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Welcome to our section on disabilities. Featuring a combination of original content, guest posts, inspiring stories, and practical tips. We hope you’ll find this section useful and informative. May it lift you up with a little encouragement, empathy, and compassion.

Sierra College Foundation closing equity and achievement gaps

Rocklin, Calif.- Sierra College Foundation (SCF) closes out Academic Year 22-23 with its momentous Scholarship Celebration. The Foundation awarded nearly $350,000 to over 200 local students to help pay for school year 2023-24

Disability News: SAFE Credit Union partners with Roseville based PRIDE Industries

Folsom, Calif. - Joining in the mission to provide more job opportunities to those with a wide range of abilities, SAFE Credit Union is proudly partnering with Roseville- based PRIDE Industries.

Common Autism Screening Tool is effective, but has limitations says study

Sacramento, Calif.- A new study by UC Davis MIND Institute researchers and others finds that an autism screening tool used widely in the U.S. and around the world is effective but has limitations. The findings highlight the need for providers

Roseville Bunnies and Baskets fun for children with autism and special...

Roseville, Calif.- Come out to Maidu Community Center in Roseville this March 29th for springtime traditions and family fun! All families with children with autism and other special needs welcome!

Golden 1 Center lauded for fully accessible ticket purchasing system

Sacramento, Calif. - As Sacramento's Golden 1 Center welcomes increasing numbers of visitors back to the stadium to enjoy Kings games, concerts, and other events, community members who are blind or have low vision

27 visually impaired runners to compete in Sunday’s California International Marathon

Sacramento, Calif. - For the 13th year, the U.S. Association of Blind Athletes is partnering with the Sacramento Running Association to host the USABA Marathon National Championships presented by

Roseville Area High Schools Kick Off Special Olympics Sports Program

Roseville, Calif.- Roseville Joint Union High School District (RJUHSD) is pleased to announce the launch of its Unified Sports Program for 2022, which is affiliated with the Special Olympics.

World’s First Stem Cell Treatment for Spina Bifida

Three babies have been born after receiving the world's first spina bifida treatment combining surgery with stem cells. This was made possible by a landmark clinical trial at UC Davis Health.

Social-Sexual Education for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities

Sacramento, Calif. - People with neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, usually want to have romantic relationships, but are often not given the tools to create them in a meaningful, safe way. This is particularly true for those with intellectual disabilities.

Volunteers Raising Service Dogs for People with Disabilities

Canine Companions® provides expertly trained service dogs for children, adults and veterans with

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