Next Commission MeetingWednesday, April 21st, 2021, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. See Agendas and Minutes For now, all commission meetings will be held virtually through Zoom. Come join us for our monthly meetings every third Wednesday of the month from 12-1:30!
News UpdateThe New York Times Disability Series
The co-chairs of CDAD would like to share the above settlement decision announced by Amtrak. Amtrak is now accepting claims for monetary compensation for people with mobility disabilities who traveled or wanted to travel from or to one of 78 stations and encountered accessibility issues. Claims must be submitted by May 29, 2021. On December 2, 2020, the Department of Justice and Amtrak entered into an agreement that Amtrak will fix its inaccessible stations and pay $2.25 million to victims hurt by inaccessibility at 78 stations. Here is the full press release.
Welcome to CDAD!
The Commission on Disability Access and Design’s vision is a university community free from physical and attitudinal barriers to services, programs and activities through Universal Design.
CDAD works with the university community to create a welcoming, supportive and inclusive university environment. The commission supports and reaffirms NAU’s stated commitment to affirmative action and diversity.
Why Our Work Is Important
The 2020 CDAD Leadership Award
The CDAD Leadership Award honors faculty, staff, students, departments, organizations or community members who have made outstanding contributions to the disability community at NAU. Only faculty, staff, and students may make nominations. The awardees are announced and honored at the President’s Annual Diversity Awards Celebration.
Find past winners on the Leadership Award page.
Share your experiences
Inspired to share your story? Please consider contributing to our Disability Experience Story Project. We would love to share your experiences with the entire campus.