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We have compiled a list of links and resources which may benefit students with disabilities.


Access

Assist - A Community Design Center
http://www.assistutah.org/

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Advocacy

Disability Law Center 
http://www.disabilitylawcenter.org/

Disabled Rights Action Committee (DRAC) 
http://www.disabledrightsaction.org/

The Legislation Coalition for People with Disabilities 
http://lcpdut.org/

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ADD/ADHD

ADDitude - Living Well with ADD and Learning Disabilities 
http://www.additudemag.com/

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) 
http://www.add.org/

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources 
http://www.addresources.org/

LD Online - Learning Disabilities and ADHD 
http://www.ldonline.org/

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Assistive Equipment and Technology

AbleData 
http://www.abledata.com/abledata.cfm

Bookshare
http://www.bookshare.org/

JAWS Screen Reader 
http://www.freedomscientific.com/fs_products/software_jaws.asp

Kurzweil Text Reader 
http://www.kurzweiledu.com/

Learning Ally (formerly RFB&D - Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic)
http://www.learningally.org/

LiveScribe Pulse Smart Pen 
http://www.livescribe.com/

Maxi Aids - Products for Independent Living 
http://www.maxiaids.com/

Utah Assistive Technology Foundation (UATF) 
http://www.uatf.org/

Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP) 
http://www.uatpat.org/

Utah State Library for the Blind and Disabled 
http://blindlibrary.utah.gov/

WebAnywhere 
http://webanywhere.cs.washington.edu/

Zoom Text Reader/Magnifier 
http://www.synapseadaptive.com/aisquared/

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Autism

Autism Council of Utah (ACU)
http://autismcouncilofutah.org/

Autism Speaks
http://www.autismspeaks.org/

Organization for Autism Research (OAR)
http://www.researchautism.org/

Utah Autism Research Program—Utah Resources for Autism and Asperger Syndrome
http://medicine.utah.edu/autismresearch/index.php

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Blind/Low Vision

American Printing House for the Blind, Inc. (APH)
http://www.aph.org/

National Federation for the Blind (NFB)
http://www.nfb.org/

Utah Council of the Blind (UCB) 
http://www.utahcounciloftheblind.org/

Utah Foundation for the Blind and Visually Impaired (UFB)
http://www.ufbvi.org/

Online Colleges - College Accessibility for Visually Impaired Students
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/college-accessibility-visually-impaired-students/

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Campus Support Services

Campus Wellness Connection 
http://www.wellness.utah.edu/

Career Services
http://www.careers.utah.edu

Counseling Center 
http://www.sa.utah.edu/counsel/

Learning Enhancement Online Learning Center 
http://www.sa.utah.edu/lep/online_learning.htm

TRIO/Educational Opportunity Programs Online Workshops 
http://www.sa.utah.edu/eop/SSS/SSSOnlineWorkshops.htm

Women's Resource Center Counseling and Groups 
http://womenscenter.utah.edu/counseling/index.php

Veterans Support Center
http://veteranscenter.utah.edu/

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Deaf/Hard of Hearing

National Association of the Deaf (NAD) 
http://www.nad.org/

PEPNet
http://www.pepnet.org/

Utah Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DSDHH)
http://www.deafservices.utah.gov/

Online Colleges - Support for Students with Hearing Impairments
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/hearing-impaired-students/

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Diabetes

American Diabetes Association Guide for Going to School with Diabetes
http://main.diabetes.org/dorg/PDFs/Advocacy/Discrimination/going-to-college-with-diabetes.pdf

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Employment

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) 
http://www.cosdonline.org/

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
http://www.jan.wvu.edu/

U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy 
http://www.dol.gov/odep/

Utah Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities 
http://goodworkutah.com/

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR)
http://www.usor.utah.gov/

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Higher Education

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
http://www.ahead.org/

Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD)
http://www.cpd.usu.edu/

DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology)
http://www.washington.edu/doit/

Utah Mentor and Choices 
http://www.utahmentor.org/

Best Colleges.com - College Resources for Students with Disabilities
http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/disabled-students/

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High Stakes Testing

Educational Testing Service (ETS) 
http://www.ets.org/portal/site/ets/menuitem.435c0b5cc7bd0ae7015d9510c3921509/?vgnextoid=feb7be3a864f4010VgnVCM10000022f95190RCRD

