"With this ranking we highlight the universities and colleges that devote an abundant amount of resources to ensure that students of all abilities have equal access to a high-quality education," said Christian Amondson, Managing Editor of College Choice.
University of Michigan tops the list, followed by University of Southern California and Northeastern University.
The NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship is available to 2nd year associate students; undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and graduate students with disabilities with an interest in the entertainment, media, or communications industries. Each recipient will receive $5,625 to help cover the cost of education at their college or university.
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Requests for testing accommodations are initiated by the student. A student must meet with Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) to obtain the necessary documentation for approved testing accommodations. SSD will provide the student with a Verified Individualized Services and Accommodations (VISA) form. A student should meet with his/her instructor during the first two weeks of a given academic term to discuss the need for testing accommodation.
The LSA Testing Accommodation Center (TAC) serves the College by providing reasonable testing accommodations to students with verified disabilities who are enrolled in LSA courses. By creating an appropriate space for completing exams, the Testing Accommodation Center aims to make education accessible for students with verified disabilities. TAC’s mission is to serve both students and instructors through a well-defined process that ensures confidentiality and test security.
In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016, Deque University will now be offering scholarships for free access to their entire curriculum of Deque University online courses in web and digital accessibility for people with disabilities.
Employment for people with disabilities is often difficult, with discrimination during the hiring process and barriers to employment all along the way, including barriers to acquiring the skills necessary for employment.