Super Undies Introduces New Hybrid Potty-Training Pants

What’s so “hybrid” about them? This new innovative pair of training pants uses either disposable inserts or cloth inserts. It can instantly switch identities from a potty trainer to a much needed diaper. And with its adjustable front, it can fit a two year old or his four year-old sibling. This dynamic two-tone piece of goodness has changeable inserts that fit in a wonderfully waterproof shell, so now you can just replace the inserts, not […]

Pondera Solutions Launches Platform to Combat Disabled Parking Permit Fraud

Pondera Solutions, a Google Enterprise partner focused on implementing Google analytics for government agencies nationwide, announced recently the launch of the first in the nation high-tech platform to combat disabled parking permit and placard fraud, a rampant issue in cities nationwide. “People with legitimate disabilities utilize accessible parking spots to access retail stores, restaurants, and other venues in order to participate in all their community has to offer. However, when accessible parking placards are abused […]

Seminole State College Lauches Autism- Focused Interior Design Course

Students’ goal: Redesign kitchen for family with two special needs children. Kathryn Rivera, interior design professor at Seminole State College of Florida, is blazing a new trail in the emerging field of designing interior spaces for people with autism. For the past three years, Rivera has taught classes at Seminole State on topics such as building codes, commercial design studios and computer-aided design. Now, she and nine students are embarking on a pilot course called Designing for […]


Dr. Kristin Compton has been named “2014 Manager of the Year” by TNCO (Tennessee Community Organizations – East Tennessee) for her work, advocacy, teaching and commitment to the oral healthcare needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Award was accepted on behalf of Dr. Compton by Kyle Hauth, Executive Director of the Orange Grove Center and Wanda Willis, Executive Director of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities (who provided the grant to start the clinic). […]

Convaid Partners With Dream Foundation To Fulfill Wishes

Convaid, Inc., a Southern California-based manufacturer of lightweight, compact-folding, adaptive-assisted wheelchairs, recently fulfilled the dream of a young woman with special needs through its donation of a wheelchair to Dream Foundation, a national nonprofit that grants dreams to adults facing a life-threatening illness in their last year of life. Dream Foundation is the first and largest wish-granting organization for adults. The donation is part of Convaid’s robust philanthropic and community engagement program. The “dream recipient” […]

Genetic Alliance Applauds Major Step in Mitochondrial Disease Research

Genetic Alliance recently saluted the striking results of responses to over 40,000 survey questions concerning mitochondrial disease through the new Mitochondrial Disease Community Registry (MDCR), all in less than one week. Sponsored by the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF), the new registry employs Genetic Alliance’s Platform for Engaging Everyone Responsibly (PEER), and is being populated by patients, caregivers and family members who are committed to gathering information about mitochondrial disease to accelerate the development of […]