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Disability Resources

Faculty Reading Room

Accessibility Issues

  • ATC: Accessible Technology Coalition
    The Accessible Technology Coalition provides information on assistive technology, trainings, and online assistance. Click here to connect to ATC.

  • EASI: Equal Access to Software & Information
    EASI is the premier provider of online training on accessible information technology for persons with disabilities. EASI disseminates information on access to information technologies by individuals with disabilities, provides on-line courses, conducts webinars, and offers (in conjunction with the University of Southern Maine) a Certificate of Accessible Information Technology.

  •  LATAN: Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network
    LATAN is a statewide organization that provides information, assessment, and training to promote independence of individuals in need of assistive technology. Access the LATAN website here.

  • WEBAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind
    An initiative of the Center for Persons with Disabilities and Utah State University, WebAIM offers complete web accessibility services (such as design and retrofitting, technical assistance, and training), but also provides numerous articles and resources useful in enhancing the accessibility of on-line content.

 Legal resources

  • ADA Home Page
    The ADA Home page provides information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act. There are links to other Federal Agencies with ADA responsibilities as well as to ADA publications and other resources. To connect to the ADA Home Page, click here.

  • Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center, Southwest ADA Center
    The DBTAC Southwest ADA Center is a leading resource on the ADA and related disability rights laws. The Center provides information about disability laws and their impact, trainings, and technical assistance. To connect to DBTACT, Southwest Center, click here.

  • JAN: Job Accommodation Network
    Although primarily focused on employment, The Job Accommodation Network is an excellent resource for information on accommodation and disability issues.

  • Making Accommodations: The Legal World of Students with Disabilities
    This is an article written in Academe Online by Paul Grossman, the chief regional attorney of the San Francisco office of the US Department of Civil Rights and adjunct professor of disability law at the University of California’s Hastings College of Law. Click here to read the article.

Disability Information

  • Family Village
    The Family Village is a comprehensive resource provided by the University of Wisconsin. The site provides information about specific disabilities, legal issues, resources, disability culture and much more.

  • Heath
    The Heath Resource Center is an online clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. The site is managed by The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development and provides training, resources papers, fact sheets, and networking for disability professionals. To access HEATH, click here.

 Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

  • Access2Science: Topics in Practical Methods for STEM Accessibility
    Access2Science web site provides resources on the accessibility of science, technology, engineering, and math. Click here to access the site.

  • DO-IT: Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology
    University of Washington’s DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) serves to increase the successful participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs such as science, engineering, mathematics, and technology. The comprehensive site offers information on specific disabilities, accommodations, and universal design. Click here to access the Faculty Reading Room.