Coverage Archive

The Wall Street Journal

November 1, 2018

A federal lawsuit accuses New York City of failing to ensure that students with diabetes can attend public school safely and with equal access to educational opportunities as their peers.

The Associated Press

October 26, 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Hulu will make its subscription streaming service more accessible to blind and visually impaired customers.

Route Fifty

July 30, 2018

Golfo is one of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed last month that alleges New York City is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 because it has not adequately upgraded crosswalk signals to accommodate blind pedestrians.


July 20, 2018

Errol Louis discussed the fight for increased accessibility in the subway with Emily Seelenfeund of Disability Rights Advocates and the Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York’s Susan Dooha and Dustin Jones.

The Stanford Daily

July 20, 2018

Three more individuals have joined the class-action lawsuit against Stanford — originally filed in May — which claims that the University, in placing students on leaves of absences in the face of severe mental health challenges without seeking sufficient accommodations, has discriminated against students with mental health disabilities.

StreetsBlog NYC

July 19, 2018

Andy Byford has committed to doubling the pace of elevator installation. Disability advocates want that codified in an enforceable court agreement.

New York Law Journal

June 7, 2018

In a ruling that advocates say could open Uber Technologies Inc. up to additional litigation over providing service to disabled people, a New York state court judge in Brooklyn found that the ride-sharing company’s arbitration clause was too ambiguous to move a disabled woman’s suit against the company into arbitration.

Legal Reader

May 21, 2018

Berkeley-based Disability Rights Advocates is filing a class action against Stanford University on behalf of at least three students, all of whom, says the DRA, faced discrimination due to mental health issues.

The Daily Californian

May 20, 2018

A Berkeley-based disability rights advocacy group filed a lawsuit against Stanford University on Friday, alleging discrimination against students with mental health issues.

The Palo Alto Daily Post

May 19, 2018

A campus mental health group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Stanford, alleging that the school discriminates against mentally ill students by forcing them out of their classes and dorms when they show signs of self-harm or suicidal ideation.