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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
Posted byon June 12, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT
The Department of Labor is challenging entrepreneurs and developers to create apps, using government data, that improve access to job training and transportation resources for those with disabilities.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 12:32 PM EDT
The first ever Department of Education National Transition Conference focuses on improving transition services for students with disabilities by forging new partnerships among federal, state and local officials, as well as private entities and community leaders.
Posted byon May 30, 2012 at 6:57 PM EDT
Rosye Cloud, Director of Veterans, Wounded Warriors and Military Families, discusses the increase in eye injuries among our armed forces.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 1:10 PM EDT
The struggles he encountered in the past while taking an interest in STEM, coupled with his current research in computer science for his doctoral program, Sina Bahram is an active agent of change for increased accessibility to and success in STEM.