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Life Adjustment Team., Intensive Psychiatric, Rehabilitation Services, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Mental Health Rehab, Drug Rehabilitation, Rehab Centers, Drug Treatment Programs Landmark College Quality Matters Program | UCLA Disabilities and Computing Program Disability and Workforce Development Experts - Meet the Team! Lisa Jordan is a recognized expert in the field of disability and workforce development. One of her strengths is her keen ability to identify challenges and develop solutions for her clients that are both practical and immediate. By including her clients in the process and allowing opportunities to succeed up front, Lisa believes this increases ownership over implementing and sustaining long term change. Lisa has an M.S. in Rehabilitation Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). Ms. Meet Our Partners

WNY Collegiate Consortium and Disability Advocates » Welcome to CCDAnet! Classroom 2.0 MIT Disability Services Office Student Disabilities Services (SDS) MIT is committed to the principle of equal opportunity for students with disabilities. Our objective is to ensure that qualified students with disabilities receive equal access to all of the Institute's programs, activities, and services. We encourage you to contact us directly to discuss your disability-related needs. Visit the Student Disabilities Services website for complete information on our services, procedures for requesting academic accommodations and more.

Home page 1 DPNavigator.net: Home page 1 Under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (DOLETA) directed funds and resources to improve workforce services for individuals with disabilities, including those with psychiatric and other non-visible disabilities. Since 2003, DOLETA has contributed approximately $125 million along with $12 million contributed from the Social Security Administration (SSA) to jointly fund, implement, pilot, and evaluate the DPN Initiative within the state level workforce system in forty-seven states plus four territories at varying periods resulting in the hiring of over 400 Navigators in any given year. The DPN Initiative focuses on developing new and ongoing partnerships to achieve seamless, comprehensive, and integrated access to services, creating systemic change, and expanding the workforce investment system's capacity to serve customers with disabilities and employers.

Mapping Your Future home Using Discussion Board rubrics - eTopics Basic rubric Instructors teaching online courses may use this streamlined rubric to assess student discussion board participation. Grading Criteria for Weekly Discussion Question Postings (4 points/week, 60 points total) Your weekly postings will be assessed using the following guidelines. As you can see, the following rubrics assess the quality of your postings and not the quantity (we're not looking for "good idea" or "I agree"). Detailed rubric Instructors accustomed to more sophisticated grading rubrics may find this example useful. To facilitate ease of use and communication, all online discussion postings should be typed directly into the discussion message window. For each discussion, please take time to consider the associated reading before posting your initial comments. In order for our online discussions to be effective it is important for each member of the class to participate during the allotted time frame. When composing replies here are a few approaches to consider:

Think Beyond the Label | Evolve Your Workforce ADA:College Accomodation Planning College Accommodation Planning (PDF Format) Understanding the Differences College is different from high school in a number of ways. There are three key differences I want to prepare you for. Functional Impact The accommodation review process in college will focus on the functional impact of your disability, not the diagnostic label. For example, a student who is blind or has severe dyslexia would not need accommodations for oral presentations, but since both are effectively "print blind" they might reasonably have note-takers, adaptive testing, and books on tape. Fundamental Goals Working with your college instructors will be important so that you can select between possible accommodation strategies the ones that will provide you with the maximum opportunity for both learning and demonstrating mastery. If in a particular situation an accommodation infringes on a course's fundamental goals, then the student is not entitled to the accommodation in that situation. Guidelines For You

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This website hosts a virtual community that promotes higher education for students with disabilities and those who support them.The mission of DO-IT is to serve “to increase the participation of Individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. It promotes the use of computer and networking technologies to increase independence, productivity, and participation in education and employment. DO-IT is funded several sources: Washington State, federal grants, foundations, corporations and individuals. It has won many national awards and federal grants to carry out its mission. by dbardwell Mar 22

The most noticeable helpful feature of this site is how it is segmented into the support offered. There are sections for college capable high school students, teens with disabilities for an electronic community, high school graduates who continue to support DO-IT efforts, summer campers who have received technology and/or advocacy training from DO-IT scholars, staff or ambassadors, and DO-IT mentors who are college students, faculty, and professionals in a wide variety of career fields and DO-IT staff, interns and volunteers to coordinate programs, electronic communications, research, and dissemination. The Access section includes information for students on accessing college, an alliance for students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, another alliance for students in computing careers, a center on accessible information technology in education, accessible distance learning and an alliance for accessing careers. by dbardwell Mar 22

Other helpful resources:In the Student Lounge I found College Preparation Resources for Students-how students with disabilities can prepare for postsecondary studies.Academic Resources for K-12 Educators- how K-12 educators can create inclusive environments that promote the success of college-bound students with disabilities.College Preparation Resources for Parents and Mentors - how to encourage and support college-bound young people with disabilities.This site has information and supports for both students with disabilities and the professionals who support them.

The biggest drawback of this site is its size. It does have a search field for only the site to assist with this obstacle. If I could change anything about this site it would be to have a video highlighting the features and resources on this site. by dbardwell Mar 22

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