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Resources

Career Services

The Career Services Center is committed to partnering with students and alumni with disabilities in the career development process and in the search for internship and job opportunities.

  • We offer many resources to assist you, including:
  • one-on-one career counseling
  • career assessments
  • resume and cover letter assistance
  • job and internship search strategies
  • interview techniques

To find out more information, please visit the Career Services Center website.


Cerebral Palsy Group

Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or birth injuries. They are a national organization that was created to serve the individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

Check out this informational site, https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/


College Affordability: A Guide for Students with Disabilities

Affordable Colleges Online, an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools and information for current and future college students and their families, has recently published a new resource for students with disabilities, titled "Making College Affordable: A Guide for Students with Disabilities." Multiple experts in the field with experience in academia, financial aid, and law contributed to the content in this resource guide, including:

- Advice and resources for loans and scholarships available specifically for students with disabilities
- A comprehensive list of the best schools for disabled students, evaluated by each institution's disability services
- Distance learning tips for students with disabilities
- Job resources for students with disabilities
- Additional helpful resources

For more information, please visit the website.


College Resources for Students with Disabilities Guidebook

With more adaptive technologies and progressive legislature, prospective college students with disabilities have countless resources available to make the transition to higher education less stressful. This guide is to help students and their families better understand the resources available.

Key elements of the guide include:
- A comprehensive overview of the various cognitive, physical, or other types of disabilities students face while attending school
- Reviews of several technologies and advocate groups available to students who face various disabilities, such as dyslexia and dyscalculia
- Tips and resources to help students transition from college to career

For more information, please visit the website.


How Colleges Help Visually Impaired Students Succeed

Obtaining a college education is no easy task, but for students with visual disabilities, the path to completing a degree program is lined with unique challenges and barriers. The following guide explores how visual impairments impact the educational experience, what colleges are doing for the visually impaired, and includes numerous resources, as well insight and tips from experts and a list of scholarships and grants.

For more information, please visit the website.


Learning Disabilities

Recording For the Blind and Dyslexic is also a valuable resource


MoneyGeek.com

A Guide on How to Get Scholarships and Grants for Students with Disabilities, please visit the website.

A Guide for Students with Disabilities How to Prepare for and Succeed in College, please visit the website.


Online Learning for College Students with Disabilities

Online Colleges Database is a website and organization focused on providing post-secondary information for students and learners across the world.
Some of the important topics covered in the guide include: Resources online learning for students and families with disabilities, best practices for meeting the needs of students with disabilities, technology supporting the community, how to evaluate and online learning programs, and many additional helpful resources.

For more information, please visit the website.


Scholarships and Grants

Many schools and organizations offer assistance to help students with disabilities reach their goals. From tutoring, to financial aid and tax breaks, students with disabilities, and their parents, can access a wide range of resources. But finding these resources and applying for them can be a bit overwhelming.

For more information, please visit the website.


Supporting Students with Hearing Impairments

Students with hearing disabilities face unique challenges inside the classroom. Many common learning modes that people take for granted - lectures, discussion groups and even one-on-one conversations - can be a struggle for those who have any level of hearing difficulty. However, that doesn't mean a college degree is out of reach. Today's wide range of tools, devices and systems can help students with hearing impairments thrive in an educational setting. This guide focuses on those resources, tech tools and expert tips that students of all ages - and all impairment levels - can use achieve academic success.

For more information, please visit the website.