Organizations and Web Sites

Recommended Links

Transition: School to Work

The following organizations and web sites provide information on the transition from school to college or work for students with learning disabilities. Click on the name below to go to the organization's web site.


DisabilityInfo.gov is a comprehensive online resource designed to provide people with disabilities with the information they need to know quickly and easily. The site provides access to disability-related information and programs available across the government on numerous subjects, including benefits, civil rights, community life, education, employment, housing, health, technology and transportation.


EARN is the premier recruiting source for jobseekers with disabilities, providing access to jobs openings and organizations that can help with careers.

Job Accommodation Network

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has a free consulting service that provides information on equipment, methods, and modifications for disabled persons to improve their work environment. All information is specific to the disability including LD.

Learning Disabilities Association of America

LDA is a national, non-profit, volunteer organization including individuals with learning disabilities, their families and professionals. LDA is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families, to alleviating the restricting effects of learning disabilities, and to supporting endeavors to determine the causes of learning disabilities. LDA seeks to accomplish this through advocacy, education, research and service, and through collaborative efforts.

Mobility International USA

Mobility International USA (MIUSA) is an internationally recognized non-profit with a mission to empower people with disabilities around the world to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development.

National Center for Learning Disabilities

The mission of the National Center for Learning Disabilities is to increase opportunities for all individuals with learning disabilities to achieve their potential. NCLD accomplishes its mission by increasing public awareness and understanding of learning disabilities, conducting educational programs and services that promote research-based knowledge, and providing national leadership in shaping public policy.