July 2021

Low-Income Households Can Receive Lower Internet Bills Through the FCC

ASL Here En Espanol Aqui On May 12, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created a new program called the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB), designed to help qualifying low-income households receive discounts on their monthly internet and broadband service bills. The program aims to remove the price barrier to reliable internet service that many low-income and underprivileged households face during the COVID-19 pandemic. For […]
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Federal District Court Judge Rules ACDL Voting Rights Litigation Will Continue

Historically, individuals with disabilities have often faced many barriers with access and opportunity at the polls. While different voting rights laws – the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requiring equal access to the voting process and reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities, and the Help America Vote Act ensuring the right to a private and independent vote and requiring at least one accessible voting […]
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Text-to-911 Now Available Throughout Arizona

ASL translation En Espanol This blog post shares the status regarding ACDL’s landmark ADA settlements under which Text-to-911 has been deployed throughout Arizona. Background about the Enos et al v. Maricopa County and State of Arizona lawsuit and settlements can be found HERE. The Arizona Department of Administration’s Arizona 9-1-1 Program made funding available for all Arizona counties to implement Text-to-9-1-1 beginning August 3, […]
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Take the ACDL Survey!

The Arizona Center for Disability Law provides legal services to people who have a wide range of physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. As Arizona’s Protection and Advocacy (P&A) system and Client Assistance Program (CAP), we are developing areas of focus for the upcoming 2022 fiscal year that starts October 1, 2021. We want to know what disability issues are most important to […]
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