Last updated on: 6/20/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

National Council on Disability (NCD) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of July 5, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“NCD is an independent federal agency and is composed of 15 members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. It provides advice to the President, Congress, and executive branch agencies to promote policies, programs, practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability…”

“NCD Frequently Asked Questions,” www.ncd.gov (accessed Nov. 12, 2007)

Mission:

“To empower individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.”

“NCD Frequently Asked Questions,” www.ncd.gov (accessed Nov. 12, 2007)

Other:
Government Agency
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