Financial Aid Information for Students with Disabilities
The ADA - What does it mean to you?
A Desk Reference Guide for Faculty, Staff and College Students with Disabilities
Anne R. Thompson, Ph.D., Director
Leslie Bethea, M.S., Coordinator
Mississippi State, MS 39762-5740
Association on Higher Education and Disability
PO Box 21192
Columbus, OH 43221-0192
CH.A.D.D. of Greater Orange County
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders
PO Box 5876
Whittier, CA 90607-5876
4351 Garden City Drive
Landover, MD 20785-2267
Local phone: (301) 459-3700
Toll-free: (800) EFA-1000
Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI)
PO Box 818
Lake Forest CA 92609
Phone (949) 916-2837
Learning Disabilities Association
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349
HEATH Resource Center
Section 504, The Law & Its Impact on Postsecondary Education
American Council on Education
One Dupont Circle, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-1193
International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
Orange County Branch
1801D East Park Court Place, Suite 101
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Los Angeles Branch
4379 Tujunga Avenue
Studio City, CA 91604
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840
The Ohio State University
Office for Disability Services
150 Pomerene Hall
1760 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1297
San Diego State University
Providing Academic Accommodations for Students with Disabilities:
A Policy Guide for Students, Faculty, Staff and Administrators
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-0579
ENTRY POINT Internship Program
A wonderful program of internship opportunities for college students who have disabilities
and are majoring in computer science, engineering, a field of science, or mathematics. (Some
students in certain business fields may also be considered.)
- AAAS manages the program and serves as matchmaker, linking students
- Paid summer internships for students with disabilities.
- Offers are made directly by employers, through their regular
internship programs. (These are not "special" or "segregated"
- Employers include IBM, NASA, Texas Instruments, Seagate Technology,
Lucent Technologies, Procter & Gamble, the National Science Foundation.
- Internship sites across the U.S.
- Employers provide competitive pay, on-site mentors, assistive
technology as required.
- Some employers provide housing assistance for interns who relocate
for the summer.
- No cost to the university.
- Students with any type of disability may qualify.
- Qualifying students must:
* Be full-time undergraduate or graduate students
* Major in Computer Science, Engineering, a field of Science, or
Math (Some students in certain Business fields may be considered,
particularly those in Management Information Systems.)
* Have B-average GPA or higher
* Be a U.S. citizen or hold a right-to-work permit
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