What's more is that presently no public transport buses are accessible, only limited parking lots assign spaces for people with disabilities, and the NCOD
has yet to adopt a disability sign for disabled drivers to display.
By working in concert, Career WIT is able to institute a broad network of campus and community contacts, enabling NCOD to serve a diverse base of constituents.
Students who come to the NCOD Career WIT program have the advantage of the expertise and contacts developed by numerous program specialists for counseling and placement services.
A WAIV mentoring component, called "JOBNet," pairs current deaf and hard-of-hearing students with NCOD alumni working in fields students are considering.
The newest addition to the NCOD career services is a project supported by a grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration entitled Increasing Career Choices for Individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ICC).
Now in its 38th year of existence, NCOD
makes CSUN one of the premier educational resources for deaf students in the United States.
Also hesitant to endorse the recommendations of Senators Kemnedy and Hatch is the NCOD, which cautioned that orphan drug development requires additional incentives and that corrective legislation be limited to "clearly documented" abuses, and the FDA, which refused to impose the moratorium requested by the senators, explaining that it is precluded by law from deliberately withholding a virtually approved drug pending a change in the Orphan Drug Act.
At an April 13 press conference held by the NCOD, Senator Hatch remarked that some biotech companies "are not protected by a current patent .