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Forum: Action Alerts 12-11-2017, 06:00 AM
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TLC Commissioners Vote on new FHV (For Hire Vehicle) Pilot Vote

12/13 10 AM, TLC Commissioners Vote on new FHV (For Hire Vehicle) Pilot
Vote (33 Beaver St b/t New & Broad Sts, by the Bull) Redo approving a
pilot program to evaluate a response time metric to...
Forum: New York City 11-17-2017, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Laura
MTA offers real-time, on-demand service for paratransit users

Definitely an improvement, but notice that they say "yellow and green
taxis" and not "wheelchair accessible taxis". I suspect that this is only
for the sunset of Access-a-Ride users who are capable...
Forum: Brooklyn 10-18-2017, 12:42 AM
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Views: 148
Posted By Laura
Applications Accepted Until Nov. 20 for Teaching Artist Training Institute 2018

Applications Now being accepted

The Teaching Artist Training Institute (TATI) provides free training and arts education best practices for individuals interested in working with students on the...
Forum: New York City 10-13-2017, 06:59 AM
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Views: 151
Posted By Laura
Lightbulb Uber Under Fire After NYC Accessibility Requirements Unfold

Uber Under Fire After NYC Accessibility Requirements Unfold
Uber and other for-hire vehicles may not have the capacity to fulfill new requirements in New York.
By Rob Stumpf
October 9, 2017
Forum: New York City 10-13-2017, 06:08 AM
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Views: 123
Posted By Laura
Soapbox For the Disabled, New York’s Sidewalks Are an Obstacle Course

From The NY Times:
For the Disabled, New York’s Sidewalks Are an Obstacle Course...
Forum: Manhattan 10-12-2017, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Laura
Many Mount Sinai Hospitals Agree to Landmark Class Action Settlement to Improve Healt
For Immediate...
Forum: Action Alerts 10-12-2017, 06:30 PM
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Views: 151
Posted By Laura
Call for technology and ideas to improve safety at intersections for the blind

| October 12, 2017 |
Dear Friends of Mobility Management,There are over 200,000 people with
vision loss living in New York City. While navigating streets with complex
geometries, crowded...
Forum: Manhattan 10-08-2017, 03:40 PM
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Views: 124
Posted By Laura
Special Needs School Fair at Manhattan JCC Oct. 24th 5:50-7:30pm

Representatives from Preschools through high schools serving the special needs population in NYC will be on site at the JCC to provide answers to your questions about the application process, tuition...
Forum: Brooklyn 09-29-2017, 04:59 PM
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Views: 139
Posted By Laura
Focus On Ability Short Film Festival from Australia 10/5/17 5:30pm

Dear ICS Member, Please join us for the 2017 Focus on Ability Short Film
Festival, Thursday, October 5, at 5:30 pm. Watch a selection of inspiring
short films, enjoy refreshments and great company....
Forum: Bronx 09-29-2017, 04:55 PM
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Views: 232
Posted By Laura
BILS to screen Australia's Focus On Ability Short Film Festival 10/6/17

Please join us at Bronx Library Center where Bronx Independent
Living Services (BILS) will showcase Australia’s Focus on Ability Short
Film Festival. Watch a selection of inspiring short films,...
Forum: Action Alerts 09-27-2017, 07:23 AM
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Views: 170
Posted By Laura
Access-A-Ride Reform Group Wants Your Input

Tired of late pick ups? Annoyed at being on a vehicle for hours and getting a city tour?
Sick of missing work, appointments, shows, dates? Frustrated with being treated badly
because of your...
Forum: Queens 09-25-2017, 05:34 PM
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Views: 208
Posted By Laura
The Man Who Keeps the Wheels Turning at the U.S. Open

from The New York Times:
The Man Who Keeps the Wheels Turning at the U.S. Open

Shingo Kunieda was fretting. It was Thursday, and Kunieda, his coach, his...
Forum: Brooklyn 09-16-2017, 04:09 AM
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Views: 141
Posted By Laura
The 17th annual Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Oct. 14-15

Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
Date and time: Saturday, 14 October, 9am to 7pm and Sunday, 15 October,
9am to 3pm...
Forum: Action Alerts 09-06-2017, 03:38 AM
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Views: 160
Posted By Laura
Speak With Commissioner Calise This Friday!

