AmeriCorps Builds Lives through Education (ABLE) is an education focused National Service program. We collaborate with schools that share our mission of increasing the academic success of K-12 students in Buffalo, NY. We provide these partner schools and programs with full-time (40/hrs. a week) ABLE members who are hardworking, experienced, committed and passionate about making […]
WHEN: September 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pmWHERE: first church7431 Erie RoadDerby, NY 14047USA via 2015 Derby Fair and RACIN! 5K | RACIN!.
The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance has announced more than $7 million has been awarded to help provide legal assistance to people who have been denied federal disability benefits. via State announces $7 million in funding to help disabled obtain federal benefits.
A mother’s plea to have a sign installed on her street alerting drivers about her nonverbal autistic son was heard Monday by the Tonawanda Town Board, which immediately agreed to have the sign placed even though the state does not approve of such signs. via Tonawanda Town Board agrees to mother’s request for child autism […]
The “Mubu the Morph” book kick-off event will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Museum of disABILITY History, 3826 Main St., Buffalo. This free, family-friendly event includes: “Mubu” book readings, refreshments, chalk drawings and activities for children, as well as a free “Mubu” coloring book, bookmark and caricatures. […]
Graham cracker brand Honey Maid has rolled out another heartwarming video as part of its ‘This Is Wholesome’ campaign that features a disabled woman teaching her niece how to make apple and cheddar melts. The commercial features Stephanie Woodward, a disabled woman who is a disability rights lawyer. She is also director of advocacy at […]
In 1990, then-President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. It said persons with disabilities could not be discriminated against in employment, transportation, communications, government and public services. via Rochester Celebrates ADA Anniversary | WXXI News.