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Resources for Students with Disabilities

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U.S. Government Resources

U.S. Deapartment of Labor Disability Resources

U.S. Department of Education Resources

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities
Transition of Students With Disabilities to Postsecondary Education: A Guide for High School Educators
Auxiliary Aids and Services for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities
The Civil Rights of Students with Hidden Disabilities Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

National Resources

National Arts and Disability Center

U.S. Department of Labor Disability Resources

Minnesota Resources

Disabilty Minnesota
Minnesota Employment and Economic Development for People With Disabilities

VSA Minnesota: The State Organization on Arts and Disability

Artists with Disabilities

The Amazing Art of Disabled Artists
The Disabled Artists Guild
VSA Minnesota: The State Organization on Arts and Disability Artists with Disabilities Page
Minnesota Employment and Economic Development for People With Disabilities

Guides

Winning in College: A Guide for Students with Disabilities
Overview of College Resources for Students with Disabilities
College Accessibility for Visually Impaired Students
DO-IT: Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology

Study Abroad

Abroad With Disabilities

Funding and Scholarships

Scholarships and Financial Aid Information for People with Disabilities
College Funding for Students with Disabilities
Scholarships for Blind / Visual Impairments
The Springboard Foundation Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
Disability Care Center Scholarship
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
College Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilites
Scholarships for Students with Medical Conditions
131 Scholarships for Students with Disabilities by NitroCollege.com
Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities (For Full-time and half-time students) - Fall applicaitons
Wells Fargo Scholarship and Emergency Grant Program for Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Their Spouses
Association of Higher Education and Disabilities (AHEAD) Scholarships - Fall applications

Kennedy Center VSA Emerging Young Artists Program - This is an amazing program.

VSA Minnesota: The State Organization on Arts and Disability Emerging Artist Grants

Scholarships for Students with Medical Conditions

Accessible Electronic Textbooks

VitalSource
Learn about the Vital Source Bookshelf for accessible integrated content both on and offline
The VitalSource Accessibility Commitment

Kindle books can be bought via the Art Cellar Amazon account

Comixology

Apps and Browser Extensions

BeeLine Reader (App and browser extension)

Prizmo

Voice Dream

Grammarly

Microsoft Learning Tools and Immersive Reader (Built into Microsoft Office and other Microsoft Products)

Assistive Technology

Operating Systems

Apple Accessibility Page and Mac's text-to-speech software
Android Accessibility Page and Android's Text-to-Speech software
Microsoft Accessibility Page and Microsoft's Text-to-Speech software
Linux Foundation Wiki: Open Accessibility (A11y) Workgroup (This is a starting point as each Linux System has its own workgroup and accessabilty features.)

Adobe Products

Adobe and Accessibliity

Autodesk Products

Autodesk and Accessibility

Websites

Createing Accessible Websites by the American Federation for the Blind

Disability Type Specific Resources

Affordable Colleges Webiste for Support, Advocacy, and Assistive technology to Facilitate the Transition to Higher Educaiton Listed Out by Disabilities

College Resources for Students on the Autism Spectrum

College Autism Spectrum Group (Local support group for college students with autism)

Books from JKP Publishing:

Temple Grandin on Her Search Engine Mind

College Resources for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

College Resources for Students with Dyslexia

Open Dyslexic Font (Can be used with many applications on a Mac and iOS but not as a system font; only Windows, Linux and Android can make it a system font)
Dyslexie Font (Can be used with many applications on a Mac and iOS but not as a system font; only Windows, Linux and Android can make it a system font)
Research articles on dyslexia and fonts

Microsoft Learning Tools and Immersive Reader (Built into Microsoft Office and other Microsoft Products)

How to Activate Text to Speech in Mac OS X

College Resources for Students with Dyscalculia

18" Fractionated Steel Ruler
EquatIO®
add equations, formulas, graphs and more to g suite for education apps and Microsoft Word

College Resoureces for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Support for Students with Intellectual Disabilities