Resources for Students with Disabilities

student in wheel chair with laptop studyingAffordable Colleges Online has a great source of Resources and Scholarships for students with disabilities. 

Disability.Gov has created a fact sheet that provides an overview of the major federal student aid grant programs.

Autism After 16 provides helpful information for the transition from high school to post-secondary education, employment, and independent living.


NASFAA and Casey Family programs: Guide to Financial Aid Assistance to Students from Foster Care and Unaccompanied Homeless Youth

Scholarships and Internships for Latino Students with Disabilities:The World Institute on Disability (WID) has a five-year grant to establish the National Technical Assistance Center for Latinos with Disabilities living in the United States, through Proyecto Vision. Proyecto Vision's website has a list of scholarship opportunities for college students who are Latino and who are living with disability.

Think College:This website is designed to share what is currently going on, provide resources and strategies, let you know about training events, and give you ways to talk to others. The information is for transition aged students as well as adults attending or planning for college. It provides resources and tools for students, families, and professionals.

BestColleges: This resource provides a collection of guides which include an outline of student rights, strategies for success, a listing of assistive technologies, and a curated list of scholarships.