Disability Rights

“It is the purpose of this chapter to provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities.”

~ Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)

ADA Education and Reform Act

4/18/17  //  Quick Reactions

The ADA Education and Reform Act would undermine ADA compliance and make people with disabilities the involuntary unpaid consultants of the businesses that discriminate against them

Eve Hill

Brown Goldstein & Levy

"School Choice" May Leave Students with Disabilities No Choice

4/17/17  //  Commentary

Privatization and decentralization of public education will return the U.S. to the days when students with disabilities were out-of-sight and out-of-mind, without meaningful education. Public schools could become the new institutions.

Eve Hill

Brown Goldstein & Levy

Updates | The Week of April 10, 2017

4/16/17  //  Daily Update

This week on Take Care, Eve Hill explained that criminal justice reform cannot succeed without accounting for disability rights.

Criminal Justice Reform and Disability – The Overlooked Opportunity

4/12/17  //  Commentary

Criminal justice agencies have become part of our communities' mental health services systems. They need to abide by the disability rights laws that govern mental health services

Eve Hill

Brown Goldstein & Levy

Updates | The Week of April 3, 2017

4/9/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump’s proclamation marking World Autism Awareness Day angered autism activists by aspiring to “cure autism."

The Story Thus Far: Disability Rights

3/16/17  //  Daily Update

The Trump Administration's education and healthcare policies may undermine disability rights in key respects. Here are some useful analyses of the story thus far.