Senate Expands Protections For New Yorkers with Disabilities

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 05/29/2019 - 18:01

The Senate today will pass legislation that will help protect New Yorkers with disabilities. The bills include legislation that will create an advocacy office for New Yorkers living with disabilities and expand Medicaid coverage for applied behavior analysis services for people who have autism spectrum disorder. Additionally, these bills will also provide housing protections for New Yorkers with disabilities living with therapy animals and allow tenants with disabilities to terminate their leases to move into housing that is more appropriate.

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