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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Personnes handicapées ou invalides

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17 novembre 2017

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MONTRÉAL, le 17 nov. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - La Chambre des notaires du Québec et le Barreau du Québec ont émis des lignes directrices rappelant à leurs membres les balises de leurs interventions pour dénoncer la maltraitance envers les aînés et les...


16 novembre 2017

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BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Northeast Arc announced the winners of the final round of "The Arc Tank" competition that was created to positively disrupt the conventional methods of providing services to persons with disabilities. The...

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DENVER, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kids Mobility Network, Inc. today announced that the Organization has provided over $5 million of community benefit to children with disabilities.  The Colorado-based non-profit organization has been...

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PHOENIX, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Maricopa County New Personal Injury & Criminal Defense Law Firm in Phoenix Arizona and Surrounding Areas. A new law firm is opening its doors in Phoenix, Arizona. Kester Law Group with three offices for...

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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group's STEM3 initiative is proud to announce the first nation-wide STEM challenge for students in grades 6-12 with social, learning or other neuro-developmental differences. For the...

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TOYOTA CITY, Japan, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Special Olympics International to become a Global Partner. The announcement...


15 novembre 2017

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MONTRÉAL, le 15 nov. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - C'est avec consternation que la Confédération des organismes de personnes handicapées du Québec (COPHAN) a pris connaissance des deux rapports et des vingt-trois recommandations du Comité d'experts sur le...

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PLANO, Texas, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Two architects with vision loss today launched WayAroundtm, the smart assistant that gives on-demand details about everyday things for anyone with vision loss. The WayAround system uses custom smart tags...


14 novembre 2017

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MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and...

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HONOLULU, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Injured veterans may have walked in empty-handed, but by the end of a recent series of classes with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), they left with electric guitars they built on their own....

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NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), a national nonprofit that creates a world of no limits for people with visual impairments, today announced the election of a new, distinguished trustee to...


13 novembre 2017

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced Staff Sgt. Robert Bartlett and Staff Sgt. Jay Fondren as the recipients of the 2017 Lockheed Martin Fighting Spirit Scholarship. For the second consecutive...

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cogswell-Macy Act, federal bipartisan legislation aimed at improving special education for students with sensory disabilities, was introduced in the Senate this week by Senators Ed Markey...

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NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) today announced the launch of Invest in Something Special, the newest component of the company's broader effort to support the special needs community. The weeklong Invest in...


9 novembre 2017

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Les magasins Toys"R"Us® et Babies"R"Us® d'un océan à l'autre ouvriront leurs portes une heure plus tôt ce dimanche 12 novembre. TORONTO, le 9 nov. 2017 /CNW/ - Le dimanche 12 novembre, Toys"R"Us®, Canada organisera la 2e édition de l'heure de...

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ISABELLE RICHER, JOURNALISTE, ÉVOQUE SON EXPÉRIENCE DE LA RÉADAPTATION MONTRÉAL, le 9 nov. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Les membres du conseil d'administration et le directeur général de la Fondation RÉA, monsieur Daniel H. Lanteigne, sont heureux...

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TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that Last of the Fur Traders, a compelling documentary following a former Hudson's Bay Company engineer as he retraces his steps through the Arctic with his filmmaker son by...

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JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Open enrollment is underway for Magnolia Health's Health Insurance Marketplace product, Ambetter, in Mississippi for 2018. Ambetter from Magnolia Health will be available in all 82 counties in the state of...

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CHICAGO, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Veteran's Day, Easterseals announced it has received $580,000 in grants from CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation to support local services that ensure access to healthcare and smoking...


8 novembre 2017

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QUÉBEC, le 8 nov. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - En vue de faciliter l'accessibilité des personnes ayant une incapacité aux établissements touristiques du Québec, le gouvernement du Québec investit 5 M$ pour la mise en place d'un programme d'aide financière. Le...

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NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blink Fitness, the premium quality, value-based gym strives to be a place where gym goers of all shapes and sizes feel welcome. Since launching the company's original "Every Body Happy" platform, the gym has...

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WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] today announced a collaboration with the National Consortium of State-Operated Comprehensive Rehabilitation Centers (NCSOCRC) to help Americans with disabilities find meaningful...

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SHERBROOKE, QC, le 8 nov. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - La progression exponentielle du nombre de cas diagnostiqués de personnes souffrant de Troubles associés au Spectre de l'Autisme inquiète les intervenants d'organismes venant en aide aux patients et à...

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SHERBROOKE, QC, Nov. 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The exponential increase in the number of diagnosed cases of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related Intellectual Disability represents a growing concern for organizations involved with patients...

