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Posted byon September 29, 2011 at 12:48 PM EDT
At FEMA we’re taking strides to emphasize the importance of including the whole community in disaster planning, response and recovery.
Posted byon September 26, 2011 at 4:35 PM EDT
Kareem Dale's visit to the NASA Goddard Space Flight center highlights the agency's outstanding disability employment practices and how people with disabilties are integrated in every step of designing, building, testing, and launching the new James Webb Space Telescope.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 12:15 PM EDT
One of Secretary Ray LaHood’s top priorities at the Department of Transportation (DOT) is to make transportation more accessible for people with disabilities. The Secretary announces a new rule requiring new station platform construction or significant renovation to enable those with disabilities to get on and off any car on a train.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 10:12 AM EDT
Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, celebrates the contributions of a diverse workforce and shares her thoughts about the meaning of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Posted byon September 16, 2011 at 12:36 PM EDT
Rick DeRennaux motivated and inspired students with disabilities by providing them with the cutting edge technology and workplace skills necessary to find gainful employment in the 21st century.
Posted byon September 9, 2011 at 7:15 PM EDT
The Administration announces regulations intended to improve the lives of infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services at the U.S. Department of Education, Alexa Posny, discusses the announcement and a follow up roundtable with parents and families in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Posted byon August 30, 2011 at 10:55 AM EDT
Sue Swenson, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office on Special Education and Rehabilitative Services in the Department of Education, announces NIDRR's new director, Dr. Charlie Lakin.
Posted byon August 19, 2011 at 10:52 AM EDT
Marc Klein is spending his career in the auto industry creating innovative solutions to challenging problems.
Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 12:50 PM EDT
This week, the President held a town hall, met with a group of inspiring veterans and addressed the nation on the importance of compromise in the ongoing debt negotiations, and much more.
Posted byon July 27, 2011 at 2:19 PM EDT
To honor the 21st anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act, White House Intern Krista Simeone reflects on all the improvements in transportation, employment, and civil rights for people with disabilities to ensure equal opportunity for all Americans.