See also: Learning disabilities and Resources for families.
American Council on Education (ACE) – Regional GED Testing Centers for people with disabilities.
Toll Free: 877/392-6433, ask for regional GED testing center
Council for Exceptional Children
Information Center on Disabilities and Gifted Education
Toll Free: 888/232-7733 (V), 866/915-5000 (TTY)
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
ERIC is a digital library of education-related resources, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.
Toll Free: 800/538-3742, Monday through Friday from 9a.m. to 7 p.m. EST
Going-to-College.org from the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) RRTC on Workplace Supports and Job Retention
Web site contains information about living college life with a disability. It’s designed for high school students and provides video clips, activities and additional resources that can help individuals get a head start in planning for college.
Phone: 804/828-1851 (V), 804/828-2494 (TTY)
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Inc. (NASDSE)
NASDSE is a services-focused organization which helps state agencies promote and support specially designed instruction and related services for children and youth with disabilities.
National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education (AccessIT)
AccessIT increases access to electronic and information technology for students and employees with disabilities through a nation-wide effort to incorporate accessibility into policies and practices in all areas where information technology is used in education.
For the ADA/IT Technical Assistance Center Information call
Toll Free: 800/949-4232
National Library of Education (NLE)
The federal government's main resource center for education information.
Toll Free: 800/424-1616
Reference Desk: 202/205-5015
Peterson’s Guides and Resources
General college and test preparation guides
Toll Free: 877/433-8277, available 7 days a week from 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. ET
Think College is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability.
Universal Design Education Online
UDEO supports educators and students in their teaching and study of universal design.
U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Ensuring equal access to education and to promoting educational excellence.
Toll Free: 800/872-5327
U.S. Department of Education (ED) Office of Civil Rights
Frequently Asked Questions about Section 504 and the Education of Students with Disabilities
What Works Clearinghouse (WWC)
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) collects, screens, and identifies studies of effectiveness of educational interventions (programs, products, practices, and policies).
Toll Free: 866/503-6114