Disability rights

Connections: Disability rights activist Stephanie Woodward on disability pride

Local disability rights activist Stephanie Woodward recently wrote an opinion piece for the Spina Bifida Association about why she loves her disability....
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Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:19am
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Connections: Oscar Merulla-Bonn on disability rights

A local sixth grader is going viral in our community. At the age of 14 months, Oscar Merulla-Bonn was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy. He's been...
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Tue, 10/01/2019 - 11:08am
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Abigail Hernandez's legal team files appeal, attorney compares courts to Alice in Wonderland

Abigail Hernandez’s legal team filed an appeal Tuesday. That’s after losing a bond hearing earlier this month. Her immigration attorney compares the...
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Tue, 08/27/2019 - 3:43pm
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Abigail Hernandez denied bond, appeal to follow

Abigail Hernandez was denied bond again last week by an immigration judge. Hernandez is a former Rochester City School District student and a young...
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Sun, 08/11/2019 - 3:52am
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American Council of the Blind names new leadership, continues battle for accessibility and inclusion

The American Council of the Blind , an advocacy group for the rights of visually impaired and blind people, elected new leadership at the organization’s...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:23am
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