Financial Aid for College Students with Disabilities
The HEATH Resource Center is the national clearinghouse on post secondary education for individuals with disabilities. HEATH has created a very thorough resource paper on financial aid for college students with disabilities.
Many students with disabilities entering college are familiar with testing modifications, but have not experimented with other types of accommodations. The Job Accommodations Network can provide an individual with a disability many creative ideas on how various disabilities (e.g., writing, reading, math, concentration, memory, time management) can be accommodated.
The Center for Assistive Technology is located at the University at Buffalo and provides assistive technology assessment and training services for college and career-oriented individuals with disabilities on a fee-for –service basis. Contact CAT at University at Buffalo, 322 Stockton, Kimball Tower, Buffalo NY 14214-3079, 1-800-628-2281, 716-829-3141, FAX: 716-829-3217.
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFBD)
RFB&D is a national nonprofit, volunteer organization, which provides students with print-related disabilities (e.g., visual impairment or dyslexia) access to a library of accessible audiobooks.
Resources for Canadian Students
Ontario's Human Rights Code, was enacted in 1962. The Code protects people in Ontario against discrimination in employment, accommodation, goods, services and facilities, and membership in vocational associations and trade unions.