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Posted byon April 22, 2013 at 12:19 PM EDT
Department of Labor shares the importance of the shift during President Obama's administration from talking about if people with disabilities can work to how to better help people with disabilities in the workplace.
Posted byon January 31, 2013 at 6:33 PM EDT
The Secretary of Agriculture is leading the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games.
Posted byon January 24, 2013 at 1:42 PM EDT
In making sure Americans with disabilities receive the best experience possible, the White House is pleased to launch the start of audio tours.
Posted byon January 8, 2013 at 2:52 PM EDT
On Professor Hawking’s 71st birthday, we’d like to share a never-before-seen video from his visit to the White House.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon August 24, 2012 at 11:59 AM EDT
President Obama sat down with participants from the American Association of People with Disabilities internship program to hear their thoughts about the future of disability policy
Posted byon July 26, 2012 at 1:49 PM EDT
The White House marks the 22nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a law based on the fundamental principle that Americans with disabilities should have the same basic rights and opportunities as everyone else.
Posted byon July 26, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
On July 26, 1990, America became the first country to adopt a comprehensive civil rights declaration for people with disabilities.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 1:48 PM EDT
Under the leadership of Joel Berman, Adaptive Adventures provides access to outdoor and sport activities to the physically disabled.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 1:46 PM EDT
Thirteen years ago today, a landmark Supreme Court decision established that people with disabilities have the right to live in the community with the proper services and supports, rather than being unnecessarily institutionalized