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National Federation of the Blind Sues Duke University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Against Blind Students Raleigh, North Carolina (June 4, 2020): Duke University systematically discriminates against blind students and alumni in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act, according to a lawsuit

DOT punishes disability community with proposed regulations

Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) is profoundly disappointed in the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) proposed regulations regarding service animals on aircrafts. Although intended to prevent airline passengers from falsely claiming their pets are service animals, the rules are misguided, overly

Service Needs Questionnaire for Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors in North Carolina

Disability Rights NC needs your help to identify gaps in services for people with a Traumatic Brain Injury living in North Carolina. Traumatic brain injury, or TBI for short, is an injury to the brain that happened sometime after birth,

Letter to the Editor: DRNC on the Housing Crisis for People with Disabilities

The N&O touched on an urgent issue in “NC families struggle to find housing for adults with disabilities” (Dec. 27). These families are caught in a system that is failing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. North Carolina has been