In a major victory for disability rights advocates, the Supreme Court, in ordering an appellate court to rehear a case by an 8-0 vote on February 22, has made it easier for families of students with disabilities to pursue Americans with Disabilities Act claims against schools.
A United States House Committee voted February 7 to disband the Election Assistance Admission, one day after the Consortium for Citizens for Disabilities wrote a letter to elected representatives [PDF], urging them to vote against the proposal.
This bill requires van-accessible parking spaces have an access aisle alongside the parking space at least 96-inches wide. This allows enough room for a person who uses a wheelchair to use a lift with safe entry and exit from a van.