Resources

Organizations

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Project on Science, Technology and Disability
1333 H Street Washington, DC 20005
(202) 326-6630 (voice/TTY)
(202) 311-9849 (FAX)
Addresses issues related to increasing the representation of individuals with disabilities in science and engineering academic programs and careers. Provides publications and connections to other resources, including practicing engineers and scientists with disabilities.

Association for Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
PO Box 21192
Columbus, OH 43221-0192
(614) 488-4972 (voice/TTY)
(614) 488-1174 (FAX)
swevans@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu
A professional organization of higher education disability service providers. Disseminates information about research, accommodations, and legislation.

DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology)
DO-IT
University of Washington
Box 354842
Seattle, WA 98195-4842
doit@uw.edu
www.uw.edu/doit/
206-685-DOIT (3648) (voice/TTY)
888-972-DOIT (3648) (voice/TTY)
206-221-4171 (fax)
509-328-9331 (voice/TTY) Spokane
Provides publications, videotapes, electronic resources, and a gopher server about access to science, engineering, and mathematics academic programs and careers for people with disabilities.

EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information)
c/o EDUCOM
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 872-4200 (voice)
(202) 872-4318 (FAX)
easi@educom.edu
Special interest group on adaptive technology in higher education.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
1801 "L" Street NW
Washington, DC 20507
(800) 669-EEOC (voice)
(800) 800-3302 (TTY)
Provides handbook, regulations, and technical assistance for implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) of the President's Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities
West Virginia University
809 Allen Hall
Morgantown, WV 26506
(304) 293-7186
(800) 526-7234
Provides information and consultation about adapting individual classes, labs, or worksites.

Electronic Resources

Below is a brief list of pertinent disability-related resources. For a more comprehensive list of electronic resources, contact

DO-IT
University of Washington
Box 354842
Seattle, WA 98195-4842
206-685-DOIT (3648) (voice/TTY)
888-972-DOIT (3648) (voice/TTY)
206-221-4171 (fax)
509-328-9331 (voice/TTY) Spokane
doit@uw.edu
www.uw.edu/doit/

  • ADA-LAW is a discussion list for those interested in the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability-related laws in the United States and other countries. To join, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@vm1.nodak.edu. In the message text type subscribe ADA-LAW First name Last name. To post to the list, send a message to ada- law@vm1.nodak.edu.
  • DO-IT gopher server contains a wide selection of resources related to science, engineering, math, education, technology, and disability. To access the DO-IT gopher, type hawking u.washington.edu at your host system prompt.
  • DOITSEM is a discussion list for those interested in increasing the representation of individuals who have disabilities in science, engineering, and mathematics academic programs and career fields. To join, send a message with no subject line to listproc@u.washington.edu. In the message text type subscribe doitsem Firstname Lastname. To post to the list, send a message to doitsem@u.washington.edu.
  • DO-IT WORLD WIDE WEB server is available at the following URL: http://www.washington.edu/doit/
  • DSSHE-L is a list about services available to students in higher in education. To subscribe send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@ubvm.bitnet. In the message text type subscribe DSSHE-L Firstname Lastname. To post to the list, send a message to DSSHE-L@ubvm.bitnet.
  • EASI deals with issues related to technology and people who have disabilities. To join, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@maelstrom.stjohns.edu. In the message text type subscribe EASI Firstname Lastname. To post to the list, send a message to easi@maelstrom.stjohns.edu.