National Council on Disability Celebrates 31 Years of Americans with Disabilities Act
July 26, 2021 10:58 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, National Council on Disability Chairman Andrés Gallegos has released the...
Federal report calls for DOJ, HHS adoption of federal accessibility standards for medical and diagnostic equipment
May 20, 2021 12:08 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD)--an independent federal agency--released a report focused on much needed federal regulations that would...
NCD commemorates 35th anniversary of ‘Toward Independence’ report
February 01, 2021 15:50 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Feb. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) today marks the 35-year anniversary of a federal report that led to the drafting of the landmark Americans with...
NCD announces new Chairman Andrés Gallegos
January 22, 2021 11:48 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) – an independent, nonpartisan federal agency that advises the President, Congress and other federal agencies on...
Federal advisory agency recommends phase out, replacement of federal employment program for people with disabilities
October 14, 2020 13:01 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) today released its report examining a federal employment program long under scrutiny for its lack of...
National Council on Disability applauds U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ call to repeal 14(c) subminimum wages
September 17, 2020 10:56 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) – an independent federal agency that first called for the elimination of subminimum wages for people with...
National Council on Disability welcomes new council members
September 01, 2020 12:04 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Sept. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) – an independent federal agency – welcomes the appointments of Mary G. Vought of Arlington, Virginia, and...
Federal report finds Small Business Administration abandoning people with disabilities; federal training programs focus on wrong industries
July 24, 2020 13:56 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) – the independent federal agency that first recommended and wrote the initial draft of the Americans with...
National Council on Disability celebrates 30 years of Americans with Disabilities Act with '30 on ADA30' campaign
July 09, 2020 15:13 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, July 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) is commemorating 30 years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by launching a...
Federal study finds rampant bias in medical “futile care” decisions
November 20, 2019 12:31 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WASHINGTON – Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD)—an independent federal agency that advises the President and Congress-- released a study...