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Meet the National Council on Disability
NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities. NCD is comprised of a team of fifteen Presidential appointees , an Executive Director appointed by the Chairman, and eleven, full-time professional staff.
NCD’s mission is to be a trusted advisor, in collaboration with people with disabilities to:
State, tribal communities, and local governments; and
Other entities and organizations
NCD fulfills its advisory roles regarding disability policies, programs, procedures, and practices that enhance equal opportunity by: