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3 december 2021

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From sunset until 1 a.m., the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be lit in purple to honour the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. "Tonight's special illumination celebrates the accomplishments of people living with visible and non-visible...

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In the spirit of the season, and in celebration of its continued partnership, loanDepot, the nation's second largest nonbank retail lender, will donate $50,000 to support United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County (UCP-OC). UCP-OC provides specialized...

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Employment and Social Development Canada  The Government of Canada continues to take action to remove barriers to accessibility and inclusion. That is why Employment and Social Development Canada partnered with Innovation, Science and Economic...

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Parents and guardians of children with disabilities have always faced unique challenges in finding quality, affordable and inclusive child care options that meet the specific needs of their children, a reality that has been intensified by the...

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Nicole Brennan founder of the non-profit, IAMPOSSIBLE Foundation and The Capables author, Danny Jordan have joined together to launch the I Am Capable Movement, which started today, December 3rd- International Day Of Persons With Disabilities. The I...

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities: "Today, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we join people from across Canada and around the world to...

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On December 3rd, The TouchPad Pro Foundation (TPPF), a 501c3 non-profit, will officially launch. TPPF's mission is to 'develop and distribute revolutionary products to children who are blind or have low vision (BLV) and provide these products to...

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Today, to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, MaRS and CIBC launched the second phase of the Inclusive Design Challenge which aims to remove employment barriers faced by Canadians living with disabilities. With the first...

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1st Choice Family Services (1CFS), dedicated to providing essential and uncompromising direct support professional services to those with developmental disabilities in Ohio, supports the United Nation's International Disability Day on Friday,...


2 december 2021

21:12
Kinecta Federal Credit Union, a leading financial provider in the South Bay, is excited to support its community partner Mychal's Learning Place at the 3rd Annual California Great Santa Stroll, which will gather hundreds of "Santas" on Saturday,...

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Riley was born at 27 weeks weighing 2lbs, 5oz. She spent the first 2 ½ months of her life in the NICU. Riley was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, had multiple brain bleeds, and spent the first month on a C-PAP machine. It was within that first month of...

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Everybody deserves the right to smile, whatever your ability or disability. That's the message Project Accessible Oral Health (PAOH) wants to send loud and clear on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), their...

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Autism Learning Partners (ALP), a national leader in the treatment of autism and other developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce that Asha Marwah Hamilton has joined their leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. Asha will play a crucial...

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BizVibe has made available 1,000+ company profiles for the disability services category on its B2B platform. Companies listed in this category are primarily engaged in providing various types of disability services (such as disability employment...

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The Board of Directors of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR) has elected Shareholder and lead Social Security Disability attorney at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, Rick Fleming, as Treasurer. In...


1 december 2021

13:52
Easter Seals Greater Houston (ESGH) is celebrating 75 years of life-changing services for clients of all ages with all types of disabilities in Houston and surrounding counties. Originally called the Cerebral Palsy Treatment Center, the non-profit's...

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As preparation for final exams hits college campuses, students across the country are gearing up for strenuous blocks of studying and reading and are tapping into study groups, learning tools and devices to give themselves an edge. For students with...

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Help at Home, a leading national provider of in-home, person-centered care, announced today that Chris Hocevar, Chief Executive Officer, and Ryan McGroarty, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to participate in a virtual fireside chat at the BofA...

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A recent settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Rite Aid Corporation on the national retailer's online COVID-19 website portal reaffirms the legal stance that websites must be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act...

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Prevent Blindness, the nation's oldest non-profit eye health organization, is announcing the launch of the first-ever Geographic Atrophy (GA) Awareness Week, to be held Dec. 6-12, 2021. GA is the advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration...

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Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (Rales JFS) announced today the launch of the organization's Capital Campaign to open a new Therapy and Family Resource Center. Thanks to a transformational gift of $2M from philanthropists Toby and Leon...

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The Valuable 500, today announced the appointment of twelve new advisory board members and the strengthening of its management team. The board members represent both business leaders and disability activists and bring with them a wealth of experience...


30 november 2021

13:00
Fable Tech Labs Inc. ("Fable"), a leading accessibility platform powered by people with disabilities, today announced Fable Upskill, a custom accessibility training product to help digital teams gain the skills they need to build inclusive products....

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Following the successful release of the first season in the picturesque country of Switzerland, travel show host, speaker and producer Alana Nichols takes viewers on an all new journey in her second season, to the magnificent country of Australia....

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IMSE, an education pioneer and the leading provider of Structured Literacy Professional Development and Classroom Programs, today announced it was selected as a dyslexia designee approved training by the Arizona Department of Education. IMSE...

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Accessibility Standards Canada and CSA Group are proud to announce that they are collaborating on the development of three accessibility standards. Both organizations are excited to be sharing their expertise and resources to improve accessibility...

