Information & Resources
There are many sources of information about college students with disabilities and the role of universities in ensuring that students are provided with equal access to higher education. The following are a few resources that will assist students, faculty and staff interested in learning more. The latest federal legislation ADAAA (the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008) does not take effect until January of 2009 and so there is little other but a restatement of the provisions in the legislation and it may be at least a year or two before court action goes beyond the terms of ADAAA.
AccessCollege: Postsecondary Education and Students with Disabilities
DO-IT: Disabilities, opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology
The Office for Civil Rights has put out a paper "Transition of Students With Disabilities to Postsecondary Education: A Guide for High School Educators" March 2007; Auxiliary Aids and Services for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities: Higher Education's Obligations Under Section 504 and Title II of the ADA; and Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities that can be obtained at online.
Accredited Online Colleges for Disability Education
Below you will find additional resources that may prove helpful: