americans with disabilities act http://wamc.org en U.S. Attorney, NY School District Settle ADA Case http://wamc.org/post/us-attorney-ny-school-district-settle-ada-case <p></p><p>A lawsuit against a school district in Westchester County over violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act has been settled.</p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:58:07 +0000 Allison Dunne 95777 at http://wamc.org The Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards http://wamc.org/post/henry-viscardi-achievement-awards <p></p><p>The Viscardi Center today announced the recipients of a new international award designed to identify and honor people living with disabilities for their work and influence on the global disability community of more than one billion people.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:00:26 +0000 Dave Lucas 59029 at http://wamc.org The Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards US Department of Justice Reaches Agreement with North Adams http://wamc.org/post/us-department-justice-reaches-agreement-north-adams <p>The U.S. Department of Justice has reached an agreement with North Adams to improve access for people with disabilities.</p><p>Announced Tuesday, the agreement was reached under Project Civic Access, the Justice Department's initiative to ensure that cities, towns and counties throughout the country comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The compliance review began after a complaint that the city's police station was physically inaccessible.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:22:18 +0000 Lucas Willard 49977 at http://wamc.org