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National Council on Disability : living, learning & earning.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Council on Disability

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General Note: The content is made available by the U.S. Government Printing Office in accordance with Title 44 of the US Code, 2013- .
Digital collection: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Source of Description Note: Description based on: version available May 1, 2013; title from title screen (viewed Aug. 26, 2013).
Subject: National Council on Disability (U.S.)
United States. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
United States. ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
People with disabilities > Services for > United States.
People with disabilities > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States.
Discrimination against people with disabilities > Law and legislation > United States.

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