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More than 94,000 Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) members found support during COVID through an unlikely source: texting. IEHP's...

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TeleTeachers, Inc., a leading provider of engaging and effective technology-enabled learning and therapy solutions is pleased to announce that it has completed a $2,785,000 Series A equity private placement, with lead investors Seyen Capital's Senior...

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In honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), United Spinal Association recently launch its ADA Corporate Challenge campaign to raise awareness of the importance of  making workplaces, products and services accessible...

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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) applauds the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for issuing newly updated COVID-19 mask considerations that include adaptations and alternatives for people with hearing loss...

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MyndTec Inc., an award-winning Canadian medical technology company, and University of Health Network (UHN), Canada's largest medical research hospital, have announced the extension of an exclusive license agreement.  The partnership positions MyndTec...

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Given the COVID-19 pandemic, Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada made the difficult decision to postpone all of its 2020 fundraising flagship events in order to protect the health and well-being of our patients, their families as well as the...


13 july 2020

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The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a world-class autism education and research center in Southborough, MA, hosted a press conference today for Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karen Polito and Secretary of Health and...

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Today, as National Disability Voter Registration Week begins, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) called for states to increase accessibility for voters with developmental disabilities. As part of this call to...

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The Citizens Clean Elections Commission (CCEC) and the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) announce the inaugural American Sign Language (ASL) edition of the one-of-a-kind Voter Education Guide to coincide with the...

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Relias, a SaaS company that specializes in education solutions for healthcare providers, announced that it is one of the major underwriters of the national public television broadcast of Hearts of Glass. Directed by Jennifer Tennican, this...

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ADA Website Compliance Services have just launched an inexpensive ADA compliance service. This leading digital marketing firm is based in Greensboro, North Carolina, and set up by Terry Power, co-owner of the firm. Terry Power first initiated the...


9 july 2020

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Blink Fitness today announced a new partnership with global organization Achilles International to develop content aimed at helping participants to prepare for the Virtual Hope and Possibility 5K/10-Miler presented by TD Bank being held from July...

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Emergency relief care packages brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will soon arrive to over 2,000 Americans who are blind and visually impaired, thanks to a public-private partnership between industry, advocates, and agencies providing support to...

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With COVID-19 cases on the rise in many parts of the country and health officials urging vigilant use of masks as protection, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is providing advice for people with and without hearing loss to help...

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Tomorrow, the Canada Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Research Network (CanFASD) will launch its first-ever national social media campaign. The eight-week campaign will shed light on the risk of using alcohol to cope with the stress, anxiety and...


8 july 2020

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will participate in a dialogue with National Federation of the Blind President Mark Riccobono as part of the eightieth National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind on Friday, July 17, 2020, at 2:35 p.m. EDT...

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Every year nearly 2.5 million people visit the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC, dedicated in 1997 to pay tribute to Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Visitors now experience a seamlessly constructed memorial; however, representation of FDR's disability was...

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CVS Pharmacy announced that it has developed Spoken Rxtm, a new feature of the CVS Pharmacy app that can read a specific type of label for patients with visual impairments and those who cannot read standard print labels. Spoken Rx is the first in-app...


7 july 2020

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Entrepreneur and founder of the Derby Diversity Business Summit (DDBS) Tawana Bain announces the founding of The Global Economic Diversity Development Initiative (GEDDI), a 501 (c) 3 non-profit foundation created to further the diversity, equity, and...

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The Foundation for Global Sports Development and Sidewinder Films are pleased to announce the release of their newest film, POSITIVE ALL THE WAY. The short documentary celebrates the power of adaptive sport to ignite the human spirit and explores how...

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On Tuesday July 21st, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation will convene key activists, advocates and policymakers who helped make the Americans with Disabilities Act a reality for a bipartisan celebration of that landmark civil rights legislation ?...

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eSight, the leading vision enhancement platform for low vision and blindness, today announces its participation in the 2020 Disability:IN Conference. The premiere disability inclusion event is being held virtually due to COVID-19 on July 13-16....

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Leading in-home care franchise Right at Home is proud to announce that Kimberly Speaks has been named this year's recipient of its National Caregiver of the Year award. Speaks has been a member of the Right at Home family for seven years, working as...


6 july 2020

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Synapse Medicine has announced that it has raised 8 million dollars, spearheaded by the MACSF, a leading insurance provider for healthcare professionals, and with the support of XAnge, BNP Paribas, BPI, and Nicolas Dessaigne, co-founder of Algolia....

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Synapse Medicine has announced that it has raised 8 million dollars, spearheaded by the MACSF, a leading insurance provider for healthcare professionals, and with the support of XAnge, BNP Paribas, BPI, and Nicolas Dessaigne, co-founder of Algolia....


2 july 2020

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Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire nTIDE Report?featuring the nonprofit National Organization on Disability, which guides business in best practices for diversifying workplaces with employees with disabilities     June job numbers...

