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Mobility chairs with tank treads to move veterans at Ribfest
Called "VETANKS," the mobility aides will help veterans with injuries or disabilities get from the ribbers to the main stage, or from the business expo to the family area during the 31st annual event, Ribfest Chairman and Exchange Club of Naperville member ...

Boss of taxpayer funded disability scheme’s £1.7 million pay branded ‘unacceptable’ by MPs
MPs branded the £1.7 million pay of the head of a business that supplies cars and mobility vehicles to people with disabilities as unacceptable, saying it is “totally out of whack” with the reality of the company’s position in the market.

Ask Us: Area has fishing options for people with disabilities
Q: We have a family member who has to depend on a Hoveround mobility scooter to get around. He loves to fish, and in the town he lives now they have handicap-accessible piers on their lakes so he can go fishing whenever he wants. He is moving to Mankato ...

Pros, Cons of Online Learning for Students With Disabilities
One of the advantages of online learning is that students with compromised mobility can avoid the challenges of travel ... schedules allows students with psychological or psychiatric disabilities, or post-traumatic stress disorder or cyclical mood ...

Microsoft unveil disability-friendly Xbox controller
now allows gamers with disabilities to plug in the assistive aids they already own to play Xbox and Windows 10 games. Dubbed the Xbox Adaptive Controller, the new piece of hardware allows those with limited mobility or who play with one hand to use their ...

Xbox Adaptive Controller for Players With Disabilities Officially Revealed
Xbox has unveiled a new controller, specifically designed for gamers with limited mobility or conditions that make gaming with traditional controllers difficult. Dubbed the Xbox Adaptive Controller, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has explained the device has ...

Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller helps players with disabilities game more comfortably
“Common adaptive switches that gamers with limited mobility may already own,” said Phil Spencer ... Further reading: AbleGamers’ Player Panels could make future games more disability-friendly ] I’m hoping to get some hands-on time with the ...

Microsoft unveils its clever new Xbox Adaptive Controller for gamers with disabilities
Microsoft is trying to make gaming more accessible with its upcoming Xbox Adaptive Controller, which lets you plug in an array of peripherals that players with limited mobility can use ... people with different kinds of disabilities and specific needs ...

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Coronado Heights Senior Living ladies cheer on Golden Knights
Golden Knights fandom knows no age and the amazing ladies of Coronado Heights Senior Living are proof of it. The ladies recorded this spirited performance for the Golden Knights and dare we say that this is the lucky charm that can propel them into the NHL ...

MOVES-Carlyle Group hires two senior execs for Southeast Asian deals
HONG KONG, May 23 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group LP announced on Wednesday two senior hires on its Asian private equity team, amid a major strategic push into Southeast Asian deals. Carlyle named Robby Winarta as managing director ...

BRIEF-Carlyle Group Adds Two Senior Leaders To Asian PE Platform

School bond expenditures, placement of senior living facility on readers’ minds this week
At the La Cañada school board's meeting last Friday the board made many questionable decisions about the $149-million bond: — spending nothing, $0, to improve the high school's parking and drop-off; — spending $2 million on new football stands with an ...

Senior ‘prank’ at Alabama high school catches teachers off guard – in the best way
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – A senior prank at an Alabama high school surprised teachers in a way they say they'll always remember, according to WHNT. Educators have staged walkouts in several states to fight for higher pay and recognition of the work they do ...

Petoskey seniors run away with win over Alpena on senior night
PETOSKEY — Northmen Stadium has been home for the Petoskey girls’ soccer team for only the past two seasons. That didn’t make saying goodbye for Petoskey’s eight seniors any easier though. Matched up with Alpena on senior night at Northmen Stadium ...

Golf show: LPGA, Senior PGA in Michigan this week
Golf show: LPGA, Senior PGA in Michigan this week John Niyo and Matt Charboneau preview the LPGA and Senior PGA events in Michigan this week. Check out this story on

Hastings school criticized for prohibiting senior from wearing Army sash during graduation
HASTINGS — Hastings High School is facing a social media backlash after a senior was not allowed to wear a U.S. Army sash during her graduation ceremony. A Facebook post about the incident, which has gone viral, criticizes the high school for not ...

Dutch Fork senior graduates with perfect attendance -- for 12 years
An Irmo teen is one of just 25 students in the state with perfect attendance during their entire school career, according to a statement from Lexington-Richland School District 5. Michaiah Ross, a senior at Dutch Fork High, attended every day of school for ...

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