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Disability Resources Guide: National Resources

This guide provides information on resources and events available at FAU for disability services.

National Resources

Alternative Media Access Center

The Alternative Media Access Center is committed to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities by providing technology-based product services and research at competitive or reduced costs.

Wounded Warrior

Wounded Warrior's mission is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The ADA protects the civil rights of people with disabilities in all aspects of employment, in accessing public services such as transportation, and guaranteeing access to public accommodations such as restaurants, stores, hotels and other types of buildings to which the  public has access.

American Library Association

The preamble to the Library Bill of Rights states, “all libraries are forums for information and ideas.”  By removing the physical, technological, and procedural barriers to accessing those forums, libraries promote the full inclusion of persons with disabilities into our society.

Bookshare

Bookshare™ provides the world’s largest online library of accessible reading materials for people with print disabilities.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg  offers over 40,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free Kindle books, download them or read them online.

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Disability History Museum

The Disability History Museum's mission is to foster a deeper understanding about how changing cultural values, notions of identity, laws and policies have shaped and influenced the experience of people with disabilities, their families and their communities over time.