On Friday, November 15, the White House will host an observance of the 50th Anniversary of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, signed into law by President Kennedy in 1963. This event marks an opportunity for the intellectual and developmental disability community to review the accomplishments of the past, examine current challenges, and look ahead to the future of disability policy. The event will include speakers from the Administration and representatives from a number of disability organizations.
The event will be streamed live. The event will begin at 1 PM (ET) on Friday, November 15 and can be accessed at the following link: whitehouse.gov/live
Claudia Gordon is an Associate Director of the Office of Public Engagement.