Information for Students, Parents, and Faculty

Here 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