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Smith-9th Streets subway station in Brooklyn - April 26, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

State Lawmaker: MTA Is Not Doing Enough For Disabled Commuters

New York State Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Sunday to improve accessibility for the disabled at subway stations.

08/25/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Advocates Set To Protest Against State Cuts For Disabilities Programs

Parents and friends of the disabled were set to protest against proposed state budget cuts on Long Island Saturday.

03/16/2013

The Little League of the Islips created the Challenger League, a brand new league for disabled children, this year. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids With Disabilities On L.I. Get ‘A (Little) League Of Their Own’

There’s a brand new little league on Long Island that’s proving the be an inspiration to anyone who has a dream. That’s because every player has a disability – but that’s not stopping them from getting onto that playing field.

05/13/2011

(credit: AP)

Worries For Care Of Developmentally Disabled After Budget Cuts

It’s not about cutting bloated salaries, says State Senator Carlucci, but protecting the vital services for a vulnerable population.

03/21/2011