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17 may 2022

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Leading global creator commerce company Whalar announced today its first acquisition. Whalar has acquired C Talent, a disabled-led, award-winning talent management and consultancy company that represents high-profile Deaf and Disabled talent....

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Toronto-based accessibility platform Fable announced that it has closed a $10.5M USD Series A financing round. The round was led by Five Elms Capital, with participation from Difference Partners, Disruption Ventures and several notable angels...

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Many of us are looking forward to traveling again this summer. For the millions of older Americans with visual impairments, however, traveling may seem like more of a challenge, especially if their eye condition is new to them. But with a little...


16 may 2022

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Born into Trauma:  Geri Jewell is best known as Cousin Geri on the NBC's sitcom, The Facts of Life and HBO's Deadwood. She began doing standup at the Comedy Store in 1978. ...

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With the objective of provoking and supporting innovation, Jalon is organizing for the first time the Jalon Ecomobility Challenge, which will take place from May 16th to June 17th, 2022. Its goal is to maximize the use of sustainable modes of...

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Autism Speaks, the nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting solutions for people with autism across the spectrum and throughout the life span, today announced that Kelli Seely has been named Chief Marketing Officer of the organization. ? ...

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A new awareness campaign has launched across the state of Missouri to spotlight direct support professionals, known as DSPs, and the vital role they play in the lives of those living with disabilities....


13 may 2022

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Down Syndrome Association of Toronto ("DSAT"), a registered Canadian charity, will host Toronto's 10th Annual Buddy Walk® on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 in an effort to raise awareness for Toronto's Down syndrome community. This much-anticipated annual...

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People with mental, intellectual or cognitive disabilities now have improved access to affordable housing in Saskatoon. Today, the...


12 may 2022

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As per Future Market Insights' latest revised industry analysis, the global robotic wheelchair market is valued at over US$ 114.0 Mn in 2021 and...

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On World Fibromyalgia Awareness Day (May 12), the French startup Remedee Labs is announcing that the FDA has granted Breakthrough Device Designation to its endorphin stimulator for fibromyalgia patients. The FDA's Breakthrough Device program exists...

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The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world's leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases, will host its VISIONS 2022 national conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort on June 17?18,...


11 may 2022

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Applied ABC    On May 4, 2022, New Hampshire Governor Sununu and Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig, Department of Education officials, and therapists attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Manchester, New Hampshire, to...

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Good Days today announced the launch of Empowered Us, a storytelling and resource hub that explores the challenges and opportunities of the healthcare journey and shares solutions for the chronic and rare disease community, caregivers and healthcare...

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Right at Home, a member of the Homes Renewed Coalition and one of the world's foremost providers of in-home care for seniors and adults with disabilities, applauds the introduction of the Home Modification for Accessibility Act. Recently introduced...

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3i Housing of Maine (3i HoME), a non-profit dedicated to the creation of accessible, modernized and community-based affordable housing, will host a week-long online event, called Innovation, to inform and raise support for assistive technology in a...

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Generation Patient, a nonprofit that facilitates events, meetings, and programs to empower young adults with chronic conditions, has published proceedings that summarize the findings from their Roundtable on Higher Education and Chronic Medical...


10 may 2022

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The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation presents the launch of two new international information resource website pages, offered through the National Paralysis Resource Center (NPRC). The international pages are featured in two new languages:...

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Bierman Autism Centers is holding two events this month as they continue to grow and offer ABA therapy services for children diagnosed with autism. This Indiana headquartered organization was founded 16 years ago and is a pillar of the community with...

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Kalman Samuels left his university studies at the University of British Columbia to study in France between semesters; little did he know that he would not return to the University of British Columbia following his summer...


9 may 2022

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Wander + Ivy, the disruptor wine brand specializing in elevated single-serve wines from award-winning, family-owned vineyards around the world will be featured at the 2022 PGA Championship hosted at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. from...


6 may 2022

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The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan today announced the grand opening of 14 affordable rental homes for persons with disabilities in Prince Albert. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, Alana...


5 may 2022

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Easterseals DC MD VA, one of our region's leading nonprofit providers of services and advocacy for people with disabilities and their families, has launched its "That's My Easterseals" PSA campaign, a video series created by, directed by, and...

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The Palatine Police department of the Village of Palatine, Illinois has partnered with ImageSoft to implement SafeEncounter, a dependent record program for those with disabilities that hinder communication. Crystal Iverson, President, made the...

