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Resources

Welcome to our resource page.  We hope these resources will provide you with information and suggestions that are helpful and answer questions. Under each category will be a section for faculty and also a section for students.  

 

 

http://www.bookshare.org/cms   The world's largest accessible text-to-speech library  for individuals with a print disability.

Bookshare Basics  A step-by-step guide to help you get started with Bookshare.



For Faculty

Power Point Presentation A Brief Overview of laws, services and accommodations.

Web Resources Very comprehensive list of accommodations and information for all types of disabilities.

Access to the Future: Preparing College Students With Disabilities Another great source for accommodations and information for faculty and students.

All Kinds of Minds - a reference that includes articles and very specific strategies for struggling students


For Students

25 Tips for College Success Check it out

10 Tips for College Students With Disabilities On target tips

All Kinds of Minds   a reference that includes articles and very specific strategies (under learning base) for struggling students.

 

Universal Design Resources

FOR FACULTY

Universal Design for Learning Introduction to Universal Design in Learning

Universal Design of Instruction, Definitions, and Examples A good starting place

The Faculty Room The Faculty Room is full of information, ideas, and more resources

AHEAD Universal Design Resources Association for Higher Education and Disability Universal Design page

Faculty Resources Suggested by DePaul University Includes info on AD/HD, LD, the law, accommodations, books, articles, strategies, universal design, and other links

Illinois Online Network Great faculty Resources

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Learning Disability Resources

FOR FACULTY

Teaching Students with Disabilities by UC Berkeley Suggested ideas and approaches  for teaching students with disabilities

For Adults- Learning Disabilities Association of America See accommodations for GED, and post secondary options

Learning Disabilities Association of America Resources and links

National Center for Learning Disabilities Excellent resource

Non Verbal Learning Disabilities Association Great resource

LD Online A top resource

All Kinds of Minds  a reference that includes articles and very specific strategies (under learning base) for struggling students

FOR STUDENTS

Great KidsResources for college students with learning disabilities or AD/HD 

For Adults- Learning Disabilities Association of America See accommodations for GED, and post secondary options

How College Students with Disabilities Can Advocate for Themselves Advocacy

10 Tips for College Students With Disabilities To the point

All Kinds of Minds  a reference that includes articles and very specific strategies (under learning base) for struggling students

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 ADD And ADHD Resources

CHADD  Information and resources for children and adults with AD/HD

Dr. Ned Hallowell's Home Page  Advice and research from a renowned expert in the field of AD/HD

Attention Deficit Disorder Association   Information especially for adults with AD/HD

DePaul Plus Program Perspective Newsletter on AD/HD  A brief source of valuable information

  

 

Mental Health and Autism/Asperger's Resources

National Institute of Mental Health   A comprehensive site for all psychiatric disorders - Click on "Mental Health Topic

O.A.S.I.S. @ MAAP A specific link, from a useful overall website, for teaching students with Asperger's

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Resources For Students Transitioning From High School And For Students Re-Entering After Being Out Of School For Awhile

Illinois Valley Transition Planning Council   a site with local transition information and national links

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition   information on career planning, transition planning and IEPs, post-secondary accommodations.

HEATH Resource Center   an expansive source for laws, accommodations, services, etc....

Differences Between High School and College   a good guide for any transitioning students

 

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