DRNY PRESS RELEASES

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July 17-21 is NATIONAL DISABILITY VOTER REGISTRATION WEEK!

Here’s How You Can Help:

- Register to vote!

- Encourage a friend or family member to register!

- Host a voter registration drive or voter training!

- Join a DRNY Event: http://bit.ly/2sVmCot

 

NIAGARA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER ABUSES AND NEGLECTS RESIDENTS

7-12-17

Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2sQuGaf

Read Full Report: http://bit.ly/2sQcXjj

 

INACCESSIBLE POLLING SITES IN GREENE COUNTY VIOLATE FEDERAL LAW

6-9-17

Press Release: http://bit.ly/2r36eRW

Full Report: http://bit.ly/2r2KmGj

 

HIGH SCHOOLER WITH DISABILITIES DENIED RIGHT TO PLAY BASKETBALL

5-17-17

Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2pUUfoZ

Read Complaint: http://bit.ly/2pUL3kI

 

LANDLORD THREATENS EVICTION OF FAMILY WITH SERVICE ANIMAL

May 16, 2017

Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2rdhNJN

​Read Complaint: http://bit.ly/2rdehPC

 

NEW YORK BAR FOUNDATION GIVES DRNY $8000 GRANT

April 28, 2017

Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2qo2SIB

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT:  NORTH COLONIE SD TAKES CORRECTIVE ACTIONS TO ADDRESS FINDINGS OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AT BLUE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

4-21-17

Read the Full Report: http://bit.ly/2pWfjfj

Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2pWpT5S

 

STAFF CHARGED WITH CARING FOR A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY LEAK PRIVATE INFORMATION AND ENDORSE FALSE RUMORS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

4-12-17

Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2nGcFN8

Read Complaint: http://bit.ly/2nGadGA

 

 

DRNY FAVORABLY SETTLED FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST THE SACHEM CSD THAT DENIED A STUDENT’S USE OF HIS SERVICE DOG FOR NEARLY FIVE YEARS

3-17-17

Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2mXDysF

 

NYS JEOPARDIZES THE RIGHTS OF OVER 5,000 PEOPLE IN ADULT HOME CLASS ACTION & THE NYS ATTORNEY GENERAL SEEKS TO WITHDRAW FROM REPRESENTING THE STATE

3-1-17

Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2lE5rEs

Read Settlement Stipulation: http://bit.ly/2lE9pNc

Read AG Withdrawal Doc: http://bit.ly/2lE4Z9m

Read Court Transcript: http://bit.ly/2lDTOxg

 

DRNY PROUDLY ANNOUNCES OUR NEW LEGAL DIRECTOR & GENERAL COUNSEL

1-10-17

Read Statement: http://bit.ly/2jAktNw

 

NEW YORKERS WITH DISABILITIES SEEK IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXT-TO-911 SERVICE FOR ALL

1-5-17

Text-To-911 Complaint: http://bit.ly/2iZ9eeF

Press Release: http://bit.ly/2iZc2Zg

911.gov: www.911.gov/textto911.html

 

BELLEVUE HOSPITAL’S USE OF RESTRAINTS IS ALARMING!

DRNY & MHLS CALL FOR ACTION NOW

11-1-16

Read Full Report Here

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DRNY SEEKS FEDERAL INJUNCTION DECLARING ARTICLE 17A GUARDIANSHIP UNCONSTITUTIONAL

9-26-16

Read Full Complaint Here

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EMPLOYEES WHO USE WHEELCHAIRS ARE OUT OF FASHION IN NEW YORK!  NEW STUDY FINDS “NO FOOT IN THE DOOR” FOR QUALIFIED JOB SEEKERS AT 41% OF NEW YORK CITY FASHION RETAILERS

9-19-16

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Watch Video: https://youtu.be/jQ4U5Y3OYSc

​​Read Full Report Here

 

DRNY COMMENTS ON NYSED RULE: SUPERINTENDENT’S DETERMINATION OR LOCAL DIPLOMA

8-2-16

Read DRNY Comments Here

 

RENSSELAER COUNTY POLLING SITES ARE NOT ACCESSIBLE AND IN VIOLATION OF FEDERAL LAW

8-1-16

Watch DRNY Video: #FIXITNOW

DOJ Complaint

NYS AG Complaint

 

DRNY FINDS PROBLEMS WITH SOLITARY CONFINEMENT REFORMS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

7-28-16

Read Full Report Here

Press Release

 

THE JUSTICE CENTER IS FAILING TO PROTECT PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES - DISABILITY RIGHTS NEW YORK CALLS

FOR REFORMS

7-18-16

Press Release

 

MAKING HARD TIME HARDER:

REPORT OUTLINES NEED FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR INMATES WITH DISABILITIES

7-1-16

Press Release

AVID Project Website

 

DISABILITY RIGHTS NEW YORK SEEKS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST SERVICE PROVIDER FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH REQUESTS BY DRNY TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT

2-19-16

Read Complaint Here

Press Release

 

 

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