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Level Access, the leader in digital accessibility solutions, today announced their acquisition of Tenon, a premier integrated accessibility testing company. The acquisition demonstrates Level Access's commitment and strategic investment in growing...

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Hunter Street Partners ("Hunter Street"), a Minneapolis-based alternative investment management firm, is pleased to announce it has sold its portfolio of residential properties catering to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

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CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health is now offering Spoken Rxtm, its proprietary audio prescription label solution, in all its nearly 10,000 pharmacy locations nationwide, including more than 1,700 CVS Pharmacy locations within Target....

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Caregility Corporation, in partnership with ThunderCat Technology, Sterling Heritage, and Iron Bow Healthcare, announces the companies have been awarded an IDIQ contract by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Program Contracting Activity Central...


29 november 2021

09:30
Blackbaud , the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, today will ring the closing bell at Nasdaq to celebrate GivingTuesday. Created in 2012, GivingTuesday is a global movement focused on generosity that encourages people to...

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Selecting presents for elderly friends and relatives isn't easy and so it may be tempting to go with objects of comfort such as fuzzy slippers, big boxes of candy and the like. But as holistic health practitioner Linda Mac Dougall will tell you, it...

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The Reporter Newsletter is a service of Access Ready Inc. The Board of Directors of Access Ready has deemed inaccessible information technology to be a clear, growing, and present danger to the civic, economic, and social welfare of people with...


26 november 2021

11:56
As temperatures drop and weather conditions make retrieving items from mailboxes more difficult for some customers, Canada Post wants to ensure everyone continues to have safe and timely access to their mail and parcels.     The Delivery...


25 november 2021

01:34
Microsoft Africa Development Center (Microsoft ADC), the engineering center for Microsoft is set to host a Disability Inclusion event across Africa focused on engineering and non-engineering talents living with disabilities on the 3rd of December,...


24 november 2021

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Thirty-two years ago to the date, on the heels of signing the Convention of the Rights of the Child, the federal government made a promise to end child poverty by the year 2000. A new report card by Campaign 2000 finds, despite that promise, more...


23 november 2021

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A hearing loss survey conducted by Hearing Aid manufacturer, Oticon, reveals that over a third of Brits admit to experiencing problems with their hearing. Of those, less than 20% have visited a hearing professional for advice and alarmingly, over a...

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Easter Seals Ontario is getting ready to celebrate an extraordinary milestone, its 100th year of changing the world for kids with physical disabilities. Over the course of 2022, celebrations will take place across the province, bringing together...


22 november 2021

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Premium pet food and supplement industry leader, Dr. Marty Pets has proudly supported the nonprofit organization, Freedom Service Dogs of America, since May of 2018. This sponsorship has benefitted Freedom Service Dogs of America, a cause that Dr....

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Special Olympics and WWE today announced a multi-year extension of their global partnership to help create inclusion through sports. WWE will continue to support Special Olympics Unified Sports®, which brings together people with and without...


19 november 2021

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Best Buddies International, a global nonprofit that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is thrilled...


18 november 2021

21:44
The American Council of the Blind would like to thank all those who participated in the 2021 Audio Description Awards Gala that premiered on November 18th  on www.AdAwardsGala.org and on NBC's Peacock TV, and will be available until December 31,...

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Today, Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis (DSAGSL) announced that Global Down Syndrome Foundation's President & CEO, Michelle Sie Whitten, will be honored with the organization's Shining Star Award at their upcoming 45th Anniversary Gala....

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At a young age, Joseph James Roach was diagnosed with ADHD and Autism. With encouragement from his middle school art teachers, Joe recognized his artistic talent in the 7th grade, creating eye popping pieces of art. Joe does not want to be defined by...

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Affirming a historic initiative to advance inclusive development for youth of all abilities, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has awarded Special Olympics $8,500,000 USD to launch the Global Campaign for Inclusion in support of individuals with...


17 november 2021

09:59
Today Global Disability Inclusion, a boutique consulting firm providing disability inclusion strategies and solutions, announced it will donate 1% of annual sales to support the environmental nonprofit organization 1% for the Planet. ...

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Talent acquisition company Rangam has been selected by HRO Today as one of the North America finalists for the 2021 Association Awards in the Innovation in HR Technology category. Rangam will be competing with 20 other companies within the category...

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This year's holiday travel season marks the 35th anniversary of the Air Carrier Access Act, which legally began the move toward accessible air travel, and Paralyzed Veterans of America is sounding the alarm about serious issues people with...


16 november 2021

10:36
Today, Toyota Canada announced the recipients of its national Toyota Cars For Goodtm program, recognizing local organizations fostering inclusion through physical accessibility and breaking...

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