April 2016

Landmark Settlement Grants Disabled Immigrants Translation Services on New York Public Transportation.

By | April 28th, 2016|

Senior Staff Attorney Reena Arora, talks strategy with Legal Director Katie Rosenfeld. Whether they say hola, bonjour or konnichiwa, disabled immigrants can now [...]

Clinton and Sanders Confirm Support of Disability Integration Act

By | April 20th, 2016|

Although they may disagree on various foreign policy issues and argue about the future of climate change, Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders [...]

Cody Unser Diving into the Record Books

By | April 18th, 2016|

She is the daughter and granddaughter of Nascar greats Al Unser and Al Unser Jr., but instead of breaking records behind the wheel, Cody Unser [...]

United Spinal Association and New York City Reach Settlement on Curb Cuts

By | April 13th, 2016|

New Yorkers who use wheelchairs continue to have difficulty with curb cuts, as shown in this screen shot from a video in Affect Magazine‘s [...]

March 2016

Wheelchair Accessible Gondola Rides Debut in Venice

By | March 30th, 2016|

They are used to singing “That’s Amore” as they navigate the picturesque canals of Venice, and now veteran gondoliers Enrico Greifenberg and Alessandro Dalla Pieta [...]

#CripTheVote Lights Up the Internet

By | March 9th, 2016|

As the 2016 election process heats up, newly launched online campaign #CripTheVote is lighting up the Internet as a way to bring awareness to disability [...]

February 2016

Greyhound Settles with Department of Justice over ADA Violation Claims

By | February 19th, 2016|

Greyhound Bus Lines, the nation’s largest bus company, has agreed to pay over $375,000 in compensation and penalty fines to settle claims that it repeatedly [...]

Handcyclist Joe Stone Settles Complaint Against Montana Marathon

By | February 19th, 2016|

Handcyclist Joe Stone has settled his disability discrimination complaint against Run Wild Missoula after the marathon agreed to allow handcycles and wheelchairs in the race [...]

United Spinal Member Sues for Safe and Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty

By | February 12th, 2016|

United Spinal Association member and employee David Heard, a wheelchair user, filed a lawsuit Thursday against Statue Cruises, LLC, for its failure to provide safe [...]

Atlanta’s Shepherd Center to Offer Free Self-Defense Classes

By | February 10th, 2016|

A self-defense instructor teaches techniques to Shepherd Center inpatients during a June 2015 class. Wheelchair users in the greater Atlanta area now have [...]

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