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 Coordinator on your campus.

http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/

Job Accommodations Network

Info on job accommodations, ADA, and employability

www.disability.state.mn.us

MN State Council on Disability

Info on quality of life and empowerment for individuals with disabilities

http://www.cast.org

Center for Applied Special Technology

Info on universal design for learning

http://www.collegelink.com/

College Link

Info on all aspects of applying to colleges

http://www.mcil-mn.org/

ADA Minnesota

Technical assistance on ADA compliance, training for businesses and individuals

 

http://www.ahead.org/

Association on Higher Education and Disability

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

http://www.therightsplace.org

Minnesota Department of Human Rights

All human rights issues in Minnesota

http://www.closingthegap.com/

Closing the Gap

Computer technology in special education and rehabilitation

http://minnesotalifecollege.com/

Minnesota Life College

2-4 year postsecondary life skills training for young adults with learning disabilities

http://www.metrocouncil.org/
transportation/paratransit/intro.htm

Metro Mobility

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

http://www.ssa.gov/

Social Security Online

All social security issues

 

http://readplease.com/

Read Please

Free downloadable text to speech software

http://www.worksupport.com

WORKSUPPORT.COM Home Page

Info, resources and research about work and disability

 

http://www.rfbd.org/

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic

Source for taped textbooks

http://www.pepnet.org/

The Postsecondary Education Programs Network

Regional centers for issues regarding education and Individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing

 

http://www.deed.state.mn.us/rehab/

Minnesota Workforce Centers/Rehabilitation Services

Info on rehabilitation services for Minnesotans with disabilities

http://www.gettinghired.com

 

Career research and job hunting for people with disabilties

http://www.careers.org/

Careers.Org Home Page

Career research and job hunting, includes disability issues

 


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