People With Disabilities 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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Oct 20, 2020, 19:39 ET Social Worker Code of Conduct Change is Discriminatory Against Texans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The decision last week by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners (TSBSWE) to change its code of conduct to allow discrimination against...


Oct 20, 2020, 12:21 ET Free COVID-19 Resources for Veterans and Disabled Americans

Millions of veterans and disabled Americans will receive free access to the largest nonpartisan database of COVID-19 information in the United States ...


Oct 20, 2020, 11:24 ET True Answers the Call for More Diversity in Tech with Launch of AboveBoard

True Search, the fastest growing executive search firm and 7th largest by revenue in North America, today announced the launch of its new sister...


Oct 20, 2020, 10:01 ET Subject: Local Mask Company is Supplying Special Education Teachers with Protective Gear

COVID-19 has created many challenges for teachers who work with students with disabilities. Students in special education may not be able to wear...


Oct 20, 2020, 08:31 ET ReWalk Robotics Receives Medicare Provider Certification

ReWalk Robotics, Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) ("ReWalk" or the "Company"), a manufacturer of robotic medical devices for individuals with lower limb...


Oct 19, 2020, 16:05 ET The Dan Marino Foundation Debuts Specialty License Plate That Will Raise Funds for Programs Benefiting Autism and Other Disabilities

The Dan Marino Foundation is pleased to announce that it is launching the Dan Marino Campus specialty license plate with Pro Football Hall-of-Famer...


Oct 19, 2020, 13:31 ET Easterseals Launches All In: The Plan for Disability Equity

The number of adult Americans with disabilities is 26% of the population and growing. Job losses for this group, which have long outpaced...


Oct 19, 2020, 12:00 ET Robbins, Salomon & Patt Recognized for Landmark American with Disabilities Act Case

Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd. (RSP), a full-service law firm in the Chicagoland area, was recently honored by the Washington Lawyer's Committee with...


Oct 19, 2020, 10:00 ET StradVision Partners with Testworks to Employ Developmentally Disabled Workers to Improve Autonomous Vehicle Technology

StradVision, whose AI-based camera perception software is a leading innovator in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicles,...


Oct 19, 2020, 08:00 ET National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation Recognizes Annual Global Niemann-Pick Awareness Day

The National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation (NNPDF), the leading advocacy organization for people living with Niemann-Pick disease in the United...


Oct 19, 2020, 02:00 ET Første Implantationer Nogensinde I Europa Med Et Fuldt Implanerbart Cochlear Implant

Den førende producent af høreimplantater MED-EL sætter endnu en revolutionerende milepæl i sin mangeårige historie med teknologiske innovationer. Den ...


Oct 19, 2020, 02:00 ET Premiere Chirurgie En Europe D'un Implant Cochleaire Totalement Implantable

Une nouvelle étape révolutionnaire dans la longue histoire des innovations technologiques de MED-EL, le fabricant d'implants auditifs. Le 24...


Oct 19, 2020, 02:00 ET Erstes vollständig implantierbares Cochlea-Implantat in Europa eingesetzt

Als weltweit führender Hersteller von implantierbaren Hörlösungen setzt MED-EL den nächsten revolutionären Meilenstein in seiner Geschichte...


Oct 19, 2020, 02:00 ET Første Operasjon I Europa Med Et Fullt Implanerbart Cochleaimplantat

Den ledende produsenten av hørselsimplantater MED-EL setter nok en revolusjonerende milepæl i sin mangeårige historie med teknologiske innovasjoner....


Oct 19, 2020, 02:00 ET Primera Cirugía En Europa Con Un Implante Coclear Totalmente Implantable

MED-EL, el desarrollador de implantes auditivos líder del sector, presenta otro revolucionario hito en su larga trayectoria de innovación tecnológica....


Oct 19, 2020, 02:00 ET Första Operationen Någonsin I Europa Med Ett Helt Implanterbart Cochleaimplantat

MED-EL, ledande tillverkare av hörselimplantat, markerar ytterligare en revolutionerande milstolpe i sin långvariga historia av tekniska innovationer....


Oct 19, 2020, 02:00 ET MED-EL: Primeras cirugías europeas de un implante coclear totalmente implantable

El fabricante líder de implantes auditivos MED-EL marca otro hito revolucionario en su larga historia de innovaciones tecnológicas. El 24 de...


Oct 19, 2020, 02:00 ET MED-EL: primeiras cirurgias da Europa com implante coclear totalmente implantável

A fabricante líder de implante auditivo MED-EL estabelece outro marco revolucionário na sua longa história de inovações tecnológicas. Em 24 de...


Oct 19, 2020, 02:00 ET MED-EL: First Surgeries Ever in Europe with a Totally Implantable Cochlear Implant

Leading hearing implant manufacturer MED-EL sets another revolutionary milestone in its long-standing history of technological innovations. On 24...


Oct 16, 2020, 09:46 ET True Link selected to manage ABLE Act programs of Ohio, eleven other states

True Link Financial, Inc. announced today that, after an extensive competitive process, it has been selected as the program manager for the ABLE Act...


Oct 16, 2020, 07:41 ET HeeSun Lee's "The Missing Piece" Offers Glimpse Into Challenges Faced by Parents Raising Children Diagnosed With Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

HeeSun Lee has never been afraid to share special slices of her multi-faceted personality. For over a decade, the emcee has written and recorded...


Oct 15, 2020, 13:00 ET The Stepping Stones Group acquires Ardor School Solutions, the school division of Ardor Health Solutions

The Stepping Stones Group (Stepping Stones), a leading national provider of therapeutic, behavioral health, and autism services to children in...


Oct 15, 2020, 11:46 ET Goulston & Storrs' Michelle Porter Joins Special Olympics Massachusetts Board of Directors

Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 firm, is pleased to announce that director Michelle Porter, who co-chairs the firm's Private Client & Trust Group,...


Oct 14, 2020, 14:28 ET Ford Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Announce Disability Futures Fellows

Today, the Ford Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced the Disability Futures Fellows, the recipients of an 18-month initiative...


Oct 14, 2020, 14:00 ET New Brief Highlights the Extra Costs of Living for Adults with Disabilities in the U.S.

Today, National Disability Institute, in partnership with the Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare and the University of Tennessee College ...