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(Automotive) District Sales and Service Manager - Jackson, MS - Raytheon, The sales duties of this position entail profitable growth of the various business tiers within the aftermarket parts business, attainment of regional sales goals, and, prospecting and enlisting new accounts... view original post >>


Home Services Specialist II - Concord, CA - Bank of America, As a Home Service Specialist (HSS) II you will be responsible for processing of loans approved by an Underwriter or an automated decisioning system within designated signing authority limits... view original post >>


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Special Olympics and Best Buddies Celebrate 6th Annual Spread the Word to End the Word® Day More...

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Ta’leem Training & Skills Development Centre—Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Challenges in Abu Dhabi More...

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ABILITY Magazine Wins the International 2014 da Vinci Award More...

Most Accessible Magazine Content in the World: Blind Hearing Print, Web Content as a Playlist and Closed Captioning in Multiple Languages More...

Taleem Center is pleased to invite you to the First Arabic Language “Dyslexia in our Community” Workshop at the Old Zayed University Building, Abu Dhabi More...

FCC addresses the quality and technical compliance of closed captioning on television programming to ensure that video programming is fully accessible to all More...

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ABILITY Magazine Wins the International 2014 da Vinci Award Months of nominating, judging and YouTube video viewing culminated with finalists from across the U.S, France, India, Italy, Switzerland and England coming together at the Ford Conference and Event Center in Dearborn, Michigan, for the announcement of the 2014 da Vinci Award winners...And ABILITY Magazine wins! More...

R-Word

The Arc and UCP React to Offensive Language to People with Disabilities in The Wolf of Wall Street The Arc and United Cerebral Palsy released the following statement in response to the use of the r-word and the offensive depiction of cerebral palsy in the new film The Wolf of Wall Street. More...

DOL Announces New Regulations to Improve Disability and Veterans Employment

DOL Announces New Regulations to Improve Disability and Veterans Employment Vice President Biden announced two new rules that represent an historic advance for veterans and individuals with disabilities. By strengthening longstanding regulations under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, the new rules will ensure that qualified workers have more meaningful opportunities to find, secure and keep good jobs. More...

UN and ABILITY Awareness

United Nations Partners with ABILITY to Raise Awareness ABILITY Awareness in conjunction with the United Nations' Department of Public Information hosted a panel discussion: The Art of Engagement, on Friday July 19th as part of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The panel described as, an entertaining approach to building awareness through music, theater, humor and various visual arts stimulates attention to an otherwise resistant society. More...

Safak Pavey of Turkey interview

Art of the Brain - raising funds for brain cancer research at the UCLA Neuro-Oncology Programs Art of the Brain, a non-profit organization founded by Judi Kaufman is under the auspices of the UCLA Foundation, held its annual fundraising gala to spotlight the talent and strength of brain cancer survivors and raise funds for brain cancer research headed by Dr. Timothy Cloughesy at the UCLA Neuro-Oncology Program. More...

Safak Pavey of Turkey interview

First Lady Michelle Obama, Safak Pavey of Turkey and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards in Washington, DC. Pavey, one of the honorees, is a journalist, writer and politician. She is a member of the Parliament representing Istanbul. She is the first Turkish member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities More...


UN interviews during the 5th State session

Interviews from the United Nations CRPD from international business leaders like Adobe; to country representatives of Chile and Egypt; to a non-governmental organization leader from Qatar, each speaking about their views of moving forward in advocacy, policy and technology during the UN CRPD 5th States Session More...

William H Macy from the movie The Sessions

Interview with William H Macy and Cheryl Cohen Greene from the movie The Sessions Dr. Cheryl Cohen Greene – the real life sex surrogate, portrayed by Helen Hunt in the film, speaks about her work with Mark O'Brien (portrayed by John Hawkes) who had Polio and fought negative thoughts from his childhood and at 38 still a virgin— as well as a sound bite with actor William H. Macy More...

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United Nations 5th CRPD Panel on Scoial Media by ABILITY Magazine and ABILITY Awareness

UN Panel on Social Media United Nations CRPD panel on Social Media sponsored by ABILITY Magazine and ABILITY Awareness-with speakers Paula Pearlman, Marcel Bucsescu, Justin Stockton, Chet Cooper and More...

Marlee Matlin ABILITY House Video

Celebrities Volunteer Time/Service to ABILITY House Marlee Matlin, Jeff Charlebois, John Siciliano, Mark Goffeney "Big Toe", Max Gail, Chet Cooper, Gillian Friedman, MD and many more volunteer to build an ABILITY House. More...

Howie On Jay Leno

Howie Mandel on Jay Leno Show Howie Mandel, the ABILITY Magazine cover story for the June/July Issue, talks to Jay Leno about being a 'cover boy' thanks to the success of America's Got Talent. He mentions the magazine and talks briefly about having OCD More...

Regina Hall on the Mo'Nique Show

Regina Hall on the Mo'Nique Show Actress, advocate, journalist - Regina Hall makes an announcement on BET's Mo'Nique Show about her new job with ABILITY Magazine. Regina has a masters degree in journalism from NYU and in the latest talent to join ABILITY Magazine More...

Andrea Friedman Interview about the R word

Andrea Friedman, Actress with Down Syndrome, is Asked About the R word (edited from interview in April/May issue) Cooper The other thing that’s happening right now is the controversy over what they call the R word. What is your-- Andrea: Oh, yes. I know. Cooper: What is your thought about that? Andrea: About “retarded,” the R word? I don’t really like it at all. It really affected me in many ways, More...

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Fox News - Job Hunt Series Asks ABILITY Magazine Jamie Colby of Fox News, reporting under the Job Hunt Series, asks ABILITY Magazine and ABILITY Jobs about issues surrounding the hiring of people with disabilities. Two video versions appeared on the Fox Network. The second video includes appearances with best selling author and AM writer Allen Rucker, comedian and AM humor therapy writer Jeff Charlebois, Vista member Dana Nelson, AM's Chet Cooper and Nancy Villere of Crush Photo Studios More...

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