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News by subject: DIS

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25 april 2022

08:37
What is Williams syndrome? It's a rare genetic disorder that most people know nothing about. Even most physicians know very little about the syndrome unless one of their patients has it....


22 april 2022

12:00
TERI Inc., a leading organization designed to meet the needs of children and adults with autism and other developmental and learning disabilities, has engaged Johnson & Jennings General Contracting (J&J) to manage and construct the next phase of its...

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Singaporean officials have scheduled the execution of Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, an intellectually disabled Malaysian man sentenced to death in 2011 for carrying less than three tablespoons of diamorphine, for next Wednesday, 27 April. In a bid for...


21 april 2022

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Celebrating Autism Awareness Month, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) wants to inspire Members and parents of Members to feel confident in advocating for themselves, their children, and family members to access the behavioral healthcare they need. The...

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According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities, certain evidence "indicates at least 1 in 5 children in the U.S. have learning and attention issues" which include language-based learning differences such as dyslexia. Sensing an important...

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The governments of Canada and Quebec are proud to mark the start of construction on the Défi-Logis housing project, an eight-unit building for people living with an intellectual disability in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. This project, which is an...

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May Mobility, a leader in autonomous vehicle (AV) technology and ride-share operations, is putting accessibility at the forefront and partnering with BraunAbility, the world's leading manufacturer of mobility transportation solutions, to...

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The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today released a new episode of its Quest podcast entitled "Know Your Rights: A Conversation with Judith Heumann", the legendary lifelong disability rights...


20 april 2022

14:55
Special Olympics International announced it is hosting a Global Youth Leadership Summit on 20 and 21 May 2022. The event will bring together young people aged 14 - 25...

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April month is observed to spread awareness about autism. VOSAP hosted its Annual Event and Launched its Assistive Technology Exhibition on the 4th of December, 2021. This exhibition has several booths from exhibitors of products and...

11:40
Making life more affordable for Canadian families starts with making housing more affordable. The Government of Canada recognizes that it is becoming increasingly challenging to find a safe and affordable place to live. That's why Budget 2022...

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Archie Comics and the Children's Tumor Foundation are pleased to announce the latest issue of ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST will introduce the first member of its iconic cast of characters to experience hearing loss. Meet Grace Alondra, who also marks...


19 april 2022

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Getting Hired, Inc., an Allegis Group company, announces the expansion of its talent engagement platform to engage and serve additional underrepresented groups in the workforce, and the launch of Diversity Talent Sourcing, a new direct sourcing...

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The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) partners with Nyheim Hines, Indianapolis Colts running back and 2022 MDA National Spokesperson, who has a personal connection to the critical need to drive awareness, improve care, advance research,...

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18 april 2022

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One in four U.S. adults have some type of disability, affecting mobility, cognition, hearing, and/or sight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, those with disabilities are more likely to be obese, smoke, and have...

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Health technology organization NextGen Healthcare has released its latest and most comprehensive EHR interactive software tool featuring enhanced clinical documentation capabilities and workflow functionality. This is the industry's first...

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A recent paper from the National Council on Disability highlighted the physical and systemic barriers that exist in healthcare access for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), particularly the need for better medical school...


16 april 2022

12:45
Gallaudet University announced today that Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the university's commencement address on Friday, May 13, 2022, at the school's Washington, D.C. campus. Gallaudet is the only university in the world where deaf, deafblind and...


14 april 2022

13:00
Therap Services, LLC is pleased to announce it has received Certification from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) for the Therap Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) system, contracted by the State of North Dakota Department of Human Services...

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TeachTown, a leading provider of special education solutions for students with moderate to severe disabilities, is proud to announce that its standards-based, adapted core curriculum, enCORE, has been recognized as an EdTech Awards Cool Tool Finalist...

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Kadan Homecare, a highly awarded homecare agency in metro Atlanta, announced today that it has achieved national recognition for caregiving and operational excellence again this year. Kadan Homecare was named a Leader in Experience, a Provider of...


13 april 2022

18:55
Customized training from the Commission for Case Manager Certification is supporting a program designed to help Los Angeles County individuals get the employment and training services they need to enter the workforce. Through the General Relief...

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As part of their continued customer-focused approach Lucid Hearing launches one of the industry's most technologically advanced hearing aids. Developed by leveraging over 20 years of hearing health experience and a focus on the main consumer concern...

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Kessler Foundation announces the opening of the Center for Autism Research, which is dedicated to developing evidence-based research for children, adolescents, and adults on the autism spectrum....

09:33
Social impact company Slick Chicks has officially launched their new line of fashionable and functional loungewear. The line was designed with accessibility in mind and is made for those with physical disabilities, chronic illnesses, or limited...

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The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) today announced the publication of the Journey Forward research report, examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. adults who are blind, low vision, or deafblind. The findings are the results...


