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The interactions that people with disabilities have with police are too often potentially dangerous​​​. If you are stopped by the police, it is important to know your rights. This blog post will explain the law and what your rights are when you are stopped by a police officer. It is the police officer’s job to protect you …

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If you or someone you know are a person with a disability who lives in, works in, or travels to locations in the vicinity of any of these stations and who is impacted by the fact that they’re not accessible, we’d love to talk with you.

Broadway Junction (J/Z Lines Only)
Bay Ridge Avenue (R)
Bay Parkway (N)
Borough Hall …

Urge Governor Cuomo to include a funding increase of only $5 million for Independent Living Centers in his budget proposal! Image

It is that time of year again where we need to ask for your help. We all know how crucial Independent Living Centers like Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY are in communities across the State. We provide a wide array of supports and services that help people be independent and integrated in their …