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15 november 2019

19:40
MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The guide identifies 4 memory care communities based on location, access to...

16:28
The Knights of Columbus has been recognized for its commitment to persons with disabilities by the National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD). The Longing for Belonging Partnership Award was presented to Knights...

16:08
Springboard Consulting, LLC® is pleased to announce the 2019 Disability Matters Europe honorees. Winners are as follows in the categories of:   MARKETPLACE Accor Group Disneyland Paris Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd TOMI WORLD WORKFORCE KPMG UK SAP...

06:00
Kate McSweeny, Vice President Government Affairs and General Counsel, ACCSES, will represent ACCSES members at today's U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Public Briefing on Special Minimum Wage. Click here to view her testimony. ACCSES is a national...


14 november 2019

15:56
Becoming Independent (BI), the Sonoma County based non-profit social impact organization that supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is launching a new location at 777 Grand Avenue, Suite 101, in San Rafael with a...

15:25
Mutual of America announced today that Recycling Avenue was named a Merit Finalist award recipient of its 2019 Community Partnership Award competition. In 2007, Recycling Avenue was founded by Avenues to Independence, an...

15:00
Total Mobility Services has passionately served the Personal Mobility industry for over three decades. They will continue to maintain uncompromising attention to detail in all aspects to every customer who wants to enhance their mobility in all areas...

14:10
A decade-long funding drought for Ontario's developmental disability services must be addressed with dollars and common sense not cuts, says OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. Last weekend, news outlets in Ontario...

07:45
Paralyzed Veterans of America is alerting the public to the challenges people with disabilities commonly face during air travel and asking for support of their efforts to ensure accessible air travel for all. This call to action comes as the busiest...


13 november 2019

18:08
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today joined the Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), a non-profit, affordable housing provider, and the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) to mark the completion of a two-year, $1 million energy...

13:00
The nation's most trusted digital lending platform, Roostify, today announced the selection of Level Access as their digital accessibility compliance provider. Roostify is focused on accessibility to ensure that all people can fully participate in...

11:00
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation (CPARF) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Chris Olver as its new Executive Director. Chris is a nonprofit leader with proven fundraising and storytelling track records with mission-driven...


12 november 2019

16:25
Therap electronic documentation software's Personal Finance module has undergone enhancement to its interface with additional options for agencies and providers working with individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). The...

12:30
Meeting the Challenge Inc. (MTC) a CP&Y Company, the nation's preeminent accessibility compliance consulting ?rm and its parent company CP&Y, today announced that Dana Barton will serve as the new director of the organization. Barton will lead the...

11:45
OASIS has learned that the Government of Ontario is spending $1 million on consultants to help them make cuts to the developmental disability sector, and to do so without consulting with the individuals, families, parents, or service providers who...

09:00
MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide paratransit services for Sun Metro Transit ("Sun Metro") in El Paso, Texas beginning December 1, 2019....

08:00
NuEyes, a pioneer in the field of low-vision technology, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued US Patent 10,429,675 "System for Using Augmented Reality for Vision" covering key advantages such as: Auto-Focus...

05:59
The rate of food bank use has hit a record high among single person households, even as overall food bank use has stabilized. HungerCount 2019, an annual report released by Food Banks Canada that analyzes data from 4,934 food banks across Canada,...


11 november 2019

17:13
In honor of Veteran's Day, Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) today announced it has donated $12,000 to California State University, Northridge (CSUN) to enhance the availability of technologies that improve learning and future employment...

14:00
Rita M. Gardner, President and CEO of Melmark, Inc. has just been named #37 on The Commonwealth Institute's (TCI) list of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts for 2019. This is the second consecutive year Gardner and Melmark have made...

12:19
Luxer One, the global locker technology leader with over 2.5 million locker deliveries per month, is announcing a comprehensive initiative designed to grant streamlined access to its lockers to all users, including those with disabilities. The...


7 november 2019

18:34
Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) partnered with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, California State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Earthquake Country Alliance, PrepItForward and the Inland Empire Disabilities...

14:38
The CDC reports 1 in 59 kids is diagnosed with autism each year. As Minnesota's largest and most experienced provider of autism and early childhood mental health services, Fraser is dedicated to these children. Through their support of Fraser, the...

11:49
Live on FOX Nation on Wednesday, November 6, Folds of Honor Founder and CEO Lt. Col. Dan Rooney proudly accepted the Ultimate Patriot Award at the 2019 FOX Nation Patriot Awards event in St. Petersburg, Florida. All proceeds from the sold-out event...

07:00
PUNKINFUTZ PUTS CHILDREN FIRST THIS HOLIDAY SEASON Company Creates Innovative & Imaginative Therapeutic Play Products Just Right for That Special Young Someone Looking for the ultimate gift to spark imagination and self-expression for a child with...


6 november 2019

19:15
Adaptive Sports USA has selected Denver, CO as the host city for its 2020 Junior Nationals.  Scheduled for July 19-24, the event will gather over 300 athletes, their coaches, and their family members from across the U.S., to compete in six sports....

