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With the help of two local Savannah SCORE mentors, an exceptional non-profit organization that provides equestrian-based experiences to children with disabilities has been able to succeed, grow and improve the lives of over 150 deserving children. - July 20, 2017 - Savannah SCORE
Last month, NorthPointe Resources held their annual fundraiser Blues ‘n Brew, and it was a bigger and better success than ever. To continue the FUNdraising, there is an extended donation activity including a Thank You Raffle available on their website. - July 20, 2017 - NorthPointe Resources
Mitzie Ann Yodites of Perris, California has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2017 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements for over 25 years in the field of human services. About Mitzie Ann Yodites Ms. Yodites is the... - July 19, 2017 - Strathmore Worldwide
Free Wheelchair Mission celebrates one million lives changed through gift of mobility, begins mission to give out second million by 2025. - July 19, 2017 - Free Wheelchair Mission
Coco de Bruycker has a dream: She would like to aspire as an actress, inspire and revolutionise the film industry. For diversity. - July 17, 2017 - #NYCoco A Fundraising Project
Homes for Autism will host Monkey Around at the Zoo on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Michigan. Participants can register at www.crowdrise.com/monkey-around-at-the-zoo. Monkey Around at The Zoo will be a family-friendly "FUN DAY" coordinated and contained within... - July 13, 2017 - Homes for Autism
LaunchAbility kicks off their "Independence" fundraising campaign to help intellectually developmentally and disabled (IDD) adults find their own independence through assisting them find jobs fitting their unique skills. - June 30, 2017 - LaunchAbility
The Church of Scientology Atlanta hosted motivational speaker James Brown, who, in 1992, was shot in the neck over a drug deal and paralyzed from the neck down. Mr. Brown, in coordination with the Georgia Foundation for a Drug Free World, now uses this experience to teach at risk youth the importance of leading a drug-free life. - June 29, 2017 - Church of Scientology Atlanta
The First Ever Adaptive MMA Bantamweight Champion - Garrett “G-Money” Holeve - was named by Spire Sanctioning and Gateway Fighting Series on June 23rd, 2017 in St, Charles, Mo. - June 28, 2017 - Garrett Holeve
British assistive technology innovators Dolphin Computer Access this week launched GuideReader, offering blind and partially sighted Americans a new, effortless way to find and read accessible books and newspapers. - June 27, 2017 - Dolphin Computer Access
Having visited the center previously, Link was interested in seeing changes that have been made in addition to gaining further insights regarding NorthPointe’s concerns and needs as an organization of social good. - June 24, 2017 - NorthPointe Resources
Joanne D. Valerius of New Brighton, Minnesota has been honored as a VIP Member for two consecutive years, 2016 and 2017, by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements for over 35 years in the field of education. About Joanne D. Valerius, PH.D.,... - June 22, 2017 - Strathmore Worldwide
Reshaping attitudes with the hopes of eliminating stereotypes about the social stigmas that surround Epilepsy. - June 05, 2017 - Warriors 4 Epilepsy
When one mom went looking for a bedtime book that she felt her child could relate to, she came up short. Actually, she came up empty. So, she decided to take matters into her own hands. In "Meet ClaraBelle Blue," Adiba Nelson set out to not only create a book that her daughter could see herself in, but also a book that could help typically-abled children see that children like her daughter aren’t so different from them, even though they may look different. - May 11, 2017 - RocketChair Productions
SD Mines and RPM & Associates Commit to Assist with Free Wheelchair Mission Test Lab. - May 02, 2017 - Free Wheelchair Mission
Thanks to the help of community partners, NorthPointe Resources was able to update the common areas of the 17 community homes where they provide support services for people with developmental disabilities. “We rely on our community partner’s donations and grants to help us furnish our community... - April 27, 2017 - NorthPointe Resources
Groundbreaking organization to provide support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Northeast Ohio - April 22, 2017 - Best Buddies International
