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Updated: 2017-06-27T12:36:22-04:00

 



Chef Bradley Stellings to Support The Glenholme School in...

2017-06-27T00:00:00-04:00

The Glenholme School, a specialized boarding school for young people with high function autism, ADHD, compulsive behaviors and learning differences receives support from Chef Bradley Stellings’...

(PRWeb June 27, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Glenholme_School/Stellings_Eataly/prweb14452025.htm




A New Autism and Special Needs Resource Fair is Coming to Los Angeles

2017-06-27T00:00:00-04:00

We Rock the Spectrum announces its first annual Rockin’ Resource Fair — a day for families with children of all abilities to come together in awareness, understanding, and support. The event will be...

(PRWeb June 27, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14454355.htm




MilitaryConnection.com Joins the David Lynch Foundation to Help One...

2017-06-27T00:00:00-04:00

Military Connection will use the reach of the company website to spread the word about fundraising efforts to benefit the David Lynch Foundation’s Operation Warrior Wellness program and the benefits...

(PRWeb June 27, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14462785.htm




Cumberland Academy of Georgia Announces New Member of Board of...

2017-06-26T00:00:00-04:00

Atlanta special-needs school, Cumberland Academy of Georgia, is pleased to announce that Jeff Genthner will be serving as the newest member of its board of directors. Genthner is a senior vice...

(PRWeb June 26, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/atlanta-autism-school/cumberland-academy-of-ga/prweb14457910.htm




Center for Global Policy Solutions President: GOP Senate Health Care...

2017-06-26T00:00:00-04:00

So-Called Better Care Act Would Have Alarming Effects

(PRWeb June 26, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14460304.htm




Cheryl Ollis, Who is Deaf-Blind, Helps Others Learn to Navigate Their...

2017-06-26T00:00:00-04:00

In celebration of Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and the Division of Blind Services share how a woman fought back after losing her sight and job and now teaches...

(PRWeb June 26, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14422682.htm




U.S. Vet and Quadruple Amputee Realizes His Dream: Travis Mills...

2017-06-26T00:00:00-04:00

On June 25, Ret. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills and the Travis Mills Foundation dedicated their veterans retreat, a fully accessible facility in Maine for recalibrated warriors and their families....

(PRWeb June 26, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/travismillsretreat/opens/prweb14461059.htm




Sister Communities of San Ramón, Nicaragua Hosts Online...

2017-06-26T00:00:00-04:00

Sister Communities of San Ramón, Nicaragua Hosts Online Fundraiser for Children with Disabilities

(PRWeb June 26, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14441801.htm




New Book Tells the Moving Story About a Man Who Changed Lives While...

2017-06-25T00:00:00-04:00

Darrell Boone shares how his son, Peter, used his disabilities as an opportunity to give back and serve others

(PRWeb June 25, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14406138.htm




MilitaryConnection.com Lends Support for Petition Signatures to Aid...

2017-06-23T00:00:00-04:00

The website is using its significant reach to further proposed legislation mandating proper ADA & Service Dog rules and regulations training of airline and service industry employees.

(PRWeb June 23, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14381801.htm




NAELA President's Statement on the Senate Health Care Reform...

2017-06-23T00:00:00-04:00

NAELA President Releases Statement on Better Care Reconciliation Act

(PRWeb June 23, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14456033.htm




Rep. Joe P. Kennedy III Joins Ranks of AbilityOne Congressional...

2017-06-22T00:00:00-04:00

SourceAmerica is pleased to welcome Rep. Joe P. Kennedy III, D-Mass., as the newest AbilityOne Congressional Champion who has pledged his support of the AbilityOne Program.

(PRWeb June 22, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14440398.htm




Bob Woodruff Foundation Awards Swords to Plowshares Grant to Aid...

2017-06-22T00:00:00-04:00

The Veterans Discharge Upgrade Advocacy Project will develop legal practice guides, disseminate instructional material, and coordinate convenings for advocates in order to improve veterans’ ability to...

(PRWeb June 22, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14419199.htm




OC Startup Cloud of Goods Launches to Shake Up Travel & Mobility...

2017-06-22T00:00:00-04:00

Venture backed travel & mobility marketplace makes it painless to travel with kids, grandparents, or the mobility impaired

(PRWeb June 22, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14450871.htm




MR Direct to Add Three New ADA-Compliant Sinks to Their Collection in...

2017-06-21T00:00:00-04:00

The new stainless steel models will be available in single and double bowl styles

(PRWeb June 21, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14448916.htm




Government of Canada Introduces New Regulations To Aid In...

2017-06-20T00:00:00-04:00

Parents for Window Blind Safety supports new proposed Canadian regulations that could eliminate future injuries and deaths on corded window covering products. The current Canadian safety standard...

(PRWeb June 20, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14437267.htm




Independent Living Aids for Elderly Highlighted in New Harris...

