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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28 Apr, 2017, 12:08 ET Sandhills Publishing Sponsors Trip To Washington D.C. Memorials For Nebraska Vietnam Veterans

Hundreds of Vietnam War veterans will take flight Monday for Washington D.C. as part of a day trip organized by Patriotic Productions, a...


28 Apr, 2017, 12:02 ET HITN Makes History by Bringing "Top Gear" to US Hispanic Television

HITN, the Spanish-language network that provides educational and entertainment programming to more than 44 million households across the United...


28 Apr, 2017, 12:00 ET Village HeartB.E.A.T. Tackles Local Obesity Epidemic Through Collaborative Healthy Kids & Families Event

Village HeartB.E.A.T., a Mecklenburg County Public Health initiative, the McCrorey YMCA and the Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta,...


28 Apr, 2017, 11:54 ET Fuel Relief Fund Partners with the United Nations on Addressing Fuel Delivery Needs After Natural Disasters

When a major disaster strikes, one of the most critical resources to rescue and recovery is fuel. But fuel supply and access are often cut...


28 Apr, 2017, 11:31 ET The Eternal Gospel Church: Sabbath-Keeping Pastor Publishes Controversial Newspaper Ads

"LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE THREATENED! NATURAL DISASTERS ARE COMING WHICH WILL RESULT IN A NATIONAL SUNDAY (WORSHIP) LAW WILL BE THE MARK OF THE...


28 Apr, 2017, 11:12 ET Ensueño® presenta suavizantes de telas hipoalergénicos basados en plantas en siete fragancias exepcionales

Los suavizantes de telas Ensueño® introducen una nueva fórmula mejorada hecha a base de ingredientes de origen natural que proveen suavidad a las...


28 Apr, 2017, 11:00 ET Celebrities - Including Emma Stone, Lena Dunham, Michael Phelps and Jesse Eisenberg - Join the Child Mind Institute's Month-Long #MyYoungerSelf Social Campaign to End the Stigma Associated with Mental Health and Learning Disorders

The Child Mind Institute (CMI) today announced its first-ever #MyYoungerSelf social media campaign, bringing together nearly three dozen actors,...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:48 ET Ismael Cala Creates Cala Speakers, a Platform with the Best Leaders, Coaches and Experts in the Americas

Cala Speakers, the representation and promotion agency founded by Ismael Cala, is now up and running. Its aim is to create a community of leaders...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:37 ET Advisor Group Announces 11th Annual W Forum to Support Professional Growth and Success of Female Financial Advisors

Advisor Group, one of the nation's largest networks of independent financial advisory firms, comprised of FSC Securities Corporation, Royal...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:26 ET Girl Starter, New Reality-Competition TV Show, Premieres Tonight on TLC

Girl Starter (the "Company"), a transmedia company that provides platforms to activate girls in entrepreneurship and business leadership, debuts...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:16 ET Peckham, Inc. Earns Three Year CARF Accreditation

The International Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) announced that Peckham, Inc. has received a three-year...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:10 ET Pennsylvania DMVA Fears House Republican Budget Would Cripple Veterans Services

In a letter to chairmen of oversight committees in the House and Senate, Brig. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general, warned that...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:08 ET JohnPaulRichard partners with SCI

Women's fashion brand from Los Angeles partners with SCI TORONTO, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Los Angeles based women's clothing retailer,...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Edgile Sponsors Global Non-Profit BizWorld.org 20th Anniversary and Awards Dinner

Edgile, the leading security and risk consulting firm and provider of industry-specific regulatory content libraries, today announced that it will...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Rigby & Peller - Redefining How Women Shop Lingerie

On April 27th, 2017 Rigby & Peller held an exclusive event at the Fifth Avenue Rigby & Peller Boutique (104 Fifth Ave., New York, NY...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Women Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness Luncheon Highlights Depression and Schizophrenia Research and Raised More Than a Quarter-Million Dollars

Ellen Levine, a long time Hearst editor and innovator, led a wide-ranging conversation with pioneering mental health researchers Dolores Malaspina,...


28 Apr, 2017, 09:26 ET Children's National and CoStar Group Partner to Open Bunny Mellon Healing Garden for Patients and Families

Official today, children receiving treatment at Children's National Health System can now safely enjoy the outdoors in the hospital's...


28 Apr, 2017, 08:45 ET Toyota, Clorox and Wells Fargo dissect Total Market Approach in ANA-Portada Multicultural Thought Leadership Supplement

Multicultural is the new mainstream. This is why Portada, the leading source on cross-cultural marketing and the Association of National...


28 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Five Exceptional Women Selected As Regional Winners In Monsanto's America's Farmers Mom of the Year Program

Today, Monsanto and the American Agri-Women named five regional winners of the America's Farmers Mom of the Year program. These regional...


28 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Nestlé and Boys & Girls Clubs of America Keep Kids Moving with National Fitness Competition

Today an anticipated 76,000 kids and teens from nearly 750 local Boys & Girls Clubs will participate in the spring National Fitness...


28 Apr, 2017, 07:05 ET Domino's® Will PLAY LIVE for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

Team members from Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, are playing video games today, Friday, April 28, to...


28 Apr, 2017, 06:24 ET Survey: What relationship do kids have with technology?

Today's children are surrounded by technology and the average household owns 7.3 screens according to a new report by ReportLinker. This new...


28 Apr, 2017, 06:15 ET Surgeons Perform World's First-Ever Dual Robotic Surgery at Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital

The world's first-of-its-kind dual robotic surgery was performed on April 23 at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem in Jerusalem, announced National...


28 Apr, 2017, 06:00 ET FemCap Launches Awareness Campaign for Women's Reproductive Health at CYCLES + SEX in New York City

FemCap, Inc, a global leader in modern contraceptive and menstrual solutions, will launch its international campaign to promote women's...