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Information for Students, Parents, and Faculty

Below is a listing of topics and websites that provide the most up to date information on a variety of topics related to college students with disabilities.  The information is beneficial for all readers, but we have indicated the primary audience:  P –Parent, S-Student, F-Faculty.

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities.  P, S
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html

 

Auxiliary Aids and Services for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities.  P, S, F
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/auxaids.html

 

ADA Q&A: Section 504 & Postsecondary Students with Disabilities. P,S,F
http://www.pacer.org/publications/adaqa/504.asp

 

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities. P, S    http://www.collegescholarships.org/disabilities.htm

 

Transition of Students With Disabilities to Postsecondary Education:  A Guide for High School Educators.  P, S and high school staff/counselors
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transitionguide.html

 

The Civil Rights of Students with Hidden Disabilities Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973  P, S, F
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/hq5269.html

 

Autism/Asperger's
http://www.templegrandin.com/
 

 

Living with learning disabilities
http://www.friendsofquinn.com/welcome/

 

STUDENTS:

Check out this video on Dragon Dictation on the iPad
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymxsD4MGKLI

Dragon Dictation app for the iPhone                                             http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qsge4iM-FTE

This is a tutorial on text to speech on the Mac                                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IarPm96QwQc

An inspirational account of living with a cochlear implant.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icPsm9RnO2E&feature=youtu.be