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 16, 2017, 10:00 ET Adore Me, the NYC e-Commerce Lingerie Disruptor, Makes the Prestigious Inc. 500 Ranking of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies - And Is One of the Only Companies to Be Featured Three Times in the Last Four Years

Adore Me, the disruptive NYC based e-commerce lingerie startup, ranks #20 fastest-growing private retail company in the America, and #313 overall...


Aug 16, 2017, 10:00 ET Survey Finds Over Half of American Adults Would Support Their Teenager's Request to Transition to Another Gender

In a sign of growing acceptance for transgender children, a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of the American Osteopathic...


Aug 16, 2017, 10:00 ET The Kids In Need Foundation Names The Dollar General Literacy Foundation as National Sponsor of the Second Responder® Program

The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) announces today the Dollar General Literacy Foundation is the first-ever National Sponsor of the Kids In Need...


Aug 16, 2017, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org and ESPN Team Up for "Game-Winning Drive" Campaign to Increase Access to Sports Equipment

In lower-income households, nearly 1 in 5 parents report a decrease in their child's school sports participation due to cost. 1 One major reason is...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:58 ET Newly Expanded Kids' Area, Pre-K Pass To Debut At Carowinds In 2018

Carowinds will debut a newly expanded kids' area, Camp Snoopy, opening for the spring 2018 season. Formerly known as Planet Snoopy, Camp Snoopy...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:45 ET Demi Lovato To Launch Fall Collaboration With Kate Hudson's Fabletics

Fabletics is excited to announce that the Demi Lovato for Fabletics collection is back by popular demand. Following the success and social impact...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:38 ET Jordan's Furniture donation to Cradles to Crayons® helps more than 6,000 children in need get ready for school from head to toe!

From June 12 through August 13, all Jordan's Furniture store locations and the Taunton Distribution Center collected new and like-new clothing and...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:38 ET Toyota y Mazda establecen alianza empresarial y de capital

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) y Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) firmaron hoy un acuerdo de alianza comercial y de capital, que refuerza la...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:15 ET Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents St. Louis Children's Hospital with $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award to support pediatric cancer research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will today present St. Louis Children's Hospital with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. St. Louis Children's Hospital is one...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:05 ET Best, Worst Places to Grow Old

Utah is the best state to grow old, according to a new Caring.com report. The study ranked all 50 states in 13 financial, healthcare and quality of...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Human Rights Watchdog Supports NAACP Resolutions Calling for Protections Against Psychotropic Drugging and Electroshocking of Children

Rev. Frederick Shaw Jr., the National Director of Public Affairs for the mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Kmart & Celebrity Mother-Daughter Duo Launch 'Spencer by Jaclyn Smith' Layette Collection

Jaclyn Smith, a beloved Kmart brand partner for more than 32 years, is unveiling an infant wear line exclusive to Kmart - Spencer by Jaclyn Smith....


Aug 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital At Vanderbilt With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will today present Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. Vanderbilt is...


Aug 16, 2017, 08:55 ET AT&T and Fullscreen Launch Phase Two of Later Haters Campaign with Olympian Gabby Douglas

AT&T* and Fullscreen, a next generation youth media company, are launching phase 2 of the Later Haters campaign. It promotes positivity and...


Aug 16, 2017, 08:53 ET Food Insecurity Among Seniors Still High Nearly A Decade After The Recession

Feeding America and The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) released today The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2015, a study...


Aug 16, 2017, 08:45 ET Swiss Diamond® XD Video Roll Out

Swiss Diamond recently introduced Swiss Diamond XD with a YouTube video that provides cooks around the world a glimpse into the brand's proprietary...


Aug 16, 2017, 08:40 ET Author Pays It Forward After Receiving Oprah's Blessing for Her New Book, God Gave Us Wings

Three years ago while attending one of Oprah's Life You Want Weekends, Connie Rankin met Oprah Winfrey. Summoning her courage, Rankin shared with...


Aug 16, 2017, 08:38 ET GPB Capital Appoints Dotty Bollinger as Managing Partner for Healthcare Strategy

GPB Capital has named Dotty Bollinger, who has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, the Managing Partner in charge of its...


Aug 16, 2017, 08:30 ET GA WWI Centennial Commission Developing Memorial Database

The Georgia WWI Centennial Commission, as part of its mission to commemorate and honor the sacrifices of Georgians and their families during this...


Aug 16, 2017, 08:30 ET Author Daniel Lang Rediscovers the Real Jewish First-century Messianic Faith Lost to the Modern World

In 1517, Martin Luther kicked off the Protestant Reformation. Now, 500 years later, an author of Jewish descent, Dr. Daniel Lang, boldly attempts...