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Exchange Professionals

Disability is part of the diversity we celebrate, and it’s never too early to start exploring how to make your international exchange programs and application processes accessible to people with disabilities.¬†

The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) project can start you on your way by providing you with best practices, tip sheets, referrals, sample forms, and technical assistance.

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You deal with many diverse international exchange locations and programs, and you want diverse participants to experience them. It’s about creating equal opportunity.

Disability is part of the diversity we celebrate, and it’s never too early to start exploring how to make your international exchange programs and application processes accessible to people with disabilities. Mobility International USA (MIUSA) staff who work on the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) project can start you on your way by providing you with best practices, tip sheets, referrals, sample forms, and technical assistance.

These free services and resources are made possible by the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE), a project sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The project is supported in its implementation by Mobility International USA.¬†

How to Begin

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Use our online guides so you know what to ask and how best to include an international exchange participant with a disability throughout the process.

Customized Inquiries & Trainings

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First time advising someone with a disability? There’s no need to be awkward! Let us steer you away from some potential pitfalls.

Best Practices

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Check out the World Awaits You (AWAY) publication on Champions for Inclusion

The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange is a project of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, designed to increase the participation of people with disabilities in international exchange between the United States and other countries, and is supported in its implementation by Mobility International USA.

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