Next Meeting:The next CDAD meeting for Spring 2023 is scheduled for May 17th, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
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- Meeting ID: 854 9354 0221
- Password: 420533
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Contact Co-Chair James Ingram
Contact Co-Chair Audra Travelbee
Contact Graduate Assistant: Prince Osei Agyemang
- Justice Department Secures Agreement with University of California, Berkeley to Make Online Content Accessible to People with Disabilities
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 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.
The next CDAD meeting for Spring 2023 is scheduled for May 17th, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Spring and Summer 2023 Meetings
- Wednesday, February 15, 2023, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 8, 2023, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 19, 2023, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 17, 2023, from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 21, 2023, from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
- No meeting in July
$2.25 Million Fund Available in Justice Department Settlement with Amtrak
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. Full press release.
For more information on the ADA or this settlement, please visit ADA.gov or call the toll-free ADA Information Line at 800-514-0301.
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.
A note from your colleagues with hearing loss: Just use a microphone already