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Resources and Apps

Free or low cost assistive technology
Smart phones, tablets, and other technologies are a big help for everyone.  Here are some links to helpful sites at other colleges and universities that list a sampling of useful apps:  

Free or Low Cost Screen Readers

 

Learning Difficulties Assessment - College Version

Having academic problems? You’re not alone. The good news is that you can now take a free, confidential self-assessment to identify specific learning difficulties that may be impacting your ability to succeed in college. It’s called the Learning Difficulties Assessment—College Version and is appropriate for ages 17 through adult. Once you complete the assessment, you may understand your strengths and weaknesses better.  You can choose to keep the results to yourself or e-mail them to someone who could help you improve your skills such as a tutor, advisor, counselor, or friend. You may also choose to share the results with Disability Services.

To begin, go to www.ldacv.com

 

Selected Sources of Recorded and E-books

 

Service Animals
What does the ADA say about service animals?  Click here to learn about Department of Justice rules or requirements regarding this issue.  If you have questions about use of service animals at UTB, contact Disability Services.
http://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm

Study Guides and Strategies

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Learning Difficulties Assessment

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