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than 70 days, local government agencies across the U.S. are required to make website content and all digital information accessible to all users, including those with visual, hearing or other...


7 novembre 2017

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today announced that its President and Executive Committee have named Carl Blake the organization's interim executive director. Paralyzed Veterans...

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NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), a national nonprofit that creates a world of no limits for people with vision loss, today announced Russell Shaffer was elected its new board chair during...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Families with special-needs members live with constant stress. They worry about taking care of their family member with a disability, getting out of debt, saving for retirement, and providing a...

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New preclinical research suggests the potential utility of BPN14770, a selective PDE4D inhibitor currently under development by Tetra Discovery Partners as a prospective treatment for memory and...


6 novembre 2017

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today reacted to the new tax reform plan via a strongly worded letter to U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brady and Ranking Member...

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MONTRÉAL, le 6 nov. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Moelle épinière et motricité Québec (MÉMO-Qc) tient à féliciter chaleureusement Projet Montréal et Madame Valérie Plante pour leur élection et ainsi que tous les maires et mairesses d'arrondissements qui ont...

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today announced it has named Army Sergeant Shaun Castle as National Deputy Executive Director.  A Paralyzed Veterans' member since 2014, Castle has...

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HAVRE-AUBERT, QC, le 6 nov. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Pour soutenir financièrement des projets qui assurent le mieux-être des enfants et des familles des Îles-de-la-Madeleine, le Gouvernement du Québec accorde une somme de 55 386,44 $ à trois organismes...

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the past eight years, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has surveyed wounded veterans registered with the organization. The annual polling represents the largest and most comprehensive...

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TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- eSSENTIAL Accessibility, a digital accessibility services provider, today announced that Jockey won the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) Multicultural Excellence Award in the People with Disabilities...


3 novembre 2017

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today publicly announced the launch of its 2018 Education and Training Foundation grant cycle.  Through its Foundation, the organization invests...


2 novembre 2017

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, Weis Markets today announced the launch of a two-week campaign to support the Paralyzed Veterans of America's Mission: ABLE campaign, which encourages...

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Des changements au Programme des chaires de recherche du Canada assureront une plus grande diversité parmi les plus grands scientifiques du Canada OTTAWA, le 2 nov. 2017 /CNW/ - Le domaine des sciences est plus vigoureux quand on incite toutes les...

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Changes to the Canada Research Chairs Program will lead to greater diversity among Canada's leading scientists OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Science is strongest when all people?regardless of their gender, race or heritage?are encouraged to ask...

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TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- eSSENTIAL Accessibility, a digital accessibility solutions provider, today launched an Android application that makes it easier for individuals with physical disabilities to navigate the digital world. Many...

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MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ReWalk Robotics Ltd. ("ReWalk" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: RWLK) today announced that Germany's national social accident insurance provider, Deutsche Gesetzliche...


1 novembre 2017

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VALENCIA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield HealthCare, a leading provider of home-delivered medical supplies, is celebrating its 16th Caregiver Contest asking "What advice would you give a fellow caregiver?"...

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MONTRÉAL, le 1er nov. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Une première au Québec : Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) a dévoilé hier une nouvelle collection de films vidéodécrits, adaptés pour les  personnes vivant avec une déficience visuelle....

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RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, November 13, for the 17th consecutive year Golden Corral will once again thank more than 300,000 active duty and retired United States military personnel for their service with a free dinner...

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CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One-in-five veterans deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq lives with the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). That estimate, from a RAND study, helps make the invisible wound of war one of the...

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va., Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A West Virginia nonprofit organization is making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities while benefitting the environment at the same time. The Jackson...

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OTTAWA et GATINEAU, QC, le 1er nov. 2017 /CNW/ - Un an après son lancement, le SRV Canada VRS a prolongé ses heures de service afin que les utilisateurs de la langue des signes américaine et de la langue des signes québécoise puissent faire et...

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OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - A year after its launch, SRV Canada VRS has extended its service hours, enabling American Sign Language or Langue des signes québécoise users to make and receive calls any time of the day.  SRV Canada...

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Le programme d'accès aux toilettes ALLEZ ICI, offert à l'échelle nationale, comprend une application mobile TORONTO, le 1er nov. 2017 /CNW/ - Crohn et Colite Canada s'attaque à un enjeu préoccupant pour plusieurs Canadiens souffrant de la maladie...

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GoHere Washroom Access Program available nationally, supported by mobile app TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Crohn's and Colitis Canada is taking aim at a serious hurdle many Canadians with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis face ? accessing...

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