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With the move towards widening participation in university level education and the need to enhance student support for all students, there is a need for higher education institutions, governmental organisations and non-governmental organisations to develop new and enhance existing approaches. To enable this, all relevant stakeholders need to increase their understanding and develop new approaches to facilitate widening participation and student support. Such actions require suitable projects to be undertaken in targeted areas and an understanding of sources of suitable information.

This section of the Student and Staff Support Hub is aimed to provide information on different Non-European Union (international) supported projects that are in the area of education and supporting students with disabilities.


 

Australia

Australian Government – More Support for Students with Disabilities. Dedicated funding for disability support.

Link to Australian Government for the Support for Students with Disabilities web page.

Federation University Australia. Disability Support. Disability Liaison Unit provides services to students with disabilities within the University’s equity framework and in accordance with the Disability Standards for Education.

Link to the Federation University Australia Disability Support web page.

Open Universities Australia – Student Support Services – Disability Support. The Universities that provide courses through OUA offer alternative format study materials to support students with a disability.

Link to the Open Universities Australia, Student Support Services, Disability Support web page.

University of Newcastle – Disability Support.

Link to the University of Newcastle Disability Support web page.

University of Western Australia – UniAccess. Provides free services and support to UWA students who want to disclose a disability or a medical condition and request assistance.

Link to the University of Western Australia UniAccess web page.

Australian Building Codes Board: ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY

Link to the  Australian Building Codes Board ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY web page.

Australian Human Rights Commission, Access: Guidelines and information

Link to the Australian Human Rights Commission, Access Guidelines and information web page.

 

Canada

Government of Canada has a variety of programs for education and training for people with disabilities

Link to the Government of Canada programs for education and training for people with disabilities web page.

Government of Canada Project: Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities

Link to the Government of Canada Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities Project web page.

Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) is a national, non-profit, charitable organization. It was founded in 2001 and formerly known as Augmentative Communication Community Partnerships Canada.

Link to the Communication Disabilities Access Canada web page.

Government of Canada, Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities

Link to the overnment of Canada Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities web page.

National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS). A consumer-controlled, registered charitable organization with a mandate to encourage the self-empowerment of post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities in Canada.

Link to the National Educational Association of Disabled Students web page.

Canadian-universities.net, Canada Disability Studies University Programs.

Link to the Canada Disability Studies University Programs web page.

 

India

Savitribal Phule Pune University – Advance Technology Blind Student Learning Center.

Link to the Savitribal Phule Pune University Advance Technology Blind Student Learning Center web page.

The Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University was established to provide higher & professional education to persons with disabilities.

Link to the Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University web page.

University of Michigan, School of Information, USA. U-M students create new portal for disability resources in India.

Link to the University of Michigan portal for disability resources in India web page.

 

New Zealand

New Zealand Disability Support Network – NGO

Link to the New Zealand Disability Support Network web page.

University of Otago – Student Services Division – Disability Information & Support. Work to promote an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity, promotes comprehensive academic support, and empowers individuals with impairments to achieve their full potential.

Link to the University of Otago Student Services Division web page.

Human Rights Commission, Disabled Children's Right to Education.

Link to the Human Rights Commission, Disabled Childrens Right to Education web page.

Statistics New Zealand, Disability and Education in New Zealand in 2006.

Link to the Statistics New Zealand, Disability and Education in New Zealand in 2006 web page.

The New Zealand Disability Strategy.

Link to the The New Zealand Disability Strategy web page.

Massey University, Support for students registered with Disability Services.

Link to the assey University support for students registered with Disability Services web page.

Disability Support Services in New Zealand, The service user survey.

Link to the Disability Support Services in New Zealand service user survey web page.

 

The Philippines

National Council on Disability Affairs – Sub-Committee on Education. Program on Accessibility.

Link to the National Council on Disability Affairs web page.

Leonard Cheshire Disability, Access to education for people with disabilities in the Philippines.

Link to the Leonard Cheshire Disability, Access to education for people with disabilities in the Philippines web page.

Country Profile on Disability THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, Japan International Cooperation Agency Planning and Evaluation Department, March 2002.

Link to the Country Profile on Disability THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES web page.

Persons with Disabilities: Status in the Philippines, 1st International Conference of Public Librarians, March 19-21, 2014.

Link to the Persons with Disabilities: Status in the Philippines web page.

 

The United States of America

National Center on Disability and Access to Education

Link to the National Center on Disability and Access to Education web page.

CAST - Universal design for learning (UDL)

Link to the CAST web page.

National Center on Disability and Access to Education.

Link to the National Center on Disability and Access to Education web page.

Utah State University Center for Persons with Disabilities.

Link to the Utah State University Center for Persons with Disabilities web page.

GOALS Project (Going Online Accessible Learning through Self-Study). Helps postsecondary institutions improve the accessibility of their web content and services. With recognition that accessibility must be enterprise-wide, deliverables from the GOALS project focus on supporting those efforts.

Link to the GOALS Project web page.

San Diego State University. Disability and Diversity Project. Goal is to enhance the knowledge and skills of administrators, faculty, and staff through a universal model linking disability and diversity in postsecondary education.

Link to the San Diego State University,  Disability and Diversity Project web page.

US Department of Education – Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities.

Link to the US Department of Education web page.

University of Illinois – Project LEAD (Preparing Leaders in Special Education, Access, and Data-based Decision Making in High-Need Schools).

Link to the University of Illinois Project LEAD web page.

University of Washington – DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) serves to increase the success participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs such as those in science engineering, mathematics and technology.

Link to the University of Washington DO-IT web page.

University of Washington – DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) serves to increase the success participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs such as those in science engineering, mathematics and technology.

Link to the University of Washington DO-IT web page.

The State of Texas, Office of the Governor, Accessible Communications (including how to create accessible documents).

Link to the The State of Texas Office of the Governor Accessible Communications web page.

 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Early childhood and schools, Students with Disabilities, Learning Difficulties and Disadvantages: Statistics and Indicators.

Link to the Early childhood and schools, Students with Disabilities, Learning Difficulties and Disadvantages web page.

Employment policies and data, Transforming Disability into Ability.

Link to the Employment policies and data, Transforming Disability into Ability web page.

Early childhood and schools, Equity and Quality in Education - Supporting Disadvantaged Students and Schools.

Link to the Early childhood and schools, Equity and Quality in Education web page.

Disability in higher education : a key factor for improving quality and achievement.

Link to the Disability in higher education, a key factor for improving quality and achievement web page.

Innovation in education, Pathways for disabled students to tertiary education and employment.

Link to the Innovation in education, Pathways for disabled students to tertiary education and employment web page.

 

United Nations (UN)

United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Link to the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights web page.

 

Equal Rights Trust

The Equal Rights Trust is an independent international organisation whose purpose is to combat discrimination and promote equality as a fundamental human right and a basic principle of social justice.

Link to the Equal Rights Trust web page.

 


 

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