Sarah Hernandez, believed to be one of the first openly autistic people in the nation elected to public office, has sued the Enfield Board of Education.
The man whose new job was to provide the disabled with access to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy arrived at the State Capitol, a landmark constructed a century before passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, to find the only elevator serving the governor’s office to be inoperable. That was 18 months ago. Bigger challenges lay ahead.