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Special Needs Gym Franchise Opens First International Location in...

We Rock the Spectrum is Opening in the Evolve Mall on December on 22nd

(PRWeb December 05, 2016)

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"Front Page" with host James Earl Jones for Public...

Homelessness, and efforts to combat it, are discussed in a new segment.

(PRWeb December 05, 2016)

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Push to Walk Names Dave Font as Executive Director

Push to Walk, a local nonprofit, today announced the appointment of Dave Font as Executive Director. Mr. Font will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization including the areas of...

(PRWeb December 05, 2016)

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Hiring a Person with a Disability is a Win-Win for Both Employer and...

In honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation shares the story of one woman with a disability’s path to finding the perfect job.

(PRWeb December 03, 2016)

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Telepresence Robots to Celebrate United Nations International Day of...

Robots will storm the Prudential Center in Boston, MA during the 31 Nights of Light Event on December 3rd, 2016. Suitable Technologies is partnering with NTI to help individuals with severe...

(PRWeb December 02, 2016)

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Two Recent Strangulation Deaths from Window Blind CordsWarning for...

Accidents striking four weeks apart, Reno Mahe's family and a Chicago family mourn the loss of their children due to unnecessary window covering pull cords. Why is this still happening?

(PRWeb December 01, 2016)

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MDA Appoints Karen Lewis Alexander as Chief Revenue Officer

Alexander will lead all aspects of MDA’s fundraising, supervising its current Field and National Income staff leaders.

(PRWeb December 01, 2016)

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Little City Opens Gift Wrapping Center in Woodfield Mall

On select dates through December 24, help support individuals with autism and other intellectual & developmental disabilities by having your gifts wrapped by Little City residents at Woodfield...

(PRWeb December 01, 2016)

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Oregon One of First States in Nation to Offer Financial Empowerment to...

Oregon 529 Savings Network launches Oregon ABLE Savings Plan in Dec. For the first time, eligible individuals with disabilities can open an ABLE savings account without affecting their vital federal...

(PRWeb November 30, 2016)

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Blind Judo Foundation Co-Founders Recognized By Shine On Hollywood...

Shine On Hollywood Magazine is a politics and gossip free publication focusing on real people, real stories and real results of individuals and organizations making a difference in the lives of...

(PRWeb November 29, 2016)

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Jiffy Lube® and MDA Celebrate Five Years of Partnership on...

Break $5 Million Mark in Funds Raised to Support Kids and Adults with Muscular Dystrophy

(PRWeb November 29, 2016)

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Macy’s Partners with SourceAmerica to Hire People with Disabilities

SourceAmerica applauds the example of corporate social responsibility Macy’s is setting in hiring thousands of people with disabilities.

(PRWeb November 29, 2016)

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Milestone's Galexi™ CMS Can Now Power ADA Conforming Sites

Milestone’s Galexi™ CMS is the world’s first CMS that enables the creation of websites conforming to ADA guidelines.

(PRWeb November 29, 2016)

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A Sweater Purchased at Red Racks Thrift Store or City Thrift Provides...

Purchasing a authentic "Ugly Christmas Sweater" can provide food to someone who needs a meal this holiday season.

(PRWeb November 28, 2016)

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ASSISTA LIFT Invented by InventHelp Client (HUN-224)

InventHelp, founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, is submitting the ASSISTA LIFT to companies for their possible feedback.

(PRWeb November 27, 2016)

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Pro Football Players Learn About 650,000 Colorado Residents with...

Through its continued partnership, the NFLPA’s Professional Athletes Foundation and EarQ are meeting the growing hearing healthcare needs of former professional football players. At a recent event,...

(PRWeb November 26, 2016)

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Chris Fink, Who has an Intellectual Disability, Found His Place at...

In celebration of Thanksgiving, Vocational Rehabilitation shares a man’s journey to finding just the right fit for his job.

(PRWeb November 23, 2016)

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Including Kids Giving Tuesday Campaign

Following the Thanksgiving holiday, Giving Tuesday is a one-day movement centered on charitable giving.

(PRWeb November 23, 2016)

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Disabled Sports USA to Host U.S. Paralympians, Wounded Warriors and...

This 29th annual event is the nation's largest winter sports festival for people with disabilities which affects 1 in 5 Americans

(PRWeb November 22, 2016)

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Allied Anesthesia Donates $13K to St. Joseph Behavioral Health

Anesthesia group presented the donation at a St. Joseph Hospital charity event featuring singer Stevie Nicks last month

(PRWeb November 22, 2016)

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The 2017 Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

An exciting opportunity for university students pursuing degrees in computer science, computer engineering and closely related fields, The Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities...

(PRWeb November 22, 2016)

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Push to Walk’s Oakland Grand Opening

Push to Walk, a non-profit organization that provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis, is excited to welcome supporters and local...

(PRWeb November 22, 2016)

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NAPCO (North American Polymer Co) Announces New Print and Online...

NAPCO (North American Polymer Co) is happy to announce the reintroduction of both a print and online product guide containing information on products, equipment, and services offered by the company.

(PRWeb November 22, 2016)

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Local Double Amputee Athlete Hector Picard Honors Sponsor Novation...

Hector Picard, local hero and adaptive athlete, thanked Novation Settlement Solutions for giving him a “second chance at life” at a ceremony held in West Palm Beach on November 10, shortly after he...

(PRWeb November 21, 2016)

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BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship...

~ Scholarship will award US$10,000 or USD$5,000 to undergrad and grad students pursuing business related degrees – deadline is Sunday, November 27, 2016 ~

(PRWeb November 21, 2016)

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California HIFU Celebrates Their First Anniversary Following FDA...