2017-06-20T00:00:00-04:00

New publication from Harris Communications features assistive devices for elderly, including voice reminder alarm clocks for medication, emergency alert pendants, amplified phones with photo speed...

(PRWeb June 20, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14438407.htm




Westchester County Elder Law Attorneys Anthony Enea and Sara Meyers...

2017-06-20T00:00:00-04:00

More than 20 percent of U.S. residents are projected to be aged 65 and over by 2029 (U.S. Census) and, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 70 percent will need...

(PRWeb June 20, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14438746.htm




Assemblymember Phil Ting to Honor Swords to Plowshares Shannon...

2017-06-20T00:00:00-04:00

Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) will honor Shannon Kissinger of Swords to Plowshares as the 19th District Veteran of the Year at the California State Assembly’s 10th Annual Veteran of the...

(PRWeb June 20, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14441534.htm




Swords to Plowshares Hosts Summer Solstice Symphony Concert

2017-06-20T00:00:00-04:00

Swords to Plowshares is proud to host our first Summer Solstice Symphony Concert taking place on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Symphonia Caritas and special guest violinist Ian Swensen will be performing...

(PRWeb June 20, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14441591.htm




Goodwill is a Good Fit for Man with Multiple Disabilities

2017-06-19T00:00:00-04:00

In honor of Men’s Health Month, Vocational Rehabilitation shares a story about how a man found a job with the right fit after receiving health services from Vocational Rehabilitation.

(PRWeb June 19, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14404762.htm




Patients are Safer with New Technology

2017-06-17T00:00:00-04:00

MGM Computer Systems reports UHF based tracking system wins over other technologies.

(PRWeb June 17, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14433382.htm




Announcing: 2017 Drucker Prize Semifinalists

2017-06-16T00:00:00-04:00

50 semifinalists are one step closer to $100,000 Drucker Prize.

(PRWeb June 16, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14433175.htm




Company Founded by Man with Down Syndrome Selected for MassChallenge...

2017-06-16T00:00:00-04:00

John’s Crazy Socks has been selected to participate in the MassChallenge 2017 accelerator program. Only 8 percent of the over 1,500 startups that applied were accepted into the four-month accelerator...

(PRWeb June 16, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14431921.htm




World’s Best Foot Controller, The smaQQtalk PIVOT Launches on...

2017-06-16T00:00:00-04:00

On June 9, 2017, the smaQQtalk PIVOT launched on crowd-funding site Kickstarter. Starting from $20 for the early bird special, the PIVOT is the most versatile, intuitive and durable foot controller...

(PRWeb June 16, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14428996.htm




Disabled Veterans National Foundation Adds Three New Members to Board...

2017-06-15T00:00:00-04:00

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (http://www.dvnf.org) has announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors.

(PRWeb June 15, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14431838.htm




A Private Tutor-Student Relationship Now Spans 25 Years, a Dyslexia...

2017-06-15T00:00:00-04:00

With no end in sight, a North Coast Education Services tutor continues to coach her student 25 years after she met the slow learner with dyslexia and reading issues.

(PRWeb June 15, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14404752.htm




Alegria & Barovick Attorneys Enhance their Social Security...

2017-06-15T00:00:00-04:00

Attorneys Anselmo Alegria and Andrew Barovick, of Alegria & Barovick LLP, attend NOSSCR...

(PRWeb June 15, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/AlegriaBarovickLLP/NOSSCRConference/prweb14426765.htm




Fingertips Lab Launches O6 – Elegant “Eyes-Free” Controller for iPhone

2017-06-14T00:00:00-04:00

Requiring no visual attention, O6 addresses the distracted driving epidemic, while also aiding visually impaired by converting apps into radio stations.

(PRWeb June 14, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/6/prweb14419826.htm




Perkins School for the Blind Launches Initiative to Train One Million...

2017-06-13T00:00:00-04:00

Announced at the United Nations, Perkins International Academy will support educators and governments in teaching children with blindness and multiple disabilities

(PRWeb June 13, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14416640.htm




Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Highlights Community of Parents...

2017-06-12T00:00:00-04:00

The Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Annual Benefit celebrated the courage, hope and support parents of children with learning disabilities and ADHD can provide to other parents.

(PRWeb June 12, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14387854.htm




Gretchen Aichele, Administrator of Lincoln Crawford Care Center,...

2017-06-12T00:00:00-04:00

Lincoln Crawford was pleased to announce the Administrator of their Care Center, Gretchen Aichele, received the highest award from American College of Health Care Administrators for her outstanding...

(PRWeb June 12, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/GretchenAichele/LeadershipAward/prweb14412575.htm




NAPW Inducts Jacqueline Diamond, Asst. Director of Nursing, Kane...

2017-06-12T00:00:00-04:00

National Association of Professional Women selected Jacqueline Diamond for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession.

(PRWeb June 12, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/napw/nursinghomescranberrytnsp/prweb14413462.htm




Special Olympics Indiana to Hold 48th Annual Summer Games at Indiana...

