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A rich collection of resources is available online for those who wish to know more about fully including students with disabilities in science labs. The following websites provide a good start:

Comprehensive resources related to making science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) academic programs and courses accessible to people with disabilities.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Project to improve the entry and advancement of people with disabilities in science, mathematics, and engineering.

American Chemical Society (ACS)
Developed the manual Teaching Chemistry to Students with Disabilities PDF

American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.
Products for students with visual impairments including math textbooks, tactile graphics kit, rulers, and graph sheets.

Ann Morris
Low vision aids.

Annenberg Learner
Resources for teachers: Math, Science

Barrier Free Education
Research, instruction for teachers on how to make their coursework, classrooms and labs more accessible, and information resources for teachers including assistive technology for their courses.

EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information)
Provider of online training on accessible information technology for persons with disabilities.

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

Independent Living Aids
Talking, large display, and other adapted products for visually impaired individuals.

Lighthouse International
Dedicated to fighting vision loss through prevention, treatment, and empowerment.

Maxi Aids: Products for Independent Living
Talking, large display, and other adaptive products.

National Science Foundation Programs for Persons with Disabilities
Grants to increase the representation of people with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics and technology.

Reaching the Pinnacle
Encourages students with disabilities to enter science, engineering, and mathematics fields.

Strategies on Teaching Science to Students with Disabilities
Assistance for science teachers.

Teaching Math to Visually Impaired Students
Strategies for teachers of mathematics.

Teaching Lab Courses To Students With Disabilities

Teaching Science, Engineering, and Mathematics to Deaf Students.
The Role of Technology in Instruction and Teaching Preparation

The Winning Equation: Access + Attitude = Success in Math and Science
A video presentation and publication with strategies for fully including students with disabilities in science and math activities.

Working Together: Science Teachers and Students with Disabilities
A video presentation and publication where students suggest ways to make science activities more accessible.