Online Resource Guide
Complaint and Investigation Procedure:
- Transition of Students with Disabilities to Postsecondary Education
- Rights and Responsibilities of Students with Disabilities
- 100 Things Every College Student with a Disability Ought to Know
(Available for purchase above)
- Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
- Dounay, Jennifer. (2006). “Involving Families in High School and College Expectations.” Education Commission of the States.
- Getting Ready for College: Advising High School Students with Learning Disabilities
- Great Schools: The Parents’ Guide to K-12 Success
- Help for College Students with Disabilities
- LD OnLine
- NCSET – National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
(Resources and technical assistance)
- National Center for Learning Disabilities
- Navigating the College Transition Maze: A Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities
- Preparing for College: An Online Tutorial
- Transition Coalition
Online Self-Directed Module Training for Secondary Education Personnel
- Transition of Students with Disabilities To Postsecondary Education: A Guide for High School Educators
- Transition Planning
- Transition: There are No IEPs in College
- Transition to College
- Creating Options: Financial Aid Information for Students with Disabilities
- FinAid: Financial Aid Checklist
- FinAid: Financial Aid Information for Students with Disabilities
- Financial Aid Guide for Students with LD (Schwab Learning)
- Vocational Rehabilitation Resources
- Vocational Rehabilitation Contact Directory
- Faculty Accessibility Checklist for Web Accessibility
- Video about Accessible Course Design
- (U of Toledo) Making Courses Accessible for Students with Disabilities (great resource)
- The Disability Awareness Project: Classroom Ethics Problems Presented
- The Faculty Room
- Access Learning Training Modules for Distance Education
- Penn State Accessibility Checklist
- Fact Sheets on Accessible Distance Education
- PBS: Misunderstood Minds
(Includes some great simulation activities)
- Award Winning Disability Awareness Video "TALK" Part I
- Award Winning Disability Awareness Video "TALK" Part II
- National Center of Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM)
- CalPoly Access by Design Checklist
- Captioning Tips and Tools
- What to Fix
- Course Accessibility
- Learn more about Disability Studies, Disability Justice, and the Disability Movement
- Office of Civil Rights: Postsecondary Education Accommodations
- Tennessee Association on Higher Education and Disability
- Association on Higher Education and Disability
- AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability)
Various publications available for purchase.
- Charlton, J. I. (2000). Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Oppression and Empowerment. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
- DO-IT Project (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, Technology). University of Washington. (Materials available free on line for downloading and printing, or for purchase)
Gordon, M., & McClure, F. D. (1996). The Down and Dirty Guide to Adult ADD. DeWitt, NY: GSI Publications, Inc.
- Gregg, N., Hoy, C., & Fay, A. F., Eds. (1996). Adults with Learning Disabilities: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives. New York: Guilford.
- Hallowell, E. M. & Ratey, J. J. (1994). Driven To Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood. New York: Touchstone.
- Solden, S. (1995). Women with Attention Deficit Disorder. Grass Valley, CA: Underwood Books.
- Willits, P., Gephart, D., Gomez, C., Brodrick, C., & Filo, E. (2005). Faculty Training Tips: Guidance for Teaching Students with Disabilities. Horsham, PA: LRP Publications.
An Informational Web Links and Resource Guide For Teaching English to Students Who are Deaf & Hard of Hearing
We hope you will find this compilation list of resources helpful. If you have trouble with any links or if you have questions please contact Chester Goad, Disability Services, Ext. 4209.
Also available in PDF form by clicking here: (I’ll send it in PDF Form)
The University of Tennessee recently received a grant which will allow them to maintain and provide online information through the links listed below.
- English Teachers Think Tank for Teaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing
- PEPNet-South Center on Deafness
- Additional resources from UTK
RIT: National Institute for the Deaf
- Improving the Language and Learning of Students Who are Deaf
- Idea Tool: Web Based Online Course Building Tips
- Tip Sheet for Faculty: Improving the Language and Learning of Deaf students
- Tip Sheet for Faculty: Classroom Technology
- Tip Sheet for Faculty: Retention
P3 Preparing Post Secondary Professionals
This site includes online training for teaching reading and writing to the deaf.
Mini Grammar Lesson
Gain a better understanding of how ASL (American Sign Language) interpreters interpret your lecture in this sample grammar lesson. Read the English version and the ASL version of a lesson on Pearl Harbor.
Bibliography of Print Sources for Teaching English to Deaf Students
- Andersson, R. (1994). Second Language Literacy in Deaf Students. In I. Ahlgren & K.
- Baker, C. (1996). Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 2nd Edition.
- Brueggemann, Brenda Jo. (1999). Lend Me Your ear. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
- Corder, S.P. (1995). The Significance of Learners’ Errors. In Language Issues. Diane Bennett Durkin, Ed. New York: Longman
- Ewoldt, C. (1994). Language and literacy from a deaf perspective. Teachers Networking: The Whole Language Newsletter, 13 (1), pp. 3-5.
- Krashen, Stephen. (1993). Sheltered Subject-Matter Teaching. In Methods That Work, John Oller, Ed. Boston: Heinle and Heinle.
- Larsen-Freeman, Diane. (1991). Teaching Grammar. In Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, Marianne Celce-Murcia, Ed. Boston: Heinle & Heinle.
- Livingston, Sue. (1997) Rethinking the Education of Deaf Students: Theory and Practice from a Teacher’s Perspective. Portsmouth, NH:Heinemann.
- Paul, Peter. (1998). Literacy and Deafness: The Development of Reading, Writing, and Literate Thought. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
- Strong, Michael and Philip Prinz. (1997.) A Study of the Relationship Between American Sign Language and English Literacy. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2:37-46.
- Samway, K.D., & McKeon, D. (1999) Myths and Realities: Best practices for language minority students (pp. 17-20). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
- Swaffar, Janet. S. Romano, P. markley, and K. Arens. 1998. Language Learning Online. Austin: Labyrinth Publications.
- Wink, J. (2000). The hidden curriculum. Critical pedagogy: Notes from the real world (p.54-55). New York: Longman.
- Wood, Kathleen. 1998. Undergraduates’ Life Stories in the Deaf Education English Literacy System: Revealing Discursive Identities with Coherence Resources. Washington DC: Georgetown University Doctoral Dissertation.
Bibliography Courtesy of Gallaudet University