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CDS Reflects Back on Successful 2016-2017 Year

As the Spring 2017 semester comes to a close, the Committee for Disabled Students reflect back on another successful year of events and activism on campus. The committee was founded in 1972 and was the first resource on campus for students with disabilities. Originally serving only these students, CDS later expanded to include all registered […]

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Shuttle bus not for all students

Queens College’s shuttle bus, popular among students, is under scrutiny for its failure to accommodate students with disabilities. This failure to provide special services to students is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA, passed in 1990, forbids discrimination against disabled people with work, life, school and transportation. One section highlights reasonable accommodation to the disabled, […]

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