3rd Annual CBS News Internship Program


3rd Annual CBS News/Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0/DisBeat Internship

Dear Colleagues:

Please disseminate this announcement widely to your academic and community networks – thanks!

In honor of ADA27 (27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act), CBS News in collaboration with Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 Initiative and The ADA Legacy Project’s DisBeat, expanded its paid internship program to include outreach to college juniors, seniors and graduate students with disabilities for CBS News/Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0/DisBeat Internship for Fall 2017. Recent graduates are not eligible.

Applicants with insight into lived experiences of disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are due by 5 pm ET on Monday, June 19, 2017; Fall Internship program: September 11 – December 16, 2017.

CBS News internship program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or communication. Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred, but those majoring in marketing, advertising, PR, English, history, international studies and political science are...

7 Steps of the Medicare/Medicaid/Private Insurance Process

The UbiDuo 2 Speech Generating Device (SGD) is covered by Medicare/Medicaid and private insurance. We can help you navigate through the process to secure coverage for the UbiDuo 2 SGD by guiding you through the easy steps and completion of required documents. One of our Communication Access Advisors who is either hearing or deaf will be assigned to your case and you will be able to count on their knowledge and experience to work with you and take you through every step of the way.

You also have the option to complete your packet online. You can reach one of the Communication Access Advisors to help you get started online. It is easier than you think to complete the process.

7 Steps of the Medicare/Medicaid/Private Insurance Process

1. Contact One of Our Hearing or Deaf Communication Access Advisors

You can reach one of our Communication Access Advisors by phone, video phone, or email to begin the process of getting your UbiDuo 2 SGD through Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance.

2. Obtain Doctor Prescription/Speech Language Pathologist Referral

You can either visit or call your doctor to request for an SLP referral. Before your doctor can write you the prescription, he...

The Healthcare Round Table Discussion

The Healthcare Round Table Discussion

Date:  June 13, 2017

Time:  6:00- 8:30 PM

Location:  3105 West Waters Ave., Ste 107

The discussion will focus on BLOCK GRANTS AND PER CAPITA CAPS TO MEDICAID and participants will be asked to share their personal stories on how these cuts will impact themselves personally, professionally or as family.  Mike Deeson will serve as moderator. 

For Additional Information Please Contact:

Karen M. Clay

Scott Darius ...

ABLE United Webinar: ABLE United and Your Government Benefits


Join us Friday, March 24, from noon-1 P.M. EST for a webinar on ABLE United and Your Government Benefits. This webinar seeks to further educate individuals, families and advocates on how ABLE United accounts can be used utilized while maintaining government benefits and will feature a representative from the Social Security Administration. We encourage you to share with your colleagues and members – this webinar is open to any individual interested in learning more about ABLE United. Click here or below to register.

New Product Spotlight - MoJo Electronic Monocular

The MoJo Electronic Monocular is the Only Electronic Monocular Available Today!

MoJo is a battery-operated, full-color portable electronic monocular that gives you the ability to view and magnify objects in the near distance as well as close up. With its large field of view, use it for reading price tags, menus, mail, newspapers, street signs and viewing the beauty of nature.

A 6 oz. lightweight high quality precision design makes it easy to carry in your pocket, purse or wear around your neck with included lanyard.

  • Read menus, price tags, mail, newspapers and view the beauty of nature. 
  • The perfect companion while on the go! Read bus schedules, street signs and so much more! 

Portable Features:

  • Lightweight 6 oz design with lanyard
  • 13MP Sony® camera with auto focus
  • 4” close-up reading to infinity
  • 1x-16x digital zoom capability
  • Tethered 1.4x telephoto lens for extra 40% optical zoom power
  • Color Select & Find modes
  • 30 degree field of view
  • 3-level brightness control
  • Stand-alone base charging station...