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  • Specific information and resources on a variety of different disabilities, how to make the transition into the workforce easier, and information on legal rights on campuses.

  • Accredited online colleges and disability education.

  • AHEAD is an international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities. AHEAD offers numerous training programs, workshops, publications, and conferences to promote this mission.

  • College resources for students with disabilities.

  • A guide for prospective students who identify as LGBTQ to help them find a college that will provide a supportive environment where they can thrive.

  • The Division of Adult Education and Literacy promotes programs that help adults get the basic skills they need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. The major areas of support are Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English Language Acquisition.

  • DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) works to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. DO-IT Scholars is especially for college-capable high school students with disabilities.

  • Obtaining a college education is no easy task, but for students with visual disabilities, the path to completing a degree program is lined with unique challenges and barriers. This guide explores how visual impairments impact the educational experience, what colleges are doing for the visually impaired, and includes numerous resources, as well insight and tips from experts and a list of scholarships and grants.

  • Kansas City Public Library and Rockhurst University Students Tutoring

    Free one-on-one tutoring for students in 1st-12th grades. Fun in the Sum Math Help is offered every Wednesday from Sept. 16-Dec. 2, 2015, from 4:30-6:30pm at the Southeast Branch, 6242 Swope Parkway. Study Smart Homework Help is offered every Sunday from Sept. 20-Dec. 5, 2015, from 2:30-4:30pm at the L.H. Bluford Branch, 3050 Prospect. To schedule an appointment, contact Katie Taylor at 816-701-3707 or KatieTaylor@kclibrary.org

  • HEATH is the online clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Information about educational support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical schools, and other postsecondary training entities for adults with disabilities.

  • Classroom ideas for teaching children with developmental disabilities.

  • Learning Ally is a national nonprofit service organization that provides educational and professional books in accessible format to people with visual impairments, learning disabilities, and other physical disabilities that prevent them from reading printed material.

  • Support and resources for educators.

  • Empowering families to advocate for themselves so that children with special educational needs can reach their full potential in education and life - through support, training, and education.

  • Administers state and federal funds to support services for students and adults with disabilities.

  • Directory of U.S. colleges. A guide for distance learning for students with disabilities.

  • A review of online colleges in Missouri.

  • PEPNet is a network of four regional centers working to advance educational options for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

  • To provide individually specialized services that enhance the lives of children and their families.