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Disability Support Programs & Services (DSPS) Division

Web Links and Resources

General Resources
Assistive Technology Resources
Attention Deficit Disorder
Learning Disabilities
Low Vision & Blindness
Deafness & Hearing Loss
Mobility Impairment
Other Useful Sites

General Resources

Directions to De Anza College Campus

California Community College Chancellors Office Programs and Services for Disabled Students

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


US government sponsored site to connect the disability community to opportunities

U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division

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

Health Resource Center

On line Clearninghouse for post-secondary education 


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

Job Accommodation Network

Resources and information on making employment accessible
California Association on Post Secondary Education and Disability
Professional organization of disability educators  in California higher education

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.
Individual Accommodation project on college students with disabilities

Assistive Technology Resources

High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges

Equal Access for Software and Information (Project EASI)
On-line training on accessible information

Web Accessibility Homepage

Current information on designing accessible Web sites

Trace Research and Development Center

Technology-related information

Center for Applied Special Technology

Free Web-based tool for analyzing Web pages for accessibility
Information for educators and consumer to locate, compare and implement assistive technology

Attention Deficit Disorder

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CH.A.D.D.)
Northern California Chapter

Resources and answers about Attention Deficit Disorder


Diversity World
Employment Opportunities with Proactive Companies
"Enriching workplaces and reducing employment barriers..."

California Business Leadership Network

Active alliance of California companies, collaborating to improve employment for people with disabilities

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

Learning Disability

National Center for Learning Disabilities

LD OnLine
Information on learning disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of America
California Chapter

National Research Center on Learning Disabilities

All Kinds of Minds
International Dyslexia Association

Low Vision and Blindness

American Foundation for the Blind
Textbook transcription services

Lighthouse International

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Math tools for the visually impaired

New York Institute for Special Education
Links to many sites on vision impairment

Deafness and Hearing Loss

Also see Web Links/Resources on Deaf Services Website  and Web Links/Resources on SIGN Language Department Website

National Deaf Education Center, Gallaudet University

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Postsecondary Education Programs Network
Online training courses, resources, and a comprehensive list of links

Mobility Impairment

Mobility International USA

Other Useful Sites

Directory for California Independent Living Centers

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Building: Registration & Student Services Building (RSS), Suite 141
Contact: Patricia Whelan
Phone: 408.864.8753

Last Updated: 1/26/11