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“We’re All in This Together” is the theme of the 12th Annual Tourette Syndrome Family Camp June 8-10, 2018 hosted by the PA Tourette Syndrome Alliance. Scheduled to be held at Black Rock Retreat in Quarryville, PA, this yearly camp has separate tracks for children and their parents/guardians. - April 19, 2018 - PA Tourette Syndrome Alliance, Inc.
Growmor signs exclusive distribution agreement for the Sun State Organic Vertical Growing System. The system is Agri Ability certified and grows food from waste organics through composting and vermiculture. The company trains people with special needs and grows food for high end restaurants in South Florida. - April 10, 2018 - Growmor
"Hope After Trauma and PTSD: Making Sense of the Pain," a new book by St. Louis author Sydney Segen offers hope for people with PTSD and the people who love them. The book includes first-person true stories, insights and strategies that can help, and prompts to write your own story - an important step in recovering. Segen understands PTSD because she has PTSD. - April 10, 2018 - Sydney Segen
Infield Media & Promotions has partnered with Companions for Heroes and Georgia Land & Cattle to present and promote a Fundraising Event called “Barks & Brews.” This event will be held on May 19th at 1733 E. President St, Savannah, GA 31404. The event will be held from 11:00 AM... - April 07, 2018 - Infield Media & Promotion, Inc.
"Angels of Mercy" is an up-and-coming independent horror film that challenges the mainstream media's portrayal of the disabled community. Leading the cast is Owen Kent, an actor and filmmaker who has the condition Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Owen is also the co-writer of the film, along with Andrew Balcof, the director. Barely having the funds to make it through production, "Angels of Mercy" has wrapped on principal photography and has now moved to postproduction, which will conclude this fall. - April 07, 2018 - Angels of Mercy
Five years after she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, and two years after her tragic death in a car accident, Victoria McGrath’s family is launching a foundation dedicated to “opening doors and uplifting lives.” The foundation will support causes Victoria was passionate about including caring for children with disabilities, refugee children, and veterans and their families. - April 06, 2018 - Victoria McGrath Foundation
Free Virtual Job Fair in April 19, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eastern; Amazon and Enterprise Holdings are two of the nineteen employers participating in a free national on-line job fair hosted by Employment Options, an authorized Social Security Administration Employment Network for the voluntary Ticket To Work Program. Hiring managers will be in public and private chat rooms and will answer questions or discuss specific job opportunities and how to apply. Registration required. - April 06, 2018 - Employment Options
Infield Media & Promotions has partnered with Companions for Heroes and The Relief United Team to present and promote a Fundraising Event called “Project Hero.” This event will be held on April 27th, 2018 at the Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow, NY. The event will be held from 5:30 to 10:00 PM. The Relief United Team has pledged 100% of the donations and profits will go directly to Companions For Heroes. - April 05, 2018 - Infield Media & Promotion, Inc.
"Understanding Autistic Behaviors: Improving Health, Independence, and Well-Being" by Theresa Regan, PhD, published by IndieGo Publishing, is a workbook-style resource for families and professionals. Written as a follow-up to her first book, "Understanding Autism in Adults and Aging Adults," this book offers practical solutions to behavioral challenges with the goal of achieving successful outcomes for ASD individuals, their families, and their caregivers. - April 05, 2018 - IndieGo Publishing
Free Wheelchair Mission, SD Mines Engineering Students and South Dakota-based RPM & Associates produce first-of-its-kind test track that improves efficiency of wheelchair testing, design and production. - April 05, 2018 - Free Wheelchair Mission
The Law Office of Michael D. Waks announced its Third Annual Essay Contest to help Students Living with a Disability. The contest focuses on students who face unique challenges in attaining higher education and achieving career goals while living with a disability. - April 04, 2018 - Law Office of Michael D. Waks
Join Your Sunshine for Hidden Talents Shine Up 2018 Talent Show. - April 04, 2018 - Your Sunshine
Midwest Biotech Supply (MBS), a division of Wallo Brands, today announced its launch and offerings of research services and products such as custom protein expression and purification and production of essential biotechnology reagents. MBS is launching with the commitment to improve the world through... - April 03, 2018 - Wallo Brands LLC
Future Horizons will be hosting the St. Louis Autism Conference May 4, 2018, with guest speakers Dr. Temple Grandin, Eustacia Cutler, and Dr. Jed Baker. - March 30, 2018 - Future Horizons, Inc.
5-Key™ Light, the “No-Cost” Version of the Amazing “No-Look” Keyboard, 5-Key™ Shift is Now Available in the App Store. - March 29, 2018 - Qwertyfree
Growmor, LLC is a newly formed sustainable agriculture and education company in Florida on a social impact mission. Not only does Growmor seek to bring flavor and variety back into your diet they also seek to empower the under-utilized through Agrication - agricultural education. They say their plan... - March 28, 2018 - Growmor
ASDC TV features art lessons for autistic individuals, both in-home and online. - March 19, 2018 - ASDC TV
Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA) and Allsup launch the #IAmInvisibleNoMore Video Campaign and Contest allowing those impacted by invisible disabilities to share their stories to bring awareness and have the opportunity to win prizes. - February 28, 2018 - Invisible Disabilities Association
Two blind board members of the Spirit of Discovery Park reached out to the Kirkwood Deli and Convenience to show their appreciation for their kindness, and formed a bond of friendship. - February 26, 2018 - Spirit of Discovery Park
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.
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