Disabilities

Creating Equitable Access to Remote Adult ESOL: Multiple Contexts, Distinct Populations, and Diverse Purposes

2021

This brief describes innovative, remote adult ESOL program practices and designs based on interviews with staff from 34 adult ESOL programs across the US about their use of digital technologies for onboarding, instruction, and supports to diverse ESOL learners.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers

FLOE Inclusive Learning Design Handbook

2017

A free Open Educational Resource (OER) designed to assist teachers, content creators, Web developers, and others in creating adaptable and personalizable educational resources that can accommodate a diversity of learning styles and individual needs.

Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Progress of DO-IT Participants Toward College and Careers

2011

AccessSTEM/AccessComputing/DO-IT Longitudinal Transitional Study (ALTS) are two research projects funded through NSF with a goal to increase the number of people with disabilities who have degrees and careers in STEM.

Administrators

Worksupport.com at Virginia Commonwealth University

2013

Worksupport.com at Virginia Commonwealth University is a web portal that provides information, resources, and research on many topics related to the employment of individuals with disabilities. Projects include the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities, Autism Center for Excellence, School to Work, and many others.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Adult Learners
Business Partners

Dysgraphia Fact Sheet

2000

This resource explains dysgraphia and how to accomodate those with the condition. 

Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers

From College to Careers: Fostering Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in STEM

2014

From College to Careers: Fostering Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in STEM is the product of a collaborative project initiated to examine current issues and explore future directions for improving the academic success and career entry rate of postsecondary students with disabilities (SWDs) in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. 

Administrators
Instructional Staff
Policymakers and Implementers
Teacher Trainers

Assessment for Adults with LD and/or ADHD

1999

Testing and diagnosis of a learning disability are important for an adult seeking accommodations in both work and school. This article answers four questions around this topic:

  • Who diagnoses a learning disability?
  • What is involved in the process?
  • What is the cost of testing?
  • What information do I need after diagnosis is complete?
Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Guidance and Career Counselors’ Toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options

2006

This toolkit is intended to help guidance and career counselors to better assist high school students with disabilities to transition into postsecondary education and employment. 

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff