Disability News: New York Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World New York category.

Publication List:

Call For Congressional Approval of Bill for Much Needed Access to Critical Equipment
Rep. Zeldin joins with individuals with disabilities to call for congressional approval of his must pass bill for mch needed access to critical equipment - Published: 2016-09-03
Deaths of Disabled Covered-Up in NYS - Demand for Federal Investigations
According to the Jonathan Carey Foundation a staggering numbers of deaths of people with disabilities in New York State are never criminally investigated and are being covered-up - Published: 2016-08-02
New York Winter Heating Costs Higher This Year
New York residents heating bills show higher rates than last year around this time - and more compared to the rest of the nation - Published: 2015-01-10
$625 in Home Energy Assistance for NY Households this Winter
New York households needing heating assistance money can apply for New Yorks Home Energy Assistance Program from November 17 - Published: 2014-11-06
$40 Million in Supportive Housing Awards for NY
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $40 million in funding for supportive housing projects to help homeless and low-income New Yorkers - Published: 2014-10-09
Two Payments a Month Begins Oct. 1 for NY State SSI Recipients
SSI Recipients in New York State will begin receiving 2 monthly payments instead of 1 beginning Oct.1 2014 - Published: 2014-09-26
Executive Order Establishing Commission to Create NY Employment First Policy
NY Governor signs order to establish Employment First Commission to increase employment rate and decrease poverty rate for New Yorkers receiving services from the State - Published: 2014-09-19
NY SNAP and Temporary Assistance Benefits Unavailable This Weekend
New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance alerts Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients and Temporary Assistance recipients that from midnight until noon this Sept 21, 2014 benefits will be unavailable - Published: 2014-09-19
Nearly 1M NY Children Benefit from Child Support Services
NY Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance recognizes the nearly one million children who benefit from the NY child support program - Published: 2014-08-31
NY Gov Signs Legislation Updating Accessibility Signage and Logos
NY Governor signs legislation to further advance New York State as an advocate of the rights for people with disabilities - Published: 2014-07-30
NY Gov. Announces $3.2M in Grants to Expand College Access for Low-Income Students
Governor Cuomo announces release of $3.2M College Access Innovation Grant application to be used to increase college enrollment and completion among low-income students - Published: 2014-07-15
Senior New Yorkers Should Plan for the Hurricane Season
Tips on preparing for hurricanes and ensuring the safety of seniors in the wake of disasters - Published: 2014-07-05
Bill Fully Restores Cuts to NYS Programs for Developmentally Disabled Passes Senate
Under the legislation up to $90 million will be provided for the OPWDD fully restoring the lost support - Published: 2013-06-25
NY State May Waste Medicaid Dollars on Fluoridation
NYS DofH statistics show highly fluoridated NYS counties do not have less tooth decay and fluoridation has not leveled out tooth decay between lower and higher income children - Published: 2011-12-06
Persons with Disability Cared For by NY State - A Preview of Care under NY Medical Indemnity Fund
Potential devastating consequences of the New York Medical Indemnity Fund in limiting access to care for children who have suffered severe brain disabilities - Published: 2011-11-21
Eliminate Offensive Terminology for People with Developmental Disabilities Bill - Addabbo
Senator Addabbo announces passage of legislation that would eliminate references of the terms mental retardation and mentally retarded in the Mental Hygiene Law - Published: 2011-05-24
Amending Public Health Law to Establish Medicaid Identification and Anti-fraud
Amending the public health law to allow New York to rapidly roll out a fraud prevention technology program many legislators say is well overdue - Published: 2011-05-06
Combating Underage Alcopop Abuse
Plans to crack down on easy access that minors have to Four Loko and similar high-alcohol malted beverages - Published: 2011-03-27
Congress Examines Workers Compensation - NY
Recent Congressional hearings have focused on state workers compensation programs because of increased stress on federal welfare programs - Published: 2011-02-19
Summer Food Service Program - New York State Education Department
The New York State Education Department is accepting applications for the 2011 Summer Food Service Program - Published: 2011-01-30
Senator Addabbo Introduces Bill to Enlarge Print on Election Ballots
Current election law does not contain any requirements as to ballot readability or usability - Published: 2011-01-03
Program for Upstate New York Children and Young Adults with Disabilities
Easter Seals New York and the Kessler Family to Break Ground for a Cutting-Edge Program for New York Children and Young Adults with Disabilities - Published: 2010-12-16
Blind Man Fights to Stay in His Home
It is alleged that termination of his rental subsidy by NYCHA was in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act - Published: 2010-11-23
Addabbo: Governor Signs Bill for Polling Places to be Situated Directly on Public Transportation Routes
Election Law Helps Seniors the Disabled and Non-Drivers Get Out to Vote More Easily and Avoid Frustration - Published: 2010-09-07
New York Governor Paterson Signs Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
NY bill to grant workplace protections to domestic workers the first such law to be enacted in the nation - Published: 2010-09-03
NY Governor Signs Addabbo Bill To Expand Available Polling Places for Disabled
Mandates that Buildings Getting State Benefits Must Be Used as Polling Places that Are ADA-Compliant - Published: 2010-08-24
MTA Transit Cuts Challenged by Disabled New Yorkers and Their Advocates
Claim MTA Service Cuts Violate Americans With Disabilities Act and Disproportionately Impact Mobility-Impaired New Yorkers - Published: 2010-08-19
Governor Paterson Vetoes 34 Bills Worth More Than $22.9 Million
NY Governor Paterson Acts on 137 Bills Vetoes 34 Bills Worth More Than $22.9 Million in Additional Spending - Published: 2010-08-17
Medical and Wage Coverage for Worker Injury or Illness in New York
Eligible employees in NY may receive help with their medical bills and lost wages through workers compensation coverage - Published: 2010-08-07
New Yorkers With Disabilities Face Barriers to Voting: Advocacy Groups Sue for Discrimination
New York systemic failure to provide access to polling sites for disabled voters - Published: 2010-07-31
Justice Department Settles Remainder of Voter Registration Case with State of New York for Violating Rights of Students with Disabilities
The Justice Department today announced a court-approved consent decree which resolves a lawsuit against the state of New York - Published: 2010-07-14
New York State Application to Participate in Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan
Governor Paterson Announces State Application to Participate in Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan - Published: 2010-07-04
Providing Students with a Safe Learning Environment
Providing All Students With A Safe Learning Environment - Senate Passes Landmark Dignity For All Students Act - Published: 2010-06-29
New York's New Tax Punishes Smokers
New Yorks proposed new additional tobacco tax of $1.60 a pack takes total price of pack of cigarettes to over $10 - Published: 2010-06-21
New York Needs "Complete Streets" Bill
All new and rehabilitated roads are designed for all users including walkers cyclists and the disabled - Published: 2010-06-20
Improving Quality Of Life For Seniors - New York State
Easing the financial burden for seniors across New York who rely on costly prescription drugs - Published: 2010-06-19
Bronx Family Hope to Find Donor for Six Month Old Daughter with Leukemia
Bronx Family Clings to Hope to Find a Life-Saving Donor for Their Six Month Old Daughter Fighting Leukemia - Published: 2010-06-11
2010 Independence Expo: Improving Life for People with Disabilities and Seniors - New York
United Spinal Association Presents the 2010 Independence Expo: Improving Life for People with Disabilities and the Aging - Published: 2010-06-10
In Victory for Low-Income New Yorkers, NYU Child Study Center Opens Door to Medicaid Patients
After advocacy groups campaign on behalf of parents of kids with special needs NYU designates providers who will accept Medicaid and Child Health Plus - Published: 2010-06-01
United Spinal Hosts Summit on Future of National Disability Rights - New York Disability Event
United Spinal Association Hosts Disability Leadership and Policy Summit on Future of National Disability Rights - Published: 2010-05-20
Assembly Passes Bing's Legislation to Ensure Fair Housing Opportunities for Disabled Individuals
Bills aimed at ensuring that disabled individuals have fair housing opportunities - Published: 2010-05-18