Americans with Disabilities

Recent Updates
  • What the Affordable Care Act means for Americans with disabilities

    For Americans with disabilities and their families, getting affordable health insurance that covers all their needs can be difficult. From insurance plans that don’t offer full coverage to prohibited costs, people with disabilities face many unique challenges. But thanks to the historic Affordable Care Act (ACA) President Obama signed into law two years ago, options for health insurance have expanded and become more affordable.

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  • Supporting women from the start

    The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was the first bill President Obama signed into law. His strong support of this bill shows issues of Women’s Equality were at the forefront of this administration.

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  • President Obama's unquestionable accomplishments

    My President and Commander and Chief, Barack Obama, has accomplished more in four years than the preceding administration did in eight years. He ended a war in Iraq, destroyed al Qaeda and help remove Gaddafi from power in Libya. President Obama has made this country safer. He has the economy going in the right direction and 32 million more American citizens now have health insurance. Those are just a few of the outstanding achievements he has accomplished.

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Americans with Disabilities
Recent Action
Improving opportunities and government services for the disabled
The Recovery Act included additional support for the Individuals with Disabilities Act for vocational rehabilitation services to help with job training, education, and placement and helped reduce the log jam in processing disability applications.