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, […]

Brooklyn makeathon challenges students to develop assistive technology for people with disabilities

WHAT:          More than 180 engineers, coders and developers to create physical protoypes of assistive technology for people with disabilities at three-day makeathon event WHEN:          Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 23 WHERE:        New Lab at Brooklyn Navy Yard, 19 Morris Avenue, Brooklyn MEDIA:         The event is open to the media. Reporters are asked […]