Santa Rosa Urologist Dr. Michael Lazar celebrates California HIFU’s first anniversary with look back at October 2015 when HIFU received approval from Food and Drug Administration for use in the U.S.

(PRWeb November 20, 2016)

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UMNPA Announces Opening of Veterans Rehabilitation Homes in 2017

United Mission for Nonprofits of America (UMNPA) Opens Veterans Rehabilitation Homes in Southern California. UMNPA plans to help over 1,000 veterans.

(PRWeb November 18, 2016)

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New Report Highlights 20 Years of NEFA's National Dance Project...

"Moving Dance Forward: NEFA’s National Dance Project at 20 & Critical Field Trends"

(PRWeb November 18, 2016)

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Win a Four-Day Cruise While Helping People Who Are Paralyzed

Triumph Foundation and Princess Cruises hosts a raffle to raise money to purchase a new transport van.

(PRWeb November 18, 2016)

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Students of The Glenholme School Help Flint Kids

The Glenholme School, one of the nation’s most comprehensive special needs boarding schools, helps families affected by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan

(PRWeb November 17, 2016)

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Student with Dyslexia and Marathon Runner who is Blind Team Up with...

Two young women with disabilities are raising money for crucial services to benefit students with dyslexia, visual impairment and other print disabilities - and are challenging others to join their...

(PRWeb November 17, 2016)

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Allsup Celebrates 275,000 Successful Customers Receiving Social...

National disability organization continues advocacy, innovation with new dual purpose tool for SSDI benefits and return-to-work support – empower by Allsup®

(PRWeb November 17, 2016)

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InDemand Interpreting Appoints Michael Brothers as Its New Chief...

The company continues its rapid growth to the increasing demand from healthcare organizations nationwide to implement new language access programs

(PRWeb November 17, 2016)

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Casey’s General Store Raises More Than $1.5 Million to Help Send Kids...

Record funds raised through 2016 pinup campaign help Casey’s reach $8 million mark in total funds raised for MDA families over decade-long partnership.

(PRWeb November 17, 2016)

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Fourth Annual AmeriCarna LIVE Car Show Presented by MSC Industrial...

November 26 Event Hosted by Ray Evernham to Draw Thousands of Car Enthusiasts and Benefit Autism Society of North Carolina's IGNITE Program

(PRWeb November 16, 2016)

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Knock on Wood: Man with Disability Becomes Furniture Entrepreneur

In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Vocational Rehabilitation shares one entrepreneur’s journey in opening a successful furniture company.

(PRWeb November 16, 2016)

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Independent Business Owners Gain an Advantage as EarQ Discusses...

With innovative, patient-driving programs, EarQ supports independent practices and gives them the tools they need to compete in the hearing healthcare industry. Representatives from EarQ joined the...

(PRWeb November 15, 2016)

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Mental Health Benefit Disputes on the Rise

A new article in the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section’s eSource describes an “upward trajectory” in health plan disputes involving coverage of mental health benefits. The trend is likely...

(PRWeb November 14, 2016)

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BM Windows Explores Veterans Organizations for 2017 Partnership

BM Windows, a replacement window and door company in San Diego, announced that it is seeking to partner with a reputable San Diego veterans charity in the new year.

(PRWeb November 14, 2016)

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InventHelp Inventors Create Modified Cane Design (HLW-1685)

InventHelp is working to submit this idea, the TAC CANE, to companies in the hopes of their good faith review.

(PRWeb November 12, 2016)

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Little City’s Legacies Gala Raises Over $500,000 for People with...

Event honored Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and longtime donors Julie Bell and the Bell family

(PRWeb November 11, 2016)

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Swords to Plowshares Supporters Raise Nearly $500,000 for Bay Area...

This year, supporters helped make our 20th Annual Veterans Day Dinner our most successful fundraiser yet. Swords to Plowshares raised close to $500,000 to support our critical services for low-income...

(PRWeb November 11, 2016)

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Allsup Announces Easier No-Cost SSDI Assessment, New Mobile Features...

New release of dual purpose tool helps Social Security disability applicants immediately learn their likelihood of being eligible for disability benefits, start their claim with Allsup and access...

(PRWeb November 10, 2016)

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Crawford Technologies Experiences Record-Breaking Growth in 2016

Achieves highest annual revenue in CrawfordTech's 21-year history

(PRWeb November 10, 2016)

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Rivet Revolution Presents Jewelry that Gives Back to Those Suffering...

Rivet Revolution announces partnerships with Part the Cloud and Hilarity for Charity, organizations working to raise awareness and fund research for Alzheimer’s disease, through their jewelry sales.

(PRWeb November 10, 2016)

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Little Giraffe Foundation Names 2016 NICU Support Grant Recipients

The nonprofit donates a record total of $15,100 in grant money to 18 medical institutions to support NICU families and patients

(PRWeb November 10, 2016)

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Find the Top-Rated Veterans Charities for Veterans Day

GreatNonprofits Lists 2016 Top-Rated Charities for Veterans

(PRWeb November 10, 2016)

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Keiser University’s Chancellor Dr. Arthur Keiser Served as Chairman of...

Keiser University is pleased to have participated in and raised $14,300 for this year’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes.

(PRWeb November 09, 2016)

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Disabled Veterans National Foundation Calls for Americans to Honor...

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (http://www.dvnf.org), is calling on all Americans to honor veterans this Veterans Day, on Friday,...

(PRWeb November 09, 2016)

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Free Autism Educational Event, November 15, 2016 - Myths and...

Autism Learning Partners in collaboration with Daemen College are hosting Myths and Misconceptions About ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) and Autism, an Educational Event on November 15, 2016, from...

(PRWeb November 09, 2016)

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