Heath Resource Center
(202) 973-0904, (800) 544-3284
The Heath Resource Center of the American Council on Education serves as an information exchange about educational support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, and other post-secondary training entities.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities.
US Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Disability Rights Section
(202) 307-0663, Voice and TDD
(202) 307-1198, Fax
The Disability Rights Section protects the rights of persons with disabilities under Titles I, H, and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and can be contacted to obtain information about the ADA.
Association on Higher Education and Disability
Many helpful links to different universities and programs, and to information on a range of specific disabilities.
National Association of the Deaf
(301) 587-1789, TTY
(301) 587-1778, Voice
(301) 587-1791, Fax
e-mail address: NADlaw@nad.org
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) provides general information about deaf communities and Deaf Culture. NAD has a law center with attorneys who are familiar with specific laws that are related to accommodating deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
Post-secondary Education Programs Network
PEPnet provides technical assistance and information for institutions of higher education on serving deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Programs and internships can receive helpful technical assistance on designing and obtaining accommodations. Information useful in orienting instructors and supervisors to deafness is also available on this website.