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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Jan 18, 2017, 13:49 ET Los Angeles School Districts Push for More Teachers

Education is the great equalizer, the most powerful path to success, and the most valuable asset in the modern era…yet the next generation's...


Jan 18, 2017, 13:41 ET Rebecca L. Caldwell-Harrigal, First Female Director of the IRS Office of Tax Exempt Bonds Joins Greenberg Traurig

Attorney Rebecca L. Caldwell-Harrigal, the first female Director of the Office of Tax Exempt Bonds (TEB) at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), has...


Jan 18, 2017, 13:05 ET Kumon Franchise Expands in Greater Los Angeles with the Opening of a New Math and Reading Learning Center in Buena Park

Thousands of additional parents in Greater Los Angeles will now have access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high...


Jan 18, 2017, 13:00 ET Three Companies Receive Seed Funds to Develop Medical Devices for Children

The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC) has announced seed grants to three companies developing medical devices for children....


Jan 18, 2017, 12:43 ET THIRTEEN's "The Talk - Race in America" Tackles the Issue of Young People of Color and Their Uneasy Encounters With Law Enforcement Monday, February 20, 9 p.m. on PBS

The Talk – Race in America is a two-hour documentary about the increasingly common conversation taking place in homes and communities across the...


Jan 18, 2017, 12:08 ET African American Health Alliance Urges President-elect Trump to Meet with U.S. Surgeons General

In a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, the African American Health Alliance has called on him to meet jointly with the nation's surgeons...


Jan 18, 2017, 12:00 ET IXL Releases Adaptive Middle School Science and Social Studies Curriculum for 6th through 8th Grade

Today, IXL Learning, the K–12 learning program used by 1 in 9 U.S. students, announced the introduction of adaptive science and social studies...


Jan 18, 2017, 11:41 ET SBA Seeks Funding Proposals from Non-Profits and Local Institutions to Provide Entrepreneurship Training For Service Members, Military Spouses and Veterans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is inviting funding proposals from non-profit organizations, state, local and tribal government...


Jan 18, 2017, 11:32 ET Univision creará, junto con Pedro Torres y Curiosity Media, una serie basada en la vida del idolatrado artista latinoamericano Luis Miguel

Hoy durante NATPE, uno de los eventos más grandes de la industria de medios de comunicación enfocado en la creación de contenido de entretenimiento...


Jan 18, 2017, 11:10 ET Kumon Franchise Expands in Greater Houston with the Opening of Two Math and Reading Learning Centers

Due to Greater Houston's thriving growth and booming economy, Kumon has seen a great deal of expansion in the region with the opening of 23 new...


Jan 18, 2017, 11:00 ET Kumon Franchise Opens First Math and Reading Learning Center in Belmont, North Carolina

Thousands of parents in Belmont, North Carolina will now have access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged...


Jan 18, 2017, 10:33 ET Minority Business Development Agency Releases Report on Contracting Barriers Impacting Minority Firms

The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency today released a new report, Contracting Barriers and Factors Affecting...


Jan 18, 2017, 10:07 ET National Competition Awards Three Programs Benefiting Alzheimer's Caregivers

For the ninth consecutive year, organizations with outstanding programs that meet the needs of caregivers for people with Alzheimer's disease have...


Jan 18, 2017, 10:00 ET Colorado Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline 1-844-CO-4-KIDS Enters its Third Year with Significant Changes

The Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437) in 2016 received an increased proportion of its calls from friends,...


Jan 18, 2017, 09:33 ET Record Cash 5 Jackpot Shared by Tickets Sold in Allegheny, Beaver, Lehigh Counties

A game-record Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot of just over $2 million from the Tuesday, January 17, drawing was shared by three winning tickets...


Jan 18, 2017, 09:30 ET Wounded Warrior Project Connects Veterans with Unique Ways to Recover During Soldier Ride

A group of injured veterans served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently rode 56 miles during Soldier Ride® in Miami and Key West. Throughout...


Jan 18, 2017, 09:24 ET MoneyGram divulgará resultados del 2016 correspondientes al cuarto trimestre y al año entero

MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) anunciará sus resultados financieros de 2016 correspondientes al cuarto trimestre y al año entero el martes 14 de febrero...


Jan 18, 2017, 09:22 ET Valentine's Day Gift Guide Recommendations

Consumer Product Events, matchmakers for products and press, present a list of gift guide suggestions for Valentine's Day and other product roundup...


Jan 18, 2017, 09:20 ET FDA and EPA issue final fish consumption advice

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued final advice regarding fish consumption. This...


Jan 18, 2017, 09:05 ET CyberVista Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Initiative To Increase Diversity In The Cybersecurity Field

Cybersecurity education and workforce development company CyberVista today announced the launch of a new program designed to provide women and...