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Posted byon July 27, 2015 at 3:19 PM EDT
Haben Girma, a deafblind lawyer, introduced the President at a White House reception to mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). She also sent the following message to the White House email list, in which she shares her personal story and explains how the ADA is helping Americans with disabilities continue to tear down barriers.
Posted byon July 24, 2015 at 9:52 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue -- and beyond.
Posted byon July 23, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT
StoryCorps and the White House Champions of Change program are working together to encourage Americans with disabilities to document and share their stories, and ultimately bring visibility to the disability experience.
Posted byon July 21, 2015 at 12:58 PM EDT
President Obama celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act in the East Room of the White House.
Posted byon June 8, 2015 at 11:32 AM EDT
Posted byon February 3, 2015 at 5:11 PM EDT
Here's how the Obama Administration is doing more than at any other time to include people with disabilities in today's economy.
Posted byon January 30, 2015 at 11:42 AM EDT
Read six personal stories of how precision medicine has allowed for cutting-edge treatment to further individuals' health and affect the lives of everyday Americans, their families, and generations to come.
Posted byon November 14, 2014 at 3:49 PM EDT
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is making health insurance coverage more affordable and accessible for millions of Americans. With the passage of this law, individuals and families have more control over their care -- especially individuals with disabilities.
Posted byon October 29, 2014 at 4:07 PM EDT
This October marks the 8th anniversary of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Begun in 2006, the initiative exists to educate, raise awareness, and prevent mistreatment of youth in schools. T
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 8:26 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.