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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09:10 ET United Spinal Association and the 9th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival Co-Presenting 'The Rebound' at JCC Manhattan

United Spinal Association and the 9th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival will be co-presenting 'The Rebound', a documentary film...


09:00 ET Medical Marijuana, Inc. CEO Covered by National Mexico Media Outlets Discussing Landmark Firsts, CBD Market at A4M Mexico

Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Stuart...


09:00 ET Ovation Brands® and Furr's Fresh Buffet® Turn Family Night Into Game Night With New 'IDIOTEST' Promotion, Starting March 2

Ovation Brands'® portfolio of restaurants - Old Country Buffet®, Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet and Country Buffet® - as well as Furr's Fresh Buffet®...


09:00 ET FlowPlay Donates $60,000 to Washington's Technology Access Foundation Academy

FlowPlay, creator of the most powerful immersive gaming platform, today announced a $60,000 donation to the Technology Access Foundation (TAF)...


09:00 ET Noticias Telemundo Presents: "Conoce tus Derechos" (Know Your Rights) A Special Program This Sunday, February 26 At 7 PM/6 C

Noticias Telemundo announced its latest news special, "Conoce tus Derechos" (Know Your Rights) to air this Sunday, February 26 at 7PM/6 C. Hosted...


09:00 ET Noticias Telemundo presenta especial "Conoce tus Derechos" este domingo 26 de febrero a las 7 PM, 6 C

Noticias Telemundo anunció la transmisión del especial "Conoce tus Derechos" este domingo 26 de febrero a las 7PM/6 C. El especial será...


09:00 ET Comfort Keepers® Partners with Lyft for On-Demand Transportation

Today, Comfort Keepers® is announcing a partnership with Lyft, the fastest growing on-demand transportation service in the nation, which will offer...


08:30 ET Work Institute Appoints New AVP of Research And Analytics

Work Institute, a leader in workforce intelligence, research and consulting, is expanding its commitment to helping organizations transform...


08:21 ET Miracle Flights Rings in the New Year with Record Flight Count

The nation's leading medical flight charity, Miracle Flights, welcomed the New Year with 588 life-saving flights during January 2017. This marks...


08:00 ET BBVA Banks on Oracle to Deliver a Better Mobile Experience to Customers

Differentiating itself from competitors, while offering an enhanced experience to customers, Spanish bank, BBVA, is using Oracle Communications...


08:00 ET 7 Charming Sisters Announces Actress & Model Jamie Brewer as Brand Ambassador

7 Charming Sisters, the online boutique retailing fashionable necklaces, rings, bracelets, earrings and more through seven distinctive collections...


07:05 ET TigerWit Group Sees Significant Growth and Plans Further Expansion

TigerWit Group is pleased to announce that it is experiencing exponential growth and has plans to expand its global footprint in 2017 as it seeks...


07:00 ET Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners Raises $15,220 to Help 'Kill the Wicked Witch of Alzheimer's'

A colorful event brightened a long-term care convention on January 14 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Over 100 participants wore purple capes as...


07:00 ET DHL Expands Global Partnership with WE by Honoring Young American Leaders

DHL and WE announced today that, after working together since 2012 in Canada and then in the UK, the two have expanded their partnership to the...


06:00 ET Tooth Fairy Payouts Post Record Gains

An unlikely but accurate economic indicator, Tooth Fairy payouts are soaring, posting record gains in 2016 and early 2017. According to the...


Feb 22, 2017, 22:13 ET Global Female Condoms Market 2017-2021

Female Condoms A female condom is a birth control device that acts as a barrier to prevent sexual fluids from entering the vagina during...


Feb 22, 2017, 22:07 ET La Universidad de las Indias Occidentales anuncia los nombres de los líderes canadienses y caribeños que serán homenajeados en el marco de la octava Gala Benéfica Anual de Toronto el sábado 1 de abril de 2017

TORONTO, 22 de febrero de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La Universidad de las Indias Occidentales (The University of the West Indies, UWI)...


Feb 22, 2017, 21:45 ET Therap Announces Sponsorship of the Developmental Disabilities Nursing Association Conference

Therap Services, the leading software in the field of intellectual disabilities and LTSS, announced its Signature Level sponsorship of the DDNA...


Feb 22, 2017, 21:45 ET Batcave Helps Save 7-Year-Old Cancer Patient

The M.U.C.H. Foundation is having a community fundraiser for the needs of the Verbanas Family which will take place Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from...


Feb 22, 2017, 20:29 ET Reversal of School Bathroom/Shower Mandate is a Victory for Parents, Children says Family Research Council

Family Research Council applauded a joint letter issued today by the Department of Education and Department of Justice withdrawing the Obama...


Feb 22, 2017, 19:45 ET NASA Women 'Introduce a Girl to Engineering' Event set for Thursday

Some of NASA's best and brightest female scientists and technical experts will celebrate "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day" by connecting with...


Feb 22, 2017, 18:39 ET Statement By Ad Hoc Group Of General Obligation Bondholders Of Puerto Rico In Response To COFINA Bondholder Group

A group of COFINA bondholders – consisting of one individual investor and many hedge funds – issued a public statement today to...


Feb 22, 2017, 18:18 ET 24th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards Nominations Announced

The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) has announced nominees for the 2017 NAMIC Vision Awards. Presented in...


Feb 22, 2017, 17:24 ET Lon Smith Roofing: Helping Vets Is Not About Us

For the last two years, Lon Smith Roofing has seen record years of growth. After the North Texas storms of 2016, we helped thousands of North...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:52 ET Firms chosen to build Maricopa County's new public teaching hospital and health care system

The Maricopa County Special Health Care District Board of Directors today took an important step in construction of our community's new public...