Blind Americans Settle Lawsuit against Social Security Administration – Brown Goldstein Levy

Blind Americans Settle Lawsuit against Social Security Administration

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March 10, 2020

Agency Will Improve Nonvisual Access to Kiosks

The National Federation of the Blind, America’s civil rights organization of the blind, and two blind individuals, Lisa Irving and Amy Bonano, have reached a court-ordered settlement of the lawsuit they filed in 2017 against the Social Security Administration (SSA). Under the settlement agreement, the SSA will make improvements to the visitor intake processing kiosks (VIPr kiosks) at its field offices so that blind visitors can use the kiosks privately and independently, without revealing personally identifiable information such as their Social Security numbers to [...]

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