Less than 20% of subway stations and 10% of curb cuts in NYC are accessible to people with mobility disabilities. DRA attorney Rebecca Rodgers says, “Twenty-six years after the ADA, there is simply no excuse.”
More than half of New York City’s police stations aren’t accessible to people with mobility disabilities.
Director of Litigation Mary-Lee Smith explains how DRA works to make websites more accessible to everyone.
The American Diabetes Association has joined a California family in suing the U.S. Army, challenging a nationwide policy they say discriminates against type 1 kids by preventing them from participating in summer camps, daycare programs, and before- and after-school services as a result of their T1D needs
Larry died unexpectedly. He chose to leave life on his own terms while he was capable and before he experienced further medical crises.
If you use a wheelchair or scooter and are able to travel freely in many places due to accessible ramps or widened spaces, there is someone you should thank. Likewise, if you are blind and are able to access websites to read or shop, you can thank the same person – Larry Paradis, who died … Continue reading “KPFA”
One of the nation’s most influential disability rights lawyers, Larry Paradis, cofounder and executive director of Disability Rights Advocates, has passed away.
Larry Paradis, the attorney and co-founder of Disability Rights Advocates who carved a pathway for the disabled in California through hundreds of class action lawsuits, died last week. He was 57.
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.
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.