Part C Lead Agencies

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When considering applicants, admissions officers of colleges and universities are not permitted to consider a disability as a factor in the decision process. Standardized tests such as the SAT/ACT no longer denote whether a student received accomodations to decrease biases based on perceived disabilities. A new debate has emerged, concerning...

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The purpose of this research brief from the National Center for College Students with Disabilities is to identify and provide an overview of national databases containing information about college students with disabilities. These eleven databases reflect a variety of survey methods, respondents, definitions of disability, and research questions. National databases...

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This Benetech-DIAGRAM Center webinar speaks broadly on 3D printing, why and how you start, printing accessible instructional materials, when and what you don’t print, and what types of printed objects support learning best. The DIAGRAM Center is the R&D Center at Benetech working on the accessibility of educational materials for...

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WebAIM is an organization focused on online accessibility. A person with profound cognitive disabilities will need assistance with nearly every aspect of daily living. Someone with a minor learning disability may be able to function adequately despite the disability, perhaps even to the extent that the disability is never discovered...

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WebAIM is an organization focused on online accessibility. We are all so accustomed to seeing people wear glasses or contact lenses that we do not think of poor vision as a disability. Total lack of vision represents the extreme end of the scale of a condition that we call blindness....

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WebAIM is an organization focused on online accessibility. This list of assistive technologies is not exhaustive. There are a great many more types of technologies for motor disabilities than are listed here, but we have listed some of the major types so as to acquaint you with the kinds of...

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This paper from CSUN Scholarworks Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities discusses evaluation research conducted by TERC, Inc. in classrooms with students in grades 9-12 who are deaf or hard of hearing, and who communicate in sign language. The primary purpose was to begin to establish effectiveness in terms...

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The University of Colorado and the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities have provided this page to provide information on nationwide longitudinal financial and programmatic trends in intellectual and developmental disabilities services. Established in 1982 to study the factors determining public spending for intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) services in...

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The PDF below links to a comprehensive paper on assistive technology by author Fouzia Khursheed Ahmad, published by “Transcience: a journal of global studies.” The journal publishes research that crosses geographic, disciplinary, conceptual and conventional boundaries or extends them. The article lays out challenges faced by students with disabilities in...

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Use this Edutopia.org web page resource to discover websites, blog posts, articles, and videos related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology. Topics include Getting started, Universal Design for Learning, Tips and Tools, and links for educators and parents. https://www.edutopia.org/article/assistive-technology-resources

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