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Disability Resources 

  •  Asperger Syndrome Training and Employment Partnership (ASTEP )
  • Ohio Arts Council, Artists with Disabilities Access Program.
  • disABLEDperson, Inc. - new portal for college Grads with disabilities!
  • Jobs Search for People with Disabilities 
  • Careers & Community information from the USA government for People with Disabilities 
  • JAN Job Accommodation Network - Free ADA library, publication and searchable database that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities.
  •  National Business and Disability Council - assists the business community in providing full access to their places of business and employment. In addition to information about the organization and its services to businesses, this site has a resume posting service for college graduates with disabilities.
  •  DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) - works to increase the successful participation of people with disabilities in academic programs and careers.  
  • Workforce Recruitment Program - creates a database of screened candidates with disabilities seeking summer and permanent positions.
  • ENTRY POINT! is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering Outstanding Internship Opportunities for Students with Disabilities in Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, and some fields of Business.
  • Job Access -- Working with Companies, Non-Profits, and others to employ people with disabilities
  • Famous People with Disabilities - Disabled World publication 
  • Tips for Self Advocacy in the Workplace by Dale S Brown, in Linkages, Fall 1997 Vol. 4, No. 2, pp 13-17
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act: This is a link to the International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet. It provides information about such aauthors and advocates as Dale S. Brown - author of many books and articles advocating independence including:"Learning A Living: A Guide for Planning Your Career and Finding A Job for People with Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder and Dyslexia". Woodbine House 2000. 
  • Federal Employment of People with Disabilities - helps Americans, with and without disabilities, better understand how to hire and retain persons with disabilities. 
  • The Association on Higher Education And Disability - a professional organization that serves the educational, information and networking needs of its members. While they doesn't serve parents and students directly, they can point you in the direction of some possible resources.
  • Guide to Disability Law is a general primer on the various federal laws that impact the lives of people with disabilities.
  • CHADD a leading non-profit organization for children and adults with ADHD.
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by learning disabilities. National information and referral, public outreach and communications, and legislative advocacy and public policy.
  • Learning Disabilities Association of America provides general information about learning disabilities, while local chapters provide referrals to physicians and treatment centers. Provides information and referral to state chapters, parent resources, and local support groups. Publishes news briefs and a professional journal.

Cancelled Classes

There are class cancellations for Tuesday, March 31, 2015.  Please check the class cancellation page for more information. 


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