Americans with Disabilities Act


The Justice Department has completed an agreement with Miami University to resolve allegations in a blind student's lawsuit that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

A federal district judge has ruled blind Ohio residents have been denied "meaningful access" to the absentee voting system, but implementing changes would fundamentally alter the entire system.

A disability rights group is suing the state, claiming it forces people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to receive services in institutional settings due to a lack of community options.


Two Dayton-area advocacy organizations have filed a federal lawsuit claiming the location of the Dayton Mall's public bus stop discriminates against people with disabilities.

Several blind voters and an advocacy group for the blind are suing  Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted over the accessibility of paper absentee ballots in the swing state.  

The U.S. Department of Justice wants to join a visually-challenged Miami University student's federal lawsuit accusing the school of using technology that is a barrier to her education. 

Ohio Senate Approves Voting Access Bill

Mar 1, 2013

The Ohio House is now considering a Senate-passed measure aimed at improving access to the polls for disabled voters.