Freedom Scientific and Optelec announced that the two companies have merged to create the world's largest assistive technology provider for the people who are blind or have low vision. The two companies have a long history of providing innovative technology solutions that enable blind and low vision individuals to reach their full potential - to gain an education, obtain employment, succeed in professional careers, and live independently throughout their lives.
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If you, your family, or friends are traveling to the Washington, DC Metro area, ECNV can arrange for a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) to meet your needs. Whether it be for a vacation, conference, or business trip, ECNV will ensure you have a quality PCA. Contact Ruchika Lalwani at RuchikaL@ecnv.org or (703) 525-3268 for pricing and information. Click here to learn more about our Personal Assistant Registry.
ELstat - Metro's elevator status application, can notify you if elevators are in or out of service at any Metrorail stations you select for monitoring.
Trip Planner - Plan your route via bus & rail. Mobile App Here
Alerts & Advisories - Get up-to-date information on single tracking, delays, station closings and more.
ECNV has great wheelchairs, scooters, and mobility equipment available for those in need. Contact Selvin Garcia at (703) 525-3268 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
By Jennifer Reese, LEND Medicaid Programs Coordinator If your child is like mine, with multiple medical diagnoses, you probably have medical equipment throughout your house. As your child outgrows these what do you do with them? One local Eagle Scout candidate, Lance Larson, is collecting used, outgrown pediatric durable medical equipment and helping it find a new home.
By Jennifer Reese, LEND Medicaid Programs Coordinator This morning my seven-year-old daughter Cailyn and I packed up for a quick road trip to Richmond. She played hooky from school but it was all for a good cause.
By Deputy Assistant Secretary Jennifer Sheehy at the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy This year has been a banner one for those of us in the disability community — and really all Americans who believe in equality and inclusion. To start, in July we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Like other pieces of civil rights legislation that came before it, this law expanded our nation's founding ideal of equality for all by prohibiting discrimination against those of us with disabilities in all aspects of community life, including employment.