A group of Minnesota high schoolers built an electric wheelchair for a 2-year-old boy whose family couldn’t afford one. Continue reading High school robotics team builds electric wheelchair for boy whose family couldn’t afford one
By Jacob Bennett
The CSUN Assistive Technology Conference has a specific purpose — to advance knowledge and the use of technology that improves the lives of individuals with disabilities — but its impact is wide-ranging.
Continue reading CSUN Assistive Technology Conference Showcases Innovations For a More Inclusive World
Arunima Sinha is a serious mountaineer—she was both the first female amputee and the first Indian amputee to climb Mount Everest. And last November, she was awarded an honorary PhD from the prestigious University of Strathclyde in London. Continue reading First Female Amputee to Climb Everest Receives Honorary Doctorate
Reena B. Patel, a licensed educational psychologist and author, has a new book that will help parents, educators, and children with combating anxiety.
Continue reading New Children’s Book Offers Highly Effective Anxiety Coping Strategies
By Rebecca Hansen, Ed.D.
Meet Jeff Staley. Jeff is from Sewickley, Pennsylvania, and is currently studying computer and information technology at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Continue reading Turning the Tassel—Helping people with autism spectrum disorder earn a college degree and be prepared to enter a competitive workforce
Graduating from high school and getting accepted into college can be an exciting time for students. At the same time, it’s also a transition period that leads to new change and growth. Continue reading The Transition from High School to College
College students and parents are already looking ahead to the 2019—2020 school year with the FAFSA- the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The great news is that the Department of Education just launched “myStudentAid” app to make it easier for students and families to fill out the federal student aid application through their mobile phones. Continue reading 3 Tips for Filling Out Applications for College Financial Aid
In third grade, Jennifer “Jenna” Kotler was perfectly happy counting the tiles in the classroom ceiling instead of doing her work. What she tried hard to do was sit quietly like her classmates in their French-immersion school in Toronto. Continue reading Ph.D. with ADHD brings can-do focus to science, life
The Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship managed by Rooted in Rights and AAPD provides the opportunity for individuals with disabilities to learn and apply skills in digital media storytelling, and to connect with media professionals to prepare participants for advanced careers in media production, journalism, online advocacy, or digital design. Continue reading 2018-2019 Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship
According to the U.S. Department of Education, 20 percent of undergraduate students did not apply for financial aid in 2011-12.
Continue reading 4 Tips to Consider When Comparing Financial Aid Packages