"Understanding Autism in Adults and Aging Adults" by Theresa Regan PhD, published by IndieGo Publishing, is a one-of-a-kind resource for families and professionals. Children with autism grow into adults with autism. The great strides we have made in understanding childhood autistic behaviors and interventions have lagged dramatically behind the needs of aging autistics. This unique book offers a glimpse into autism and aging and identifies supports and interventions. - April 20, 2017 - IndieGo Publishing
Geraldine Anne Guadagno of Monmouth Beach, New Jersey has been honored as a Lifetime Member by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of scooter rentals and sales. About Geraldine Anne Guadagno Mrs. Guadagno is the President... - April 14, 2017 - Strathmore Worldwide
The Thrivent Community - North Lake County office of Thrivent Financial - selected NorthPointe Resources as a recipient of a multi-tiered, year-end giving project including a donation of toiletries, an invitation for program participants to attend a ballet and a monetary donation. - April 13, 2017 - NorthPointe Resources
Excellence deserves recognition and the Web Marketing Association will be recognizing the Best Advocacy Website, B Website and Best Non-Profit Websites as part of the 2017 WebAward Program. - April 06, 2017 - Web Marketing Association
A-Plus-Consulting LLC thrive on solving complex problems with actionable solutions for a sustainable future. They are an InnovateHER 2015 New Jersey finalist. InnovateHER is a Small Business Administration (SBA) competition aimed at helping women and families. A-Plus-Consulting LLC, a qualified Historically... - April 02, 2017 - A-Plus-Consulting LLC
Immediate Appliance Service sponsored the Toms River Knights of Columbus in the annual Polar Bear Plunge to benefit local New Jersey Special Olympics. - March 17, 2017 - Immediate Appliance Service, Inc.
Grant provides greater access to Quality STEM Experiences for K-12 Students - March 11, 2017 - Unified Robotics
Amy Brown founder of Mastiff Studios is an art-based service that makes Colorado a relaxing adventure to everyone. - March 07, 2017 - Mastiff-Studios
A recent survey estimated that 2.4 million people in the U.S. have a combined vision and hearing loss. - February 08, 2017 - Helen Keller National Center
Nuka Solomon has been named Executive Director for Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM), a world leader in mobility solutions for people with disabilities in developing countries. She will report to President and Founder, Dr. Don Schoendorfer. Solomon comes to Free Wheelchair Mission from United Way of Greater... - February 07, 2017 - Free Wheelchair Mission
Dallas United Crew’s adaptive rowing program for disabled athletes is sending two veterans to the SWEAT indoor rowing competition on Feb. 4th. - February 03, 2017 - Dallas United Crew
Humanitarian, faith-based nonprofit launches 2 Weeks of Love Challenge on Facebook. - February 01, 2017 - Free Wheelchair Mission
The National Autism Registry (NARY) of Palm Beach has announced a $24,984 Grant from West Palm Beach-based health funder Quantum Foundation to increase employability for adults with autism and other special needs through increased health and hygiene knowledge. People with autism and other intellectual... - January 14, 2017 - The Chocolate Spectrum
Shift™ by Qwertyfree - The Amazing No-Look Typing Solution - January 05, 2017 - Qwertyfree
Elwyn, a premier educational and behavioral health organization, is excited to welcome Santa along with Hannum’s Harley Riders for Christmas! On Wednesday, December 14, Hannum’s Harley Davidson® of Media partnered with the Harley Owners Group (HOG) to bring delight to the many children... - December 15, 2016 - Elwyn
The Second Annual Roswell Mardi Gras Ball fundraiser is coming up February 25, 2017, to benefit both Skyland Trail and Roswell Woman’s Club. And, come tax-time, it could bring a welcome deduction - because all ticket purchases are fully tax deductible! - December 01, 2016 - The Voilą Foundation
Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month - October 24, 2016 - Rock Brook School
Chatstasy, LLC announces vision and first product release. The company will focus on smartphone applications that make life easier and more simple for the elderly and physically challenged individuals who find Smartphones too complicated and frustrating to use. Responding to frequently heard complaints... - October 17, 2016 - Chatstasy LLC
Social media live streaming platform BCAST announced today its launch of the “I Can Fly” initiative designed to use virtual reality to bring real life live Broadcast experiences to veterans with physical disabilities. Mike Hodge-BCAST CEO explains: “The technology now exists for us... - September 26, 2016 - BCAST live
