This study examines the acceptance and integration of people with intellectual and physical disabilities in the United States and Kenya. In addition, the study explores the involvement of the three sectors (public, private, non-profit) and their treatment of people with disabilities. The literature review reveals that significant progress was made over the past century in the United States, and the past decade in Kenya, in treatment of people with disabilities, but there are still significant insufficiencies. Both countries suffer from a lack of funding and implementation behind initiatives created to improve the conditions for people with disabilities. Surveys sent to several organizations in Kenya and the United States provide an intimate look into the actual and not perceived acceptance and integration of people with intellectual and physical disabilities.