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2010-10-05 07:45:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey sponsored by Kessler Foundation and National Organization on Disability (NOD) finds that although corporations recognize that hiring employees with disabilities is important, most are hiring very few of these job seekers and few are proactively making efforts to improve the employment environment. These results, from the Kessler Foundation/National Organization on Disability 2010 Survey of Employment of Americans with Disabilities conducted by...

2010-09-08 11:32:00

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Kessler Foundation announced that Jordan Grafman, Ph.D., will join Kessler Foundation Research Center as Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Research Laboratory. He will assume his position on January 3, 2011. President and Chief Executive Officer of Kessler Foundation, Rodger DeRose, said, "We're very excited to have Dr. Grafman lead Kessler Foundation's TBI research team. With his decades of national leadership, depth of expertise in...

2010-07-23 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a new survey sponsored by Kessler Foundation and National Organization on Disability (NOD) finds that most Americans with disabilities are still struggling with many of the same lifestyle and economic issues they confronted in 1990 when the ADA became federal law. The 2010 Kessler/NOD Survey of Americans with Disabilities, conducted by Harris Interactive, reveals little or...

2009-06-11 08:00:00

Advancements Could Improve the Quality of Life of Injured Veterans WEST ORANGE, N.J., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by Kessler Foundation Research Center published in Brain Injury, the official journal of the International Brain Injury Association, uncovered the possible cause of cognitive fatigue in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Cognitive fatigue has been shown to be one of the most challenging symptoms following TBI, greatly affecting everyday life...

2009-04-30 08:00:00

Studies May Identify Best Candidates for Treatment of this Hidden Disability WEST ORANGE, N.J., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Two studies from Kessler Foundation Research Center's Stroke Rehabilitation Research Laboratory were presented today at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 61st Annual Meeting held in Seattle, Washington, April 25 through May 2, 2009. The AAN Annual Meeting is the world's largest gathering of neuroscience professionals. (Photo:...

2008-12-02 07:00:00

With new naming structure, Kessler Foundation continues to improve the lives of people living with disabilities WEST ORANGE, N.J.Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the largest non-profits supporting people with physical disabilities, Henry H. Kessler Foundation, announced today the organization's new name -- Kessler Foundation. The Foundation is also changing the names of its two main divisions to Kessler Foundation Research Center and Kessler Foundation Program Center. Since August 2003,...

2008-10-06 03:00:22

By Anonymous As summer draws to a close, many teenagers throughout New Jersey will be getting ready to enter their senior year in high school. After graduation, perhaps their plans will include attending college. Maybe they will decide to take up a trade and jump right into the workforce. Either way, these young men and women will be planning for their future. These young adults, whether upon graduation of high school or after they complete college, will enter into the workforce. During...

2007-07-02 12:17:49

The board of directors of The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary has appointed D. McWilliams Kessler as its new president and chief executive officer, effective July 16, 2007. He succeeds Joseph P. Corcoran who recently retired after serving as president and CEO for 13 years. Mr. Kessler comes to the Infirmary with a wealth of successful executive experience in expanding and operating nationally known healthcare organizations. Most recently, from 2002-2006, he was president and CEO of the New...


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