Websites

A helpful set of resource websites focused on education.

Accessible Insights Blog

pertains to all aspects of age and disease related vision loss. In the categories “AT News” or “AT Reviews,” you will find articles about assistive technology programs and platforms, as well as product press releases and people in the news. In “Activism and Advocacy,” you will read articles relevant to coping with vision loss, overcoming adversity, breaking down stereotypes, pushing past barriers to inclusion and employment, and living a greater quality of life as a blind person in a sighted society. In categories such as “Accessible Answers” or “Accessible Experts,” you will read interviews with thought leaders and industry gurus about accessible web and mobile development, digital accessibility, civil rights, or web standards best practices. You’ll read about people with disabilities who are creative, innovative, interesting and successful. In other categories, you’ll find great content pertaining to accessible sports, accessible arts, and lots of cool tools, a category in which to find tips and how-tos, as well as to explore the many gadgets that can enable better access to our world.

Category: Blog |

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ADA Government Resources

A government resource which provides a comprehensive list of civil rights laws and regulations for Americans with a disability. It also provides news and updates regarding lawsuits and complaints regarding disability-based discrimination.

Category: Gov |

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Autocad Accessibility Details and Sheets

Figures of the 2010 ADA in 24×36 format sheets that architects and designers can use for their construction documents. They are not created with borders or layers and must be modified to fit the designer’s CAD standards. These are created from the CAD files that the Access Board provided. They are to be used within each designer’s working drawing structure and not as stand-alone sheets. They should be for information and reference only.

Category: Stats and figures |

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Do It: Academic Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities

Nowadays, many special needs students are attending postsecondary schools. As such, schools must make accommodations to fit the needs of these students.

Category: Educational |

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Fair Housing Government Resources

The mission of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) is to eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities by leading the nation in the enforcement, administration, development, and public understanding of federal fair housing policies and laws.

Category: Gov |

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Homecity

For families with special needs children, constructing a home can pose no shortage of difficulties. This blog provides a comprehensive list of accommodations that construction contractors can take into account for families with special needs children.

Category: Blog | Bus |

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How to Make a Bedroom Accessible for Disabilities

Many of us take for granted getting a good nights sleep in an easy to access, comfortable location. For many with disabilities, bedrooms need special modifications to be livable. This blog provides a list of accommodations for bedrooms to incorporate special needs families.

Category: Blog | Children | Construction |

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Just Great Lawyers: Estate Planning for Parents of Children with Autism

For someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder, losing a parent can be detrimental. As a result, its the job of parents to plan what to do with their combined assets after they've passed on to ensure that the wellbeing of their child is not affected in any way. This blog explains the best way to plan an estate to ensure your child is well taken care of for the foreseeable future.

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Keeping Your Child with Autism Safe

For parents of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, keeping your child safe from the world and from themselves is always the top priority. This article provides plans for parents to ensure their child's safety without constantly having to be on edge.

Category: Blog | Children | Educational |

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Moving with Special Needs Children

For parents with special needs children, the process of moving can be a hassle. Many special needs children must have special accommodations when moving to avoid discontent and frustration. This blog provides a comprehensive list of disabilities and the special accommodations parents can ensure for their child.

Category: Blog | Children | Educational |

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