Resources and Links

Accessibility and Educational Resources

  • iCanConnect, the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP), provides free access to distance communication equipment to people with significant combined hearing and vision loss who meet the program's income and disability guidelines. Learn more.

  • Affordable Colleges Online created this guide to show how today’s colleges and universities are improving their technology and resources to help students with visual disabilities earn degrees. The new guide also provides a list of online technology and literary resources students with impairments can use on their own to get ahead. Learn more.

  • The Foundation For Sight & Sound is proud to offer a series of scholarships for High School Seniors who are either Hard of Hearing, Visually Impaired, or Blind. Learn more.

  • We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues. One of the goals of this site is to help college students with disabilities to succeed in their studies by getting the information and support they need, both through resources, links, blogs latest news, studying existing laws and regulation and through personal contacts. Learn more.

  • Disability benefits for children and adults with Usher Syndrome offer monthly payments that can ease worries and make life more comfortable. These benefits are typically paid through the Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Programs. Learn more.

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