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Jun 20, 2016, 08:14 ET New York Home Care Service Announces Client-Managed Care Option Via CDPAP

 Special Touch Home Care Services, Inc., a home health care service serving the five boroughs of NYC, has expanded its range of services to...


Jun 16, 2016, 09:00 ET eQ Named A CIOReview Most Promising Legal Technology Solution Provider

 Special Counsel's eDiscovery and legal outsourcing business, eQ, a full-service solutions provider, today announced that it was named one of...


Jun 15, 2016, 14:58 ET New Health Literacy Strategy Probes Ways To Minimize Gap Between Socioeconomic Levels

 Low health literacy is associated with poor health outcomes and is most likely to affect patients with low socioeconomic status and public...


Jun 15, 2016, 11:10 ET LexisNexis Special Services Inc. Awarded GSA Schedule Contract to Help Federal Agencies Fight Financial Fraud, Waste and Abuse

 LexisNexis Special Services Inc. (LNSSI) today announced it has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award...


Jun 13, 2016, 10:15 ET Charter School and Special Education Thought Leaders Issue Groundbreaking Statement on Discipline

 To announce the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) Equity Coalition joint statement on discipline, Lauren...


Jun 13, 2016, 10:07 ET Midwest Special Needs Trust Board of Trustees Selects Kathy Birkes as New Executive Director

 The MSNT Board of Trustees announces the selection of Dana Katherine (Kathy) Birkes as its new Executive Director effective immediately. ...


Jun 08, 2016, 09:39 ET Breaking Down Barriers: Special Olympics Reaches 1.2 Million Participants in Unified Sports

 Today, Special Olympics announced a significant milestone in its nearly 50-year history thanks to the generous support of ESPN, the...


Jun 05, 2016, 04:47 ET Special Olympics Announces Chinese Tennis Player Li Na as Global Ambassador

Today, Special Olympics held a press conference at Shanghai Pudong Special Education School and formally announced Chinese Tennis Player Li Na as a...


Jun 01, 2016, 19:17 ET Can Cycling and Exercise Create a Better Future for Children With ADHD?

 Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), estimated to affect from 5 to 10 percent of all children in the United States, is so...


May 31, 2016, 08:58 ET Dunkin' Donuts® and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® Team Up To Support Special Olympics Georgia Athletes

For the 1st annual Dunkin' Donuts® Cops on Donut Shops event, participating Dunkin' Donuts® stores have partnered with the Law...


May 25, 2016, 09:00 ET Hospital for Special Surgery to Honor Orthopedic Surgeon Chitranjan Ranawat, M.D., and American Express' Aldo Papone at Annual Tribute Dinner

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will recognize and honor  the outstanding achievements of two esteemed innovators in the healthcare and...


May 17, 2016, 09:58 ET Press Conference and Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg Friday Morning to Kick Off Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games

 Members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) kick off State Summer Games by lighting the "Flame of Hope" at 9 a.m. Friday, May 20 at Andrew...


May 16, 2016, 12:38 ET Anticipation Builds as the 28th Annual Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games Nears

 On the track and fields and in the pool and gym, over 2,700 athletes, coaches and unified partners will compete in the annual Special Olympics...


May 13, 2016, 16:01 ET SEAL - NSW Family Foundation 2016 San Diego Fundraiser Nets Over $1.2 Million

 The SEAL – Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation is pleased to announce that its fifth annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 30,...


May 12, 2016, 19:15 ET Seattle To Host 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

 Special Olympics announced today that Seattle, Washington has been selected to host the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, the national games...


May 12, 2016, 08:00 ET Special Olympics Names Mary Davis Chief Executive Officer

 Special Olympics announced today the appointment of Mary Davis of Ireland as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  She will lead the world's...


May 10, 2016, 08:50 ET Seeking Superheroes to Rappel Skyline for Special Olympics North Carolina

 Superpowers or not, adventure seekers have the opportunity to rappel Raleigh's 30-story Wells Fargo Capitol Center and be a superhero for...


May 05, 2016, 14:49 ET Special Olympics Georgia hosts annual Over the Edge Event at Overlook III Building

 Overlook III -- 76 participants will rappel from the 22 story building known as Overlook III in Vinings on May 7 in support of...


May 03, 2016, 17:50 ET SEAL -- NSW Family Foundation 2016 Fundraiser Raises Over $1.2 Million

The SEAL – Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation is pleased to announce that its fundraiser on Saturday, April 30, 2016 raised more...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:29 ET Hospital for Special Surgery is First Hospital in New York State to Achieve Magnet® Recognition for Fourth Consecutive Time

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has become the first hospital in New York State to achieve a fourth consecutive Magnet® designation,...


Apr 21, 2016, 09:00 ET President Of Special Counsel Named An Adecco Win4Youth Ambassador

Laurie Chamberlin, President of Special Counsel, the nation's largest full-service provider of legal staffing and eDiscovery solutions, has been...


Apr 04, 2016, 11:53 ET New Website For Parents Of Special Needs Children Offers Important New Resource

 The Special Moms Network, a rapidly growing online community created by two NY moms of special needs children to provide a vital resource for...


Apr 04, 2016, 10:00 ET Docent Health Introduces Innovation Partnership with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) to Transform the Patient Experience

Docent Health, a new healthcare company focused on radical transformation of the patient experience across the continuum, today unveiled its...


Mar 31, 2016, 12:27 ET New York City Man to Speak at United Nations' World Autism Awareness Day Event

 Adam Lieberman, an individual supported by Special Citizens will speak at this event. When asked how he felt upon receiving this news...


Mar 11, 2016, 09:43 ET New York Nonprofit Receives $50,000 Grant From the New York State Office of Mental Health

 Special Citizens Futures Unlimited was awarded a $50,000 grant from the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). The Nonprofit Behavioral...