Welcome to the only federally-funded
national center in the U.S.
for college and graduate students with any type of disability,
chronic health condition, or mental or emotional illness.
Here you can:
- Find free information for students, parents, families, high school and college faculty and staff in our NCCSD Clearinghouse (Higher education faculty and staff with disabilities can use the NCCSD, too.)
- Contact us to ask a question or get help with an issue
- Read about campus climate, student needs, employment and more in our Research Briefs
- Learn how to maximize your accommodations and other topics in the NCCSD Training Center.
Text 741741 when you are feeling depressed or suicidal. A crisis worker will text you back immediately and continue to text with you. It's free to ANYONE living in the U.S. and run by the Crisis Text Line.
If you are in crisis, visit our list of crisis resources.
Check out our NCCSD video on YouTube - we have
a version with audio description and a version without it!
Our Semester Spotlight focuses on getting ready for exams by taking one of our Two-Minute Trainings, and maximizing resources on campus.
The Law and Accessible Texts: Reconciling Civil Rights and Copyrights - a White Paper from the Association of Research Libraries and the University of Virginia. Important reading for everyone.
The Department of Education recently issued a Q&A type document on the dual enrollment of disabled high school students in college programs. Includes the role of Vocational Rehabilitation and other agencies in the process.
Quick Facts on Students with Disabilities in College - Percent and Top 5 Types Reported