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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.
Posted byon July 15, 2011 at 7:19 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon July 14, 2011 at 12:40 PM EDT
Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett shares stories from across the country, demonstrating that Americans with disabilities depend on programs such as Medicaid.
Posted byon July 14, 2011 at 11:30 AM EDT
Join Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy, for a live chat on whitehouse.gov/live at 1:00 pm EDT today on disability policy.