Billion Strong Announces 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status To Bring the Billions of Voices of Persons with Disabilities Together.

Cheerful Student With Disability At Home

Together We Will Be Included FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 9, 2023 Press Contact:   Dr. LaMondre Pough, CEO and Co-Founder Billion Strong Corp. 18122 Vontay Rd., Rockville, Virginia, USA, 23228 LaMondre@billion-strong.org Rockville, Virginia (January 9, 2023) – Billion Strong, a Global Nonprofit Organization, is proud to announce 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status. Billion Strong, a global […]

Get Involved and Make a Difference in Your Community

Group of volunteers working in community charity donation center

By Sometimes, helping others is the best way we can help ourselves. If you’re struggling to develop self-confidence, helping out in your local community can help because it allows you to see the results of your volunteer work first-hand. However, many people simply do not know how to get involved, or are unaware of the […]

Independence & Aging in Place: Tools To Help People With Hearing Loss Stay in Their Homes. 

Portrait of a senior couple at home

Living independently while also navigating hearing loss poses many challenges. Fortunately, with assistive and accessible technology, you can tackle those challenges head-on. Assistive technology is any device, hardware, or software that can be used to complete a task that might otherwise be too difficult or even impossible to achieve with a disability. Take a look […]

EnAble India partners with Billion Strong to reach out to a global community of persons with disabilities across 90 countries

Woman with Disability using Smart Speaker

Rockville, Virginia (16 September 2022) – Billion Strong, a Global Nonprofit Organization, the world’s first global identity and pride organization for the community of persons with disabilities, is proud to partner with EnAble India, a pioneering NGO in the employability of persons with disabilities (PwDs). EnAble India and Billion Strong Corp enter a multitude of […]

Caregiving for Persons with Disabilities at the Hands of The Senate by Rosemary Musachio

Caregiving for Persons with Disabilities at the Hands of The Senate by Rosemary Musachio

In 1999, the Supreme Court alleviated the fears of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Olmstead vs. LC.  The landmark decision states: “Institutional placement of persons who can handle and benefit from community settings perpetuates unwarranted assumptions that persons so isolated are incapable of or unworthy of participating in community life… Confinement in an institution severely […]

Leaders with Disabilities in Asia Join the Billion Strong Movement

Leaders with Disabilities in Asia Join the Billion Strong Movement

The community of people with disabilities is composed of more than 1.3 billion people spread out all over the globe. Some of them are not even aware that they belong to the community and a lot of them try to hide their disabilities for many different reasons. With that said, someone needs to know that they have allies wherever they may be in the world. Especially for countries where help is barely even given or limited.