Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs. Student services offices and disability coordinators at many colleges work to make campuses inclusive environments through specialized advocacy, support, and academic services.
While education beyond high school in the United States is optional, it has become a necessary investment in future employment and life satisfaction for many people. To all families and youth with disabilities looking for information on financial aid, please check out the different options in grants, loans, work-study, and scholarship opportunities. This is a resource guide that explains financial aid as well as highlights various scholarship resources for youth with disabilities listed in the back of the publication!!
The Adam Miller Fund was established in June 1999 by Marlene and Alex Miller, Adam's parents. Largely funded by online donations, this important fund provides enrichment assistance for University of Michigan students with hearing, visual or mobility disabilities. Read more about Adam Miller's life and academic achievements at UM.
On behalf of a very generous donor, SSD has set up a fund for students who stutter. The goal of this fund is to offer assistance and support to those who have speech dysfluency commonly known as stuttering.