February 14, 2020
February 14, 2020 NYLPI Director of Disability Justice Ruth Lowenkron spoke today at the Fordham Law School Symposium: “Urban Cities and Accessibility.” In her panel, “The Impact of Inaccessible Urban Cities,” Ruth discussed the detrimental effect o …
November 12, 2019
THE CITY quoted Senior Staff Attorney Maureen Belluscio in its article, City’s Delayed Response On 911 Overhaul Declared An Emergency, which covered a City Council hearing into the Administration’s abject failure to create an accessible 911 system, inc …
August 1, 2018
Deaf patients are still being denied translation services in hospitals.
NYLPI Staff Attorney Antony Gemmell Quoted in an AP Article about NYPD’s Efforts to Improve Communication with Deaf Drivers
June 14, 2018
The New York Police Department (NYPD) announced a new tool being offered to deaf drivers to facilitate better communication during traffic stops.
NYLPI Successfully Advocates for NYPD Pilot Program to Improve Access to Law Enforcement Services for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
April 17, 2017
The Deaf Justice Coalition announced the launch of a pilot program today by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) aimed at improving access to law enforcement services for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH). Several years of negotiations …