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See the performance, not the disability, when Warrior Games come to Tampa

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on See the performance, not the disability, when Warrior Games come to Tampa

Source: Tampa Bay Times TAMPA — You’ll see the blade of a prosthetic leg, rapidly striking the surface in support of a runner. You’ll see wheelchairs colliding into each other in support of parapalegics. You’ll see amputees swim faster than you ever imagined, and people do more with one arm than some can with two. But if you only see the technical tools these athletes use in competition, if you see their disabilities instead of their abilities, you won’t really see the Department of Defense’s Warrior Games when they launch Friday in Tampa...

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Google Unveils New Accessibility Initiatives

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Google Unveils New Accessibility Initiatives

Source: Disability Scoop / by Shaun Heasley | May 9, 2019 Tech giant Google says it is working on multiple projects designed to improve day-to-day life for people with various disabilities. At its annual developer conference this week, the company revealed several accessibility initiatives. Google CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated how a new Live Caption feature on Android phones will transcribe any audio or video — no matter its origin — in real time and allow users who don’t speak to respond by typing. To continue reading please click here...

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Financing

Posted by on Apr 18, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Financing

Financing is available through external sources such as One Main Financial. For more information, please visit their website at: https://www.onemainfinancial.com/ .

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Veterans Can Get Increased Disability Compensation

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Veterans Can Get Increased Disability Compensation

Source: military.com / Week of January 28, 2019 Did you know that you can have your VA disability compensation benefitincreased by the Department of Veterans Affairs? Many types of medical conditions get worse over time. If you are getting disability benefits from the VA, you have the right to request that your rating be increased if your medical condition gets worse or causes your health to deteriorate. Before you file for an increase in your disability rating, make sure you know what you can expect from the VA, and be prepared for both the best and worst outcomes you might face...

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Daniel Romanchuk, Manuela Schaer win Boston Marathon wheelchair divisions

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Daniel Romanchuk, Manuela Schaer win Boston Marathon wheelchair divisions

Source: Boston.com / By Matt Pepin April 15, 2019 Daniel Romanchuk on Monday became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon wheelchair division since 1993. Romanchuk, who was third last year, finished with a time of 1:21:36. “I knew it was possible, it’s a matter of just everything coming together,’’ Romanchuk said in a televised post-race interview. “Glory to god for the opportunity to race today.’’ To continue reading please click here >>> ....

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