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nTIDE Jobs Report: Positive Jobs Picture Brightens Outlook for People With Disabilities

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/14 -- As the overall job market improves, more Americans with disabilities are finding employment for the second month in a row, according to today''s , issued by and University of New Hampshire''s (UNH-IOD). Disability job training and employment initiatives continue to create and expand jobs for people with disabilities.In the released Friday, December 5, the employment-to-population ratio increased from 26.5 percent in November ...


05.12.2014

Brooke Ellison, Ph.D., Named 2014 Recipient of the Kessler Foundation Neurorehabilitation Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/14/14 -- Brooke Ellison, Ph.D., director of Education and Ethics at Stony Brook University Stem Cell Research Center, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Neurorehabilitation Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to social and public awareness of neurorehabilitation. Dr. Ellison will receive this award at the American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR) Education Foundation Dinner on November 14, 2014 at ...


14.11.2014

Parker Indego Now at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/14 -- Robotics researchers at Kessler Foundation are broadening their investigation of the application of exoskeletal devices for rehabilitation and community use. Kessler Foundation is one of five leading rehabilitation research centers within the United States to receive Indego -- a powered lower limb orthosis, also known as an exoskeleton -- as part of a new national multicenter study. From Parker Hannifin, Indego offers people with impaired mobility ...


15.10.2014

nTIDE Jobs Report: Despite Economic Milestones, Employment Gap Remains for People With Disabilities

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/03/14 -- With the overall unemployment rate dropping below 6 percent for the first time since the Great Recession, the participation of people with disabilities continues to slip, according to today''s , issued by and University of New Hampshire''s (UNH-IOD). Disability job training and employment initiatives support efforts to find work.In the released Friday, October 3, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate hit a new low for th ...


03.10.2014

One Year Later, Kessler Foundation Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief for People With Disabilities

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/13 -- After the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, pledged its support to help people with disabilities recover from the storm. To date, the Foundation has awarded 29 grants, totaling more than $160,000, to organizations that support people with disabilities."People with disabilities lost housing, medical equipment and supplies and accessible vehicles; in essence, they lost their means of independence," said , president and chief executive off ...


04.11.2013

Kessler Foundation Names First Recipient of Kessler Foundation Neurorehabilitation Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/13 -- Steven Benvenisti, Esq., partner at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, personal injury attorney and motivational speaker, has been named the first recipient of the Neurorehabilitation Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to social and public awareness of neurorehabilitation. The American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR) Educational Foundation Board selects the honoree. Mr. Benvenisti will receive t ...


04.11.2013

Kessler Foundation Hosts Senator Menendez's Panel Discussion on Disability Rights Treaty

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/28/13 -- On October 24, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, convened leading disability advocates -- including injured former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand -- to discuss strategies to ratify the . The discussion was hosted at Kessler's West Orange campus. More than 35 representatives from a wide range of state and national disability organizations voiced their support of the Senator's efforts ...


28.10.2013

Carson Family Makes Major Gift to Kessler Foundation to Improve Lives for People With Disabilities

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/13 -- Russell Carson, co-founder of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and head of the Carson Family Charitable Trust, recently pledged $250,000 in unrestricted support to Kessler Foundation -- a major nonprofit organization in the field of and .Mr. Carson is also a member of the Board of Directors of Select Medical Corporation, the parent company of Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. "I'm greatly impressed by Kessler Foundation's re ...


17.10.2013

Grand Opening of Training Center to Support Employment for People With Disabilities in OfficeMax

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/13 -- With the grand opening of the Aspire CareerLink Training Center on August 6, in Illinois, OfficeMax will begin training people with disabilities for jobs in its distribution and retail centers, an initiative supported by .In 2012, Kessler Foundation awarded the Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst () with a $323,333 Signature Employment Grant to partner with OfficeMax in the creation of a successful employment model for people with dis ...


