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BraunAbility formalizes commitment to people with disabilities

October 8, 2019HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - BraunAbility has committed to recruiting more people with physical disabilities into its workforce. The company has made the commitment as it opens the doors to its new global headquarters in Carmel, Ind., which has been designed to be accessible and accommodating to people with mobility challenges, and as it celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October.  BraunAbility has committed to: ensuring that it sends each job opening directly to more than 20 disability...

BraunAbility, Disabilities, Headquarters, workforce

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RESNA supports tech innovation

April 9, 2015HME News Staff

NEW YORK - RESNA has partnered with New York University and AT&T on Connect Ability, a competition offering more than $100,000 in prizes to developers for software, wearable and other technology solutions that enhance the lives of people with disabilities. Launched April 6 in New York City, the competition seeks to honor the American with Disabilities Act, which celebrates its 25th anniversary on July 26. NYU and AT&T are partnering with national experts like RESNA to help form teams of engineers...

Competition, Disabilities, RESNA, technology

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Consumers rock CELA

April 24, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

I followed CELA's New York team around Capitol Hill last week as they visited more than 25 congressional offices. I think I hit about 8-10 of those as I followed different people around during the day. One of the New York advocates was Paul Tobin, a consumer and the president and CEO of United Spinal. (He'll be back on the Hill in June for his organization's Roll on Capitol Hill, promoting HR 4378 again and other bills that would help United Spinal members.) Tobin is living proof of what having the...

CELA, Complex Rehab, Consumers, Disabilities, spinal cord injury, United Spinal, washington

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