An innovative inflatable bocce court has the potential to revolutionize the global sport of bocce. - September 16, 2016 - Packaworld International
Noah's Park & Playgrounds Now Offering Wide Variety of Freenotes Harmony Park Outdoor Instruments to its online E-commerce store, www.noahsplay.com - September 01, 2016 - Noah's Park & Playgrounds
OHEL’s Annual Summer Trip Brings Hope and Happiness Into the New Year This past week, OHEL’s Adult Mental Health Services (AMHS) went on a 3 day retreat to Bushkill Inn, in the Poconos. Over 120individuals andstaff participated in the trip, all of whom live in an OHEL residence or in OHEL’s... - August 27, 2016 - OHEL Children's Home and Family Services
The Arc Tampa Bay Foundation will host its 15th Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Belleair Country Club. Proceeds will benefit The Arc Tampa Bay, area leader in providing services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in our community. The mission of The... - August 12, 2016 - The Arc Tampa Bay Foundation
"A pro league would make my dream possible to compete in the game I cherish, in the Country that I love." -Matt Scott USA Wheelchair Basketball Today, there are more opportunities for adaptive athletes in America and more are being created by various groups around the world. With the success... - August 11, 2016 - PWBL Enterprises
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School in Greenville, SC, has established the EMBRACE Program, the first inclusive education program in the Charleston Diocese’s Greenville Deanery. They will welcome two students during its inaugural 2016-2017 school year. This academic endeavor will provide an inclusive educational experience for students with mild to moderate intellectual abilities that have traditionally been separated into a segregated classroom and denied equal opportunities in education. - August 05, 2016 - Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School
Diana Soto of Bennington, Vermont has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2016 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Diana Soto Ms. Soto has almost 25 years experience in the healthcare... - July 27, 2016 - Strathmore Worldwide
Lutheran Services in America, Incorporated (LSA), is proud to collaborate with The Arc of the United States’ Center for Future Planning on an initiative to connect older caregivers who support a family member with intellectual and developmental disability to future planning resources. The Arc... - July 21, 2016 - Lutheran Services in America
Connection and purpose are pursuits that transcend culture, age, and health. They’re also the lifeblood of The Ambassador of Scarsdale’s vibrant Assisted Living and Memory Care communities. - July 14, 2016 - Ambassador of Scarsdale
Invisible Disabilities Association is hosting their 2nd Annual Brain IDEAS Symposium on Aug. 5th in Denver, CO focusing on Brain Disorders, Brain Health, and Brain Therapy. 9 expert presenters will each deliver dynamic, science and story-filled talks on topics including Neuroplasticity, ADHD, ADD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Alzheimer’s, Nutrition, Microbiome, Mental Training, Therapeutic Humor, Stroke, PTSD, EMDR and TBI followed by 3 Expert Led Panels for questions and answers. - June 17, 2016 - Invisible Disabilities Association
J. Downey Bridgwater, President of Comerica Bank’s Houston market, will chair Free Wheelchair Mission’s new Regional Advisory Council overseeing the states of Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arkansas. Mr. Bridgwater brings nearly 40 years of banking experience as well as tremendous... - June 14, 2016 - Free Wheelchair Mission
On June 15th, the Elwyn Davidson School will celebrate the accomplishments of its students with a graduation ceremony for seniors. The ceremony is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication from the students and their families. - June 10, 2016 - Elwyn
Sunday, March 13th marked the 6th Annual Teddy Bedrossian Ski-A-Thon for the Elwyn Davidson School near Allentown. Even though higher than average temperatures threatened the event, a larger than expected crowd gathered at the Blue Mountain Resort to support children with special needs. - June 10, 2016 - Elwyn
R4 Alliance hosts screening of TALLWOOD presents Michael King’s Documentary “When War Comes Home” with special guest General Peter Chiarelli. - June 09, 2016 - R4 Alliance
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