Web Resources

Academic Resources

www.cast.org CAST is anot-for-profit organization that uses technology to expand opportunities for all people, including those with disabilities.

ERIC Education Resources Information

www.pacer.org The mission of PACER Center is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents. With assistance to individual families, workshops, and materials for parents and professionals, and leadership in securing a free and appropriate public education for all children, PACER’s work affects and encourages families in Minnesota and across the nation.

The American Council on Education

Assignment Calculator from the University of Minnesota, helps you set a time-table for completing term papers and other large assignments.

ADD/ADHD

The Attention Deficit Disorder Association

The National Organization for Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Americans with Disabilities Act

The US Department of Justice’s “Guide to Disability Rights Laws,” including sections on the ADA and section 504 of the Rehabilitation act of 1973

The ADA Homepage

Minnesota Department of Employment And Economic Development

Minnesota State Council on Disability (MSCOD)

The Office for Civil Rights: Transition Information for Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education

Assistive Technology

ABLEDATA World of Assistive Technology

Bookshare.org (Digital Books)

Closing the Gap: Computer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation

Franklin Spellers

Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center

Internet Special Education Resources

Kurzweil

NoodleTools- Research Aids

Learning Ally

University of Washington: Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology

Autism and Related Disorders (Asperger’s Syndrome)

Autism Society of Minnesota

College Planning for the High Functioning Student with Autism personal advice from a college professor with Asperger’s Syndrome

Educational Implications an extensive list of resources from “Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support” (OASIS). Most of them are related to K-12 education but you will find a few that apply to College life.

Learning Disabilities

LDOnline’s Postsecondary education resources, literally everything you need to know

American Council on Education

Cornucopia of Disability Information

Council For Learning Disabilities

International Dyslexia Association

Job Accommodation Network

LD Resources

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Schwab Foundation for Learning

Psychiatric Disabilities

Healthline’s Bipolar Disorder Resources

Handling your Psychiatric Disability in Work and School From Boston University

National Institute of Metal Health

Testing and Accommodations

ACT Policy for Documentation to Support Requests for Testing Accommodations on the ACT Assessment

Disabilities and Health Related Needs, for AP, CLEP, GMAT, GRE, SAT, and TOEFL tests

Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of America

Universal Design for Instruction

The CLASS Faculty resources site for Universal Design