Accessibility Resources

Accessibility Resources
This informative pamphlet is provided by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U. S. Department of Education, in order to explain the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools and to assist with transitioning.
AHEAD is a professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education.
The ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels. The ADA National Network is a helpful resource supporting the ADA’s mission.
The American Association of People with Disabilities is a national disability rights organization, promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities
Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for nearly 100 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals. is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free consulting service which provides comprehensive, confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
ABILITY Jobs is an employment website for job seekers with disabilities. This site provides a place where people with disabilities can seek employment, and be evaluated solely on their skills and experience. Posting your resume or searching job postings are free.
AbilityLinks is a nationwide, web-based community where qualified job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers meet and gain access to valuable networking opportunities. AbilityLinks provides job seekers with a platform for voluntary self-disclosure of disability and employers with an opportunity to identify qualified candidates with disabilities.

American Diabetes Association: Post-Secondary Education
Links to some of the Association’s key resources to help ensure that college students with diabetes understand their rights and are treated fairly.

Online College Database – Online Learning for Students with Disabilities
A complete guide to distance learning for students with disabilities. Learn how to work with disability services, employ assistive technology, evaluate online programs, and succeed in the virtual classroom.