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Posted byon February 23, 2012 at 7:11 PM EST
Peter V. Berns, CEO of The Arc for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, reflects on the positive experience of participating in The Arc's Community Leaders Briefing at the White House.
Posted byon February 14, 2012 at 10:08 AM EST
The President’s 2013 budget will work to help and to expand opportunities for people with disabilities.
Posted byon February 9, 2012 at 11:38 AM EST
In response to an aging population and a disease that afflicts 5.1 million Americans – devastating the lives of the individuals suffering from it and placing strain on their families and loved ones – the Administration proposes a historic $156 million investment to combat Alzheimer's disease.
Posted byon February 6, 2012 at 9:08 AM EST
Tom Perez announces a settlement agreement in Virginia which fulfills the promise of Olmstead v. L.C. for Virginians with disabilities.
Posted byon January 30, 2012 at 1:40 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama was joined by leaders from the government, military, business and non-profit communities to announce new inititiaves that support those who care for our country’s wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans
Dr. Biden Highlights Joining Forces at Palo Alto Polytrauma Center, Code for America and University of Southern CaliforniaPosted byon January 26, 2012 at 8:06 PM EST
Traveling across California, Dr. Jill Biden visits injured veterans at Palo Alto Polytrauma Rehab Center, attends an event at Code for America, partakes in a discussion at USC and visits military families.
Posted byon January 26, 2012 at 7:59 PM EST
After spending a day with Marines and families preparing for deployment, Dr. Jill Biden pays tribute to the men and women who serve
Posted byon January 26, 2012 at 1:43 PM EST
Jeremy Carr, an American living with Down Syndrome, refuses to let his disability deter his committment to service. President Obama honored Jeremy for his work with Vietnam Veterans of America in his Veteran's Day speech and invited him and his family to the White House.
Posted byon January 19, 2012 at 12:15 PM EST
Venus D. Majeski serves more than 1,500 infants, children and adults with disabilities as Director of Development & Community Relations for the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities. Her work echoes this administration’s belief that preparedness and emergency planning involve all sectors of the population.
Posted byon January 18, 2012 at 5:19 PM EST
The Office of Civil Rights releases two documents elaborating on the effects of the Americans with Disablities Act Amendments Act in regards to public elementary and secondary education programs. These documents ensure that all Americans, with disabilities or not, have access to quality education.