Attorney General Barr: We Must Retain Medical Access For People With Disabilities

July 25, 2019

NYLPI and a host of New York disability justice organizations have written to the U.S. Attorney General, William Barr, on the eve of the anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, asking him not to withdraw a 2010 rule about the …



28 Years Later, ADA Non-Compliance Leaves Deaf Patients At Risk

August 1, 2018

Deaf patients are still being denied translation services in hospitals.



NYLPI Co-Hosts Inaugural Convening on Medical Access and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Brooklyn

July 27, 2018

NYLPI and coalition partners held an inaugural community facing convening on the rights of persons with disabilities to accessible medical care.



NYC Commission on Human Rights Announces Settlement with Lenox Hill Radiology Following Investigation into Failure to Provide Equal Access to Mammograms for Patients with Disabilities

March 29, 2018

The settlement follows an investigation into allegations of discrimination for failure to accommodate patients with disabilities.



NYLPI testifies before the New York City Board of Correction

January 9, 2018

A board’s decision negatively impacts the health and privacy of New Yorkers in prison.



Language Access at Hospitals – It’s the Law!

October 17, 2017

Did you know that you have the right to a free interpreter in your primary language when interacting with your medical provider or the staff at any NYC hospital?  Check out NYLPI’s new Know Your Rights one-pager in English and Spanish (more languages f …



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