National Council on Disability

National Council on Disability

Living, Learning & Earning

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First established as an advisory Council within the Department of Education in 1978, National Council on Disability (NCD) was transformed into an independent agency in 1984 and charged with reviewing all federal disability programs and policies. In 1986, NCD recommended enactment of an Americans with Disabilities Act, and then drafted the first version of the bill introduce in the House and Senate in 1988. Since enactment of the ADA in 1990, NCD has continued to play a leading role in analyzing the needs of people with disabilities, crafting policy solutions, and advising the President and Congress.
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Council on Disability
Edition: Archived version.
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Living, learning and earning


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