Hearing Loss Association of America Partners with American Girl® to Increase Education and Awareness of Hearing Loss
December 31, 2019 12:00 ET | Hearing Loss Association of America
Bethesda, MD, Dec. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization representing people with hearing loss, is proud to partner...
No Barriers and The Arch Foundation have come together for caregivers
December 20, 2019 06:00 ET | No Barriers
FORT COLLINS, Dec. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- No Barriers USA and The Arch Foundation (TAF) announced today the merger of their nonprofit operations. The merger will allow the organizations to...
Federal study finds rampant bias in medical “futile care” decisions
November 20, 2019 12:31 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WASHINGTON – Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD)—an independent federal agency that advises the President and Congress-- released a study...
Federal study finds certain health care cost-effectiveness measures discriminate, restrict access to lifesaving treatments for people with disabilities
November 06, 2019 12:58 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Nov. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD)—an independent federal agency-- released a study examining “Quality-Adjusted Life Years” (QALYs) as a...
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“The Good Doctor,” “New Amsterdam,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “The Peanut Butter Falcon” and Actor Nyle DiMarco Announced as Honorees for Annual Media Access Awards
November 05, 2019 12:00 ET | Easterseals Southern California
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Media Access Awards, in partnership with nonprofit disability services provider Easterseals, announced the honorees of the 40th annual Media...
Annual federal report to Congress notes progress, highlights gaps in enforcement of disability laws
October 31, 2019 12:28 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD)—an independent federal agency—today released its annual progress report on national disability policy, titled,...
Record-Year in Attendance and Fundraising at the 19th Annual Strides for Disability 5K Run/Walk and 3K Family Fun Walk
October 24, 2019 12:00 ET | Easterseals Southern California
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, Oct. 19, Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) brought the disability community together for its 19th Annual Strides for Disability 5K...
Federal study finds unregulated genetic testing industry fails to provide balanced view of disability; calls on FDA, FTC for oversight
October 23, 2019 13:59 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD) released the findings of a federal review of the impacts of genetic testing, and particularly prenatal...
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Media Access Awards Releases Best Practices Guide to Employing Writers With Disabilities
October 16, 2019 12:30 ET | Easterseals Southern California
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the push to embrace diversity in Hollywood moved a step further in the right direction with the release of “Employing Writers with Disabilities:...
Federal study finds nation's assisted suicide laws rife with dangers to people with disabilities
October 09, 2019 10:40 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Oct. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD) released the findings of a federal examination of the country’s assisted suicide laws and their effect...