a professional organization founded "to address the need
and concern for upgrading the quality of services and support
available to persons with disabilities in higher education."
Its web site includes information about membership, conferences,
publications, legal information (including relevant court decisions
and OCR findings), job information, and related resources.
effort to develop a "one stop resource for students from
around the world studying to support and work for individuals
with disabilities" may not meet its goal, but it does an
excellent job of bringing together news, links and communications
opportunities for students interested in disability-related careers.
the University of Washington, DO-IT helps people with disabilities
pursue academics and careers, with an emphasis on the use of
technology. This site provides information about the program
and related resources. The section on college transition and
access is particularly useful for students.
as "a resource to the education community," EASI provides
information and guidance relating to "access-to-information
technologies by individuals with disabilities." Its web
site offers a wealth of articles and other resources for higher
education professionals, librarians, and others concerned with
technology issues in education and information access. Also
listed under Librarians' Connections - General Information and
under Assistive Technology - General.
Resource Center at George Washington University is the national
clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with
disabilities. This federally funded program serves as an information
exchange about educational support services, policies, procedures,
adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical
schools, and other postsecondary training entities. Its website
offers information about frequently asked questions, hot topics,
This personal effort has created is a wide variety of careers available to individuals with master's degrees in counseling. A holder of a masters in counseling can become a school counselor, rehabilitation counselor,
career counselor, mental health counselor, substance abuse counselor, or marriage and family therapist, just to name a few of the options.
the University of Hawaii's Center on Disability Studies, this
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) studies the
nature and range of supports and postsecondary programs, the
contribution of technological advances and their impact, the
effectiveness of supports as measured against outcomes, and how
educational supports carry over to employment. Most of the web
site is about the RRTC itself, although researchers can find
some good articles about postsecondary educational supports in
the "Products" section.
a Canadian-based consumer organization with a mandate to "encourage
the self-empowerment of post-secondary students with disabilities."
Its web site includes information about the organization, resources
for students with disabilities in Canada, and related items.
by Maine's university affiliated program, this excellent datatbase
is designed to help users find the best websites about postsecondary
education for students with disabilities. The 475 abstracts can
be searched by site name, category, description, or descriptors.
is "a multifaceted approach to encouraging students with
disabilities to pursue their academic and professional dreams.
PURSUIT focuses on opening doors to classes and careers in science,
engineering and mathematics beginning at the high school level.
The program offers a wide variety of services for students, parents,