Much of NCA’s success can be attributed to the unique partnerships that have been formed since the Center’s inception in 1992.
Indiana University-Bloomington is the home of the National Center on Accessibility. NCA is a program within the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation and the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Studies. In addition, NCA staff work closely with Bradford Woods, IU’s 2,400 acre outdoor leadership center.
The National Park Service has been a key partner to NCA since the Center’s inception in 1992. NCA works closely with the NPS Accessibility Management Program and Employee Development Program to develop initiatives throughout the year.
DOI Accessibility Committee
NCA staff utilize the experience and expertise of the U.S. Department of Interior Accessibility Committee to guide NCA activities and new initiatives.
The National Alliance for Accessible Golf is a collaboration of organizations committed to the inclusion of people with disabilities in the game of golf including, USGA, PGA, LPGA, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, the Club Managers Association of America, First Tee, National Therapeutic Recreation Society, American Therapeutic Recreation Association, the University of Utah, Clemson University and Indiana University. The Alliance is located at NCA where NCA provides administrative support.
NCPAD promotes the substantial health benefits that can be gained from participating in regular physical activity through a collaborative partnership between the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and the National Center on Accessibility. NCPAD is funded through a grant by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).