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.

Dec 03, 2015

09:50 ET

"On our first stop, we crossed over the 4th St. bridge onto Spring St. and came across this group. I’m fascinated by faces, and due to my vision limitations, I only really get a strong connection to them after the fact. The sense of community and anticipation here captures the spirit of the event."

Dec 03, 2015

08:30 ET

Dec 02, 2015

09:28 ET

National Federation of the Blind logo

Dec 02, 2015

07:00 ET

Dec 01, 2015

10:00 ET

Dec 01, 2015

09:13 ET

Supermodel, Actress and Smile Train Goodwill Ambassador Christie Brinkley poses by the Empire State Building in anticipation of the special lighting ceremony.

Dec 01, 2015

08:40 ET

Nov 30, 2015

16:10 ET

Wounded veterans swim with sharks off Haleiwa, Hawaii

Nov 25, 2015

10:22 ET

Nov 24, 2015

09:00 ET

Nov 24, 2015

08:00 ET

Nov 23, 2015

16:30 ET

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Alumni, along with WWP chief strategy officer Jeremy Chwat,  at center court, receiving a signed game ball.

Nov 23, 2015

14:00 ET

Representatives from Ally, BraunAbility and Superior Van & Mobility were on hand to donate a wheelchair accessible vehicle to Kentucky student.

Nov 23, 2015

12:30 ET

Nov 23, 2015

11:54 ET

Nov 23, 2015

03:00 ET

The specific use that benefits most from having the seat outside the vehicle is transferring by oneself from a wheelchair to the car seat, here 40 centimeters makes all the difference. (PRNewsFoto/Autoadapt)

Nov 23, 2015

03:00 ET

The specific use that benefits most from having the seat outside the vehicle is transferring by oneself from a wheelchair to the car seat, here 40 centimeters makes all the difference. (PRNewsFoto/Autoadapt)

Nov 23, 2015

03:00 ET

The specific use that benefits most from having the seat outside the vehicle is transferring by oneself from a wheelchair to the car seat, here 40 centimeters makes all the difference. (PRNewsFoto/Autoadapt)

Nov 23, 2015

03:00 ET

The specific use that benefits most from having the seat outside the vehicle is transferring by oneself from a wheelchair to the car seat, here 40 centimeters makes all the difference. (PRNewsFoto/Autoadapt)

Nov 23, 2015

03:00 ET

The specific use that benefits most from having the seat outside the vehicle is transferring by oneself from a wheelchair to the car seat, here 40 centimeters makes all the difference. (PRNewsFoto/Autoadapt)

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