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Atrocious Discrimination Against Students With Disabilities in NYC

Here at DRC, we have to share Michelle Daimant’s important article on the NYC public school’s misuse of emergency room’s as a timeout room. It is enough to upset your stomach and chill you to your toes. Michelle writes for … Continue reading

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Feds Call Transition Program a “Sweatshop”

This Disability Scoops piece brings up a dirty little secret that not many in the disability rights movement discuss. Many who are among the broader advocacy community make bundles of money off these transition programs. One or two lobbyists for … Continue reading

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Facebook Hate Speech Problematic, Advocates Say

By MICHELLE DIAMENT of Disability Scoop  www.disabilityscoop.com  Under pressure, Facebook recently said it will improve its efforts to weed out hate speech on the social network. Disability advocates say the move is long overdue. Late last month Facebook acknowledged that … Continue reading

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