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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Feb 17, 2017, 11:15 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Leader Recognized for Positive Impact on Veteran Advocacy

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) Executive Director Sherman Gillums, Jr. has been named among 100 of 2016's most impactful...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:08 ET Combined Insurance Donates $30,000 to Luke's Wings

Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health, and life insurance products, and a Chubb company,...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:00 ET WowWee® to Debut Imaginative New Line at Toy Fair New York

Toy Fair New York 2017, Booth #3035 -- Beginning Saturday, February 18th through the 21st at Toy Fair New York, WowWee, the award-winning makers of...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:52 ET LEGO Systems, Inc. Unveils Hundreds of Building Sets and Complimentary Digital Experiences to Champion Imaginative Play in 2017

NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR, LEGO Systems, Inc. celebrates the intersection of classic construction play with digital experiences to...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:30 ET Smithsonian Exhibit "The Way We Worked" and "Wilton Manors Works" Event Arriving at Art Gallery 21 March 2017

Art Gallery 21, in partnership with the City of Wilton Manors, the Central Area Neighborhood Association of Wilton Manors, The Pride Center at...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:27 ET Study shows biocompatible 3D tracking system has potential to improve manual and robot-assisted surgery and interventions

The cutting-edge biocompatible near-infrared 3D tracking system used to guide the suturing in the first smart tissue autonomous robot (STAR)...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:27 ET Logicalis US Names Marybeth Profrock Vice President of Marketing

There's no mistaking that global enterprises are living in a digital world. From back-office operations to the manufacturing floor to the executive...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:00 ET On Monday, Antena 3 Internacional will broadcast an exclusive interview with Iker Casillas

Antena 3 Internacional adds to its content next Monday, February 20, to be repeated Sunday, February 26, with an exclusive interview with a...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:00 ET Antena 3 Internacional emite el lunes, en exclusiva, la entrevista a Iker Casillas

Antena 3 Internacional refuerza su oferta de contenidos el próximo lunes 20 de febrero y repetición el domingo 26 de febrero, con una entrevista en...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:00 ET Antena 3 Internacional emite el lunes, en exclusiva, la entrevista a Iker Casillas

Antena 3 Internacional refuerza su oferta de contenidos el próximo lunes 20 de febrero y repetición el domingo 26 de febrero, con una entrevista en...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:37 ET Fitness on all Fronts: Wounded Warrior Project Veterans Attend Fitness Expo at Georgetown

Georgetown University opened its doors recently to injured veterans taking part in a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Physical Health and Wellness...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:12 ET Wounded Warrior Project Veterans Hit Slopes at Pico Mountain

An abundance of snow and chilly temperatures could not keep Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veterans away from the slopes of Pico Mountain recently....


Feb 17, 2017, 09:08 ET Amazon And Reading Is Fundamental Join Forces

Amazon and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest literacy organization, have joined forces to empower Amazon customers to help ignite...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Foundation for Ethnic Understanding Announces Thousands To Rally In Times Square This Sunday In Solidarity With Muslims

New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds will join hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons, and Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET VTech® and LeapFrog® Together Unveil Innovative Products That Promote Learning and Development at the 2017 North American International Toy Fair®

As education and development go hand in hand, VTech® and LeapFrog®, two top brands in children's learning and entertainment, have come together to...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Smile Train Goodwill Ambassador Christie Brinkley Gives 300 Cleft Children New Smiles Through Sales of Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare Ageless Beauty Set

As part of her ongoing commitment to help children with clefts, Supermodel, Actress and Smile Train Goodwill Ambassador, Christie Brinkley, held a...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:40 ET Shopper Approved Gives Back in Guatemala

When you do good to others, it comes back around - at least that's what the team at Shopper Approved believe. One of the most rewarding things...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:35 ET 100 Ways To Trace Your Irish Ancestors

The very idea of undertaking Irish ancestral research can seem like a formidable and arduous task but now one publication is successfully helping...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:30 ET Salon Meyerland, One of the Largest Black Hair Care Salons in Houston, Texas, Announces New Name

Bonner and Jenny Brinson, the owners of Salon Meyerland, a salon in Houston, TX that is devoted to healthy Black hair care, are pleased to announce...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:30 ET Very Special Performances By Jason Mraz And Grace VanderWaal Announced For The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games Opening Ceremony In Austria On March 18

The world's largest sports and humanitarian event this year – the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria – today announced two very...