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Posted byon July 14, 2011 at 11:40 AM EST
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 10:30 AM EST
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.
Posted byon July 8, 2011 at 3:26 PM EST
Learn more about the important role Medicaid plays in the lives of American families.
Posted byon June 28, 2011 at 4:39 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden discusses her experience leading the U.S. delegation at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens.
Posted byon June 22, 2011 at 1:06 PM EST
For the anniversary of the Olmstead decision, Lois Curtis, one of the original plaintiffs in the case, meets with the President and gives him a special gift. The landmark Supreme Court paved the way for Ms. Curtis and others with disabilites to live in the community rather than institutions.
Posted byon June 20, 2011 at 10:00 AM EST
The Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services partnered with Project SEARCH to have 23 D.C. public school seniors spend their senior year working and receiving job training.
Posted byon June 14, 2011 at 3:43 PM EST
Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy Kareem Dale reflects on a visit to Chicago where he discussed community living with grassroots advocates and federal contracting with several industry leaders looking to hire individuals with disabilities.
Posted byon June 9, 2011 at 3:56 PM EST
Administration officials get local: Dr. Martha Kanter, Under Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education, meets with a group of disability advocates while in San Francisco.
Posted byon June 6, 2011 at 3:41 PM EST
Director of the Federal Contract Compliance Programs reflects on the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and how the U.S. Department of Labor is doing more for those living with disabilities.
Posted byon June 3, 2011 at 11:08 AM EST
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.