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Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 4:18 PM EDT
The Autism CARES Act of 2014, which reauthorizes the Combating Autism Act, continues important investments in research, prevalence monitoring and services for both children and adults on the autism spectrum.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 3:25 PM EDT
The Americans with Disabilities Act transformed American society for people with disabilities. It provided for full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for those of us living with disabilities, and also provided Americans with disabilities with legal remedies to safeguard all of those rights.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 2:31 PM EDT
How the disability and LGBTQ+ communitites can find strength in working together, and how the common ground between the two communities has impacted Dylan Orr's life and career.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 12:45 PM EDT
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Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 4:09 PM EDT
Last week the White House Office of Public Engagement hosted a disability issues oriented event as part of our observance of National African American History Month under this year’s theme of Civil Rights in America.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 4:58 PM EDT
The Obama administration has worked to create more opportunities for people with disabilities and older adults to access the benefits of community living -- like living in a place of their own choosing with people they care about, having a job, and participating in community life.
Posted byon December 31, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
Secretary Perez on our efforts with state and local governments, business leaders, workforce professionals and others to tap the pool of talent represented by people with disabilities.
Observing the 50th Anniversary of Developmental Disability Act and National Disability Employment Awareness MonthPosted byon November 21, 2013 at 7:20 PM EDT
Last week, the White House hosted a celebration for the 50th Anniversary of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act)
Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 3:38 PM EDT
On Thursday, December 12, from 3:00-4:00 PM ET, please join us for a conference call and webinar on Recognizing and Addressing the Needs of AAPIs with Disabilities with the Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living (ACL) and Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC).