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Online Resources for Students with Disabilities

At Terra State, we make sure that all of our students have the tools they need to reach their educational goals. View the listing below for helpful and valuable web resources designed specifically for persons with disabilities:

  • disABLEDperson, Inc. – This public charity organization, focuses on employment for college students and graduates with disabilities. Free services include résumé posting, job fairs, job alerts and even scholarships. 
  • GettingHired  – Creating sustainable employment growth and opportunity for job seekers with disabilities by connecting them with committed employers, advocacy organizations and service providers is this group’s goal. All services are free.
  • Job Accommodation Network (JAN)  – As one of several services provided by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), JAN is the leading source of free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. 
  • National Business and Disability Council (NBDC)  – You’ll find the NBDC’s résumé posting service for college graduates with disabilities to be extremely helpful. Besides integrating people with disabilities into the workplace, they also assist the companies seeking to reach them.
  • DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology)  – This award-winning international center of programs and resources, located on the campus of the University of Washington, is dedicated to helping people with disabilities find employment in academic programs and careers.
  • ENTRY POINT!  - A program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), ENTRY POINT! offers students with disabilities outstanding internship opportunities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science and business fields. 
  • ABILITYJobs  – Boasting the largest résumé bank listing tens of thousands of job seekers with disabilities, this site works with companies, non-profits, and others to help employ people with disabilities. Their Facebook page lists current preferred job openings.
  • LD OnLine  – As the world's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, this site provides accurate, up-to-date information and advice. It features hundreds of helpful articles and monthly columns by noted experts.
  • U.S. Office of Personnel Management  – Here you’ll find all the resources you need to learn about federal employment of people with disabilities. 
  • Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities We've provided our research on special offers and discounts available to senior citizens, women, and veterans, in our series of guides to help you find ways to save money.
  • AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability)  – Although this professional organization, which helps develop policies and services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities in all areas of higher education, doesn't serve parents and students directly, they do offer some great resources.
  • CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)  - The nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families has many local chapters.
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities  – Professionals dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by learning disabilities offer resources, evidence-based tools and policies to help ensure success. 
  • LDA (Learning Disabilities Association of America)  – This organization, which publishes a professional journal, provides general information about learning disabilities, while local chapters provide referrals to physicians and treatment centers. You’ll also find information and referral to state chapters, parent resources and local support groups. 

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If you have any further questions or would like to learn more about websites for students with disabilities, please call 419.559.2342 or toll free at 866.288.3772, or contact Dori Dalton via email at ddalton01@terra.edu