05.08.2013

Kessler Foundation Honors ADA Anniversary Through Disability Employment Initiatives and Research

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 07/26/13 -- As July 26th marks the 23rd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Kessler Foundation continues to pledge its commitment to change the lives of the 56 million Americans with disabilities.Earlier this year, Kessler Foundation began collaborating with the University of New Hampshire's Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD) to release - National Update (TIDE Update). , director of Employment and Disability Research ...


26.07.2013

Kessler Foundation Names Dr. Ross Zafonte Recipient of Foundation's 3rd Annual DeLisa Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 05/17/13 -- Ross Zafonte, D.O., is the 2013 recipient of for Excellence in Research and Education in the Field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R). Dr. Zafonte will be honored at the Foundation's Board of Trustees Recognition Dinner in Cedar Grove on May 22. The award includes a $50,000 unrestricted grant for Dr. Zafonte's research activities.An expert on brain injury, Dr. Zafonte is the Harvard Medical School Earle P. and Ida S. C ...


17.05.2013

Kessler Foundation Named One of the Best U.S. Nonprofits and Best Places to Work in N.J.

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/13 -- Kessler Foundation () has been named one of the Best U.S. Nonprofit Organizations to Work for by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group, as well as one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ in the medium category (15-249 employees)."Kessler Foundation is honored to be recognized as one of the best places to work in New Jersey for the second year in a row and this year, as one of the best nonprofits to work for in the United ...


10.04.2013

Kessler Foundation Marks MS Awareness Month With New Grants, Advances in Research

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/13 -- As March drew to a close, Kessler Foundation, a leader in cognitive rehabilitation research in , announced the receipt of new grants from the National MS Society and the Consortium of MS Centers. The grants fund studies aimed at , and exploring in people with MS. At Kessler Foundation, MS research is conducted by scientists in Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Research, under the leadership of , director."Multiple sclerosis is often diagnos ...


29.03.2013

Kessler Foundation Announces $2.17 Million in Grants to Increase Disability Employment

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 -- Kessler Foundation awarded $2.17 million in grants to organizations that advance employment opportunities for people with disabilities. The grants fund major programs in three states, as well as community initiatives primarily in the New Jersey area. Since 2005, the Foundation has distributed more than $27 million for employment projects for individuals with disabilities. The Foundation also awarded grants to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts ...


31.01.2013

Kessler Foundation Grants $500,000 to Center for Head Injury Services for Disability Employment

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- Kessler Foundation awarded a $500,000 Signature Employment Grant to the Center for Head Injury Services, in St. Louis, Mo., to establish Destination Desserts -- a social enterprise to expand employment opportunities for individuals with brain injury. This Signature Grant is included in the this year to improve employment and job training options for Americans with disabilities.Employees with and without disabilities will work together to prepare a ...


30.01.2013

Kessler Foundation Grants $484,452 to NDI to Expand Disability Employment in Financial Industry

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- Kessler Foundation awarded a $484,452 Signature Employment Grant to the National Disability Institute (NDI), in Washington, D.C., to launch an employment initiative to increase opportunities for people with disabilities in N.Y. credit unions. This Signature Grant is part of more than to improve employment and job training options for Americans with disabilities.The project, entitled, "BEST (Building Economic Strength Together) Employees N.Y.& ...


30.01.2013

Kessler Foundation Awards $323,333 to APSE to Improve Employment Outcomes for People With Disabilities

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- Kessler Foundation awarded a $323,333 Signature Employment Grant to APSE -- Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst -- in Rockville, M.D., to work with OfficeMax to develop a model of successful employment for people with disabilities. This Signature Grant is part of more than to improve employment and job training options for Americans with disabilities.For this project, entitled, "Maxing Out Diversity," OfficeMax and APSE will ...


30.01.2013

Kessler Foundation Receives Record $10.8 Million in External Research Awards in 2012

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 -- After successfully securing $10.8 million in external grant funding in 2012, Kessler Foundation is poised to make even greater discoveries to improve quality of life for people with disabilities.The amount represents the highest-ever annual total in Kessler Foundation history. This figure more than doubles the $4.05 million in funding generated in 2011, according to Rodger DeRose, the Foundation's President and CEO."This record research f ...


16.01.2013



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