From Roseanna Miller–Deaf woman wins $600k judgment for ill treatment by police under ADA

MaryGSykes.com

Now the real question is, why are the deaf being covered by the ADA but elders and disableds suffering abuse, bedsores and chemical restraints generally receive no protection from our state and federal court system under the ADA?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/deaf-woman-nypd-lawsuit-settlement_us_5630da6ce4b00aa54a4bfef1

Deaf Woman To Get $750,000 For Hellish Ordeal With NYPD

“Deaf individuals have rights, and they do not have to tolerate discrimination and injustices of any kind.”

10/28/2015 01:18 pm ET | Updated Oct 30, 2015

NEW YORK — A New York City woman, who is deaf and says NYPD officers wrongfully arrested her and then ignored her pleas for an American Sign Language interpreter, has settled her lawsuit against the city for $750,000, a sum her lawyers say is the largest ever deaf discrimination settlement for a single person.

“Our client is pleased that she can now move on with her life and…

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