Disabilities

A collection of useful links I’ve found and used related to my work as a Disabilities Specialist:


Definitions of Disability Related Service Terms
Letter from the US Department of Education – Office of Civil Rights that clearly states the student’s responsibility in self-disclosing a disability.

A COMPARISON of ADA, IDEA, and Section 504


How-To Guide for Creating Accessible Online Learning Content


100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner

Online Notetaker Training

CAST Transforming education through Universal Design for Learning

TECH-NJ 2009 Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities

DBTAC Northeast ADA News Bulletin Archives

VA War Related Illness and Injury Study Center of New Jersey (WRIISC)

Disability Compliance for Higher Education: Successful Strategies for Accommodating Students and Staff with Disabilities (by subscription only, but an excellent resource, worth every penny)

PEPNet Advancing educational oppurtunities for people who are deaf or hard of hearing


Disability Scoop The Premier Source for Disability News

Exceptional Parent Magazine

The YAI Network creates hope and opportunity for people with developmental and learning disabilities and their families.


Important for all NJ community college students:

In 2008, New Jersey finally passed a law providing 60-64 credits to transfer for AA and AS graduates to four-year public colleges in NJ. NJ Transfer website


Salome Heyward & Associates helps postsecondary institutions, agencies and employers develop and maintain effective and compliant ADA/Section 504 programs and services. Services provided include: Program and function audits; case evaluations; ADA consulting; and complaint review and analysis.