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 http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/accomm_ld.html
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.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973
IDEA'97-- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act amendments of 1997
U.S. Department of Education
OSERS-- Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc.
National ADD Association
Learning Disabilities Association of America
National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities
LD Online - Foreign Language Article
Association on Higher Education and Disability
National Association of Academic Advisors (NACADA)
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
HEATH- a useful database to find articles on education.
Life after Gettysburg
Requesting and Negotiating a Reasonable Accommodation