HOLLAND BLOORVIEW URGES CANADIANS TO TALK ABOUT ABLEISM
August 30, 2021 05:00 ET | Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Toronto, ON, Aug. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Holland Bloorview) launches year five of its Dear Everybody anti-stigma campaign for kids and youth...
National Council on Disability Celebrates 31 Years of Americans with Disabilities Act
July 26, 2021 10:58 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, National Council on Disability Chairman Andrés Gallegos has released the...
Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York Announces Retirement of Executive Director Susan M. Dooha and the Appointment of Dr. Sharon M. McLennon-Wier as CIDNY's New Executive Director
July 06, 2021 08:00 ET | Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY
New York, NY, July 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) announced that Susan M. Dooha, J.D., is stepping down after 19 years as CIDNY’s...
Celebrating 4 Years of the Attainable Savings Plan
May 26, 2021 11:15 ET | MEFA
Boston, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Less than a decade ago, individuals living with disabilities risked losing federal benefits if they saved more than $2,000. The savings cap resulted in...
Federal report calls for DOJ, HHS adoption of federal accessibility standards for medical and diagnostic equipment
May 20, 2021 12:08 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD)--an independent federal agency--released a report focused on much needed federal regulations that would...
Challenged Athletes Foundation Funds All Qualified Grant Applicants Totaling $5.1 Million of Support for 3,038 Challenged Athletes Across 94 Sports and Activities
March 30, 2021 10:00 ET | Challenged Athletes Foundation
SAN DIEGO, CA, March 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dedicated to providing life-changing access to sports, Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) is thrilled to announce its most meaningful grant...
Cowichan Valley Artist & Disability Advocate to Launch Unique Exhibit - Produced by Polaris Creative
February 22, 2021 08:00 ET | Polaris Creative
DUNCAN, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Photographer and owner of Polaris Creative, and outspoken disability advocate Jules Sherred has kicked off a crowdfunding initiative and a...
NCD commemorates 35th anniversary of ‘Toward Independence’ report
February 01, 2021 15:50 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Feb. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) today marks the 35-year anniversary of a federal report that led to the drafting of the landmark Americans with...
Eli Lilly, Target and Cargill CEOs Sign Disability:IN’s CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion
January 28, 2021 08:00 ET | Disability:IN
Alexandria, VA, Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Disability:IN, the leading global nonprofit organization for advancing business disability inclusion and equality, today announced the CEOs of Eli...
NCD announces new Chairman Andrés Gallegos
January 22, 2021 11:48 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) – an independent, nonpartisan federal agency that advises the President, Congress and other federal agencies on...