The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an active partner of the ICDR, the multi-agency body that coordinates federal efforts in disability research and ensures wide public access to research results.
The report also contains recommendations for future direction, including efforts to improve communication between the ICDR and the public through a web portal and other means. Information on the ICDR is available at their website, http://www.
The following websites provide additional information on the disabilities research programs NSF supports:
Biomedical Engineering and Research to Aid Persons with Disabilities
Digital Society and Technologies
Program for Persons with Disabilities
Small Business Innovation Research program
NSF disabilities research expert and ICDR liaison: Gil Devey, 703-292-7943, email@example.com
Related NSF links:
NSF tipsheet on disabilities research: http://www.
NSF report: "Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering" http://www.