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Additional Resources for Students: Assistive Technology and Services

The AccessAbility Center/Student Disability Services (AAC/SDS)
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Additional Resources for Students: Assistive Technology and Services

Learning Disabilities Association of America Webinar on tablets and apps

National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Physically Handicapped:The NLS is a free federally-funded service that offers a large collection of audio books and audio subscriptions to all the major newspapers and magazines. Membership is FREE and includes unlimited books which can be download to mobile device. The local branch is The NYPL Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library

Choice Magazine Listening (CML): A wonderful free service which compiles a bi-annual anthology of significant writing from various literary sources. CML is available through the National Library Service (see above).

Bookshare:The world’s largest free, online accessible library of copyrighted content for people with print disabilities with over 150,000 books.

British Dyslexia Association Technology Resources: Comprehensive list of app and accessibility tools.

RoboBraille: Upload your file to this site to have it converted into an alternative, accessible format.

Videos:

Study Skills Training from the Learning Strategies Center at Cornell University

Transitioning to College with a Disability : Disability Services Office at NC State

Strengths of Students with Learning Disabilities and Other Disorders: The National Center for Learning Disabilities

Annzie Hine (dysgraphia)

Stop Climbing, Start Swimming: The Hidden Advantages of DyslexiaJonathan Buchanan at TEDxWarwickED

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

College Students with “Hidden” Disabilities Dealing with Stigma

Self-Advocacy: Know Yourself, Know What You Need, Know How to Get It

Self-Advocacy: 5 Tips from a Student

Learning Outside The Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution by Jonathan Mooney and David Cole

The Human Side of Dyslexia: 142 Interviews with Real People Telling Real Stories About Their Coping Strategies with Dyslexia - Kindergarten through College by Shirley Kurnoff

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan by Ben Foss: 

Math Limits article (dyscalculia)

Information about Post-Secondary Education and Employment (pages 28-33)

Newletters

Dyslexic Advantage:

Twice-Exceptional

National Center for Learning Disabilities