Deaf visiting student researcher Nancy Barker allegedly denied services by Disabled Students’ Program

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Nancy Barker came to the UC Berkeley campus for the 2016-17 academic year to obtain techniques and skills that would help her complete her doctoral dissertation in ecological sciences and conservation, according to a press release from Barker. When she arrived, she was allegedly told that the campus was not prepared to accommodate her needs.
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Center for Independent Living to open new store on Telegraph

The Center for Independent Living will celebrate the grand opening of its new redistribution store Friday. The center, a 40-year-old organization run for the betterment of disabled individuals locally and nationally, will open a store that will repair wheelchairs and redistribute donated scooters and other technology devices to assist the
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