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Academic Support & Access Center

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  • Academic Support & Access Center
    202-885-3360
    Fax: 202-885-1042
    asac@american.edu
    Mary Graydon Center, Room 243

    Monday-Thursday 9:00a.m. - 7:00p.m. Friday 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

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Resources for Further Information on Disabilities in Higher Education and Universal Design

Disability Information and Resources

AHEAD, “Criplit” Disability Biographies: A Selective Bibliography on Disability History, Culture, and Activism

American Foundation for the Blind

American University Academic Support and Access Center

Boylan, Hunter R.“Improving Success in Developmental Mathematics: An Interview with Paul Nolting.” Journal of Developmental Education, v34 n3 p20-22, 24, 26-27 Spr 2011

DREAM – Disability Rights, Education Activism, and Mentoring

Learning Disabilities Association of America

Math Learning Disability Resource

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Pepnet 2 for resources on the deaf and hard of hearing 

Tommy Edison, a blind film critic has a YouTube channel, TommyEdisonXP, featuring a series of (warm, funny) videos on blindness 

Universal Design Resources Web Resources

Access-ed

AHEAD Annotated Bibliography on UD Resources

AHEAD Universal Design Resources

AU Academic Support and Access Center Pinterest page 

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

The Center for Universal Design in Education 

Equity and Excellence in Higher Education: Universal Course Design 

The Florida Consortium on Postsecondary Education & Intellectual Disabilities

“From Bach to Lady Gaga: Music Lessons for Special Education,” National Center for Universal Design for Learning 

“How to add captions on YouTube videos”

Meyer, Anne; David H. Rose and David Gordon.Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice. Available for free in electronic format

National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials 

Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center LearnLab

UDL Connect

UDL-Universe: A Comprehensive Universal Design for Learning Faculty Development Guide

Universal Course Design

University of Washington, DO-IT: Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology

Print Resources

Burgstahler, Sheryl E. and Rebecca C. Cory, eds.Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2010

Huger, Mariane S., Ed.“Fostering the Increased Integration of Students with Disabilities,” New Directions for Student Services. Number 134 Summer 2011.