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  • Good Faith

    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.

  • Our Nation’s Warriors

    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.

  • Ensuring Technology is Accessible for All Students

    The U.S. Department of Education takes steps to better serve the needs of students with disabilities by encouraging schools to improve their learning models and include emerging technologies in their daily lessons.

  • Equal Access to Transportation: A Right for All Americans

    Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood describes the administration's efforts to make transportation more accessible for everyone. Along with making transportation more accessible, the DOT has stepped up enforcement to ensure every American's right to access transportation.

  • Hitting the Road Part II

    Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disabilitiy Policy, continues a series about his recent trip to Chicago, where he spoke about President Obama's instruction to the Federal Government to become a model employer for people with disabilities.

  • Hitting the Road

    Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disabilitiy Policy, talks about his recent trip to Chicago, where he met with officials in the Labor department and professionals in the healthcare industry to talk about how hiring practices in the healthcare field affect people with disabilities.

  • Wounded Warriors Bring Inspiration to the White House

    Watch video of the First Family welcoming participants of the Wounded Warrior Program's Soldier Ride to the White House.

  • West Wing Week: "A Good Day For America"

    This week, the President announced the death of Osama bin Laden, visited New York City to honor the victims of 9/11 and their families, made sure the federal government was doing its part in the states devastated by storms and much more.

  • "Our Obligations to Each Other As Americans": President Obama Welcomes the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride

    President Obama welcomed riders in the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride to the White House, and thanked them for their service and inspiration to all Americans.

  • Meeting the Needs of People with Autism

    Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius discusses the ways the Administration is working to help every American with autism achieve their full potential.