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Posted byon June 3, 2011 at 12:08 PM EDT
Stephen McDonough, a Council Member on the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition writes about his participation in the Warrior Games, an athletic competition for disabled veterans, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Posted byon June 2, 2011 at 5:56 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Education takes steps to better serve the needs of students with disabilities by encouraging schools to improve their learning models and include emerging technologies in their daily lessons.
Posted byon June 1, 2011 at 4:09 PM EDT
Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood describes the administration's efforts to make transportation more accessible for everyone. Along with making transportation more accessible, the DOT has stepped up enforcement to ensure every American's right to access transportation.
Posted byon May 26, 2011 at 11:57 AM EDT
Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disabilitiy Policy, continues a series about his recent trip to Chicago, where he spoke about President Obama's instruction to the Federal Government to become a model employer for people with disabilities.
Posted byon May 24, 2011 at 4:17 PM EDT
Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disabilitiy Policy, talks about his recent trip to Chicago, where he met with officials in the Labor department and professionals in the healthcare industry to talk about how hiring practices in the healthcare field affect people with disabilities.
Posted byon May 6, 2011 at 5:37 PM EDT
Watch video of the First Family welcoming participants of the Wounded Warrior Program's Soldier Ride to the White House.
Posted byon May 6, 2011 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, the President announced the death of Osama bin Laden, visited New York City to honor the victims of 9/11 and their families, made sure the federal government was doing its part in the states devastated by storms and much more.
"Our Obligations to Each Other As Americans": President Obama Welcomes the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier RidePosted byon May 4, 2011 at 5:35 PM EDT
President Obama welcomed riders in the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride to the White House, and thanked them for their service and inspiration to all Americans.
Posted byon April 25, 2011 at 12:27 PM EDT
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius discusses the ways the Administration is working to help every American with autism achieve their full potential.
Posted byon April 5, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
On April 5, 2010, 29 miners died in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in Montcoal, WV. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis discusses the efforts undertaken by the federal government to improve mine safety.