NOND Honors Dr. Beth Marks, RN, PhD who has retired as President and Co-Director of NOND after 10 years of dedicated service. The NOND Board of Directors extends our deepest appreciation.

Celebrate #GivingTuesday

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NOND is founded by nurses with disabilities and governed by a majority of nurses with disabilities.

NOND Presents at Spaulding Rehabilitation Network– part of the Partners Healthcare System in Boston, MA

Director of NOND Karen McCulloh presented to HR and nursing staff, nurse administrators, nurse educators, VR counselors and others on November 1, 2016 at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network facility in Charlestown, MA, Karen’s topic was directed to “What is Possible?” Highlighting five members of the NOND Board of Directors, Parul Arora, Michelle Kephart, Eileen Quinn, Rosemary Ciotti and Dr. Bridgette Jenkins, McCulloh shared their success stories. A highly interactive and enthusiastic discussion followed which continued during the reception.

Karen McCulloh presenting
Karen McCulloh presenting
Oswald  Mondejar, Karen McCulloh, and Maureen Banks pose for a photo.
Oswald Mondejar, Senior VP of Mission and Advocacy, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. Karen McCulloh, Director of NOND Maureen Banks, RN, COO, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network

NOND is an open membership, cross-disability, professional organization that works to promote equity for people with disabilities and chronic health conditions in nursing.

Through education and advocacy, we aim to:

  • promote best practices in education and employment;
  • provide resources to individuals, nursing and disability organizations, and educational and healthcare institutions;
  • influence the provision of culturally responsive nursing practice; and
  • create systemic improvements.

Complete Vision & Mission

Wheel ChairDisability and Diversity

Why Is Disability Missing From the Discourse on Diversity? By Lennard J. Davis

Bring Down the Barriers—Seen and Unseen By Rachel Adams


classroomDisability in Nursing

National League for Nursing Convenes Innovative Think Tank on Expanding Diversity in Nurse Educator Workforce

Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities

EEOC Publication Addresses Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities

JAN Accommodation and Compliance Series: Nurses with Disabilities

Nurses with Disabilities Find On-the-Job Support

Advocacy Is KEY to Success!

If you are trying to get into school or stay in school or get or keep a job, knowing how to advocate for yourself is critical. Learn about Advocacy 101 if you have a disability.

inclusive-workforceBuilding an Inclusive Workforce

A Four-Step Reference Guide to Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Employees with Disabilities – The Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy has published this four-step reference guide to recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities.

disability-disclosureTo Disclose or Not to Disclose?

Need to decide whether or not to disclose your disability. Check out some of these resources.