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) 
http://www.mba.com/us/the-gmat-exam/copy%20of%20register-test-taker-disabilities.aspx

Law School Admission Test (LSAT) 
http://www.lsac.org/JD/LSAT/accommodated-testing.asp

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) 
https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/mcat/accommodations/

Miller Analogies Test (MAT) 
http://psychcorp.pearsonassessments.com/haiweb/Cultures/en-US/site/Community/PostSecondary/Products/MAT/mathome.htm

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Learning Disabilities

LD Online - Learning Disabilities and ADHD 
http://www.ldonline.org

Learning Disabilities Association of America 
http://www.ldanatl.org

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Library

Resources and Accessibility at the Marriott Library 
http://campusguides.lib.utah.edu/libraryaccessibility

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Mental Health

Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health - Utah (DSAMH)
http://www.dsamh.utah.gov/

Mental Health America
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 
http://www.nami.org

National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Odyssey House of Utah 
http://www.odysseyhouse.org

Valley Mental Health 
http://www.valleymentalhealth.org/

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Neurological

Brain Injury Association of Utah 
http://www.biau.org/

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) 
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/

National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Utah-Southern Idaho State Chapter 
http://utu.nationalmssociety.org

Tourette Syndrome Association - Utah Chapter 
http://www.tsa-utah.org/

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Recreation

Access to Recreation 
http://accesstr.com/

Common Ground Outdoor Adventures 
http://www.cgadventures.org/

National Ability Center (NAC) 
http://www.discovernac.org/

Salt Lake Archery 
http://www.saltlakearchery.com/

Snowbird - Wasatch Adaptive Sports 
http://www.snowbird.com/ski_board/adaptivesports.html

Splore
http://www.splore.org/

Therapeutic Recreation and Independent Lifestyles (TRAILS) 
http://healthcare.utah.edu/rehab/support_services/trails.html#recreation

U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service 
http://www.nps.gov/fees_passes.htm

Utah Division for Wildlife Resources 
http://www.wildlife.utah.gov/disabled/

Utah Scorpions Quad Rugby Team 
http://utahscorpions.com/

Utah State Parks 
http://stateparks.utah.gov/resources/accessibility/

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Service Animals

Canine Companions for Independence 
http://www.caninecompanions.org/

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State of Utah

Access Utah Network 
http://www.accessut.state.ut.us/

Assist - A Community Design Center 
http://www.assistutah.org/

Center for Persons with Disabilities 
http://www.cpd.usu.edu/

Utah Statewide Independent Living Council (USILC) 
http://usilc.org/

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Study Abroad

CIEE 
http://www.ciee.org/study/why-ciee/disability.aspx

http://www.ciee.org/study/advisors/disability.aspx

Mobility International USA (MIUSA) 
http://www.miusa.org/

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Transition

Going to College 
http://www.going-to-college.org/

Heath Resource Center 
http://www.heath.gwu.edu/

Moving Ahead – Transition Resources for Everyone 
http://www.ahead.org/students-parents

Opening Doors to Postsecondary Education and Training 
http://dpi.state.wi.us/sped/pdf/tranopndrs.pdf

Preparing for College: An Online Tutorial
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/cprep.html

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities 
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html

Best Colleges.com - College Resources for Students with Disabilities
http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/disabled-students/

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Transportation

Freewheel Mobility 
http://www.freewheelvans.com/Express2.0/index.php

Para Quad 
http://www.paraquad.com/

State of Utah Disabled Plates and Placards 
http://dmv.utah.gov/licensedisabled.html

Transportation Security Administration—Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions
http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/specialneeds/index.shtm

University of Utah Commuter Services "D" Permits for Drivers with Disabilities 
http://www.parking.utah.edu/parking/permits/index.html

University of Utah Commuter Services--Customers with Special Needs 
http://www.parking.utah.edu/transportation/shuttles/index.html

Utah Transit Authority (UTA) 
http://www.utabus.com/

Wheelchair Getaways - Accessible Van Rentals 
http://www.wheelchairgetaways.com/

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Veterans

Veterans Support Center
http://veteranscenter.utah.edu/

National Resource Directory (NRD)
https://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov/

Veterans Upward Bound Program
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/triovub/index.html

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Last Updated: 1/31/17