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27 may 2022

20:28
The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, will announce from Halifax, Nova Scotia, new funding to create employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and highlight a successful, local...

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Lowe's Guardian Angel (LGA), the premier care provider for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Southeast, takes an intentional approach in how they care for their individuals (patients). ...

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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Shared public spaces are at the heart of communities across Canada. They draw in residents and visitors alike, supporting local businesses and jobs. In so many places across the country, these...

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The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, will announce from Halifax, Nova Scotia, new funding to create employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and highlight a successful, local...


26 may 2022

16:24
On May 29th, Canada will kick-off National AccessAbility Week (NAAW). This week is a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions of persons with disabilities, to lift up individuals and organizations who are removing barriers, and to recommit...

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DC-resident Saul Shamash has committed to cycling 62 miles on June 12th to raise...

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The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) will present MDA Tribute Awards to Dr. Stanley H. Appel, Marcus Mann, and Maanav Gupta on June 2, from 6-8:30pm CT at an in-person event at Hotel ZaZa in Memorial City, Houston, Texas. Throughout MDA's 70+...

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The Reporter Newsletter is a service of Access Ready Inc. which is an independent, non-profit, cross-disability education and advocacy organization promoting a policy of inclusion and accessibility of information and communications technology (ICT)....

08:38
The Exceptional Children's Foundation (ECF) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Veronica Arteaga, LCSW as President and CEO....

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MTS Logistics, a New York-based shipping company, announced today that it had raised over $80,000 for autism awareness through its 12th Annual Bike Tour with MTS for Autism, which will take place in New York City on Saturday, June 11th....

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The Family Café is excited to return to its entirely in-person event at The 24th Annual Family Café in Orlando this year. This event brings together Floridians with disabilities to learn about resources and supports available to them while also...


25 may 2022

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EarthKind®, the nation's leading plant-based pest prevention company is proud to announce that Amber Hampton will compete at the United States Special Olympic Games in Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, on June 5-12. Leading with kindness has...

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The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) will honor Major League Baseball's (MLB) recognition of Lou Gehrig Day at games across the country in June.  MDA families living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and related neuromuscular diseases,...


24 may 2022

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Accessibility Standards Canada and the British Columbia Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction met today to discuss the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) they recently signed. This joining of forces sets forth a collaboration to...

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Bruce Cook is back, and taking on his biggest project ever. Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that Season two of By Hook or By Cook, starring freestyle motocross rider Bruce Cook, returns Thursday, June 16, at 10 p.m. Eastern on AMI....

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CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the industry and its workforce, has partnered with the DeafTEC Resource Center at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) to launch a 10-week technology training...

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The Hershey Company today announced they have renewed their partnership with Team USA and will partner with the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Hershey will support Team USA through 2028 when the Games return to American soil, as well as during...

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Today, the Valuable 500 ? the largest network of global CEOs committed to disability inclusion, announces the launch of Generation Valuable, a programme designed to accelerate opportunities for people with disabilities to become the talented voices...


23 may 2022

16:03
BACKGROUND: There are 200 million people in the world living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Recognizing a need, in 1989 Anthony Shriver, son of Eunice Kennedy Shriver (founder of the Special Olympics) started an organization...

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Elara Systems collaborated with iTherapy to...


21 may 2022

08:13
Hexagon Developments, a leading property developer, has signed a pledge to donate a fixed amount from each sale to Deaf Reach Schools & Colleges, a program of Family Educational Services Foundation....


20 may 2022

07:00
Apiary Medical, Inc. today announced the strategic acquisition of Manus Medical LLC, one of the leading SDVOSB providers of procedural packs for the federal government.  With complementary missions, these two SDVOSBs will join forces and be in a...


19 may 2022

14:23
21 & Change President John Bodor announced today on behalf of the board of directors and advisory council that TECO Energy will serve as the non-profit's first flagship sponsor for the 4th Annual Champions for Change Challenge. 21 & Change, Inc. is a...

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Today, Rivermont, A New Story School (Rivermont), and Your Life ABA are proud to announce new locations are coming to Northern Neck, VA. The campus, housing the school and clinic under one roof, will serve children and young adults with autism...

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Accessibility Standards Canada and the International Code Council signed an agreement today that will facilitate the sharing of best practices and information related to building accessibility. This collaboration aims to improve and coordinate...

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To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, leading accessibility start-up Fable is launching Pathways. Fable Pathways is a skill development program created by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities. Courses are free to take and...

