Obama to Host Dinner for People with Disabilities

The president and first lady will welcome a group of people with disabilities to the White House this Thursday, July 31st for a special dinner focusing on efforts to promote acceptance and inclusion. The event Thursday evening will honor Special Continue reading Obama to Host Dinner for People with Disabilities

Baseball Hits a Homerun for People with Disabilities

Kathleen Martinez, the assistant secretary of labor for disability employment policy, and the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) signed an alliance agreement to promote disability employment and total inclusion for people with disabilities in the workforce. The ceremony took place at Nationals Park.

You may not be aware of this, but baseball and people with disabilities have a lengthy history. Long before the color barrier was broken, players like Mordecai Brown, William Ellsworth Hoy, and many others were breaking the disability barrier. They were lauded Continue reading Baseball Hits a Homerun for People with Disabilities