Tag: Americans With Disabilities Act

The National Down Syndrome Society and Disability Rights Florida Say #LetGarrettFight

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Garrett Holeve, a 24-year-old man with Down syndrome, has been denied his right to an equal opportunity to compete in amateur Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

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Protecting Service Animal Access

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Rep. Jimmie Smith filed HB 849 to help protect the rights of people with disabilities, including veterans, to use their service animals.

In…

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Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is Turning 40 Years of Age

Friday, September 13, 2013

Girl walking with a walker.Section 504 of the Rehab Act became law…

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Motion Filed on Behalf of Children with Medically Complex Needs

Friday, September 06, 2013

Disability Rights Florida has filed a motion to intervene into United States of America v. The State of Florida. The motion and complaint in intervention…

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Lawsuit Asks Federal Court to End Segregation of Individuals with Mental Illnesses

Monday, August 19, 2013

Disability Rights Florida has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

The federal lawsuit,…

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