People with Disabilities This category covers the latest news affecting people living with a disability. Includes news on peer and community support programs, athletic and cultural opportunities, along with issues of medical assistance, treatment and care options. Find releases regarding accessibility legislation, disability rights, insurance and healthcare issues, special education, and the results of the latest research. Learn about fundraising efforts and events, as well as outreach and awareness initiatives.

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11 May, 2020, 09:00 BST Save Nil's Life: Crowdfunding Campaign Created in Fight Against Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 2

A fundraising campaign with a target amount of $2.4 million has been launched through GoFundMe crowdfunding site to save Nil's life. Nil Güleç was...


19 Mar, 2020, 09:02 GMT Changing Social Ideologies Coupled With Favorable Reimbursement Policies to Help Personal Mobility Devices Market Reach Sales worth ~US$18 Bn by 2027, Notes TMR

Transparency Market Research has recently published a new research report offering detailed insights about the working dynamics of the global...


03 Mar, 2020, 14:00 GMT Special Olympics and Gallagher Announce Global Partnership to Help Scale Special Olympics Sports around the World

Special Olympics and Gallagher, a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, have announced a partnership to help...


25 Feb, 2020, 08:00 GMT Arcadia Highlights the Need for Accessible Applications and WCAQ 2.0 / 2.1 Compliance

European laws set requirements for governmental and educational websites to be accessible by people with different disabilities. Most of the...


28 Jan, 2020, 15:49 GMT Inclusive Technology Launch Skyle - the World's First Eye Tracker for iPad Pro

Skyle is the world's first eye tracker for iPad Pro and is perfect for people with complex access and communication needs. Combining two leading...


24 Jan, 2020, 12:10 GMT Danish Medicines Council Grants Approval for CSL Behring's Respreeza as Standard Treatment for Severe Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Patients

Global biotherapeutics leader CSL Behring today announced that the Danish Medicines Council has published its final decision, approving human Alpha 1 ...


14 Jan, 2020, 08:00 GMT Fenetic Wellbeing Research Tests Millennials Typing Accuracy

Research was recently undertaken by a Yorkshire-based online mobility company, Fenetic Wellbeing, to learn more about typing accuracy across...


18 Dec, 2019, 18:45 GMT Sky Medical Technology Supports Mission Trip to Improve Access to Orthopaedic Care in Honduras

UK-based medical devices company, Sky Medical Technology Ltd has donated geko™ devices to prevent post-surgical blood clots and swelling to One World ...


11 Dec, 2019, 10:00 GMT Children not learning? Sometimes eyeglasses offer a solution

Children with visual impairment are lagging behind in both school enrollment and learning outcomes, according to new research from the World Bank and ...