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Support For People With Disabilities On The Journey To Work

(NAPSI)—About 40.7 million Americans have some kind of disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. If you or someone you care about has a disability, you may wonder what it means for … more
Children's Health

Tiny Teeth Are A BIG Deal

(NAPSI)—With more than half of the state’s third graders having experienced tooth decay, the Tooth Fairy is canvassing the state—virtually—to help improve the dental health habits of her … more
Heart Health

A Tool To Save Lives

(NAPSI)—Heart disease is a leading cause of death for all Americans, but the death rate is higher for African American men and African American women of all ages than for whites. To help community … more
Education News & Notes

School Choice Can Help When You’re Expecting The Unexpected

by Andrew Campanella (NAPSI)—Count the number of neighbors, relatives, or friends who tried a new form of schooling this year…the number is surprising, isn’t it? Coronavirus has disrupted … more
News Of Schools

A National Opportunity To Address The School Closure Crisis

(NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting nationwide K-12 school closures have created a social and economic impact that has paralyzed many communities. The lack of a proven technological … more
Pointers For Parents

Online Learning Made Better

(NAPSI)—Lately, school districts engaged in “emergency teaching” to meet the challenge of continuing students’ education during the COVID-19 pandemic. A large part of that effort was … more
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Ticket to Work Program: Helping People Find Their Path

(NAPSI)—As Americans celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it’s worth acknowledging the increased support options available to people with disabilities who … more
Education News And Notes

EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker New Poll Shows Parents More Pessimistic About K-12 Than Ever

(NAPSI)—A recent poll by EdChoice and Morning Consult reveals some concerning trends in public opinion on K-12 education. Here are the main points: 1. Americans are not impressed with the … more
Technology In Our Lives

Smart Move: Speed Test Your Internet

(NAPSI)—These days, most families would agree, home Internet connectivity and reliable speed are more important than ever.  Think about it: How much longer will it take for the kids’ new … more
Women In Business

Working Daughters Deserve Support

(NAPSI)—For the approximate 23 million women who balance caring for an aging parent with going to work, and often raising children of their own, there is little recognition and not enough support. … more
Women In Business

Working Daughters Deserve Support

(NAPSI)—For the approximate 23 million women who balance caring for an aging parent with going to work, and often raising children of their own, there is little recognition and not enough support. … more
News Of Jobs

Manufacturing, Technology: Saving The Workforce

by Emily McGrath (NAPSI)—If you have a job—or wish you did—or a child in school, a new way of looking at technology, education and the world of work may prove good news for you. … more
News Of Schools

What Kids Care About: Education And The Coronavirus

(NAPSI)—The debate over schools reopening during the pandemic has included a great deal of feedback from educators and parents. But what about the students themselves: How are they feeling? Are … more
News Of Jobs

Stay Informed By Subscribing To Texts From Ticket To Work

(NAPSI)—Getting a job may not be as difficult as some people fear thanks to innovative efforts by a government agency. For example, on July 15, 2020, Social Security launched a campaign to … more
Technology Improving Our Lives

The Way We Work: New Tools Tackle Old Barriers

(NAPSI)—Generations of people with disabilities have faced the challenge of figuring out how to best contribute their skills and talents in workplaces that weren’t originally designed with them … more
Background On Business

A Dozen Helpful Hints For Building Your Company

(NAPSI)—Now is an excellent time to start or grow a business. While this may seem surprising, there are several reasons and very simple ways to go about it. For one thing, consumer needs and … more
Newsworthy Trends

Seventy-two Percent Of Women Want To Be Entrepreneurs, New Study Reveals

(NAPSI)—Here’s good news about the economy: Around the world, entrepreneurship is an important driver of economic development and growth. It can also be empowering for women and other previously … more
Veterans News & Notes

DAV Provides a Century of Care for Disabled Veterans

(NAPSI)—From a World War I veteran who lost both legs to a Vietnam vet suffering the effects of Agent Orange to a young Marine with post-traumatic stress disorder finding her way after returning … more
Pointers For Parents

Schools, Parents And COVID-19

(NAPSI)—K–12 education has gone through a seismic shift in the wake of COVID-19. Parents are finding themselves thrust into homeschooling, and educators, into virtual schooling. EdChoice, a … more
News Of Jobs

Ticket To Work Helped Matt Build His Future

(NAPSI)—It may be easier for people with disabilities to achieve financial independence than they realize with Social Security’s free and voluntary Ticket to Work (Ticket) program.  Adults … more
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