In this undated photo, Jennifer Lortie works in her Willimantic, Conn., office. Of the 29 million working–age Americans with a disability, Lortie, who has limited arm and leg use due to cerebral palsy, is one of the 5.1 million, who are actually employed. AP Photo/Jessica Hill
Scant progress on jobs for disabled Americans
WASHINGTON — Whether it means opening school track meets to deaf children or developing a new lunch menu with safe alternatives for students with food allergies, recent Obama administration decisions could significantly affect Americans with disabilities. But there’s been little progress in one of the most stubborn challenges: employing the disabled.
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