12 april 2022

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The World Institute on Disability (WID), along with Kessler Foundation, is pleased to announce the release of its redesigned New Jersey Disability Benefits 101 (NJ DB101) website. The new design site features upgrades in function, appearance, and...

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Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) has launched an American Sign Language-based COVID-19 information hotline in the State of Minnesota. This free service gives the 20% of Minnesotans who are Deaf or hard of hearing access to the latest...


11 april 2022

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Adam Lane, a member of the Oklahoma chapter of United Spinal Association today began a 90-day cross-country handcycling trek from San Diego, California to New York City to raise funds to support the organization's #StrongWheeled Together campaign and...

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Electric Bike Technologies, Inc. (EBT), the maker of the Liberty Trike, a unique folding and active-mobility tricycle, announced today that it will be donating 20 Liberty Trikes to children with limited mobility due to Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA),...

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"Mobility is the key to living independently". That's according to Keith A. Paul, co-founder and CEO of HandyPro, a national franchise brand specializing in modifying and remodeling homes for seniors and those living with mobility challenges. Keith,...


7 april 2022

20:13
Today marks another important milestone for Special Olympics Canada (SOC), the Government of Canada's 2022 federal budget includes a renewal of $1.8M in incremental funding for SOC bringing their total annual commitment to $6.6M on an ongoing basis....

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eSSENTIAL Accessibility (eA), the leading Accessibility-as-a-Service platform, today announced a strategic partnership with 85SIXTY, Inc., an econsultancy and digital marketing agency that specializes in building e-commerce websites for retail...

06:05
AudioEye, Inc. , the industry-leading digital accessibility platform delivering website accessibility compliance to businesses of all sizes, today released a white paper on the state of accessibility and the company's innovative approach to closing...


6 april 2022

16:02
In less than one month, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) will host its annual Leadership Conference, which aims to increase leadership capacity in order to foster a more equitable society for people who are blind or visually impaired. The...

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This past fall, Bierman Autism Centers launched its Institutional Review Board (IRB) to further its commitment to pursuing excellence within the field. It ensures that the care the clinical team at Bierman provides is evidence-based, ethically sound,...

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CodigoDelSur's commitment to corporate social responsibility has been highlighted time and time again in partnerships with nonprofits that focus on improving the lives of those less fortunate. Now, the renowned web development agency is reinforcing...

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Helping Hands Family (HHF) is excited to announce that they are expanding ABA therapy services into Morris and Bergen Counties of New Jersey. HHF is a leading provider of ABA therapy in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York, providing services to...

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BraunAbility, the Indiana-based global leader in wheelchair accessible vehicles and lifts, is recognizing its 50th anniversary by partnering with Servants at Work (SAWs) on an ambitious goal: to build 50 ramps in 50 days in the communities where...


5 april 2022

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AMI is thrilled to announce that Season four of its series Employable Me, produced by Thomas Howe Associates Inc. (THA), has won a 2022 Canadian Screen Award. Employable Me received Best Factual Series in the Documentary & Factual categories during...

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Myrtle Beach and the communities along the 60 miles of coastline have been committed to creating an autism- and sensory-friendly destination since 2016. This year, Visit Myrtle Beach is making travel to The Beach even more accessible with the launch...

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Diveheart, a Downers Grove-based nonprofit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, and Los Angeles filmmaker David Marsh will be presenting...

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Firefly Autism is hosting its 11th annual Laugh Yourself Blue gala on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Seawell Ballroom in the Denver Center for Performing Arts at 5:30 pm. This unique event leverages laughter's equalizing power to raise critical...

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AMI, in partnership with Winterhouse Films Inc. (Wild Archaeology, Three Lives of Kate), is pleased to announce the debut of Breaking Character, Wednesday, April 27, at 8 p.m. Eastern on AMI-tv....

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Dan Parker, a blind racecar driver, achieved the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the "Fastest Speed for a Car Driven Blindfolded" on Thursday, March 31. Parker set a new speed record of 211.043 miles per hour on the runway at Spaceport America in...

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The British Standards Institute (BSI) has released a draft set of new standards for accessible electric vehicle (EV) chargers, but one design team is already ahead of the game. Duku, a Cheltenham-based product design consultancy, have unveiled the...


1 april 2022

13:00
AutismOne has exciting information: the AutismOne 2022 Conference will be in Mesa, Arizona! The dates will be Thursday afternoon, August 18th through Sunday morning, August 21st. To register, the amount for one attendee will be $89 (early-bird price...

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In celebration of Autism Awareness month, nxplace Properties (https://www.nxplaceproperties.com/) announced its launch today. As a full-service builder that designs, constructs, and delivers adaptive custom residences and adult day-service locations,...

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AHRC New York City, a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities in the five boroughs, has been awarded $18,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support recreation programs....

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