Disability Rights Advocates are investigating discrimination by nursing homes or other long-term care facilities in NYC and NYS, against people receiving medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD). MOUD is the use of methadone, buprenorphine (often goes by the brand name Suboxone), or injectable naltrexone (Vivitrol) to treat opioid use disorder. … Continue reading “Access to Long-Term Care Facilities for Patients on Medication for Opioid Use Disorder”

Remote Learning in Higher Education

June 26, 2020

Disability Rights Advocates is investigating the experiences of higher education students who are denied disability-related accommodations for remote learning. We would greatly appreciate if you would complete the following survey if you have confronted access barriers in remote learning. If you would prefer to share your experiences via email or phone, please contact Amy Ollove … Continue reading “Remote Learning in Higher Education”

Mental Health in Higher Education

May 19, 2020

Disability Rights Advocates is investigating the experiences of higher education students with mental health conditions at colleges and universities. If you are a student who has a mental health condition, we would greatly appreciate it if you would complete the following survey. The survey asks about your personal experience with mental health and how it … Continue reading “Mental Health in Higher Education”

Webinar Captioning

May 6, 2019

  Disability Rights Advocates is investigating complaints from people who are deaf or have hearing loss, regarding the failure of online webinar services to provide captioning when requested. If you are deaf or have hearing loss and have been denied captioning services when requested for an online webinar through services like Zoom or Hootsuite, we … Continue reading “Webinar Captioning”