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Resources for Students with Disabilities

New students

Know your rights and responsibilities

College 101: Advising and Course Selection

Financial Aid

Heath Resource Center is a national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Every year Heath publishes a compendium on financial aid resources for students with disabilities on their website.

Alternate formats for students with print disabilities

Learning Ally provides audio recordings of many textbooks. Membership for students with qualifying print disabilities.

Bookshare provides print disabled people in the United States with legal access to over 36,050 books and 150 periodicals that are converted to Braille, large print or digital formats for text to speech audio. Now free to all U.S. students with qualifying disabilities.

Technology for college students with disabilities

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT) provides resources for students preparing for college and careers

General disability information

Disability.gov is the federal government's online resource for people with disabilities

Employment

Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation assists individuals whose disabilities result in barriers to employment to succeed at work and live independently.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a resource for workplace productivity enhancements and reasonable accommodation solutions

GettingHired.com is a national employment and social networking portal connecting job seekers with disabilities and employers committed to hiring them.