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U.S. District Judge Orders Creighton University to Accommodate Deaf Medical Student

by Olabisi L. Okubadejo A U.S. District Court judge has ordered Creighton University to provide a medical student who is deaf with auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, including Communication Access Real-time Transcription (CART) and sign-supported oral interpreters in...

Beacon Hill and Mayor Walsh At War Over Disability Ramps

It’s a classic Boston neighborhood turf battle. Mayor Martin Walsh, the Irishman from Savin Hill vs. the Brahmins of Beacon Hill. The nature of the dispute: sidewalk ramps in Beacon Hill for the disabled. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is fed up with some of Beacon Hill residents’ long time...