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ABA Commissions BBI to Launch Nationwide Study to Expand Opportunities for Disabled, LGBT+ Lawyers

The American Bar Association is launching a first-of-its kind nationwide study, conducted by the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, to identify the biases encountered by LGBT+ and/or disabled lawyers in the legal profession and to help...
11-May-2017 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Freedom for Ryan King

In a landmark Court victory, Ryan King won the right to direct his own life, with the support of his family, finally free after 15 years under a guardianship he never needed.
28-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

BBI Receives $6.2 Million Award from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for Southeast ADA Center

The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) has been awarded a five year, $6.23 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Administration on Community Living (ACL), National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and...
17-Oct-2016 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BBI Chairman Peter Blanck Addresses Spanish Researchers, Judges, and Law Faculty On "Empowering People with Disabilities" at King Carlos University in Madrid

BBI Chairman and University Professor, Dr. Peter Blanck, will be a distinguished guest at Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid from September 19 to September 26, 2016, to address researchers, judges, law faculty, and the public on "Empowering People...
27-Sep-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Burton Blatt Institute Receives $2.5 Million From National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research for Increasing Supported Decision Making in Community Living

The Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University (BBI) has received a $2.5 Million grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration on Community Living, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and...
19-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids Aims to Make the Mary Free Bed YMCA the First Building in the World to Have Universal Design Certification

The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids has partnered with the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University and the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access at the University of Buffalo (IDeA Center), leading organizations in advancing...
15-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BBI Chairman Peter Blanck to Receive 2015 National Distinguished Disability Service Award

Peter Blanck, chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University and University Professor, is to receive the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from NARRTC (formerly known as the National Association of Rehabilitation Research and...
1-May-2015 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Disability Rights Expert to Join Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

International disability law and policy expert Janet Lord will join the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University in August. Based in BBI’s Washington, D.C. office, Lord will manage a portfolio of international disability rights...
19-Sep-2013 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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