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The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) will hold a quarterly business meeting on Thursday, July 22, 2021, 1-4 p.m. EDT via Zoom videoconference.

Registration is not required but you may RSVP on our Eventbrite page to receive updates/reminders.


Interested parties are encouraged to join the meeting in an attendee status by Zoom Desktop Client, Mobile App, or Telephone to dial-in.

To join the Zoom webinar, please use the following URL: https://zoom.us/j/99051495407?pwd=MGpQQitxSnNDVXR6MWpjNnlrVlE3dz09 or enter Webinar ID: 990 5149 5407 in the Zoom app. The Passcode is: 151964.

To join the Council Meeting by telephone, dial one of the preferred numbers listed. The following numbers are (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): (669) 900-6833; (408) 638-0968; (312) 626-6799; (346) 248-7799; (253) 215-8782; (646) 876-9923; or (301) 715-8592. You will be prompted to enter the meeting ID 990- 5149-5407 and passcode 151964.

In the event of audio disruption or failure, attendees can follow the meeting by accessing the Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) link provided. CART is text-only translation that occurs real time during the meeting and is not an exact transcript.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Following welcome remarks and introductions, the Chairman, Executive Director and This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 07/09/2021 and available online at federalregister.gov/d/2021-14764, and on govinfo.gov Executive Committee will provide reports; followed by a community presentation; a strategic plan presentation; subcommittee updates on policy projects; a schedule of remaining 2021 Council Meetings; and any unfinished business before adjournment. Agenda: The times provided below are approximations for when each agenda item is anticipated to be discussed (all times Eastern Daylight Time):

Thursday, July 22, 2021

1:00 – 1:05 p.m. – Welcome and Call to Order

1:05 – 1:15 p.m. – Chairman’s Report

1:15 – 2:00 p.m. – Executive Director’s Report

2:00 – 2:15 p.m. – Executive Committee Report

2:15 – 2:45 p.m. – Community Presentation: National Disability Institute

2:45 – 3:15 p.m. – Strategic Plan Presentation

3:15 – 3:45 p.m. – Subcommittee Updates

3:45 – 4:00 p.m. – Schedule of 2021 Council Meetings, unfinished business

4:00 p.m. – Adjourn

Public Comment: There is no in-person public comment session during this council meeting, however the Council is soliciting public comment by email, providing an opportunity to hear from you—individuals, businesses, providers, educators, parents and advocates. Public comment submissions will be reviewed during the meeting and delivered to members of the Council at its conclusion. Your comments are important in bringing to the Council’s attention issues and priorities of the disability community. To provide comments, please send an email to PublicComment@ncd.gov with the subject line “Public Comment” and your name, organization, state, and topic of comment included in the body of your email. Submission should be received no later than July 21 to ensure inclusion.

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Nicholas Sabula, Public Affairs Specialist, NCD, 1331 F Street NW, Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004; 202-272-2004 (V), or nsabula@ncd.gov.

ACCOMMODATIONS: An ASL interpreter will be on-camera during the entire meeting, and CART has been arranged for this meeting and will be embedded into the Zoom platform as well as available via streamtext link. The web link to access CART (in English) is: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=NCD. If you require additional accommodations, please notify Anthony Simpson by sending an email to asimpson.cntr@ncd.gov as soon as possible and no later than 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Due to last-minute confirmations or cancellations, NCD may substitute items without advance public notice.