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Book Share: Accessible books and periodicals for readers with print disabilities

A leading accessible audio book library (formerly Readings for the Blind and Dyslexic)

Apps for Students with Disabilities

Assistive Technology

The Livescribe Smart Pen creates an audio recording of your lecture while you take notes and allows you to hear any specific part of the lecture again with a touch of the pen to that section of written notes.

Dragon Naturally Speaking A voice to text software program with 99% accuracy. You talk, it types.

A text to speech software program for the student who struggles with reading print.

A software program that helps students organize their thoughts for better writing

College and Transition

Clearinghouse of information for college students with Disabilities

Clearinghouse on Post Secondary Education for Persons with Disabilities

Information from the Office of Civil Rights on the differences between high school and college disability support services

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.

Disability Information

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke offers information and further links related to a large variety of disorders including, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, and Learning Disabilities including Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dysphagia, and Dyspraxia).

Professional coaching service for students with ADD/ADHD

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families

Ldonline is the world's leading web site on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month

PEPNet's national network of regional centers provides resources, information, in-service training, and expertise to enhance educational opportunities for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families

For Faculty

Strategies for Creating Inclusive Programmes of Study is a British site offering tips for faculty based on academic subject and disability

Nursing

Resource for nurses with disabilities

Rights and Responsibilities

U.S. Government’s site on the Americans with Disabilities Act

“Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities” pamphlet provided by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U. S. Department of Education explains the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools

Scholarships

A clearinghouse of information on scholarships available to students with a wide range of disabilities

Study Tips

Study Guides and Strategies: over two dozen topics related to better studying and learning

A large selection of articles on study skills and tips for easier learning