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...
Doing the Right Thing: Disability, Autism and Special Education
January 08, 2021 13:24 ET | Enoch Turner Schoolhouse Foundation
TORONTO, Jan. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Doing the Right Thing: Disability, Autism and Special Education, Session Three of four in the free, online series of talks tackling the hard issues around...
More Than 10,000 Americans with Disabilities Have Opened an ABLEnow Account
December 17, 2020 16:12 ET | ABLEnow
Richmond, Va., Dec. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In just four years, more than 10,000 Americans with disabilities have opened an ABLEnow account. These customers, representing all 50 states, have...
New book helps alleviate caregiver stress in navigating the difficult emotional, psychological and financial challenges
December 04, 2020 03:30 ET | AuthorHouse
FONTANA, Calif., Dec. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As an educator and advocate for the disabled and the developmentally challenged for 14 years and as a social services director at several skilled...
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Rick Hansen Foundation Supporting a New National Standard for Accessible Homes across Canada
November 23, 2020 11:00 ET | RHF CSA
Vancouver, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (Vancouver/ Traditional Territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations) – Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is pleased to support the...
REAson d’etre dance productions announces that Vivian Chong’s “Dancing After TEN” graphic memoir published by Fantagraphics is shortlisted for the Toronto Book Awards
November 09, 2020 10:00 ET | REAson D'etre Dance Productions
- After cornea surgery temporarily restored her sight, Vivian Chong raced against time to draw her graphic memoir. When her vision once again faded, she enlisted comics artist Georgia Webber and...
Federal advisory agency recommends phase out, replacement of federal employment program for people with disabilities
October 14, 2020 13:01 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) today released its report examining a federal employment program long under scrutiny for its lack of...
Allsup Supports Brain Injury Association of Missouri, Hosts Virtual Booth at Annual Conference Oct. 1-2, 2020
September 25, 2020 11:08 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company, is proud to be a Keynote Sponsor for the Brain Injury Association of...
National Council on Disability applauds U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ call to repeal 14(c) subminimum wages
September 17, 2020 10:56 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) – an independent federal agency that first called for the elimination of subminimum wages for people with...
National Council on Disability welcomes new council members
September 01, 2020 12:04 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Sept. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) – an independent federal agency – welcomes the appointments of Mary G. Vought of Arlington, Virginia, and...