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Web Resources

Below you will find web link for the following topics:

Accommodation Information for Standardized Assessments

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)

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ADA/IDEA Laws

  • 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."

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

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Education & Disability Statistical Information

  • 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.

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Employment for People with Disabilities

  • 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.

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General Disability Information/Resources

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Learning Disabilities

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