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Disability Awareness Month at West Virginia Northern Community College

  West Virginia Northern Community College devotes each October to students with disabilities through a series of special events that also targets the Wheeling community at large. Throughout October, numerous activities promote National Disabilities Awareness Month.  (October is National Disabilities Awareness Month.) Brochures, handouts, and giveaways are available at barbecues on all three campus locations. The… Continue Reading

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Assistive Technology Video Library at Rock Valley College

  The goal of the Assistive Technology (AT) project at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois, is to increase the amount and quality of training resources available to students with disabilities via creation of an AT Video Library to allow users to be better informed about available technology options.  Historically, a relatively small number of students have… Continue Reading

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Special Populations Support Grant Workshop

Recipients of the Special Populations Support Grant (SPSG) were required to attend the grant overview workshop at Heartland Community College in Normal on October 22, 2014.   During this interactive workshop, we discussed effective research strategies and explored institutions’ core indicator data and the performance of special population groups.  Closely examining the data helps reveal the root causes… Continue Reading

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Improving Educational Outcomes for Students with Disabilities

The Improving Educational Outcomes for Students with Disabilities document was created by the National Council on Disability.

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Paralegal Studies New Look Project

In February of 2014, we hosted the formation of the Student/Alumni Paralegal Organization.  The students requested this organization in the past, and we accommodated their request.  The purpose of the organization was to allow the students to invite speakers for continuing education opportunities and to network amongst each other.  The initial meeting was a huge… Continue Reading

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WebAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind

Title of resource, project, or practice: WebAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Center for Persons with Disabilities, Utah State University Overview of the resource: WebAIM’s mission is to expand the potential of the web for people with disabilities by providing the knowledge, technical skills, tools, organizational leadership strategies, and vision… Continue Reading

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Online Modules for CTE Teachers Serving Special Populations

Title of resource, project, or practice: Online Modules for CTE Teachers Serving Special Populations Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Rick Peterson, Ph.D. , Assistant Professor and Extension Parenting Specialist, Texas A & M Agrilife Extension Please provide an overview of the resource.: These online modules are free and pertinent to any CTE teachers who… Continue Reading

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DeafTEC Center

Title of resource, project, or practice: DeafTEC Center Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Donna Lange, DeafTEC PI and Center Director Please provide an overview of the resource.: DeafTEC serves as a resource for high schools and community colleges that educate deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM-related programs and for employers hiring deaf and hard-of-hearing… Continue Reading

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DO-IT Center, University of Washington

Title of resource, project, or practice: DO-IT Center, University of Washington Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D., DO-IT Director Date resource, project, practice or instructional strategy started: Please provide an overview of the resource.: The international DO-IT Center promotes the success of individuals with disabilities in postsecondary education and careers, using technology… Continue Reading

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Innovative Strategies for Students with Disabilities

This PowerPoint captures the main points from the webinar presentation by Curtis Richards, Director of the Center for Workforce Development, Institute for Educational Leadership.   The webinar was sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Education and Minnesota State Colleges & Universities, National  Alliance for Partnerships in Equity and the National Science Foundation.  Embedded in the… Continue Reading

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