Disability Rights New York

Advocates demand improved accommodations for inmates with disabilities

Tuesday, July 19, 2016The Amplifying Voices of Inmates with Disabilities (AVID) Prison Project released an extensive new interactive report June 22, calling on state prisons to undertake a series of reforms to bring the treatment of incarcerated people with disabilities in line with…

Report slams NY agency’s handling of young man’s death

Thursday, January 14, 2016Disability Rights New York asserts in a new report that a state residential care facility systematically neglected a patient prior to his death in 2013, contradicting the findings of a state agency tasked with investigating such allegations. The individual, identified…

Disability Vote

Wednesday, August 12, 2015Rooted in Rights new original video, Disability Vote, informs voters with disabilities of their rights, and encourages people with disabilities to vote. On this page you'll find links and resources for voters with disabilities, and state-specific voting information in the partnering states. It's time for people with disabilities to be fully included in the democratic process, and we need your help to disseminate the message. Please share this new video.