ERIC Number: ED393253
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
HEATH National Resource Directory on Postsecondary Education and Disability 1996.
Barr, Vickie M., Ed.
This biennial directory lists a variety of selected resources in the field of postsecondary education and disability, including independent organizations, governmental agencies, and technology-related resources. Listings usually provide name (or title), address, electronic-mail address, telephone number, facsimile number, and a brief description. Resources are grouped by the following topics: (1) advocacy, access, and awareness--including architectural access, education and career access, family support, and literacy; (2) community integration--including the arts, employment, independent living, recreation, and rehabilitation; (3) disability-specific organizations--including attention deficit disorder, chronic illness, developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, mobility impairment and injury-related disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, speech and hearing impairment, and vision impairment; (4) funding; (5) legal assistance--including organizations, information on the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Regional Offices for Civil Rights; and (6) technology. An index lists names of organizations described in each section. Also provided is a list of toll-free telephone services. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Advocacy, Agencies, College Students, Disabilities, Educational Technology, Financial Support, Higher Education, Information Sources, Legal Aid, Organizations (Groups), Rehabilitation, Social Integration, Student Rights
HEATH Resource Center, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 800 Washington, DC 20036-1193 (single copy free).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. HEATH Resource Center.