What is the ICDR

The Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) was established to promote interagency disability research coordination and collaboration, and enhance communication and information sharing among federal agencies and stakeholders conducting rehabilitation research programs and activities. ICDR strives to enhance coordination of Federal disability and rehabilitation research activities through the following strategic goals:

  • Goal 1: Identify research gaps and improve information sharing among ICDR Federal partners to encourage coordination and collaboration on disability and rehabilitation research across the Federal government.
  • Goal 2: Facilitate and increase opportunities for joint disability and rehabilitation research among Federal departments and agencies.
  • Goal 3: Foster innovation to create shared solutions.
  • Goal 4: Encourage investment in government-wide coordination and collaboration on disability and rehabilitation research