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.

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Aug 12, 2015

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Hello Navi - An App to Help Blind Students by Middle Schoolers Who Won the 2014 Verizon Innovative App Challenge - has been acquired by Visus Technology.

Aug 12, 2015

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Erica Montelo is being honored by the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society as the 100,000th participant (or "mucker") at MuckFest MS, the fun mud & obstacle 5K event series where all fundraising proceeds benefit the National MS Society.

Aug 11, 2015

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Carl R. Augusto, President & CEO, American Foundation for the Blind

Aug 11, 2015

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Tyler Jeffries, one of ten veterans featured in the book "Unbreakable Bonds: The  Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed," proposes to Lauren Lilly during a visit with Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush and First  Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush at Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, Maine.  President Bush 41 wrote the foreword for "Unbreakable Bonds" and had invited the wounded  warriors, their moms, and the book's authors, Dava Guerin and Kevin Ferris, to visit with the family on Aug. 10, 2015.

Aug 11, 2015

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Aug 10, 2015

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EASTER SEALS.

Aug 07, 2015

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Aug 06, 2015

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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

Aug 06, 2015

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Aug 05, 2015

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Aug 05, 2015

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BMW is developing a new racing wheelchair for use by athletes of the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field Team in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Aug 04, 2015

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