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Future Horizons will be hosting Managing Frustration and Anxiety with Dr. Jed Baker Friday, March 9, 2018. - February 20, 2018 - Future Horizons, Inc.
On Friday, February 9, a compassionate group of Hope International University undergraduate students dressed up and headed out to Crossroads Christian Church for Night to Shine, an unforgettable prom night experience for people with special needs ages 14 and older. - February 15, 2018 - Hope International University
After facing the reality of being placed under hospice care, Rebecca Burg, author and artist, was strongly compelled to share an aspect about her life few had ever known. "If I don't share this information now, it'll never be shared." - February 08, 2018 - Rebecca Burg
The Executive Planning team of Mrs. Canada Globe (www.mrscanadaglobe.com) has turned up the competition for 2018. In the past few years Canada has placed in the top 10 at the Mrs. Globe competition in China, and they want to move up the ranks. "This year is going to be exciting competition. We... - February 05, 2018 - Mrs Canada Globe
PUSHLiving Travel (http://pushliving.com/pushliving-travel-florida-travel-company-specializing-wheelchair-access-worldgoes-portugal/) today announced it is accepting reservations for a fully wheelchair accessible 14-day tour of the best of Portugal, scheduled for May 25 through June 7, 2018. According... - February 05, 2018 - PushLiving
Employee Unable to Bear Children as a Result of Postal Service’s Unlawful Conduct, Judge Rules - January 30, 2018 - Hosea Legal PLLC
Nashville-based talk show host and author Peter Rosenberger has been invited by U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn to attend President Trump’s State of the Union Address on January 30, 2018. Calling on both churches and Congress, Rosenberger is seeking assistance to consider caregivers in the fight... - January 30, 2018 - The Brumfield Group
Future Horizons will be hosting Arlington Social Stories Workshop with Carol Gray Friday, March 1, 2018. - January 27, 2018 - Future Horizons, Inc.
American Sign Language Communication, LLC (“ASL Communication”) has expanded it’s service area nationally across the US. With its corporate office located in Henderson, Nevada and it’s success in the Utah area, ASL Communication has branched out to provide services across the... - January 26, 2018 - American Sign Language Communication
Disabled Veteran who served on the Korean DMZ at 17 years of age is spearheading a campaign to bring awareness of deceptive practices within the VA under the Trump Administration. - January 22, 2018 - Vets Helping Vets
Costa Mesa City Council member Katrina Foley travels to Washington DC with other Orange County elected officials to ask for rehab home reforms. Senator Feinstein agreed to help. - December 28, 2017 - Katrina Foley
For OHEL individuals, Chanukah at OHEL is a warm, inviting and festive time of the year. From toy drives, Chanukah parties, to cookies for public service workers, OHEL staff and individuals of all backgrounds and abilities come together during the Festival of Lights to warm up the lives of hundreds. This... - December 28, 2017 - OHEL Children's Home and Family Services
Karen Sue Newberry of Fort Lauderdale, Florida has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2017 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of veterans services. About Karen Sue Newberry Karen Sue Newberry is the Executive... - December 07, 2017 - Strathmore Worldwide
One of the Philadelphia-area’s most recognized and historical nonprofits is getting a major leadership facelift, as the new President and CEO of Elwyn, Charles McLister, redesigns and rebuilds the organization’s executive team in his first six months. The newly formed 14-member executive team has veteran leaders who come largely from the health and human services industry, including new hires from AstraZeneca, Universal Health Services, Acadia Health, Sheppard Pratt Health System, and others. - December 05, 2017 - Elwyn
Advance praise for Robert J. Bernstein’s Uniquely Normal book involve terms like “ground-breaking,”1 “extraordinary,”2 “compelling,”3 “revolutionary”4 and an “alternative to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).”5 The book also just won the... - December 04, 2017 - Future Horizons, Inc.
Mobility City is the premier and one-of-a-kind mobile repair and cleaning service for mobility equipment to individuals, groups, facilities, hospitals, and organizations that rely on and maintain various mobility devices such as wheelchairs, scooters, rollator walkers, and many others. The company was created to address the obvious need for a business that offers mobile repair, general cleaning and maintenance services of the many kinds of mobility equipment that are used by disabled groups. - December 02, 2017 - Mobility City
Future Horizons will be hosting the Baltimore Autism Conference Thursday, January 18, 2018 with guest speakers Dr. Temple Grandin, Anita Lesko, Dr. Jim Ball. - November 14, 2017 - Future Horizons, Inc.
Join Expert Speaker, Erin Gilsbach who helps to understand requirements of Section 504 and the ADA. - November 12, 2017 - Edupliance
October is Disability Awareness Month in the City of Culver City. As part of the local celebration, Dr. Scott Bowling, President and CEO of the Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF), was recognized for his leadership in creating an inclusive community for individuals of all abilities. - October 29, 2017 - Exceptional Children's Foundation
A new consumer-interest column is being offered free to the media by the founder of a multi-media marketing company to mark the 61st anniversary of ACT., Inc, Philadelphia. The article is headlined “Handicapped? Using a walker has its benefits. Like Walking!” The author is Joe Ball, President,... - October 28, 2017 - ACT, Inc.
Blue-J is partnering with an organization which teaches self-advocacy skills to the disabled. - October 27, 2017 - Blue-J Eco-Friendly Small Office Cleaning
Breast cancer is a major public health concern for all women, including women with disabilities. Women with disabilities are as likely to get breast cancer as women in the general population, yet, they often face physical, cultural, and attitudinal barriers when they seek breast health care. - October 26, 2017 - American Association on Health and Disability
Future Horizons will be hosting the Milwaukee Autism Conference December 7, 2017 with guest speakers Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Jed Baker, and Beth Aune. - October 26, 2017 - Future Horizons, Inc.
Dysautonomia Advocacy Foundation launched today a virtual art gallery aimed at raising funds to establish a permanent Research Chair of Autonomic Disorders at the Medical University of South Carolina. Artists’ Eye on Dysautonomia features works from Charleston-area artists, as well as others from... - October 24, 2017 - Dysautonomia Advocacy Foundation
ACD will provide sign language services support for Deaf and HOH persons in upcoming Council meetings. - October 21, 2017 - Interpreters Unlimited
Between new school stationary, notebook and clothing purchases, coupled with on-going preparation for the Chaggim, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Throw in kids coming off a summer high and the stress mounts for everyone. OHEL Bais Ezra’s End-of-Summer Programs for Children with Developmental... - October 20, 2017 - OHEL Children's Home and Family Services
Trumpet Behavioral Health, LLC, is a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. Today, Trumpet announced it has expanded its service offering into to the Palo Alto, California... - October 17, 2017 - Trumpet Behavioral Health
Donation of 500+ dual purpose grab bars and commercial-grade shower curtains made to veteran's organization Purple Heart Homes by CSI Bathware. - October 05, 2017 - Component Sourcing International
XtraGlobex, Inc. President and Founder Fady Sahhar will present an informational session titled “Demystifying Value-Based Payments for LTSS: You Can Be Ready!” at the 2017 Rehabilitation & Community Providers Association Conference October 10-13, 2017 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. “Value-based... - October 05, 2017 - XtraGlobex
The Invisible Disabilities® Association (IDA) honors its 2017 award recipients on Oct. 21st at the 10th Annual Awards Gala, Laugh Out Loud, in Lone Tree, Colorado. This year’s Awards Gala, sponsored by Fireplace Warehouse ETC. is an opportunity to raise awareness and funds, plus honor incredible eight individuals and organizations making positive contributions towards understanding and education of invisible disabilities. - October 03, 2017 - Invisible Disabilities Association
Lite Run Inc. is pleased to announce that it has won a $100,000 Small Business and Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research. The award targets the development of a home version of the innovative Lite Run mobility device... - October 03, 2017 - Lite Run Inc.
NorthPointe celebrated their DSPs during Direct Support Professional Recognition Week with daily raffle prizes, appreciation activities, and an employee car wash staffed by executive team members. - September 24, 2017 - NorthPointe Resources
Katherine Leigh Myers of Fairborn, Ohio has been recognized as a Prominent Business Leader for 2017 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 20 years in the field of education. About Katherine Leigh Myers Ms. Myers is... - September 08, 2017 - Strathmore Worldwide
At Home Personal Care Services LLC just opened its second headquarters in the Northern Virginia Region. The new location in Warrenton, Virginia serves as place where families with loved ones in need of skilled professional in-home nursing care, therapy services and personal care can call for quality in home care. - August 28, 2017 - At Home Personal Care, LLC
OrCam MyEye, a unique, wearable device that mounts on glasses, receives visual information and speaks to the wearer, recognizing products and identifying faces, now available exclusively for demonstration, training and purchase at the Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s Brentwood facility. - August 23, 2017 - Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired
The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch Provides Specialized Arts Programming - July 30, 2017 - The Gateway Family YMCA
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
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