Watch or listen to the experiences of three persons with disabilities as they discuss the importance of ADA in their lives.
For Students and Youth with Disabilities. From the U.S. Department of Education.
“More and more high school students with disabilities are planning to continue their education in postsecondary schools, including vocational and career schools, two- and four- year colleges, and universities. As a student with a disability, you need to be well informed about your rights and responsibilities as well as the responsibilities postsecondary schools have toward you. Being well informed will help ensure you have a full opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the postsecondary education experience without confusion or delay.”
AUCD hosts a Twitter chat as in a series of events to increase our awareness of meaningful employment as an attainable goal. Hear from those who are challenging the status quo.
Being informed is the key. This campaign’s focus is on positive, respectful, and accurate information about autism and autistic people.
Currently on display at the University of Oregon art museum on campus: “Brilliant and Resilient: Celebrating the Power of Disabled Women Activists.” The exhibit features a collection of professional images and personal stories of women representing a variety of cultures, countries, and disabilities. These leaders have used determination, drive, and resilience to confront discrimination and make unique contributions in their communities and in the world.
A tip sheet to help understand What is Resilience and ways to cope with stress. More Resource websites are listed on last two pages. Factsheet Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt on the importance of understanding issues of diversity, immigration, human nature and historical patterns— and a vision for how the country might move forward.
ERI provides research and development of assistive technology for people with disabilities and seniors. Read about current projects to help with transition, use of technology, communication, housing and life skills.
A summary and index of transition services prepares students to move from school to the world of adulthood. See IDEA requirements and the importance of planning ahead.