Dear ICS Member and everyone,Victor Calise, Commissioner for the
Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, will be the featured guest at
this Friday's Civics League Meeting. The Commissioner,...
Forum: Action Alerts 09-05-2017, 05:51 PM
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Views: 143
Posted By Laura
[CDPAANYS 15th Annual Conference] Hotel Room Block Nearly Sold Out!

Hotel space for CDPAANYS' 15th Annual Conference is running out! Register online today to secure your space.

We look forward to seeing you on October 25-26, 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy,...
Forum: Action Alerts 09-05-2017, 05:07 PM
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Views: 141
Posted By Laura
CPHS Membership Update on Calling Allies to Join Day of Action in DC

Hello everyone,

We still have room for the CPHS/Coalition to Protect Medicaid bus. But we
need you to go to the link to RSVP. If you have said you are coming,
please make sure you fill the...
Forum: New York City 09-03-2017, 03:35 AM
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Views: 249
Posted By Laura
Article on about the paratransit experience in NYC


On NYC’s Paratransit, Fighting for Safety, Respect, and Human Dignity

An incident on lawyer Britney Wilson’s ride home from work exposes her vulnerabilities as a Black...
Forum: National 09-02-2017, 06:44 PM
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Views: 271
Posted By Laura
Oh my Mick The Knife

From Politico:

Meet Mick Mulvaney, who proudly calls himself a “right-wing nutjob” and is quietly—and radically—trying to dismantle the federal bureaucracy....
Forum: Action Alerts 08-31-2017, 08:18 AM
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Views: 196
Posted By Laura
Soapbox Join us for Day of Action for Health in DC on Sept. 6th

Hello everyone
To better accommodate and ensure better participation, we are changing our
departure time on Sept 6th to 6:00 am.

Good Afternoon Everyone,
Urgent! CPHS* is coordinating a bus...
Forum: Queens 08-29-2017, 06:41 PM
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Views: 191
Posted By Laura
transit center goes to the panarama
Forum: National 08-29-2017, 06:37 PM
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Views: 107
Posted By Laura
Lightbulb Inside the Organization Saving Disabled People During Hurricane Harvey - Pacific Stan

Thanks to Marty Rosenblatt for this link.Pacific Standard justice/saving-disabled-

An interview with Paul Timmons, co-founder of a...
Forum: New York State 08-29-2017, 06:33 PM
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Views: 266
Posted By Laura
Seniors & New Yorkers With Disabilities Are Getting a Property Tax Break Thanks to Le

Dear Friend:

Thanks to recent changes in city and state law, homeowners with annual
income of $58,399 or less are now eligible to receive the Senior Citizen
Homeowners’ Exemption (SCHE) or...
Forum: Action Alerts 08-27-2017, 11:55 AM
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Views: 146
Posted By Laura
Angry Have you been discriminated against while trying to get healthcare?

Dear ICS Member,It’s a simple fact that people with disabilities
sometimes get sick and die because they can’t get access to healthcare,
despite the fact that, by law, all healthcare facilities and...
Forum: General chat 08-25-2017, 09:03 AM
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Views: 297
Posted By Laura
Casting a commercial, looking for para-cyclists

We are currently casting a Bridgestone commercial for the Olympic Channel
and are looking for para-cyclists. Looking for both a kid and an adult
who have cycling experience and could be believable...
Forum: New York City 08-23-2017, 12:38 PM
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Views: 246
Posted By Laura
Lightbulb DANT Boot Camp for Cultural Workers

We are delighted to announce the applications for our Boot Camp for
Cultural Workers are now open! We would appreciate it if you could spread
to your networks so we can assemble a fantastic set of...
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