2017-06-09T00:00:00-04:00

Nearly 2,700 competitors and as many as 5,000 volunteers, coaches, and spectators from across Indiana will converge on Terre Haute this week for state-level competitions in eight Summer Games sports.

(PRWeb June 09, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14407463.htm




Reps. Tenney and Bergman Join Ranks of AbilityOne Congressional...

2017-06-08T00:00:00-04:00

SourceAmerica is pleased to welcome Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., and Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Minn., as the newest AbilityOne Congressional Champions who have pledged their support of the AbilityOne...

(PRWeb June 08, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14404875.htm




MobilityWorks Opens New Location in Wilmington Delaware Area

2017-06-08T00:00:00-04:00

USA’s largest mobility dealer now serving the Bear, DE community with wheelchair accessible vans, rentals, and adaptive equipment

(PRWeb June 08, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/mobilityworks-wilmington/delaware-opening/prweb14405133.htm




Mobility Designed Board Names Dan Alcazar CEO to Grow Company to Next...

2017-06-08T00:00:00-04:00

Mobility Designed, a Kansas City based startup, names Dan Alcazar CEO after closing one million dollars in seed funding.

(PRWeb June 08, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14411159.htm




Triangle Startup Creates Personalized Option for In-Home Health Care

2017-06-07T00:00:00-04:00

Home Care Assist develops industry’s first care-based compatibility matching service.

(PRWeb June 07, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14403771.htm




Personal Amplifiers for Hard of Hearing Highlighted in New Harris...

2017-06-07T00:00:00-04:00

Harris Communications, a leading supplier of assistive listening devices for the hard of hearing, has published a new brochure highlighting its Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs). PSAPs...

(PRWeb June 07, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14396225.htm




Caregiver Smile Cruise: A Caribbean Adventure Where Family Caregivers...

2017-06-06T00:00:00-04:00

The Caregiver Smile Cruise will provide an opportunity for caregivers of all types to gain knowledge, create new...

(PRWeb June 06, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/05/prweb14333531.htm




South Florida Based Non-Profit Mind&Melody Adds Entrepreneur and...

2017-06-06T00:00:00-04:00

Mind&Melody, Inc. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has developed an innovative music program designed to improve the lives of people experiencing dementia and other neurological...

(PRWeb June 06, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14390384.htm




Medical Care Journal Study Finds Convenient Access to Professional...

2017-06-06T00:00:00-04:00

InDemand Interpreting Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) is an effective and reliable language access solution to meet the needs of LEP patients across the care continuum

(PRWeb June 06, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14398245.htm




MMF Wheelchair Accessible Payment Terminal Mount is Nominated for...

2017-06-06T00:00:00-04:00

The North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA) finalists have been named. The MMF Wheelchair Accessible Payment Terminal Mount has been named a finalist in three categories: Best Core Business...

(PRWeb June 06, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14398728.htm




SCOTUS Determines ERISA’s “Church Plan” Exemption Applies Broadly to...

2017-06-06T00:00:00-04:00

Springer Ayeni, a law firm specializing in ERISA law, provides expert analysis of the US Supreme Court ruling Advocate Health Care Network, a decision that eliminates ERISA protections for hundreds of...

(PRWeb June 06, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14402085.htm




Harris Communications Bringing Latest Hearing Loss Solutions to...

2017-06-05T00:00:00-04:00

Harris Communications, a leading supplier of affordable hearing loss solutions, is bringing its latest hearing loss technology to HLAA2017. See affordable alternatives to hearing aids, as well as TV...

(PRWeb June 05, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14392697.htm




Global Strategy to End Clubfoot Disability 2030 Launched on World...

2017-06-03T00:00:00-04:00

Clubfoot Disability Affects 174,000 Children according to CURE International and its partners in the Global Clubfoot Initiative

(PRWeb June 03, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14393475.htm




ASDS to Participate in Special Olympics NC Summer Games with SPF For...

2017-06-03T00:00:00-04:00

Complimentary sunscreen dispensers will be available to the general public

(PRWeb June 03, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14394133.htm




Partnership for Behavior Change Is Now Credentialed with The...

2017-06-03T00:00:00-04:00

Partnership for Behavior Change has been credentialed through a multi-level credentialing program, identifying it as an ethical behavioral organization. Partnership for Behavior Change meets standards...

(PRWeb June 03, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/04/prweb14247853.htm




Melwood Announces “Dining For Veterans” Campaign

2017-06-02T00:00:00-04:00

Area restaurants to donate a portion of their proceeds to retreat-style program for veterans, fully funded by Melwood.

(PRWeb June 02, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14385826.htm




New Report Offers Fresh Perspective on Making Accessibility...

2017-06-01T00:00:00-04:00

While doors are opening to people with disabilities, traditional approaches to accommodations can fall short when it comes to creating true engagement. The report by The Coaches Training Institute...

(PRWeb June 01, 2017)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06-CTI-Accessibility/prweb14387536.htm