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30 march 2020

11:01
Mobile apps are one of the most popular yet no less impactful innovations of the past 2 decades. With the assistance of smartphones, travelers now navigate the world with a level of ease and efficacy that was previously unattainable, especially the...


27 march 2020

23:50
Study after study has shown the many benefits of aquatic therapy, both physically and mentally. With the help of the Float'n Thang®, a new flotation device distributed by Sunshine Innovations, many individuals with special needs can now easily float...

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As America is now the world-record breaker in COVID-19 cases, the disability nonprofit RespectAbility demands that leaders and the public make every effort to prevent medical rationing that would kill patients. "Millions of Americans ? myself...

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The Jean Griswold Foundation, a nonprofit named for the founder of Griswold Home Care, has activated its annual Griswold Gives grant program early to assist local nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year's program will be renamed the...


26 march 2020

16:49
An Ohio company providing services for adults with special needs hopes to hire between 100 Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and 50 additional staff to help handle administrative and office duties. Columbus-based 1st Choice Family Services, with...

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CONTACT: Frank Bianco, Marketing Director Phone #:954-599-8181 Email: frank@mobilitycity.com Website: http://www.mobilitycity.com PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITY BY SANITIZING WHEELCHAIRS FOR INFECTION CONTROL IS ESSENTIAL DURING THESE TROUBLED TIMES...

15:00
Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) Local 253 members provided support to two important fundraising events for Special Olympics New Jersey, its annual Snow Bowl held March 6 to 8, and the Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside on...


25 march 2020

08:00
For the first time in its over 50-year history, Special Olympics has created a fitness video series in partnership with WWE for Special Olympics athletes, led by Special Olympics athletes. Launched today, the School of Strength fitness campaign...


24 march 2020

14:00
PunkinFutz, the award winning company that makes sensory play products for children with physical, sensory, developmental and emotional needs, is providing resources for parents to help navigate the unique challenges they now face with work and...

12:00
Current anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic has been multiplied by the suggestion of "health care rationing" based on the age or disability of infected patients. Attorneys representing the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund and the Thomas More...


21 march 2020

00:00
On March 19, 2020 Amramp installed a wheelchair ramp to provide access to the new Health Screening Trailer Triage at Adventist Health Simi Valley. The ramp and platforms helped access the large intake triage trailer in the parking lot. Amramp Los...


20 march 2020

17:58
A nonprofit coalition comprising Easterseals, Caring Across Generations, Justice in Aging and The Arc of the United States today announced a formal request to Congress to incorporate provisions for caregivers in its recently passed "Families First...

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New Alliance Academy provides its students with the life skills and tools needed to have a successful and productive life, as well as encourages those interested in pursuing tertiary studies to achieve their goal. One of the most frequently asked...


19 march 2020

11:23
Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake issued the following statement regarding the medical treatment of veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI) and diseases such as MS and ALS, and other people with disabilities during the...

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Transparency Market Research has recently published a new research report offering detailed insights about the working dynamics of the global Personal Mobility Devices Market. The research report describes in detail about key growth factors, market...


18 march 2020

10:00
Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD) announced today that Elise Nye, entrepreneur and social impact leader, has been named to CSD's Board of Directors. Nye begins her three-year term July 1, 2020. CSD is the world's largest deaf-led social...

08:01
ReWalk Robotics, Ltd. ("ReWalk" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of robotic medical devices for individuals with lower limb disabilities has announced the finalization of an agreement with a group of German statutory health insurer (SHI) to...

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Join Steve Bartlett and Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi from the disability inclusion organization RespectAbility and Stan Greenberg, Ph.D., from the polling firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (GQRR) at noon ET on Thursday, March 19, to talk about new...


17 march 2020

07:00
Easterseals, the nation's leading nonprofit service provider and advocate for the one in four people living with disability in America today, recently elected Patricia Halper, CFA, to its National Board of Directors....


16 march 2020

15:04
As the need for social distancing is prompting extended school closures across the country, schools need to find new ways to connect with students online.  Continuity is especially important for students who receive special education-related...

09:00
Leading medical alert service provider QMedic has launched a remote multi-lingual outreach program to deliver coordinated Coronavirus (COVID-19) messaging and guidelines to older adults living at home. This outreach program is being conducted in...


13 march 2020

23:00
SCARCITY OF TRAINED PROFESSIONALS TO IMPLEMENT EVIDENCE-BASED INTERVENTION PROGRAMS FOR AUTISM There are approximately 700,000 people with autism in the world, using a conservative rate of 1 in 100. Less than 10% of the world's population with autism...

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In recognition of April being Autism Awareness Month Service Dogs by SDWR will be sponsoring a Grant Program for Autism Service Dogs. SDWR is the leader in providing access, training, and grant opportunities for Autism, PTSD, Diabetes, and Seizure...


12 march 2020

18:30
User1st, the provider of the most innovative web accessibility solutions on the market, today published an article that explains why companies should be cautious when deploying automated or AI-powered solutions for making their websites and apps...

15:30
Global and our affiliates have received numerous inquiries about whether or not people with Down syndrome are more at risk than typical people when it comes to exposure to the  coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Many inquiries are related to health...

09:00
Enquiron® and Blind Institute of Technology (BIT), today announced a partnership to place motivated, qualified professionals from the disabled community in open Enquiron positions. The partnership will also provide Enquiron clients with exposure and...

08:34
The Columbus Organization, a leading provider of care coordination services for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, today announced its participation in National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, an annual...

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NASCAR's March 22 Dixie Vodka 400 Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway will showcase the Falci Adaptive Motorsports vehicle piloted by The Miami Project's President and quadriplegic, Marc Buoniconti. The former Furniture Row NASCAR Cup car...


11 march 2020

09:00
The Destinations for All World Summit on Accessible Tourism (DFA) will take place on September 19-21, 2021 in Miami, Florida. DFA is dedicated to the development of inclusive tourism to allow all visitors, whatever their capabilities, to fully...

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The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement: "On this day, ten years ago, Canada made a significant step forward on its journey to build a more...


10 march 2020

12:00
The Canadian Paralympic Committee revealed its official mascot on Tuesday, with Coda the beaver set to become the biggest supporter and cheerleader of the nation's Paralympic athletes. Coda was first introduced Tuesday morning to a group of school...


9 march 2020

15:03
Through a creative and collaborative effort, the SE Career College of Health and five community organizations are coming together to offer Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate training at no cost for qualified students ? to meet the growing...

12:19
Meritech, the leader in automated hygiene technology, announced its charitable partnership with DevelopmentalFX, a Denver based nonprofit providing unique, individualized therapy to children with a wide range of learning and developmental...

08:00
Air Canada has been named one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the fifth consecutive year. In selecting Air Canada, Mediacorp Canada Inc. cited the airline's continuing work to foster inclusiveness through numerous partnerships, its success...


6 march 2020

16:08
Nancy Padberg, President and CEO of Catholic Education Arizona, shared, "We are happy to announce that we now serve the Disabled/Displaced students that qualify for the corporate tax credit. Our Catholic schools provide a safe and welcoming...

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MedVet is providing complimentary eye exams in the month of May to service and working animals as part of the annual ACVO/Epicur National Service Animal Eye Exam Event....


5 march 2020

15:46
Blue Sprig Pediatrics, Inc. ("BlueSprig") along with Florida Autism Center and Fusion Autism Center (together, "FAC") today announced a transformative partnership to create a top-five national provider and the leading provider in the Southern United...

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The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) applauds the work of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) in formalizing protective measures to assist investment dealers/individuals when they reasonably believe a vulnerable...

09:00
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, will highlight a significant investment by the Government of Canada to help create opportunities for youth across Canada to gain job skills and...

08:43
Apps, for everyone. Powered by C-Hear's patented core technology, new corporation AdaptivApps announces its foundational mission to develop innovative Apps catering to the disability community. A female-owned, public benefit company, AdaptivApps is...


4 march 2020

15:24
Patricia L. Highcove, CRC, CCM, CVE, CEAS, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Professional of the Year for her outstanding work as an Independent Consultant with TruMethod Services.        Located at 303 Quaker Ridge Rd in...

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Springfield native, John Legend, has honored a local non-profit through a video where he announced how this organization is stepping in to support his hometown. Legend and TAC ? The Abilities Connection are coming together to help the City of...

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The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, will highlight a significant investment by the Government of Canada to help create opportunities for youth across Canada to gain job skills and...

11:44
The Kiosk Manufacturer Association aka KMA announces our new ADA and Accessibility Chairpersons.  Serving as co-chairpersons for our committee is Randy Amundson of Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. and Mr. Peter Jarvis of Storm Interface.  Randy is...

09:00
365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning digital marketing, leasing, and resident service platforms for the multifamily housing industry, announced the release of its latest whitepaper: Digital Inclusion ? ADA Compliance for Interconnected...


3 march 2020

19:55
As the global health community marks World Hearing Day on March 3, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) are encouraging all Americans to prioritize their hearing health?starting...

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The national Legionnaires' disease lawyers at Pritzker Hageman, P.A. are representing one of the three victims sickened in the Legionnaires' outbreak at Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center in Ohio. Three people have been sickened at the...

13:00
The Honorable Judge Michael H. Watson of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has granted final approval to a comprehensive settlement agreement in the class action Doe v. State of Ohio, case number 2:91-cv-00464....

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Viewers across the country will be able to follow the Canadian wheelchair rugby team's quest to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, as...

11:10
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world, and Emmy Award-winning actor and best-selling author Henry Winkler will be the featured speakers at Gatepath's annual Power of Possibilities event. This...

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