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Booyah Veteran Bus Project Warriors to Launch 360 Mile Trek to Promote...

Starting on Oct 22, 2016, Shane Johnson and his fellow 360 mile Trek Warriors will begin their journey starting near Orlando, Fl to promote awareness of Homeless Veterans and the Booyah Veteran Bus...

(PRWeb September 24, 2016)

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Pain Awareness Month Draws Attention to Chronic Pain as Contributor to...

Allsup outlines importance of Social Security Disability Insurance for people with chronic pain, offers free SSDI assessment with empower by Allsup® and web event on chronic pain

(PRWeb September 23, 2016)

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MDA and The Safeway Foundation Team Up to Raise Nearly $300,000 for...

More than 120 Safeway stores in its Eastern Division raised $298,411.44 during The Safeway Foundation’s annual “People Living with Disabilities” fundraising campaign to help kids and adults with...

(PRWeb September 23, 2016)

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The Melting Pot Goes the Extra Mile to Accommodate Employee Who has a...

In honor of Degenerative Disc Disease Awareness Month, Vocational Rehabilitation shares the story of a business owner who reached out to VR to find his next employee.

(PRWeb September 23, 2016)

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Emily Aldridge Named Bill Brockett Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for...

Emily Aldridge, an associate attorney in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher received the Bill Brockett Pro Bono Award from Swords to Plowshares on September 22, 2016 for her...

(PRWeb September 23, 2016)

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InventHelp® Client Designs Easier, More Ergonomic Way to Lift...

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Riza's Lifting Strap, to companies for review.

(PRWeb September 23, 2016)

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Patient Advocacy Groups Send Joint Letter to CMS Defending Charitable...

The Chronic Disease Coalition, Women’s Bleeding Disorder Coalition, Idaho Parkinson’s Action Network, Cascade AIDS Project and others urge Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to protect...

(PRWeb September 22, 2016)

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R.C. Glymph, Inventor of MathMaze Interactive Game Goes on National...

When Mathematician-Inventor-Educator and Creator of MathMaze R.C. Glymph speaks, educators listen

(PRWeb September 22, 2016)

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Meeting the Challenge Awarded $5 Million to Continue Operating Rocky...

MTC announces receipt of $5 million grant to continue operating Rocky Mountain ADA Center

(PRWeb September 21, 2016)

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AG Bell Association Celebrates 125 Years With Legacy of Innovation...

Dr. Bell's Great-Grandson and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Are Among the Honored Guests

(PRWeb September 21, 2016)

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GettingHired Partners with DirectEmployers Association

GettingHired, Inc., America’s largest career community for individuals with disabilities, has partnered with DirectEmployers Association

(PRWeb September 21, 2016)

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Relias Learning’s Hiring Spree Officially Hits the Triangle

First round of job openings announced with more than 50 positions to fill

(PRWeb September 21, 2016)

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NAELA Praises House Passage of Special Needs Trust Fairness and...

The Special Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act corrects a patently false and degrading presumption in the law that all individuals with disabilities lack the capacity to handle their...

(PRWeb September 20, 2016)

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DisBeat Announces 3 Reasons More Disabled People Will Vote in 2016

If people with disabilities vote in the November election at the same rate as the non-disabled, there will be 3 million more disabled people casting votes. The Disability Community has been working...

(PRWeb September 20, 2016)

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Hollywood Embraces Autism for Animation

Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) helps fund new animation studio at Exceptional Minds, a working studio staffed by young visual artists on the autism spectrum.

(PRWeb September 20, 2016)

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Thomas Hehir, Author and Harvard Professor, Delivers Powerful and...

The Hartford Area Chapter of Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities presents Harvard professor and author Thomas Hehir discussing his most recent book How Did You Get Here? Students with Disabilities...

(PRWeb September 19, 2016)

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Blende Dental Group Creates House Call Dentists, a New Division to...

