Listed below are links to a number of informational web sites that contain answers questions you may have on students with disabilities in postsecondary education.
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
CAST Universal Design for Learning
Children and Adults with Attention/ Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Disability Access Information & Support (DAIS)
DAIS is a resource to the higher education community, providing a menu of services for those concerned with disability and access in higher education.
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology (DO-IT)
DO-IT serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in academic programs and careers.
Includes sections for:
Faculty - The Faculty Room,
Staff and Administrators - The Conference Room,
High-level Administrators - The Board Room, and
Students - The Student Lounge.
HEATH Resource Center
The HEATH Resource Center housed at George Washington University is the national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities.
"In Their Shoes"
In Their Shoes is an interactive program to enhance basic knowledge and awareness about students with disabilities in postsecondary education. Use "training" for your college ID to log in.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Office for Civil Rights
The Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education enforces Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. OCR has a pamphlet that explains the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities preparing for college. The site also contains information on OCR's role in postsecondary education.
Direct address for the pamphlet:
Ohio State University Fast Facts for Faculty/FAME Online Training
The Ohio State University Fast Facts for Faculty are information briefs designed to help college and university instructors improve the climate and quality of education for students with disabilities.
Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation