Here is a list of handy links that will educate and inform you. They have been organized into sections for your convenicene. Each link will open a new browser window.
Hogan, the Associate Dean of Students/Disability Services at Mount Holyoke
College, is also a member of ADAPT. Her website has a wealth of useful
and interesting information.
John Body is the Associate Dean for Learning Skills at Mount
Holyoke College and has an excellent website about the work he does
on campus and also information about Learning Disabilities.
If you are organizing an event at Mount Holyoke College, student
programs provides a list of all of our accessible rooms.
You can even take a virtual tour of these rooms with the Room
If you are planning or designing a website, please keep in mind ways to make your website more accessible to users with disabilities. These sites contain information on adaptive technology, as well as how to keep your website ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant.
The following websites address specific design issues when creating web pages.
There are also several pages that tell you how to create accessible products using various software.
These next pages are chock full of handy links on a number of topics.
In the spring of 2003, we worked to bring the Nothing to Hide
exhibit to Mount Holyoke College. The exhibit is based off the book of
the same name by Gigi Kaeser, Jean Beard, and Peggy Gillespie
NAMI, or the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, is an excellent
resource for information on all aspects of mental illness.
DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) is an organization based out of the University of Washington that is focused on the success of students with disabilities, particularly regarding adaptive technology. Their site contains a wealth of information and documentation about a variety of topics.
Also visit the DO-IT Technology and Universal Design Page.
The National Women's Health Information Center has put together an incredibly comprehensive site on women's health, including women with disabilites. Their information covers a wide range of topics.
Check out their main site:
And their site for women with disabilities:
Also, see a similar site aimed at college aged women. This wonderful
site was put together by Brandeis University.
These are links to other colleges disability services pages that are particularly informative.
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