Fifty percent of those with disabilities do not have access to effective dental care, special needs dentistry is changing that trend.

(PRWeb September 19, 2016)

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Semper Fi Fund and The Home Depot Foundation Expand their Partnership...

The Semper Fi Fund (http://www.semperfifund.org) and The Home Depot Foundation have announced an expanded partnership that will mean more...

(PRWeb September 19, 2016)

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InventHelp Invention Helps Wheelchair Users Close Doors (HTM-163)

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is submitting the DOOR BUDDY to applicable companies for their review and possible feedback.

(PRWeb September 17, 2016)

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Reduce Dangerous Driving Distractions With DRIVE SMART - Designed by...

Pennsylvania-based InventHelp is submitting this idea, DRIVE SMART, to appropriate companies for their consideration.

(PRWeb September 17, 2016)

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Report: Staff Losses Worsen Social Security Disability Claims Backlog...

Allsup outlines importance of representation with initial disability insurance application in wake of new report about Social Security staffing losses

(PRWeb September 16, 2016)

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Eric Dinnocenzo, Esq. Announces that Con Edison Must Reinstate His...

New York State Division of Human Rights fined Con Edison $50,000 for firing a worker due to unlawful disability discrimination. Con Edison was ordered to reinstate the employee and pay lost wages and...

(PRWeb September 16, 2016)

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Learning Ally Launches New Educational Reading App as Part of Plans to...

National nonprofit to expand school district programs to reach more students who struggle with reading – and the teachers who guide them

(PRWeb September 15, 2016)

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The Advocator Group, LLC Joins the 2016 Boston Abilities Expo

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocacy Firm Is Proud to Participate in Annual Conference Supporting Individuals Living with Disabilities.

(PRWeb September 15, 2016)

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Attorney Howard Olinsky Discusses Social Security Disability Denials

Howard Olinsky, of Olinsky Law Group, lists the top three tips on what attorneys can do if their client receives a...

(PRWeb September 15, 2016)

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Relias Learning Delivers Healthcare Training On-the-Go with Launch of...

Healthcare eLearning company releases mobile app and two new products that allow users to learn best clinical practices anywhere, any time

(PRWeb September 14, 2016)

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Accessibility Made Easy: How a Startup Company is Changing the Nature...

User1st will exhibit its innovative solution for helping make websites accessible to the disabled without needing to recode or alter website design at the 19th Annual USBLN Conference.

(PRWeb September 14, 2016)

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Mobility Designed named a finalist in Fast Company’s 2016 Innovation...

The M+D Crutch, a patent pending new crutch is unlike anything in the market.

(PRWeb September 14, 2016)

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L’Oréal USA Raises More Than $4.6 Million for Children...

More than 850 employees, suppliers and volunteers participated in L’Oréal USA’s annual “Fore the Children” charity event on Tuesday, September 13, raising a record $725,000 for Children’s...

(PRWeb September 14, 2016)

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VR Helps Patricia Seabury Find Second Career

In honor of Lymphoma Awareness Month, Vocational Rehabilitation shares the story of how outside assistance can help someone find a second career after beating cancer.

(PRWeb September 13, 2016)

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Althea Johnson Agency Initiates Fundraising Campaign for the Family...

Althea Johnson Agency announces a new collaborative effort with Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism as part of the insurance agency’s ongoing community enrichment program. The campaign will direct...

(PRWeb September 13, 2016)

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BMO Capital Markets' 12th Annual Equity Through Education Trading...

Proceeds support scholarships for Lime Connect's university students with disabilities in the U.S. and Canada and other charitable organizations

(PRWeb September 13, 2016)

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One Mom Dedicated To Bailing Out Flood Damaged Boys Home More Than...

Cindi Sutera, Founder of Adaptive Marketing Solutions is One Mom looking for One-fourth of One Million People to Donate One Dollar to rebuild, restore and re-open a special home for boys and families...

(PRWeb September 13, 2016)

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Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Elects Educational Consultant...

