Resources

Videos

Please note that all of these videos have closed captioning, but most do not have audio description.

What’s it like to hire someone with an intellectual disability?

What is Academic Inclusion?
The model for InclusiveU

What is the role of a campus mentor at InclusiveU?

 

  • How do you advocate for yourself? Students from 2018 Student Leadership Conference speak up!
  • What do you do to get involved on campus? Students from the 2018 Student Leadership Conference speak up!
  • Universal Learning Design: Empowering the Next Generation – Kurzeweil software is designed for people with disabilities, to assist with reading printed text out loud. In this 2009 video, students, staff, and faculty at Laney College in California discuss the ways they use Kurzweil to improve learning for all students – universally designed learning.
  • A Credo for Support – A video by Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift, featuring self-advocates with disabilities reading “A Credo for Support” demanding supports and rights.
  • ThinkCollege Documentary teaser– A brief look at the ways that some colleges are becoming more inclusive by enrolling students with intellectual disabilities and the impacts of those efforts.

Organizations and Conferences

  • 2019 State of the Art Conference on Higher Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities – Taishoff Center is proud to host this year’s conference at Syracuse University.
  • Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD)– An organization for professionals working in college disability services offices. Includes information and research about disability services.
  • HEATH Resource Center – An online clearinghouse of information for college students with disabilities
  • College Navigator – The US Department of Education website for students who are choosing a college or applying for financial aid. After 2011, the website will also include information about colleges’ disability services offices.
  • Autistic Self Advocacy Network -Works to educate communities, support self-advocacy in all its forms, and improve public perceptions of autism. ASAN’s members and supporters include Autistic adults and youth, cross-disability advocates, and non-autistic family members, professionals, educators, and friends.
  • Affordable Colleges.com – Resource guide on Scholarships and Financial Aid available to students with Disabilities
  • PACER Center – An organization for parents, run by parents of children with disabilities.Includes  publications and resources related to transition planning for life after high school, including college.
  • National Center on Secondary Education and Transition – A national center with information about the transition to life after high school. Includes resources for students, parents, and professionals.
  • Think College! – Promotes college options for people with significant intellectual and developmental disabilities.