North Canaan Playground Ruling ‘A Landmark’ for ADA Nationally
Connecticut Law Tribune
November 21, 2017
In what some American with Disabilities Act attorneys see as a landmark case, the U.S. Department of Justice and the small northwestern town of North Canaan have come to an agreement regarding making the town’s elementary school playground handicapped accessible.
“This is federal law and it has national impact,” said Bonnie Roswig, senior staff attorney with the Center for Children’s Advocacy, attorney for the McCue family and a longtime advocate for those with disabilities. “A settlement of this kind relating to a playground is very rare.