Handicapped, Disabled 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.

Jul 23, 2015

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The Century 21 Real Estate system is committed to making accessible housing a reality for all homebuyers with disabilities. Pictured here are some of the key takeaways from CENTURY 21(R) Persons with Disabilities Home Buying Survey conducted online in June by Harris Poll on behalf of CENTURY 21.

Jul 23, 2015

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Jul 22, 2015

16:26 ET

There were more than 32,000 business establishments across the country which provide services for the elderly and persons with disabilities. Another nearly 15,000 provide pet care (except veterinary) services, which includes training assistance dogs.

Jul 22, 2015

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Jul 22, 2015

11:04 ET

ProfNet is a service that connects journalists with subject matter experts. Find out more at http://www.profnet.com

Jul 22, 2015

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Jul 21, 2015

11:51 ET

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Jul 21, 2015

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Jul 20, 2015

10:39 ET

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Jul 14, 2015

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ReWalker Marcela Turnage demonstrates the new ReWalk Personal System 6.0, the sixth generation community use exoskeleton system.   The ReWalk Personal 6.0 offers those in the spinal cord injured community the most functional exoskeleton system with the fastest walking speed and the most precise fit, among many other key benefits.  ReWalk Robotics offers the only FDA cleared exoskeleton systems for rehabilitation and personal use in the U.S.

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