Below are resources and links pertaining to disability services and postsecondary education. These resources will change as the needs of postsecondary disability services change. We thank all who have contributed to this information.
- Recommended Article: Laura N. Pingry O'Neill, M. J. (2013). Predictors of Graduation Among College Students with Disabilites. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 21-26.
- From the Women's Law Center:
- Compliance Extension for Existing Pools. Effective on March 15, 2012, the compliance date for 28 CFR 35.150(b)(1), (b)(2)(ii), and 28 CFR 36.304(d)(2)(iii) for sections 242 and 1009 of the 2010 Standards is delayed to May 21, 2012.
- The Emergence of Psychiatric Disabilities in Postsecondary Education by Michael N. Sharpe, Brett D. Bruininks, Barbara A. Blacklock, Betty Benson, and Donna M. Johnson, discusses the growing number of postsecondary students reporting psychiatric disabilities.
- Accommodating Faculty Members Who Have Disabilities. This report from a subcommittee of Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure addresses practical and legal issues concerning faculty members who have disabilities.
The handbook, Students with Disabilities: Transition from High School to College, is now available. Please contact Mike Shuttic with questions or revisions to this document.
The Student Accommodation Model (S.A.M.) is a great reference if you are looking for a process of providing reasonable accommodations. Thanks go out to Mike Shuttic from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater for the development and contribution of this document.
Another great resource is the Basic Principles of the ADA by J. Trey Duffy. Thanks to him for allowing us to include his document on our site.
NEW! The Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN) continues its evaluation of the components of the Google Application Suite to determine the accessibility of each component for use with assistive technology.
We also have a document dedicated to issues of accessibility in information technology. This document will be updated when standards, guidelines, and laws are updated. Thanks to all who made this document possible.