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Student Resources

Student Resources

Information and internet links that are intended to give students and their families’ financial information and disability resources.

Student Resources (Word Document)

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
State agency that provides services to children and adults with disabilities in homes, schools, the workplace, and the community, with a mission to assist every person in achieving his or her maximum potential.

Bookshare is an online library that makes print material available in downloadable digital text formats.

College Board
The College Board is committed to ensuring that students with disabilities receive appropriate accommodations on its tests.

College Funding for Students with Disabilities
A brochure produced by the University of Washington that provides general information on federal and state aid, scholarships and awards.

The Differences in Legal Rights and Responsibilities in Secondary and Postsecondary Education
In order to understand the differences between being a student in special education in high school and being a college student with a disability, you have to have a basic understanding of the legislation that dictates how each of those educational settings operates. This chart will help you compare the laws.

DO-IT – Washington University-Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology
DO-IT center promotes the success of individuals with disabilities and the use of computer and networking technologies.

ETS-Educational Testing Services
Resources for test takers with disabilities and health related needs.

FinAid-The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
A free public service website that provides information about financial aid, scholarships and fellowships for students with disabilities.

Project Gutenberg
Free e-books 

Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic)
Learning Ally provides access to the nation’s largest audio-book library of textbooks and literature titles.