Prominent advocates speak out about ADA access, AID tactics

Posted at 5:52 PM, Aug 03, 2016

Several prominent organizations with have deep roots in the disability community have denounced the serial-litigation used by Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID).

In the video above, the leaders of these groups talk about disability access in the Valley and the controversial methods used by AID.

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ABC15 interviewed:

Phil Pangrazio – President / CEO of Ability 360

John Moore – President / CEO of Marc Community Resources

Larry Wanger – Executive Director of Statewide Independent Living Council

ABC15 asked AID’s lead attorney, Peter Strojnik, what it means when other deep-rooted groups distance themselves from his group. Strojnik responded, “It says we are going to be the most effective advocacy group of any advocacy group that has ever existed.”