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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: 88
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: 108
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
New...
Forum: New York City 10-13-2017, 06:08 AM
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Views: 78
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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Views: 133
Posted By Laura
Many Mount Sinai Hospitals Agree to Landmark Class Action Settlement to Improve Healt

http://dralegal.org/press/beth-israel-medical-center-st-lukes-roosevelt-hospital-center-new-york-eye-ear-infirmary-continuum-health-partners-agree-landmark-class-action-settlement/
For Immediate...
Forum: Action Alerts 10-12-2017, 06:30 PM
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Views: 98
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: 101
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: 113
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: 156
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
Replies: 0
Views: 134
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: 141
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

By CINDY SHMERLER SEPT. 11, 2017
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: 119
Posted By Laura
The 17th annual Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Oct. 14-15

Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
Webpage: https://www.Facebook.com/SapolinTournament
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
Replies: 0
Views: 136
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
Replies: 0
Views: 112
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
Replies: 0
Views: 107
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
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By Laura
Article on Longreads.com about the paratransit experience in NYC

From Longreads.com:

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
Replies: 0
Views: 210
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
Replies: 0
Views: 160
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
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By Laura
transit center goes to the panarama

https://vimeo.com/230169151
Forum: National 08-29-2017, 06:37 PM
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Views: 86
Posted By Laura
Lightbulb Inside the Organization Saving Disabled People During Hurricane Harvey - Pacific Stan

Thanks to Marty Rosenblatt for this link.Pacific Standard
https://psmag.com/social- justice/saving-disabled-
people-during-hurricane-harvey

An interview with Paul Timmons, co-founder of a...
Forum: New York State 08-29-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
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
Replies: 0
Views: 119
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
Replies: 0
Views: 259
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
Replies: 0
Views: 172
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...
Forum: New York City 08-20-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By Laura
Lightbulb Summer Streets celebration-with Some Adaptive Events For The Disabled

In its 10th year,Summer Streets is an annual celebration of New York
City's most valuable public space—our streets. Summer Streets provides
space for healthy recreation and encourages New Yorkers...
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