The NCCSD is the only federally-funded national center in the U.S. with information and resources for future and current college students with disabilities, including those in part-time programs and graduate students. We work with students, their families, teachers, professors, and anyone with questions about disability and higher education. We’re here for you.


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We’ve collected our favorite resources about disability and higher education in one place. The Clearinghouse will continue to evolve, and we welcome your ideas and suggestions about what should be here.

Campus Resources

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The Campus Disability Resource (CEDAR) Database has contact information for disability services providers at nearly every degree-granting college and university in the U.S. and its territories.

Crisis Resources

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Find help through 24-hour hotlines, campus resources, information on the Coronavirus and natural disasters, and TTY, Text, and VP hotlines for Deaf and hard-of-hearing people.

Connect with Students

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Disability Rights, Education, Activism, and Mentoring (DREAM) is a national online disability cultural center helping college students leaders and agents of change on their campuses.

Training Center

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The Training Center provides webinars, videos, podcasts, and articles that support students with disabilities. Find resources here to help you in your student journey.


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Explore research and information briefs, program spotlights, featured publications from AHEAD and the Institute on Community Integration, and printable posters and brochures.

If you have difficulty accessing information on the NCCSD website, please contact us at nccsd@ahead.org