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Within the global mobilization in the fight against racism, Saint-Laurent is pleased with the representation of ethnic and visible minorities, Indigenous people and people with disabilities among its employees. The 2019 review of the three-year...


1 july 2020

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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today issued a list of 123 new recipients who will be recognized for their excellence, courage or exceptional dedication to service with one of the following honours: a...


30 june 2020

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Panel relates real-world experiences of graduates with disabilities to topline findings of the 2020 Kessler Foundation National Employment and Disability Survey: Recent College Graduates On a June 24 webinar, titled, "The ADA Generation: A Dialogue...

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GT Independence, a national leader in financial management services for self-directed in-home and community-based care, has named Michael Murray as its first chief relationship officer. Murray will manage business development, government relations,...

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Easterseals today announced it has received a grant of $325,000 from Comcast NBCUniversal to provide assistive technology solutions addressing challenges faced by people with disabilities, veterans and seniors during and throughout the recovery from...


29 june 2020

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The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) announced today that it  is funding fifty-two Direct Effect Quality of Life Grants, totaling $918,046. Part of the Reeve Foundation's larger Quality of Life Grants...


26 june 2020

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Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire nTIDE COVID Update?featuring economist Andrew Houtenville, PhD, and disability employment expert John O'Neill, PhD, with an extended analyses of the May job numbers The COVID economy continues in a...


25 june 2020

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PenFed Credit Union has welcomed puppy with a purpose, Ace, as part of a partnership with America's VetDogs. The yellow Labrador Retriever and future service dog will be raised to help a military veteran or first responder with a disability. Andrea...

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United Spinal Association will host a free webinar to highlight the 30 years of progress since the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how advocacy will continue to play a role in strengthening disability rights as we navigate...

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Help at Home, LLC, a national home care provider headquartered in Illinois that delivers in-home care to seniors and people with disabilities, announced that its subsidiary Oxford HealthCare, a home care company operating throughout Alabama and...

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The Rocky Mountain ADA Center (RMADAC), is honored to be the first member of the National Network of ADA Centers to have its online, virtual and customized in-person training curriculums be accredited by The Society of Human Resource Management...

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Starting today, persons with disabilities have new protections under the Canadian Transportation Agency's (CTA) Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations (ATPDR). The ATPDR require transportation service providers to: ensure...

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Meijer announced today it is offering free support to blind and low vision customers by partnering with the Aira app to increase accessibility and ease in their shopping trip. The Midwest retailer is the among the first in the Midwest to provide...

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Initiated in late 2019, the Novartis Innovation Prize: Assistive Tech for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) identified and encouraged technology ideas from all over the world with the aim to improve mobility, accessibility and daily life for people living with...

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The FSHD Society announced the opening today of its 27th annual International Research Congress (IRC), which is being conducted entirely online for the first time in the organization's history. The conference is widely seen as the premier global...


24 june 2020

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Today, National Disability Institute (NDI) launched the #ReslientPwD text messaging campaign to deliver information, tips and interventions to people with disabilities and chronic health conditions. The texts, which are available by signing up for a...

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As the remote learning school year comes to a close for many children, and the COVID-19 pandemic continues, exhausted parents may be wondering how their families will handle the upcoming stay-at-home summer ? especially if they have children with...


23 june 2020

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Roberts & Ryan Investments Inc., one of America's first Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVO) FINRA-registered broker-dealers, is pleased to announce that John Register, U.S. Army veteran, has joined the firm's Advisory Board. Register will assist...

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PASO ROBLES, Calif., June 23, 2020  When someone in the family becomes disabled it's often necessary to remodel the bathroom so that room is easier to use. Frank Cueva, owner of Central Pacific Construction, bathroom remodeling experts in Paso Robles...


22 june 2020

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ReWalk Robotics, Ltd. ("ReWalk" or the "Company"), a manufacturer of robotic medical devices for individuals with lower limb disabilities, today announced the publication of the results of its multi-center clinical study of the ReStore Exo-Suit for...

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"My husband is very clumsy and he always bumps into furniture and stubs his toes," said an inventor, from Charlotte, N.C., "so I invented the CLUMSY WATCH to protect him."...

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Gatepath and Abilities United today announced that the combined organization has a new brand and identity: AbilityPath, Inspiring Inclusion. Together, the brand delivers a clear, powerful and memorable statement about the organization and its mission...

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"I broke my ankle and needed assistance getting around the kitchen when cooking and doing other chores," said an inventor, from Washington, D.C., "so I invented the MOBILITY CHAIR."...

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An inventor from Aurora, Ontario, Canada wanted to fulfill the need for athleisure wear or workout wear pants designed specifically to accommodate amputees.The patent-pending PHANTOM FITS's comfortable and tailored design would provide an enhanced...

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