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WE ARE UPGRADING EVERYTHING!

 

We are in the process of making everything about our networks more ABLED!

From switching hosting platforms, to upgrading our CMS, to upgrading security and updating our content, we’re busy with improving the overall accessibility, functionality and user experience for you.

That means that most of our links will be disabled throughout this process, and we apologize in advance for the inconvenience. But it will be worth the wait!

In the meantime, the links in our navigation bar will remain active, and we’ll keep you posted about our progress.

Our mission is to provide an informational experience that gives everyone a chance live a more Abled® life by making better informed choices throughout life, and is accessible to everyone whether or not you’re living with a health, physical or sensory condition.

We’re also looking to partner with advertisers, marketers and investors in this phase of scaling-up our global presence, so feel free to contact us at [email protected]

We look forward to flipping all kinds of switches to give you a new and improved experience and thank you for your patience in the meantime.

The Abled Team

GROWING AND EVOLVING

We’re expanding our content categories and upgrading the way we bring them to you for greater efficiency and ease of use.

Our Abled.ALERT Networks also contain information on how to assist persons with a health, physical or sensory condition during emergencies or evacuations.

Abled.Alert Networks: Banner shows 7 categories: Emergency with a photo of emergency vehicles responding to a scene at night; Missing- showing a photo of the Amber Alert logo over a photo negative image of a girl with long hair; Outbreak- with a photo showing hooded lab technicians; Recall-with a photo of bacteria framed by a photo of ground beef; Threat - with a photo of a Command Center; Weather- with a satellite photo of a hurricane; and ALERT360 with a prototype of the app shown on an iPhone.

INFORMING AND INNOVATING

We’re constructing new content delivery formats that provide a quick and enjoyable way to inform yourself about what’s going on in the world around you, while also providing relevant options to expand that knowledge with integrated content, products and services.

Our Abled.News Networks curate unbiased information that will enhance your decision-making to enable you to live a more Abled.Life whether living with a health, physical or sensory condition or not.

Abled.News Networks banner shows 7 categories: Health with photo of woman stretching at the beach; AbledIssues showing a stack of colored pencils below the phrase No Bullying; AbledLife with a photo of a woman leaping across the grass trailing a green fabric that is the same color as the Abled logo icon; AbledMoney with a photo of the AbledMoney app on a smartphone; AbledPeople with a photo of two people giving each other a high-five at the top of a moountain peak; AbledSports with a photo of a young man in a racing wheelchair; and AbledTech with a photo of a woman dressed in a silver mylar bodysuit and wearing AI goggles.

CONSOLIDATING AND CURATING

In the same way we consolidate and curate information throughout our Abled.ALERT and Abled.News networks, we’re building our new platform to do the same in major cities around the world so that you can find community, content, products and services that are relevant to you in a quick, convenient and equally accessible way.

If you are an advertiser, marketer or entrepreneur and wish to list your accessible enterprise, or if you’re interested in being an affiliated partner in your city, drop us a line at [email protected] and we’ll be happy to discuss what we can build together! 

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“THAT WAS THEN . . .”

While we work behind the scenes to construct our new formats, you’re welcome to view a sampling of some of the topics of our previous reports to give you an idea of the diverse range of coverage and how we look to find helpful content that you can take away from them.

Unfortunately the links are not active as we’re “re-patriating” space for the new content – but the headline modules will give you a good sense of what we try to provide.

If you’re a potential sponsor, affiliate partner or investor and would like to sample some of the new formatting, send an email to [email protected] stating your reasons for wanting access and we’ll send you a link and a password for access. Your email must come from a registered entity, and not from generic email addresses from gmail, hotmail and others.

PREVIOUS POSTS Banner
AbledCoping: Terrorism: Experts weigh-in on coping with this level of threat. Image: Montage of photos of recent terror attacks in the U.K. and flower strapped to a streetlamp on London Bridge with a view to Big Ben in the background.
AbledSurvival: Terrorist Attack: Run! Hide! Tell!
AbledParents: Terror & Kids: Listen and alleviate fear. IMage: Photo shows parents holding their kids close in the area of the London Bridge terror attack.
AbledIssues: Terrorism: Preventing Radicalization. Image: Photo shows two female forensic psychologists making a presentation on the subject. A photo of two women wearing burqas is project on the screen behind them.
AbledAlert: RECALL: 11 Tons of Beef Over E.Coli Risk. Image shows logo of Creation Gardens, the company recalling the beef.
AbledSurvival: Fire: Increase your odds of survival. Image; Photo shows fire and smoke rising from the Grenfell Towers apartment building in London at dawn.
AbledAlert: RECALL: FDA Recalls Birth Control Pill. Image: Photo shows packaging for the Mibelas 24 Fe birth control pill.
AbledTech: Apple: ZBeware MacSpy Malware Threat. Image shows computer screen with the text MALWARE ALERT.
AbledParents: Water Safety: Prevent 'dry drowning'. Image: Photo shows a large and crowded outdoor public swimming pool.
AbledResponders: Fire| EMT:North Texas leads sepsis battle. Image: Three firemen sit in the back of an EMT mobile rescue unit holding bottles of the medicine that battles sepsis.
AbledFitness: FunctionalFitness: Is it right for you? : Image shows men and women lifting barbells at the YMCA.
AbledFood: Grilling: 15 recipes for Father's Day. Image: BBQ ribs are set on top of greens and other garnishments.
AbledMom: Chrissy Teigen: Post-Partum Depression. Image shows the cover of the July issue of marie claire magazine featuring Chrissy Teigen.
AbledALERT Network Banner shows a sunrise over the curve of the Earth as seen from space arcing across the bottom with the AbledALERT logo and icon consisting of a red signal beacon icon over the gradient green rounded triangle of the Abled logo set inside a rounded square icon box in the foreground against a backdrop of stars , tv monitors and a digital map of earth blended together. There are four beacons that alternately light up red above the categories Emergency, Missing, Outbreak and Recall.
AbledALERT Banner shows 3 lab workers in protective gear working at electron microscopes in a lab. There is a chalkboard in the background with different equations and formulas on it. Large white letters over the red transparent background read: Viral Outbreaks - Special Ongoing Coverage. The headline reads: Outbreak: tracking the Threats | What you need to know and Breaking News Updates.
AbledALERT-Outbreak post link banner shows 13 year old Will Cornejo of Lone Tree, Colorado breathing with the help of an oxygen mask while lying in a hospital bed, while text in the foreground reads: Enterovirus. The headline reads: Outbreak: Virus Primer For Parents. Click here to go to the report.
AbledALERT link box shows a photo of a girl with a swollen eyelid called Romaña's Sign, one of the obvious signs of infection from Chagas Disease. The headline reads Outbrea: Chagas - tracking a Stealthy killer. Click here to go to our ongoing special coverage of Chagas Disease.
AbledAlert link box shows a photograph of an Asian Tiger Mosquito set against a transparent red layer covering a map of the Caribbean region with the word Chikungunya in WHite at the top. The headline reads: Outbreak: 'Contorted With Pain Virus. CLick here to go to our special ongoing coverage.
SPECIAL REPORTS Banner
AbledPeople Special Report Post Banner shows Angelina Jolie in a grey suit dress shaking hands with Queen Elizabeth The Second of Great Britain, who is wearing a beige peach dress, in a drawing room at Buckingham Palace. The Queen presented Jolie with the Insignia of an Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George for her campaign to end sexual violence in war zones. Click here to go to the report.
Abled Conditions Special Report link banner shows a black and white photo of Robin Willieams kneeling on one knee and clasping his hands around his other leg which is bent at the knee. He is looking at the camera with an impish grin on his face. There is a candle burning in the right foreground. The Headline reads: AbledConditions: Depression | Parkinson's: Tears of a Clown. Click here to go to our Special Report.
Special Report - AbledNews- story link box headline reads: H7N9: Tracking The New Killer Viruses. A photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control shows a lab worker sorting samples of flu virus into vial trays while dressed in protective lab gear. Click to go to the story.
AbledHealth Special report link banner shows a map of the world in the background with the countries that have reported cases of Lyme Disease highlighted in green. Three photos in the foreground show ticks of various sizes on skin, and on a blade of grass, while the third photo shows the Lyme disease bacteria under a microscope. The headline reads: Lyme Disease: Doctors versus Patients. Click here to go to the Special Report. and
Special-Report-AbledResearch Headline link banner shows a silhouette of Abled.com Co-Founder Laura Meddens walking with her Seeing Eye guide dog Wagner against a backdrop of Waggie's T-Cells as seen under a microscope with the headline: Cancer A Brave Guide Dog's Legacy. Click here to go to the article.
CAUSES Banner
AbledCauses Post Link Banner shows a video still of Ben Pierce sitting in a wooden chair and covering his face with his hands as he breaks down crying after he tells a reporter he doesn't want to go blind. The 9 year old is slowly losing his sight because of complications from his premature birth. Ben has dark brown hair and a narrow face with dark-tinted glasses. He's wearing a blue and white short-sleeved shirt with vertical and horizontal blue and white stripes with blue jeans. The headline reads: Abled Causes: Ben PIerce: Help fund a visual bucket list for 9 year old boy who is growing blind. Click here to go to the post.
AbledCauses banner shows a line drawing of a heart inside the gradient green rounded triangle of the Abled icon.
AbledCauses link box shows Nick Auden hugging his three children. The headline reads: Locky's Dad: His 'Right To Try' Legacy. Click here to go to the story.
AbledCauses post link box shows a photo of Max Page ('Lil Darth Vader') holding a Joy Jar filled with trinkets, toys and inspirational messages for sick children in hospital. A photo card forms the other half of the picture and shows Jessie Rees who originated the idea of Joy Jars before losing her battle with cancer. The headline reads: Joy Jars: Max Keeps Jessie's Dream Alive. Click here to go to the post.
AbledCauses link box shows a photograph of web evangelist Molly Holzschlag with her trademark curly long hair before she became ill with a rare disorder. The other photo is a more recent one, showing Molly with much shorter hair covered by a colorful head scarf. The text reads: AbledCauses: Molly Holzschlag: The Fight of Her Life. Click here to go to the story to learn how you can help this Internet Pioneer beat this rare illness.
Abled Warriors post link banner shows sketches of the American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial dedicated on October 5, 2014 in Washington, D.C. A stone wall bears the name of the inscribed into it in the background while we see two men observing an eternal flame in the granite star centerpiece of the memorial while we see the left profile of an Armed Forces officer and another man in the center foreground looking off to the left. Someone in a wheelchair is sitting further to the left, looking at the reflecting pool. The headline reads: AbledWarriors: American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial: The Dedication. Click here to go to the post.
AbledNetworks link banner to AbledNews. The banner contains a montage of previously published stories. Click the banner to go to the archive page.
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