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Assistance dog changed the life of a boy with cerebral palsy by helping him walk on his First Communion Day Disability News, Cerebral Palsy, Black Labrador, Love Pet, First Communion, Walk On, Four Legged, The Life, Philadelphia

Assistance dog changed the life of a boy with cerebral palsy by helping him walk on his First Communion Day

Specially-trained black labrador has made a major difference to Sean Byrne's life

Urbana coffee shop’s mission develops adults with disabilities Disability News, Developmental Disabilities, Fresh Coffee, Coffee Shops, Life Skills, Shopping, Coffee Shop

Urbana coffee shop’s mission develops adults with disabilities

A coffee shop in Urbana recently opened with a mission to not only brew fresh coffee, but also bolster life skills for adults with developmental disabilities.

Lashelle Griffin sings during the opening ceremonies for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ Ed Murray/The Star-Ledger Disability News, Hiring Employees, Olympics Opening Ceremony, Special Olympics, United We Stand, Olympians, New Jersey, Benefit, Memories

The benefits of hiring employees with disabilities: Opinion

This week, thousands of gifted athletes from across the nation are showcasing their talents in New Jersey during the 2014 USA Games of the Special Olympics.

 That's what a Nashville company decided recently when it hired dozens of employees with intellectual disabilities. Disability News, How To Make

Insurance firm makes push to hire workers with disabilities

Sometimes you just have to take a chance. That's what a Nashville company decided recently when it hired dozens of employees with intellectual disabilities.

New rules giving people with disabilities more opportunities. This is why and need to hire speakers like me, so the process is not like a class room. Disability News, Disability Awareness, Aspergers, Giving, Opportunity, Articles, Class Room, People, Business

Article 404 - The Ledger - Lakeland, FL

One of the components of the new regulations is that companies invite future and current employees to voluntarily self-identify with paperwork similar to an ethnicity form.

Working age adults with disabilities who do not get any aerobic physical activity are 50 percent more likely than their active peers to have a chronic disease such as cancer, diabetes, stroke, or heart disease Disability News, Create Awareness, Press Release, Heart Disease, Aerobics, Physical Activities, Diabetes, Physics, Infographic

Inactivity Related to Chronic Disease in Adults with Disabilities

Working-age adults with disabilities who do not get any aerobic physical activity are 50 percent more likely than their active peers to have a chronic disease such as cancer, diabetes or heart disease, according to new report recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Helpful or Harmful? Louisiana Special Education Bill Would Segregate Students With Disabilities Disability News, Indian Grocery Store, Campaign Slogans, Reform Movement, Divided We Fall, United We Stand, Tv Channels, Man United, Special Education

Louisiana Special Education Bill Would Segregate Students With Disabilities

Should schools expect students with a disability to know the same things as other kids their age to advance and graduate? This decades-old question...

Broken elevator forces man to sleep in lobby Disability News, Cerebral Palsy, Elevator, Baby Strollers, Brooklyn, Home Appliances, Sleep, Baby Prams, House Appliances

Broken elevator forces man to sleep in lobby

Dumar Scott has not seen the comfort of his own bed for more than two weeks. Scott, who has cerebral palsy, relies on the elevator

Mother, son trying to raise local awareness of voters with disabilities Disability News, Mother Son, Citizen, Raising, Sons, American, Children, Young Children, Boys

Mother, son trying to raise local awareness of voters with disabilities

When Tomas Vaquera immigrated from Mexico to this country in the 1980s he made sure his children understood what it means to be an American citizen.

The Abbott government's proposed overhaul of the Disability Support Pension has caused significant anxiety for many who live with a… Disability News, Political Opinion, Politics, Social Issues, We Need, The Voice, Hockey, Budget, Lost

A commissioner for left-handers

Dear Adam Creighton, I have seen you on the ABC's The Drum. I know you are economics correspondent for The Australian, have worked for the Reserve Bank and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority.

Partial hearing loss affects millions of people. Harrison Hearing will help you to understand the problem & find the best solutions for making life easier! Disability News, Ear Health, Health Tips, Hearing Impairment, Workplace Safety, Effective Communication, Hearing Aids, Cata

CBS: People with hearing disabilities lonelier, less satisfied with life

The rate of hearing impairments increase with age, with more than half, 55 percent of people aged 75 years and older have some form of hearing impairment.

Panel discusses global disability rights. Critical to our economies in going forward says OPC Inc Disability News

Panel discusses global disability rights

A representative from the U.S. State Department visited ASU to discuss the value of a global "Disabilities Treaty" that would provide ADA-type protections worldwide.

Although some people may be unemployable in the normal sense, many people with moderate to severe mental disabilities find a niche in the working world. Disability News, Business, Mens Tops, Cute Boys, Store, Business Illustration

Workers With Disabilities: Some Businesses Hiring Disabled Workers See Win-Win

Although some people may be unemployable in the normal sense, many people with moderate to severe mental disabilities find a niche in the working world.

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mark Hyman, M. -- a leading functional medicine doctor and author of numerous books, including The Blood Sugar Solution Detox Diet -- about "quick fix" vs. Mark Hyman, Partner Yoga, Superfoods, Eminem, Buyer Persona, Lac Saint Jean, Fashion Business, Sneak Attack, Tips & Tricks

No Special Treatment for Workers With Disabilities, Please

There's an ignoble side to the Americans with Disabilities Act that I'd really like to see change in Corporate America and beyond. The ADA, the landmark ...

Social Security Fast Tracks Disability Claims by Non-English Speakers Not speaking English is seen as a disability? I think the real disability is Obama trying to think. Disability News, American Veterans, Black Families, Social Security, Speakers, Obama, How To Get, English, Usa

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