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Disability Support Programs & Services (DSPS) Division

Web Links and Resources

General Disability Related Resources
Assistive Technology Resources                                                                                                                                       Independent Living Centers                                                                                                          Employment

Specific Disabilities:

Acquired Brain Impairments                                                                          Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder                                                                                          Autism Spectrum                                                                                                                           Blindness and Low Vision                                                                                                                 Deafness & Hearing Loss Learning Disabilities                                                                                                                             Mental Health Disabilities                                                                                                                 Mobility Impairments

 


General Disability Related Resources


Directions to De Anza College Campus
http://www.mapquest.com

California Community College Chancellors Office Programs and Services for Disabled Students (CCCC)) -
Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS)                                      http://extranet.cccco.edu/Divisions/StudentServices/DSPS.aspx

U.S. Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act

http://www.ada.gov/

Disability.Gov

US government sponsored site to connect the disability community to opportunities
http://www.disability.gov/


U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division

http://www.justice.gov/crt/


Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
An organization of higher education professionals

California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability (CAPED) http://www.caped.io/


Health Resource Center

On line Clearninghouse for post-secondary education
http://www.heath.gwu.edu/ 


SciTrain

National Science Foundation funded project for resources in math, science and computer education and disability


Division of Adult Studies, Center for Research on Learning, University of Kansas

Research=based information and resources to improve the transition, education, employment, and quality of life of adults with disabilities.
http://das.KUCRL.org
Individual Accommodation project on college students with disabilities
http://das.kucrl.org/iam/

 

Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education                                        http://www.ericec.org

 

Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georgia Tech                Resources for including students with disabilities in math and science education                              http://barrier-free.arch.gatech.edu

 

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT), University of Washington                                                                                                  http://www.washington.edu/doit/

 

National Organization on Disability (NOD)                                                           http://www.nod.org

 


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Assistive Technology Resources


High Tech Center Training Unit (HTCTU) of the California Community Colleges
http://www.htctu.fhda.edu


Web Accessibility Homepage

Current information on designing accessible Web sites
http://www.w3.org/wai


Trace Research and Development Center

Technology-related information                                                                                                            https://trace.umd.edu/ez


Center for Applied Special Technology

Free Web-based tool for analyzing Web pages for accessibility
http://www.cast.org


Closing the Gap
Information for educators and consumer to locate, compare and implement assistive technology
http://www.closingthegap.com

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Independent Living Centers


Directory for California Independent Living Centers
http://www.ilru.org/projects/cil-net/cil-center-and-association-directory-results/CA                  
Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC)

Employment


Diversity World
Employment Opportunities with Proactive Companies
"Enriching workplaces and reducing employment barriers..."
http://www.diversityworld.com


California Business Leadership Network

Active alliance of California companies, collaborating to improve employment for people with disabilities
http://www.cabln.org

Job Accommodation Network
Resources and information on making employment accessible

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

http://www.dol.gov/odep/

Specific Disabilities:

 

  Acquired Brain Impairments


Brain Injury Society                                                                                                                           http://braininjurysociety.com/

 

American Brain Foundation                                                                                                              https://www.americanbrainfoundation.org/

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CH.A.D.D.)
http://www.chadd.org
Northern California Chapter
http://www.chaddnorcal.org


ADDvance
Resources and answers about Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD or ADHD)
http://www.addvance.com                                                                                                                      Issues for women with ADD or ADHD                                                                                               http://www.addvance.com/help/women/index.html

Autism Spectrum


National Autism Association                                                      http://nationalautismassociation.org/

 

Autism Women’s Network                                                                                                                https://autismwomensnetwork.org/

 

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Blindness and Low Vision


American Foundation for the Blind
Textbook transcription services
http://www.igc.apc.org/afb


Lighthouse International
http://www.lighthouse.org


Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Math tools for the visually impaired                                                                                              http://www.tsbvi.edu


New York Institute for Special Education
Links to many sites on vision impairment
http://www.nyise.org/blind.htm

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress  http://www.loc.gov/nls/

Deafness and Hearing Loss


Also see DHHS Important News on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) Website  and Web Links/Resources on SIGN Language Department Website

National Deaf Education Center, Gallaudet University
http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org


National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) – (formerly PEPNet 2) http://www.nationaldeafcenter.org/

 

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Learning Disability


National Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org


LD OnLine
Information on learning disabilities
http://www.ldonline.org


Learning Disabilities Association of America

http://www.ldanatl.org
California Chapter
http://www.ldaca.org

National Research Center on Learning Disabilities
http://www.nrcld.org/

International Dyslexia Association
http://www.interdys.org

Mental Health Disabilities


Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston University                                                            https://cpr.bu.edu/resources/reasonable-accommodations/what-is-psychiatric-disability-and-mental-illness

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Mobility Impairment


Mobility International USA
http://www.miusa.org

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT), University of Washington                                                                                                                                     http://www.washington.edu/doit/mobility-impairments


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DISABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAMS & SERVICES Division
Building: Registration & Student Services Building (RSS), Suite 141
Contact: Patricia Whelan
Phone: 408.864.8753
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Last Updated: 6/8/17