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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Aug 25, 2016, 18:59 ET Prospanica anuncia los ganadores de los premios Brillante y Founder 2016

Hoy Prospanica anunció los ganadores de los muy esperados premios Brillante, los primeros premios que se otorgan bajo el nuevo nombre de la...


Aug 25, 2016, 17:47 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

 Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today applauded the Obama Administration for issuing final regulations and guidance...


Aug 25, 2016, 17:41 ET AARP aplaude el visto bueno a los planes de ahorros para la jubilación basados en el lugar de empleo; insta a Nueva York a actuar

AARP hoy aplaudió la finalización de la reglamentación del Departamento de Trabajo federal (DOL) que autoriza a los estados a...


Aug 25, 2016, 17:15 ET Survey Finds Millennial Parents Supportive Of DIY Approach To Education, Diverse School Options

 Millennials are now the largest living generation in the country1. One of the most studied and analyzed generations, millennials are now...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:55 ET Forced Participation in Gender-Reassignment Treatment Challenged in New Lawsuit, Reports the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the states of Texas, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, and Wisconsin are standing up for the right of physicians to decline...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:24 ET Maria Cardona, Principal At Dewey Square Group To Receive Coveted Hispanic Public Relations Association's Pioneer Of The Year Award

 Maria Cardona, principal at Dewey Square Group and founder of Latinovations has been selected by the national board of directors of the...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:07 ET AARP Praises OK for State-Based Private Sector Retirement Plans; Urges NY to Act

 AARP today praised the finalization of a rule by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that confirms states can facilitate the creation of...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:05 ET MTS Rolling Road System Model Brings Inspiration To Future Engineers At Minnesota State Fair

 MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, continues to support Science,...


Aug 25, 2016, 15:57 ET Univision Communications Inc y Fusion Media Group Anuncian 'RiseUp AS ONE' - Una Celebración De La Diversidad y Unidad En Estados Unidos

 Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), la principal empresa de medios de comunicación al servicio de la comunidad hispana en los Estados...


Aug 25, 2016, 15:57 ET #Portada16 Reveals Stellar Agenda with the Theme "Multicultural is the New Mainstream"

 A who is who of marketing, media and technology will convene at #Portada16 on Sept. 14-15 in New York City's Yotel to discuss why and how...


Aug 25, 2016, 15:46 ET USANA cambia el mundo de la ciencia nutricional

USANA Health Sciences se complace en anunciar un innovador avance tecnológico: su Tecnología Incelligence (USANA InCelligence...


Aug 25, 2016, 15:43 ET AARP Praises OK for State-Based Private Sector Retirement Plans; Urges NY to Act

 AARP today praised the finalization of a rule by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that confirms states can facilitate the creation of...


Aug 25, 2016, 15:37 ET USANA Changes The World Of Nutritional Science

USANA Health Sciences is pleased to announce an innovative technological advancement: its U.S. patent-pending USANA InCelligence Technology™....


Aug 25, 2016, 14:55 ET CBCF To Honor Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree and Dionne Warwick with Lifetime Achievement Awards at 20th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) announced that legendary actors Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree, and music icon...


Aug 25, 2016, 14:30 ET Supporting Special Olympics in the communities we serve - Irving Oil and Circle K's Fueling Dreams fundraising finale takes place this Saturday, August 27

PORTSMOUTH, NH, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Irving Oil and Circle K will team up with Special Olympics athletes and law enforcement officers...


Aug 25, 2016, 14:21 ET First Book, Target Team Up to Bring New Sports Equipment to Further Wellness and Learning for Children in Need

As part of its ongoing mission to further educational equity, First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, is adding sports and fitness equipment to...


Aug 25, 2016, 13:48 ET Tackle Kids Cancer Patients and Families to be Honored Guests At The Barclays

 As the Official Charity Partner of The Barclays, Tackle Kids Cancer will be prominently involved during this year's tournament. On Saturday...


Aug 25, 2016, 13:19 ET Fundación CDC y sus socios inauguran Red de Acceso a Anticonceptivos en Respuesta al Zika (Z-CAN) para las Mujeres en Puerto Rico

Con la rápida propagación del virus del Zika en todo Puerto Rico y por estar en plena temporada de mosquitos, la Fundación CDC...


Aug 25, 2016, 13:12 ET Prospanica Announces The 2016 Recipients Of The Brillante And Founder's Awards

 Today Prospanica announced the winners of the highly anticipated Brillante awards, the first awards given under the organization's new...


Aug 25, 2016, 12:56 ET Erikson Institute's Early Development Initiative Receives $800,000 Investment From McCormick Foundation

This fall, Erikson Institute is launching a pilot project featuring the Early Development Instrument (EDI), a tool that will help communities...