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Statement regarding RIDE’s proposed readiness-based graduation requirements

Statement from RIPIN, Disability Rights Rhode Island, Parent Support Network of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council, The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, and The Autism Project on RIDE’s proposed readiness-based graduation requirements

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News Release: CVS Court Case

GROUPS APPLAUD CVS FOR WITHDRAWING U.S. SUPREME COURT PETITION THAT THREATENED THE RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES  The ACLU of Rhode Island and Disability Rights Rhode Island today applauded Woonsocket-based CVS for withdrawing its petition in a pending U.S. Supreme Court case that the groups said could have turned back

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We want to hear from you!

Each year, Disability Rights Rhode Island (DRRI) seeks public input regarding our Focus Areas. Please take a moment to fill out the brief 3-question survey below. We appreciate your assistance in our efforts to identify and focus on advocacy services that will enable people with disabilities to live independent, productive

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Amtrak Begins Compensating People with Disabilities Facing Barriers at Stations

Amtrak Begins Compensating People with Disabilities Facing Barriers at Stations – NDRN WASHINGTON, DC – People with mobility disabilities who encountered inaccessible Amtrak stations can begin submitting claims for monetary compensation. Claims must be submitted by May 29, 2021.  Amtrak created the compensation fund as part of a settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) which found the railroad

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