Teaching Resource Links

Faculty Room : The Faculty Room is a space for faculty and administrators at postsecondary institutions to learn how to create classroom environments and activities that maximize the learning of all students, including those with disabilities. www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/

SciTrain U:  SciTrain U offers tools and techniques geared toward university level instructors in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  In-depth information is offered in self-paced modules.
http://www.catea.gatech.edu/scitrainU/index.php

HEATH: The national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with Disabilities.
http://www.heath.gwu.edu

ABLEDATA: A clearinghouse of information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment. Resources of special interest to faculty include general and specific information related to curriculum, lab, web accessibility, etc.  
http://www.bethel.edu/disability/resources/external

CAST Universal Design for Learning: A new paradigm for teaching and drawing on new brain research and new media technologies to respond to individual learner differences.
http://www.cast.org

Great Lakes ADA & IT Center: One of 10 regional centers, federally funded, to provide technical assistance and training.  
http://www.adagreatlakes.org/

Office of Civil Rights: Under the U.S. Department of Education, OCR works to ensure equal access to education.

Family Village Library: An excellent resource for general information about all types of disabilities; click on the library.  Also, has lists of famous people with disabilities and information about disability culture.
http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/index.htmlx 

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