Below you will find web link for the following topics:
- Accommodation Information for Standardized Assessments
- ADA/IDEA Laws
- Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)
- Education and Disability Statistical Information
- Employment for People with Disabilities
- General Disability Information/Resources
- How is College different from High School?
- Learning Disabilities
- Tools for Life
Many of the graduate entrance exams allow students with documented disabilities to utilize accommodations on the exams. Check out the link below for the particular exam you are intending to take, to see what they documentation requirements are.
- ETS (GRE, PRAXIS, TOELF)
- LSAT (Law School Admission Test)
- MAT (Miller Analogies Test)
- GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Homepage: Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Access Board: An independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities that develops and maintains accessibility requirements for the built environment, provides technical assistance and training, and enforces standards. Home of the ADA Accessibility Guidelines and Standards.
- Office for Civil Rights: The mission of the Office for Civil Rights is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.
- Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund: Mission Statement- "The mission of the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund is to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, education, and public policy and legislative development."
- Disability Research Institute: This research partnership between the US Social Security Administration and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign plans and conducts research to promote disability policy information.
- National Center for Education Statistics: Federally funded entity for collecting, analyzing and reporting data related to education in the US and other countries.
- National Center for the Study of Postsecondary Educational Supports: A Rehabilitation and Research Training Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa; recently published the National Survey of Educational Support Provision to Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education Settings.
- National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC):NARIC is a library and information center that provides information and referral, document delivery, and customized database searches for a wide range of disability and rehabilitation issues.
- DisabilityInfo.gov: DisabilityInfo.gov is the federal government's one-stop Web site for people with disabilities, their families, employers, veterans and service members, workforce professionals and many others.
- Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
- DO-IT: DO-IT serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. It promotes the use of computer and networking technologies to increase independence, productivity, and participation in education and employment.
- American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
- Disaboom: A social networking site offering features on health and living, world news, job announcements and classifieds. Includes chat and video features.