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11 october 2023

11:37
North Carolina community colleges and the North Carolina General Assembly are expanding a pilot program that provides career pathway opportunities to individuals with intellectual and development disabilities....


10 october 2023

12:25
A team of 17 athletes has been nominated to represent Canada in Para athletics at the Santiago 2023 Parapan Am Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Athletics Canada announced Tuesday. Santiago 2023 Canadian Parapan Am Team ? PARA ATHLETICS...

12:15
The "Electric Wheelchair Market, Size, Global Forecast 2023-2030, Industry Trends, Growth, Share, Outlook, Impact of Inflation, Opportunity Company Analysis" report has been added to  ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global electric wheelchair...

09:00
Rivalry Tech, a leading innovator in self-service kiosk solutions, is thrilled to announce the launch of ADA compliant kiosk line, setting a new standard for accessibility and inclusion in the self-service technology industry. These kiosks are the...

06:00
The hearings of the class action against the STM, the City of Montreal, the RTM and the Metropolitan Regional Transportation Authority for systemic discrimination in public transit will begin tomorrow at the Montreal Courthouse....


9 october 2023

10:00
In a continuing effort to address California's growing housing affordability crisis and racial homeownership divide, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®' (C.A.R.) Housing Affordability Fund (HAF) will provide another $500,000 in closing cost...


7 october 2023

18:03
Ontario International Airport (ONT) and Alaska Airlines are leaders in creating a welcoming and accessible travel experience, and on Saturday, the two showcased the inspiring work they're doing on behalf of individuals with disabilities....


6 october 2023

16:01
No one has done it better! Smile Train, the world's largest cleft-focused organization, makes history by setting a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for largest online photo album of smiling mouths. In all, 21, 274 people across the globe uploaded a...

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Over six million people are estimated to be living with an invisible disability in the US. 18-year-old Adrienne Bunn from Ocala, FL, is one of them. As the youngest competitor in this year's women's field, the high school senior who has autism is...

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No one has done it better! Smile Train, the world's largest cleft-focused organization, makes history by setting a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for largest online photo album of smiling mouths. In all, 21, 274 people across the globe uploaded a...


5 october 2023

11:24
The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) today unveiled its ambitious 10-year strategic plan, outlining a vision that intertwines the advancement of Paralympic sport with the pursuit of a more inclusive Canada. ...

09:15
2Gether-International (2GI), the leading startup accelerator in the nation run by and for entrepreneurs with disabilities, announced the class of participants for the 2GI Fall 2023 Cohort powered by Comcast NBCUniversal. The 11 participants, all of...

08:00
United is raising airline miles for Special Olympics during National Disabilities Employment...


4 october 2023

12:00
Six wheelchair tennis players have been nominated to represent Canada at the Santiago 2023 Parapan Am Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Tennis Canada announced Wednesday....


3 october 2023

15:32
Helping a Hero, a non-profit providing support for military personnel severely injured in the war on terror, Bass Pro Shops and Lennar, one of the nation's leading homebuilders, today held a ceremony to welcome U.S. Marine Corporal Ryan Garza (Ret.)...

11:00
A team of five Para table tennis athletes have been nominated to compete for Canada at the Santiago 2023 Parapan Am Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Table Tennis Canada announced Tuesday.     ...

11:00
Ameren Corporation has once again earned a top score of 100 from the Disability Equality Index, a comprehensive benchmarking tool for measuring disability workplace inclusion....

07:38
Transylvania Vocational Services (TVS) today announced it is joining the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy in recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an annual awareness campaign that takes...

02:12
MAG lnteractive is proud to support the charity fundraiser One Special Day for the seventh consecutive year. The annual event raises funds to assist differently abled gamers. MAG will donate all revenue generated in the UK on October 6 from all games...


2 october 2023

11:00
A team of 12 wheelchair rugby athletes have been nominated to represent Canada at the Santiago 2023 Parapan Am Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Wheelchair Rugby Canada announced Monday.  ...

09:07
Veteran Benefits Guide (VBG), which helps Veterans across the U.S. navigate the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) disability compensation benefits process, today announced a new logo and brand identity that demonstrate the company's...

09:00
Keith Coogan (Adventures in Babysitting, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, Toy Soldiers) and John Kapelos (Big Sky, The Shape of Water, The Breakfast Club) will star alongside Eddie Leavy (A.P. Bio) in the SAG-AFTRA-approved drama "Loaded for...

08:06
In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) SourceAmerica® recently commissioned a national survey to highlight the contributions of people with disabilities to the workforce and the importance of creating additional...


1 october 2023

10:00
Today marks the beginning of Canadian Islamic History Month, and for the very first time, we are celebrating it with the support of Amira Elghawaby, Canada's first Special Representative on Combatting Islamophobia. Muslim communities have played a...


29 september 2023

21:43
Nearly a third of students with disabilities do not graduate from high school. A truly staggering number when you consider that over 3 million children have a disability according to the recent census. But with the right resources, a diagnosis is no...

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Today, Robert Oliphant, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities announced a federal investment of $50,000 to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind...


28 september 2023

18:02
As part of a coalition of nonprofit organizations advocating for safe and accessible air travel, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Hand In Hand, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, and the United Spinal Association issued a joint statement in...

15:30
The Reducing Poverty through Early Intervention and Occupational Rehabilitation Initiative (RPI) currently being implemented in the Province of BC, with support from the Governments of Canada and British Columbia, is designed to provide a valuable...

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Sinclair Oil (Sinclair), an HF Sinclair brand, today announced a second-year initiative supporting Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that helps provide educational scholarships to the families of fallen and disabled service members and first...

13:00
Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center announced today, Chicago Hearing Society (CHS) which provides communication access; hearing and assistive technologies; and support services for persons who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing will relocate and...

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Today, Dan Fishbein, M.D., president of Sun Life U.S., released the following statement regarding a federal change to designate people with disabilities as a population experiencing health disparities for NIH research:...

08:00
United Airlines today announced new technologies and policies to improve the travel experience for customers who use a...

03:05
transcosmos inc. is proud to announce that the company has won an Excellence in Disability Inclusion Company Award by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government as a company that carries out exceptional initiatives in employing people with disabilities....

03:00
Viewpoint, the acclaimed educational program hosted by the screen and stage actor Dennis Quaid, is excited to announce a collaboration with the Pioneer Center for Human Services, a 65-year-old non-profit organization, located in McHenry, Illinois....


27 september 2023

19:57
Though Houston has the 2nd highest population of veterans in the U.S., the search for military resources can feel impossible with countless applications, documentation, and waitlists. Easter Seals Greater Houston (ESGH), a leading disability resource...

10:36
The National Federation of the Blind, the transformative membership and advocacy organization of blind Americans, has published its official comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (RIN 1190-AA79) that was issued last month by the United States...

06:00
At the opening night of the 2023 Elevate Festival, TD Bank Group (TD) announced the Canadian and American launch of its accessibility browser plug-in, TD Accessibility Adapter, to the public at no cost. The tool, which enables users to personalize...


26 september 2023

13:01
Today, First Student, the largest operator of student transportation services in North America, announced it has entered into a new contract with Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (JUSD) in California to provide alternative...

10:20
According to the National Institutes of Health, dementia is the most feared condition for people over 65 and the second most feared condition, after cancer, among younger adults. This fear is understandable. Imagine waking up scared and confused...

09:36
WHO: Join the conversation at a web briefing decoding NY's new accessibility legislation, with: NY State Assembly member Jo Anne SimonAssistant Director of the Northeast ADA Center, Joe ZesskiUserWay Head...

02:05
Access4you provides detailed and reliable information on the accessibility of the built environment for people with disabilities and property owners. The Social Impact startup, founded in 2019, has a unified signage system that can help target groups...

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The government-backed campaign features prominent disability influencers who have helped to develop the messaging and star in its ads. This includes thought-provoking slogans crafted in collaboration with each influencer and captivating imagery,...


20 september 2023

11:30
South Africa's Cape Town, which the 2023 Telegraph Travel Awards named the 'Greatest City on Earth', has launched a first-of-its-kind universal access 'Limitless Cape Town' movement....

09:00
National Disability Employment Awareness Month begins in October, and South Carolina's State Treasurer Curtis Loftis says continued growth in ABLE savings accounts are helping create more stability, peace of mind and independence for hundreds of...

08:49
Useful Sensors, an AI-focused start-up, today launched the world's first...

08:38
September is National Service Dog Month, the time of year to show love and appreciation for the wonderful work of service dogs. YuMOVE, a high-quality joint supplement for dogs and the American Kennel Club's official dog joint supplement, offers...


19 september 2023

21:00
Goodwill Industries® of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ)...

10:00
Gallaudet University Director of Storytelling and alumna Storm Smith has been named to Ad Age's 2023 40 Under 40, the university announced...

09:00
Today, the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, the largest private funder of spinal cord injury (SCI) research, education, clinical training, and programmatic support in the U.S. and Canada, announced the 2023 Craig H. Neilsen Visionary Prize recipients....

08:00
UserWay , a full-service provider of digital accessibility software, announced the launch of UserWay for Microsoft PowerPoint, which makes presentations accessible for people with disabilities, better for teams, and compliant for organizations....

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