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The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities
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Carol Tyson Jan 13
Today shared plans to offer service to ambulatory paratransit eligible passengers, creating a 2-tiered system & leaving wheelchair users behind. So I've said it here, partnerships with inaccessible services are discriminatory, plain and simple. 1/2
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Carol Tyson Jan 13
Replying to @DanceforMyself
We're dreaming of demand responsive autonomous service, right? Agencies, DOTs, advocates can hold a high standard and demand equitable and fully accessible AV implementation - thinking of drivers and all riders. 2/2
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DREDF Jan 13
“Who benefits from inclusion?" asks 'S
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Glen Hansman Jan 9
Is "Disability" a bad word? Discussion and feature article by Chilliwack teacher and doctoral candidate : | cc.
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DREDF Jan 13
"So excited to moderate this panel and hear from our keynote speaker 'S ! RT
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DREDF Jan 13
The changing the status of disabled people, relates 's
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DREDF Jan 13
"When you say, ‘see the person & not the disability,’ you give them an excuse to not provide the accommodation” - RT
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MobilityIntl USA Jan 8
We are honored that has been selected as a 2019, thanks to the collaborative efforts of our many partners, including
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ProPublica Jan 5
For more than a year, tribal leaders have been waiting for the Dept. of Education to open an investigation into racial discrimination against Native American students in Wolf Point, Montana. An investigation has been opened after our story posted.
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DREDF Jan 4
Of the 68 folks interviewed in our focus groups last Fall, only 11 had EVER received the . Only 9 returned it. is in trouble, relates 's . Perhaps most troubling? Many communities still aren't counted
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DREDF Jan 4
TY, for highlighting the bipartisan work of Dems & the GOP in passing the in 1990 during your historic return as Speaker of the House. Congrats also to incoming Speaker Pro Tempore (RI)!
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DREDF Jan 4
Last Fall, along with colleagues at , held focus groups w/ orgs across SoCal. What we discovered was shocking. We'll be doing more to increase participation of communities in 2019 & beyond
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DREDF Dec 31
Make a donation today and have a Happy New Year!
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Susan Henderson Dec 30
His disabled son was restrained “face down on the floor until he passed out and urinated.” Sanctioned abuse of disabled kids is global. Laws to ban face opposition from educators. Give them & students support needed to make S&R history
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DREDF Dec 29
And we're partial to you. Thank you for the vote of confidence. Happy New Year!
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DREDF Dec 24
Latest News  from Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund for 12/24/2018 -
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DREDF Dec 21
Special EDition: Restraint and Seclusion Causes Death of Student with a Disability: Understand Your Right to Reject These Dangerous Practices -
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Amy Braunschweiger Dec 21
Imagine walking with crutches or being deaf while part of the migrant caravan now at the US/Mexico border. What learned in Tijuana.
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Bonnie C Dec 19
Thank you, for pushing the importance of these protections
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Chan Stroman Dec 20
Replying to @DREDF
Bookmark the OCR complaint filed by and the OCR letter detailing the investigation & findings, understanding that these practices are not the exception but the norm, and that enforcement is not the norm but the exception.
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