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A collection of resources on the World Wide Web is available to those who wish to know more about fully including students with disabilities in international travel and international programs. The following Web sites provide a good start:

Access Able Travel Source
This site provides access information for disabled travelers

Access Abroad
University of Minnesota Guidelines for advisors and students for study abroad programs.

Access Unlimited
Various links for travel and other disability related resources.

AHEAD (Association for Higher Education and Disability)
International Programs Special Interest Group: Resources for students participating in international travel programs.

The Faculty Room Knowledge Base
A searchable collection of questions and answers, case studies, and promising practices of interest to postsecondary faculty members.

GORP Great Outdoor Recreation Pages
Outdoor and recreation sites that are accessible for persons with disabilities

Mobility International
Study and travel opportunities and publications for students with disabilities.

Project Action
Database of accessible transit services in the United States.

Savvy Traveler
Advice and resources for travelers with disabilities.

Transitions Abroad
A magazine article authored by an exchange student who is disabled.

Travel Tips for Hearing Impaired People
Information and resources on travel for hearing impaired people.