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Niko in front of a U.N. banner about including people with disabilities in UN development goals.

A bigger movement, by Niko Boskovic

Sixteen-year old Niko Boskovic won first place in a prestigious essay contest, and was selected as a delegate to an annual educational program.  But, the program sponsor, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, withdrew his prize after learning Niko experiences autism and uses a letter board to communicate. Our attorneys worked with Niko and his family to… Continue Reading A bigger movement, by Niko Boskovic

New DOJ guidance to civil rights of persons with HIV/AIDS

A new brochure from the US Department of Justice explains the rights of persons with HIV/AIDS under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the requirements of the ADA for employers, businesses, non-profit agencies, and State and local governments. It also explains where an individual can file complaints if they have been discriminated against in… Continue Reading New DOJ guidance to civil rights of persons with HIV/AIDS Continue Reading New DOJ guidance to civil rights of persons with HIV/AIDS