Resources and Links

Below is a partial list of agencies that serve people with disabilities. These agencies may provide a variety of services, such as useful information, advocacy, funding, career assistance, and academic assistance. For more information on how agencies can assist students with disabilities, contact the Disability Services Office on your campus.

Association on Higher Education and Disability

  • Organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for individuals with disabilities

CareerOneStop

  • Employment info for all including workers or veterans with disabilities

Closing the Gap

  • Assistive technology in special education and rehabilitation

Fastweb.com

  • Info on all aspects of applying to colleges

GettingHired.com

  • Career research and job hunting for people with disabilties

Job Accommodations Network

  • Info on job accommodations, ADA, and employability

Metro Mobility

  • Door-through-door public transportation for people with disabilities in the Twin Cities area

Minnesota Department of Human Rights

  • All human rights issues in Minnesota

Minnesota Life College

  • 2-4 year postsecondary vocational and life skills training for young adults with learning differences and autism spectrum disorders

Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation Services

  • Info on rehabilitation services for Minnesotans with disabilities

MN State Council on Disability

  • Info on quality of life and empowerment for individuals with disabilities

National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) 

  • Regional centers for issues regarding education for individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing

Post Secondary Enrollment Options

  • Information on Minnesota PSEO

Post-Secondary Resource Guide (PDF)

Social Security Online

  • All social security issues

Transition Webinars

  • Practical Learning Strategies
  • Planning for College While Still in High School
  • Family Roles in Postsecondary Planning
  • Differences Between High School and College

WorkSupport.com

  • Virginia Commonwealth University RRTC Info, resources and research about work and disability