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Disabled, Black and Searching for Justice

Article in NBC News written July 3rd, 2020, regarding disabled persons’ rights during police encounters included an interview with ADA Expertise Consulting CEO Marc Dubin, Esq. “I’m horrified by the amount of sheer luck needed to stay alive”: Black and disabled Americans call for awareness of their unique risks in police interactions. “Under the 1990…
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New designation for autism, hearing loss will keep people safer during police stops in Michigan, advocate says

Excerpt from an article written by the Lansing State Journal in Michigan on June 24th, 2020. Michigan residents with autism or hearing loss can get a special designation on licenses or identification cards advocates say will help keep them safe during encounters with police. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a package of bills Tuesday creating a “communication impediment” designation…
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ADA experts say shoppers with disabilities are required to wear a mask

Excerpt from an article from on May 22, 2020 The Albertsons in Palm Desert requires face coverings inside the store, but staff members say the rules aren’t preventing customers from tying to enter the stores without one…. Several viral videos show shoppers claiming masks go against their constitutional rights, as well as the Americans…
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