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Life Adjustment Team., Intensive Psychiatric, Rehabilitation Services, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Mental Health Rehab, Drug Rehabilitation, Rehab Centers, Drug Treatment Programs UCLA Disabilities and Computing Program Cheatsheets These one-page accessibility resources, or “cheatsheets,” have been developed to assist anyone who is creating accessible content. These free resources are catered to less-technical individuals, such as faculty and staff. These cheatsheets are meant to be used as part of a larger training plan, as mentioned in our blog post on How to Use our Accessibility Cheatsheets. For more complete and technical information about these topics, visit our partner WebAIM. To use these cheatsheets at your institution, reference our Terms of Use. Microsoft Office Microsoft Word Microsoft Word is currently the most common word processor on the market. Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft PowerPoint is presentation software typically used to display slides during face-to-face meetings. Microsoft Excel Microsoft Excel is spreadsheet software that allows users to perform calculations and organize data by creating tables and graphs. Adobe Adobe Acrobat Adobe InDesign Other Accessibility Topics Accessible Web Content

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

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.

ITD Journal: Online Distance Education - "Anytime, Anywhere" But Not For Everyone Axel Schmetzke, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point With the tremendous growth of online distance education programs, it is easily forgotten that the concept of learning “anytime anywhere” is not a new one. “The increasing spirit in Wisconsin demanded that the university should serve the state and all of its people and that it should be an institution for all the people within the state and not merely for the few who could send their sons and daughters to Madison; thus was brought about the establishment of the extension division about five years ago.” It is questionable whether the architects of the Wisconsin idea, which inspired and shaped university extensions all over the country, were including people with disabilities in their thinking when they proposed to make education more available to the community at large. Recent advances in digital information and telecommunication technology present tremendous opportunities for this underserved segment of the population. Results

Home page 1 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.

Think Beyond the Label | Evolve Your Workforce ADA National Network: Your Training Resource on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ~ Questions? 1-800-949-4232 [voice/tty] Accommodation Information: A - Z Skip to Main Content JAN en Español Print this Page Home | Accommodation Information: A - Z Accommodation Information by Disability: A to Z The use of the term "disability" in this context does not mean that these conditions are disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The links below provide overview information on impairments, as well as accommodation ideas and organizations you can contact. ASK A JAN CONSULTANT JAN provides free, confidential technical assistance about job accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

DBTAC: Pacific ADA Center - Working to provide full access for persons with disabilities Ticket to Work: The Ticket Program As of April 16, 2014: IWPs/TARs submitted through April 15, 2014 are currently being processed. (This does NOT apply to eTicket assignment uploaded through the portal) Ticket Holder status in the Portal and IVR is up to date, with the last file processed dated April 14, 2014. Section 503 Regulations are in Effect! Learn about changes to regulations governing Section 503 and how to locate Federal contractors on our dedicated Section 503 webpage located in the Information Center. Section 503 Community of Practice is Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Topic: Capacity Building and Sharing Click above for more information. Ticket Training Tuesday: April 15, 2014 at 1 p.m. Topic: The BOND Beneficiary and Wage Reporting All EN Payments Call: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 3 p.m. New Tool: Monthly Earnings Estimator! The Monthly Earnings Estimator translates a beneficiary's income information into the appropriate earnings level (Below TWL, TWL, SGA, and SGA for blind individuals).

Eta Disability Online,One Stop Information page CareerOneStop CareerOneStop includes tools to help job seekers explore careers, investigate salary and benefit information, research education and training opportunities, plan a job search and browse job sites, write and improve resumes and cover letters, prepare for a job interview, and search for jobs. In addition, the CareerOneStop Web site provides links to workforce and labor market information Web sites that contain local information resources and tools. America's Service Locator America's Service Locator connects people to local offices providing employment and training services. State American Job Center Web Sites Use this map to find the American Job Center in your state. Civil Rights Center Introduction Element 1: Designation Of Equal Opportunity Officer Element 2: Notice And Communication Element 3: Assurances Element 4: Universal Access Element 5: Obligation Not To Discriminate On The Basis Of Disability Element 6: Data And Information Collection And Maintenance Element 7: Monitor For Compliance Element 8: Complaint Processing Procedures Element 9: Corrective Actions/Sanctions Appendix: Examples of Practices Endnotes (Formatting note: Links to citations open up in a different window. The citations files list only those citations specifically addressed in the checklist. Readers may notice, therefore, that parts of some citations may be missing. This is intentional.) The U.S. The Checklist will be used to address how an LWIA grant recipient is complying with, and implementing, the applicable Federal requirements for persons with disabilities. The Checklist includes lists of questions for each element of the MOA. 3. 4.

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