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For the third time, Winners of the 2022 Disability Matters North America Awards were announced on Thursday, April 28th via Live-Stream....

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Braille Institute is proud to announce the 50 finalists for the 2022 Braille Challenge Finals competition. These competitors achieved the highest scores in the braille literacy testing competition, out of over 800 youth across the U.S., Canada and...


4 may 2022

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Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. , a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity and investor in low carbon fuel alternatives, today partnered...

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RAPLIQ invites you to a press conference at the above-mentioned address. For a third time, we have conducted a study on the...


3 may 2022

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RAPLIQ invites you to a press conference at the above-mentioned address. For a third time, we have conducted a study on the accessibility of designated screening centers (DSC). Results are worse than ever ! In 2017, to follow up on the file, we redid...

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Global Disability Inclusion was named the winner of a GOLD Stevie® Award in The Achievement in Diversity & Inclusion category for Amplify, the first ever Disability Climate and Culture Survey, in The 20th Annual American Business Awards®. The...

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The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) will be releasing its assessment report on autism on May 10th, 2022. This assessment...

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The winners of Fast Company's 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring clean technology, innovative corporate initiatives,...


2 may 2022

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CallRevu, an industry leader in automotive call monitoring and analytics, continues to demonstrate its commitment to inclusion and accessibility with advances in its ADA compliance. CallRevu's ADA compliance tools are built directly into the...

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This past year, the Government of Canada has continued to make significant progress implementing the Accessible Canada Act (the Act), reinforcing its commitment to advance accessibility and the inclusion of persons with disabilities. Today, Minister...

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Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC) will honor 10 individuals and organizations at its 25th annual Spotlight Awards Monday, May 2. Guest-hosted by Emmy Award-winning reporter Michele Gile of CBS2/KCAL9, the event is happening virtually through...

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On April 29, 600 cheering representatives of leading in-home care company Right at Home honored Keshia Prejean as 2022 National Caregiver of the Year at the company's national conference in Glendale, Arizona. Prejean was selected from more than...

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The Council of Autism Service Providers (CASP) announces today the launch of the Autism Commission on Quality (ACQ), a nonprofit accreditation program for organizations providing...


29 april 2022

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Philadelphia (Apr. 29, 2022) ? Pond Lehocky Giordano LLP, the largest workers' compensation and disability law firm in Pennsylvania, today announced it has opened two offices in the metaverse. The firm is believed to be among the first workers'...

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Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ (Goodwill NYNJ) through its second, and 1st in-person, annual "Evening of Treasures" event raised $200,000...


28 april 2022

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AMI, in partnership with the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Telefilm Canada, is excited to announce the launch of the Disability Screen Office (DSO). With our commitment to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, AMI is currently...

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Gallaudet University's Motion Light Lab and Pigmental Studios announced today they are launching "Here Comes Mavo!",...

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After welcoming a new baby into the family and navigating those first challenging months, most parents come to appreciate that each child will develop, learn, and grow in their own unique way. Some children learn to walk and talk at a very young age;...

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Understood, a social impact organization and lifelong guide for those with learning and thinking differences, like ADHD and dyslexia, today unveiled a comprehensive diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) offering that includes on-demand and virtual...

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The Reporter Newsletter is a service of Access Ready Inc. which is an independent, non-profit, cross-disability education and advocacy organization promoting a policy of inclusion and accessibility of information and communications technology (ICT). ...


27 april 2022

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In one of the first surveys of its kind, design firm HOK and flooring manufacturer Tarkett asked neurodiverse individuals in the U.S., UK and Canada to share how their work environments could better cater to their jobs and personal needs. Genius...


26 april 2022

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AstroAccess, an organization dedicated to promoting disability inclusion in space exploration, announced today that they will be flying a second cohort of Disabled Ambassadors on a Zero Gravity Corporation flight to experience weightlessness and...

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Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) has launched an American Sign Language-based COVID-19 information hotline in the City of Austin, Texas. This hotline gives the approximately 4 million Texans who are Deaf or hard of hearing access to the...

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Dotdash Meredith's Southern Living announces today the upcoming debut of its first-ever Adaptive Cottage, an innovative new house plan designed to accommodate people who have mobility challenges. The project will benefit the Parkinson's...

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At the 2022 AFB Leadership Conference, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) will recognize individuals who have made superb contributions to improving the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired with the presentations of the Migel...

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