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Forrester  today announces that the company has joined the Work Without Limits Business Network to foster greater employment opportunities for candidates with disabilities. As part of its diversity and inclusion (D&I) journey, Forrester's hiring...

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In this world altered by Covid-19, human rights are as relevant as ever in emergency response and Disaster Risk Reduction. At the Seventh Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, IDA calls on all participants to empower people with disabilities...


18 may 2022

08:57
Aurigo Software, North America's leading capital planning and construction management software company, announced that its flagship product suite, Masterworks Cloud, is now compliant with the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Content Accessibility...


17 may 2022

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A child's first steps are a rite of passage. A moment of joy. One that is captured and preserved. One that not all children experience. Prior to using the Trexo, most of the children were robbed of their moment. They hadn't taken...

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Leading global creator commerce company Whalar announced today its first acquisition. Whalar has acquired C Talent, a disabled-led, award-winning talent management and consultancy company that represents high-profile Deaf and Disabled talent....

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Toronto-based accessibility platform Fable announced that it has closed a $10.5M USD Series A financing round. The round was led by Five Elms Capital, with participation from Difference Partners, Disruption Ventures and several notable angels...

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Many of us are looking forward to traveling again this summer. For the millions of older Americans with visual impairments, however, traveling may seem like more of a challenge, especially if their eye condition is new to them. But with a little...


16 may 2022

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Born into Trauma:  Geri Jewell is best known as Cousin Geri on the NBC's sitcom, The Facts of Life and HBO's Deadwood. She began doing standup at the Comedy Store in 1978. ...

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With the objective of provoking and supporting innovation, Jalon is organizing for the first time the Jalon Ecomobility Challenge, which will take place from May 16th to June 17th, 2022. Its goal is to maximize the use of sustainable modes of...

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Autism Speaks, the nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting solutions for people with autism across the spectrum and throughout the life span, today announced that Kelli Seely has been named Chief Marketing Officer of the organization. ? ...

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A new awareness campaign has launched across the state of Missouri to spotlight direct support professionals, known as DSPs, and the vital role they play in the lives of those living with disabilities....


13 may 2022

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Down Syndrome Association of Toronto ("DSAT"), a registered Canadian charity, will host Toronto's 10th Annual Buddy Walk® on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 in an effort to raise awareness for Toronto's Down syndrome community. This much-anticipated annual...

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People with mental, intellectual or cognitive disabilities now have improved access to affordable housing in Saskatoon. Today, the...


12 may 2022

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As per Future Market Insights' latest revised industry analysis, the global robotic wheelchair market is valued at over US$ 114.0 Mn in 2021 and...

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On World Fibromyalgia Awareness Day (May 12), the French startup Remedee Labs is announcing that the FDA has granted Breakthrough Device Designation to its endorphin stimulator for fibromyalgia patients. The FDA's Breakthrough Device program exists...

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The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world's leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases, will host its VISIONS 2022 national conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort on June 17?18,...


11 may 2022

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Applied ABC    On May 4, 2022, New Hampshire Governor Sununu and Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig, Department of Education officials, and therapists attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Manchester, New Hampshire, to...

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Good Days today announced the launch of Empowered Us, a storytelling and resource hub that explores the challenges and opportunities of the healthcare journey and shares solutions for the chronic and rare disease community, caregivers and healthcare...

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Right at Home, a member of the Homes Renewed Coalition and one of the world's foremost providers of in-home care for seniors and adults with disabilities, applauds the introduction of the Home Modification for Accessibility Act. Recently introduced...

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3i Housing of Maine (3i HoME), a non-profit dedicated to the creation of accessible, modernized and community-based affordable housing, will host a week-long online event, called Innovation, to inform and raise support for assistive technology in a...

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Generation Patient, a nonprofit that facilitates events, meetings, and programs to empower young adults with chronic conditions, has published proceedings that summarize the findings from their Roundtable on Higher Education and Chronic Medical...


10 may 2022

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The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation presents the launch of two new international information resource website pages, offered through the National Paralysis Resource Center (NPRC). The international pages are featured in two new languages:...

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Bierman Autism Centers is holding two events this month as they continue to grow and offer ABA therapy services for children diagnosed with autism. This Indiana headquartered organization was founded 16 years ago and is a pillar of the community with...

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Kalman Samuels left his university studies at the University of British Columbia to study in France between semesters; little did he know that he would not return to the University of British Columbia following his summer...

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