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Freedom of Information

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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a federal law that permits individuals to request access to federal agency information and documents, except for records protected from disclosure by FOIA.

Before submitting a FOIA request, please be sure to thoroughly browse NCD's website, including About UsNewsroom,Progress ReportsPublications & Policy BriefsMeetings & Events, and the NCD Policy Areas, which contain extensive information already available to the public.


When submitting a FOIA request to NCD, the requestor should:

  • State the request is being made under the Freedom of Information Act;
  • Be as specific as possible in identifying requested records;
  • Include his or her name, address, and phone number.

NCD will make every effort to respond to FOIA requests as quickly and as thoroughly as possible.


NCD's Freedom of Information Officer is Amy Nicholas, Attorney Advisor:

Amy Nicholas
Attorney Advisor
National Council on Disability
1331 F Street, NW, Suite 850
Washington, DC 20004
202-272-2074 TTY
202-272-2022 Fax