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Canada's top Para track and field athletes will be competing for medals at the biggest event of their season this week, as the 2019 World Para...

08:34
Ed Asner, seven-time Emmy®-winning actor affectionately known as Lou Grant and UP's Carl Fredricksen, is turning 90 years old and Hollywood came out to roast and celebrate this special milestone. Highly acclaimed artists Mark Hamill (Star Wars...

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As companies strive to embrace digital accessibility, AudioEye, Inc. , the leader in digital accessibility, today unveiled AudioEye Digital Marketplace, enabling companies of all sizes to accelerate accessibility easily and affordably. The machine...


5 november 2019

20:00
Elaine E. Katz, MS, CCC-SLP, senior VP of grants and communications at Kessler Foundation, received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from Community Access Unlimited. The award was presented at the organization's Annual Gala Dinner Dance at the...

19:26
ReWalk Robotics, Ltd.  ("ReWalk" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of robotic medical devices for individuals with lower limb disabilities, announced that Retired Army Sargent Theresa Vereline, became the first paralyzed American to...

10:00
Over two years of international cooperation and technology investment led by Canadian-based digital health company, The Uncomplicated Family (TUF), has resulted in the successful completion of the Panacea Gaming Platform (PGP), a Serious Gaming...

08:35
Special Needs Group®/Special Needs at Sea® (SNG) www.specialneedsgroup.com ? the leading global provider of wheelchair, scooter, oxygen and other special needs equipment rentals ? is serving as an official retailer of the Soothie° Cushion, which will...

00:00
Jean Barrett Groves, who has worked to help others with disabilities learn how to live and work independently in their communities, has completed her new book "Touch Me! I'm for Real": an emotional work that unveils her experience as an African...


4 november 2019

13:09
The Great Outdoors Fund, USDA Forest Service and Yamaha Motor Corp USA were joined by dozens of Coloradans to celebrate the Rampart Range dispersed camping project ? the first fully funded under The Great Outdoors Fund's public-private partnership...

12:20
The report on the global robotic wheelchair market provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period from 2017 to 2025. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05806431/?utm_source=PRN The report predicts the global robotic...

10:58
Voatz, a Boston-based elections company focused on secure mobile voting, announced a collaboration with the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH Educational Foundation (NCAM) to test the accessibility features of...

06:05
AudioEye, Inc. , a leading and trusted provider of digital accessibility solutions for individuals with disabilities, has announced a new partnership with BentoBox, a hospitality platform that empowers restaurants to own their presence, profits and...


1 november 2019

13:27
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has partnered with Craig Hospital to introduce a new health series called Adaptive Tools for Independence.  The video series highlights functional tools and adaptive equipment that is available to assist...

08:00
The Friendship Circle, an organization that creates friendship and inclusion for individuals with special needs, will be holding its 11th annual Walk4Friendship this Sunday! The 2k walk attracts hundreds of community...


31 october 2019

16:19
Therap's Development Disability software supports state-specific initiatives emphasizing an enhanced workflow for planning and documenting all of an individual supports. Providers in Oregon utilize Therap's state-specific assessment requirements,...

08:31
Thane and Cynthia Murphy of Assuaged, Inc. are no strangers to physical and mental challenges. This once-bankrupt couple now lives a medically and financially debt-free life. Thane, a Marine Corps veteran, has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as...

05:15
The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra continues its flavorful, single barrel-esque 28th season with a musical proverb. Physical disabilities and handicaps afflict those in all walks of life. Yet those afflicted persevere, and many find success and acclaim...


30 october 2019

16:06
Medicare beneficiaries living in Maine and New Hampshire have access to one of the very few Medicare Advantage contracts in the country to earn 5 out of 5 Stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2020. Portland-based...

15:16
The Friendship Circle, an organization that creates friendship and inclusion for individuals with special needs, will be holding its 11th annual Walk4Friendship this Sunday! The 2k walk attracts hundreds of community...

13:20
VitalFitSR, the first skin care system formulated by Paul B. Dean, M.D. in collaboration with other dermatologists and clinicians to address the skin issues faced by individuals with limb loss and high-risk skin issues, launched this month at the...

12:28
On Sunday, Nov. 3, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) and Skydeck Chicago will host SkyRise Chicago at Willis Tower for the eleventh consecutive year. Approximately 2,000 participants ? including current and former...

07:01
Investors can now direct their investments to companies that follow best practices of engaging people with disabilities thanks to a new service from OpenInvest. "People living with disabilities continue to be marginalized...


29 october 2019

17:02
ADA Supremetm, a Los Angeles-based B2B access consulting firm, whose mission is to uphold the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) while assisting businesses to become ADA compliant, was appalled to hear a recent hate-filled speech targeting the...

15:35
VISIT DENVER has launched a newly enhanced Website feature that caters to the needs of people with visual, auditory and cognitive disabilities. As the destination marketing arm of the city, VISIT DENVER joins a small but growing number of tourism...

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