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Web Resources on Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Resources for Accommodating Students with Disabilities

The University of Washington's DO IT program provides a wide array of excellent online resources for faculty who wish more information on accommodating students with disabilities: Low Vision, Blindness, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Learning Disabilities, Mobility Impairments, Health Impairments, Psychiatric & Mental Health Impairments, ADHD.

You can enter the DO IT "Faculty Room" at this address:

Select the following links for DO IT resources on the following topics:

What is a Learning Disability?/ Instructional Strategies/ Academic Accommodations

Academic Accommodations for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities



Glossary of important LD terms

The ABCs of Government, Special Education, and Advocacy-- A list of acronyms used in the field of LD.

Legal Information

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973

IDEA'97-- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act amendments of 1997

Government Organizations

U.S. Department of Education

OSERS-- Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

National Organizations

National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc.

National ADD Association

Learning Disabilities Association of America

National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities

LD Online

LD Online - Foreign Language Article

Association on Higher Education and Disability

National Association of Academic Advisors (NACADA)

Other Resources

LD Online Resource Page-- a page of links to national organizations, federal agencies, state by state resource guides, Canadian resources, information by phone, and other on line resources.

Instant Access Treasure Chest- Resource page

LD Resources


HEATH- a useful database to find articles on education.

Strategies for Professors and Students

Learning Strategies Database-- has learning strategies for general things such as tests and note taking as well as college subject specific skills.

Suggestions for helping LD students write

Tips on writing for people with LD

Life after Gettysburg

Requesting and Negotiating a Reasonable Accommodation <