The Institute on Disability and Public Policy at American University prepares transformative disability policy leaders and serves as a collaborative "think tank" on disability policy through an interdisciplinary American University community; the Washington, DC and New York policy communities; and an unparalleled network of multistakeholder partners, with founding support from The Nippon Foundation.

Our Core Focus Areas:

  • Global, Regional and National Disability Policy
  • Inclusive Sustainable Development
  • Accessible Global Governance
  • Inclusive Cities and Urban Development
  • Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Information and Communication Technologies for Development
  • Accessible Cyberlearning
  • Accessibility, Assistive Technologies and Universal Design