Organizations and Web Sites

Recommended Links

College & College Prep

Association on Higher Education and Disability

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) is a professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education.

Colleges with Programs for Learning Disabled Students

This page is designed to offer college bound students, parents, and counselors easy access to information about colleges and universities that offer programs, some quite comprehensive, designed to support students with learning disabilities.

Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law National Law School Disability Programs Directory

The Directory is the first of its kind in aiding potential law students interested in practicing disability law, or employers seeking to find law schools that offer training for students in certain disability-related fields. The Directory supplies information collected directly from ABA-accredited law schools, including contact information for the school office that assists law students with disabilities, student organizations for law students with disabilities or related to disability law/rights, clinical programs that deal with disability or mental health law, and other relevant programming and courses.

HEATH Resource Center, George Washington University

HEATH is a national clearinghouse that provides free information on postsecondary education and related issues. Publishes newsletter.

Muskingum College Center for Advancement of Learning - Learning Strategies Database

The CAL Learning Strategies Database is a collection of learning strategies intended for use in postsecondary contexts, but applicable to elementary and secondary levels, or adults, with modification. Designed for both students and instructors, this site helps students understand and take responsibility for their own learning.

National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange

The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) is a comprehensive and free one-stop resource for people with disabilities, exchange and disability staff interested in study, work, intern, volunteer, research or teach abroad programs.

Peterson's Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or ADD

Comprehensive guide to more than 750 institutions in the U.S. and Canada that offer programs for special needs students.

Peterson's Planner

Peterson's has a database of about 1,500 private secondary schools and thousands of colleges. The descriptions are comprehensive, well-fleshed out, and often include links to the schools' own web sites. The site also includes test prep and financial planning information.

The Faculty Room

The Faculty Room is a space for faculty and administrators at post-secondary institutions to learn about how to create classroom environments and activities that maximize the learning of all students, including those with disabilities.

The IRIS Center for Faculty Enhancement

The IRIS Center is a national center that aims to provide high-quality resources for college and university faculty and professional development providers about students with disabilities.