Disabilities, Disabled People This category covers the latest news affecting people living with a disability, including peer and community support programs, and athletic and cultural opportunities, along with issues of medical assistance, treatment and care options. Find releases regarding accessibility legislation, disability rights, insurance and healthcare issues, special education, and the results of the latest research. Learn about fundraising efforts and events, as well as outreach and awareness initiatives.

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08:21 ET Miracle Flights Rings in the New Year with Record Flight Count

The nation's leading medical flight charity, Miracle Flights, welcomed the New Year with 588 life-saving flights during January 2017. This marks...


08:00 ET BBVA Banks on Oracle to Deliver a Better Mobile Experience to Customers

Differentiating itself from competitors, while offering an enhanced experience to customers, Spanish bank, BBVA, is using Oracle Communications...


08:00 ET 7 Charming Sisters Announces Actress & Model Jamie Brewer as Brand Ambassador

7 Charming Sisters, the online boutique retailing fashionable necklaces, rings, bracelets, earrings and more through seven distinctive collections...


07:05 ET TigerWit Group Sees Significant Growth and Plans Further Expansion

TigerWit Group is pleased to announce that it is experiencing exponential growth and has plans to expand its global footprint in 2017 as it seeks...


07:00 ET Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners Raises $15,220 to Help 'Kill the Wicked Witch of Alzheimer's'

A colorful event brightened a long-term care convention on January 14 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Over 100 participants wore purple capes as...


07:00 ET DHL Expands Global Partnership with WE by Honoring Young American Leaders

DHL and WE announced today that, after working together since 2012 in Canada and then in the UK, the two have expanded their partnership to the...


06:00 ET Tooth Fairy Payouts Post Record Gains

An unlikely but accurate economic indicator, Tooth Fairy payouts are soaring, posting record gains in 2016 and early 2017. According to the...


Feb 22, 2017, 22:13 ET Global Female Condoms Market 2017-2021

Female Condoms A female condom is a birth control device that acts as a barrier to prevent sexual fluids from entering the vagina during...


Feb 22, 2017, 22:07 ET La Universidad de las Indias Occidentales anuncia los nombres de los líderes canadienses y caribeños que serán homenajeados en el marco de la octava Gala Benéfica Anual de Toronto el sábado 1 de abril de 2017

TORONTO, 22 de febrero de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La Universidad de las Indias Occidentales (The University of the West Indies, UWI)...


Feb 22, 2017, 21:45 ET Therap Announces Sponsorship of the Developmental Disabilities Nursing Association Conference

Therap Services, the leading software in the field of intellectual disabilities and LTSS, announced its Signature Level sponsorship of the DDNA...


Feb 22, 2017, 21:45 ET Batcave Helps Save 7-Year-Old Cancer Patient

The M.U.C.H. Foundation is having a community fundraiser for the needs of the Verbanas Family which will take place Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from...


Feb 22, 2017, 20:29 ET Reversal of School Bathroom/Shower Mandate is a Victory for Parents, Children says Family Research Council

Family Research Council applauded a joint letter issued today by the Department of Education and Department of Justice withdrawing the Obama...


Feb 22, 2017, 19:45 ET NASA Women 'Introduce a Girl to Engineering' Event set for Thursday

Some of NASA's best and brightest female scientists and technical experts will celebrate "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day" by connecting with...


Feb 22, 2017, 18:39 ET Statement By Ad Hoc Group Of General Obligation Bondholders Of Puerto Rico In Response To COFINA Bondholder Group

A group of COFINA bondholders – consisting of one individual investor and many hedge funds – issued a public statement today to...


Feb 22, 2017, 18:18 ET 24th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards Nominations Announced

The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) has announced nominees for the 2017 NAMIC Vision Awards. Presented in...


Feb 22, 2017, 17:24 ET Lon Smith Roofing: Helping Vets Is Not About Us

For the last two years, Lon Smith Roofing has seen record years of growth. After the North Texas storms of 2016, we helped thousands of North...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:52 ET Firms chosen to build Maricopa County's new public teaching hospital and health care system

The Maricopa County Special Health Care District Board of Directors today took an important step in construction of our community's new public...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:54 ET Revolutionary Senior Care Delivery Model Awarded $4.5M NY State Grant

The New York State Department of Health announced that a $4.5M grant was awarded to TeliStat™ for its innovative Restorative Care Unit Program....


Feb 22, 2017, 15:35 ET GP PRO Continues Commitment to Wounded Warrior Project, Donates $75,000

GP PRO announced that it will recommit a total of $75,000 to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) through GP PRO's "Make it Better" 2017 campaign....


Feb 22, 2017, 15:12 ET La MoneyGram SocioMX Tour de 2017 comienza con el primer partido en Dallas

MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) anunció hoy que el primer partido de fútbol del torneo MoneyGram SocioMX de la temporada de 2017 se celebrará en el...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:09 ET Hopebridge opens new Autism treatment clinic on East side of Indianapolis

At Hopebridge, we are committed to helping children touched by Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental delays live the best life possible....


Feb 22, 2017, 15:00 ET REI Announces 2017 Outessa Retreats Designed To Connect Women with the Outdoors Through Experiences, Inspiration and Adventures

REI, the outdoor co-op and national specialty retailer, announced its 2017 REI Outessa retreats with three immersive, three-day outdoor...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:56 ET Terry Howell of Military.com chosen as one of HillVets 100

Military.com announced today one of its senior leaders was named as a top influencer on veterans issues on Capitol Hill. Terry Howell was named...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:52 ET Internal Affairs Investigating Community Care Licensing Department for Recklessly Endangering Children's Lives at a San Diego Mental Health Facility

The Internal Affairs Unit of the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) / Community Care Licensing Health Department (CCLD) has launched...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:08 ET The University of the West Indies announces Canadian and Caribbean leaders to be honoured at the eighth annual Toronto Benefit Gala Saturday, April 1, 2017

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The University of the West Indies today announced leaders of Canadian and Caribbean...