Audrey Ludemann, a highly regarded educational consultant, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Westport, CT-based non-profit organization...

(PRWeb September 12, 2016)

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Hearing Aid Dispenser Group Invites EarQ to Discuss Patient Engagement...

With innovative, patient-driving programs, EarQ helps independent practices compete in the hearing healthcare industry. Representatives from EarQ joined the 2016 IHS conference to discuss the digital...

(PRWeb September 12, 2016)

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ClubCorp Charity Classic Philanthropic Program Aims to Donate $2.9...

Family of clubs collectively contributed over $5.7 million to Augie’s Quest since 2007

(PRWeb September 10, 2016)

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Cross Plains and Shaw Receive International Recognition for Job...

Project SEARCH program facilitates a successful transition to the workforce for young adults with disabilities.

(PRWeb September 09, 2016)

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Westbury Dealership To Award Local Veteran with New Jeep at Salute to...

Westbury Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram will be paying back one deserving veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces for his or her service with a brand new 2016 Jeep Patriot 4x4 at the Salute to Heroes Concert at the...

(PRWeb September 08, 2016)

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Through New Triage Process, Secura Consultants Creates a Unique...

"Triage Process" Brings Expert Recommendations and Innovative Solutions to Advisers Partnered with Secura Consultants

(PRWeb September 08, 2016)

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Bill2Pay and Meridian Integration Announce the Release of KeepTRAC

KeepTRAC, an innovative customer engagement platform, is now available to utility providers nationwide--streamlining the customer engagement process.

(PRWeb September 07, 2016)

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Florida Vision Technology is Celebrating 13 Years in South Florida

Florida Vision Technology Center, a leading South Florida provider of assistive technology for the visually impaired and blind, is celebrating their 13th anniversary. With over 23 years of experience,...

(PRWeb September 07, 2016)

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Former Philadelphia Flyer Brian Propp Announces Scholarship to Benefit...

Former Philadelphia Flyer Brian Propp, who recovered from a stroke at Magee Rehabilitation in Fall 2015, has created a scholarship program to help fellow stroke and brain injury survivors receive the...

(PRWeb September 07, 2016)

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New Hampshire Student Raises Funds for Brain Injury Association,...

17 year old Brooke Mills of Concord, New Hampshire will launch the first-ever National Concussion Awareness Day and hopes to raise $10,000 for the Brain Injury Association of America.

(PRWeb September 06, 2016)

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JM Internet Announces 2016 SEO and Social Media Marketing Trainings

JM Internet Group makes an introduction to SEO tips and tools.The introductory webinar is ideal for small business owners and marketers to learn SEO online.

(PRWeb September 06, 2016)

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Attorney Stuart M. Hurwitz Announces Ride Above Fundraiser

Attorney Stuart M. Hurwitz announces Ride Above Disability Therapeutic Riding Center dinner and...

(PRWeb September 06, 2016)

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The Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) Offers Its Third Annual...

This event is part of the ongoing Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) Awareness Campaign NEREG is holding in New York and New Jersey to promote education and visibility for this critical health...

(PRWeb September 05, 2016)

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Disabled Veterans National Foundation Applauds VA’s Increased Funding...

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (http://www.dvnf.org) is praising the Department of Veterans Affairs’ recently announced $300 million...

(PRWeb September 02, 2016)

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DisBeat Highlights Top Emergency/Disaster Disability Inclusion Fixes

In response to current floods in Louisiana, wild land fires out west, and National Disaster Preparedness Month (September), DisBeat highlights top emergency and disaster solutions to ensure disability...

(PRWeb September 02, 2016)

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Little City Responds to Gov. Rauner’s Veto of House Bill 5931

Little City encourages all of its stakeholders to contact local lawmakers and the Governor’s office to encourage them to support $15 per hour for Direct Support Professionals

(PRWeb September 02, 2016)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/09/prweb13654255.htm