Tag: Accessibility

Disability Rights Florida Sues Florida Department of Corrections for Breach of Settlement Agreement Protecting Incarcerated People with Physical Disabilities

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s federally-funded Protection and Advocacy organization for individuals with disabilities, has brought suit against the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) over its systemic…

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Success Story: Helen Maza

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

In 2018, Helen Maza, a woman with a variety of neurological, physical and genitourinary disabilities, sought out additional personal support…

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New Video: Employment Accommodations Explained

Monday, July 29, 2019

Everyone utilizes different techniques and supports to make them successful at work. For people with disabilities, using reasonable accommodations can help do just that. Reasonable accommodations…

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Disability Rights Florida Settles Landmark Lawsuit Against Florida Department of Corrections for Systemic Violations of Disability Laws

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

July 7, 2017, TALLAHASSEE – Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s federally funded Protection and Advocacy organization for individuals with disabilities, has settled an historic federal lawsuit against…

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Disability Independence Group and Disability Rights Florida Resolve Lawsuit against Miami-Dade Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to Provide Services to Deaf Inmates

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

MIAMI – Disability Independence Group, a non-profit organization that advocates for the rights of people with disabilities, and Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s federally-funded Protection and…

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