Demanding Answers: Advocates Say No One Is Taking Responsibility For Poor Conditions At Lower East Side Housing Complex For People With DisabilitiesResidents say the building's doors don't have accessibility buttons and their units are in disrepair, including broken ovens, toilets and even broken window frames.
Tenants With Disabilities Crying Out For Help Fixing Poor Conditions At Lower East Side Housing ComplexResidents say they've been calling on management, local and federal officials to make improvements for years now with little response.
Disability Advocates Call On MTA To Suspend Shared Rides On Access-A-RideShared rides were suspended in March 2020 due to the pandemic, but earlier this summer, the MTA announced they would return on July 6.
Blind In The Pandemic: Local Musician Noé Socha Faces Special Challenges Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak"I just think that for this to be exposed is important, so people have a little bit more flexibility and understanding," Socha told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Long Island School Kicks Out Disabled Child For Too Many AbsencesChloe Castellano has a confirmed medical condition, acknowledged by the state, but this didn’t keep her high school from kicking her out. Now her parents are fighting back.
Mother Claims IHOP Discriminated Against Toddler With No ArmsAn Arkansas mother is accusing a local IHOP franchise of discriminating against her three-year-old son who was born without arms.
9-Year-Old Girl With No Hands Wins National Handwriting ContestThe nine-year-old from Virginia has just won the 2018 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest's Nicholas Maxim Award.
Westchester-Based Organization Gives Pets With Special Needs Second ChanceA local woman’s love for her dog has inspired a rescue and rehab center that is saving four-legged lives in the Tri-State Area.
Physical Therapist Turns Trash Into Special Furniture For Disabled Kids In BrooklynA man has taken on a mission to turn trash into tools for children with physical challenges in schools across Brooklyn.
State Lawmaker: MTA Is Not Doing Enough For Disabled CommutersNew York State Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Sunday to improve accessibility for the disabled at subway stations.
Advocates Set To Protest Against State Cuts For Disabilities ProgramsParents and friends of the disabled were set to protest against proposed state budget cuts on Long Island Saturday.
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.
Worries For Care Of Developmentally Disabled After Budget CutsIt's not about cutting bloated salaries, says State Senator Carlucci, but protecting the vital services for a vulnerable population.