People with disabilities more likely to be arrested

ITHACA, N.Y. – People with disabilities face all sorts of discrimination every day. New Cornell University research suggests they may also face it while interacting with the police. People with disabilities in the study – including emotional, physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities – were nearly 44 percent more likely to be arrested by age 28, […]

ADA, which turns 23 today, is helping America and the world move toward equitable access

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE July 26, 2013 ADA, which turns 23 today, is helping America and the world move toward equitable access On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. Susanne Bruyère, the director of Cornell University’s ILR Employment & Disability Institute says we’ve learned a […]