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Offices & Services

Disability Access

Student Resources

General Information

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education

Affordable Colleges Online: College Affordability for Students with Disabilities

AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability)


Self-Advocacy: Going to College

Self-Advocacy: Know Yourself, Know What YouNeed, Know How to Get It

Self-Determination for Postsecondary Students

We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues.

Book: Learning Outside The Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution

Assistive Technology

What is accessible electronic and information technology?

Read & Write Gold

Success Through Technology: Creating a Study Guide from Your Notes (from The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity)

Success Through Technology: Using Read & Write Gold to Convert Your Notes to Audio mp3s (from The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity)

Interactive Note taking with Read&Write Gold 

Using Read&Write Gold - Organizing for Writing

Using Read&Write Gold - Vocabulary List Builder Modifications

Read&Write Gold’s Tools and Strategies for Struggling Writers

Read&Write Gold’s Support Tools for English Language Learners

Accessible Instructional Materials 

Learning Ally -  professionally narrated audio books; nominal annual subscription fee.

Bookshare -  150,000+ books in a digital format; free membership.

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped - comprehensive library services to the eligible blind and physically handicapped residents of the State of Maryland (State Of Maryland Instructional Materials Access for Students of Post Secondary Education Guidelines).

National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials - AIM-related information and resources pertaining to higher education.

Auxilary Aids

Auxiliary Aids and Services for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities


If you need to request any documents on this webpage in an alternative accessible format (Braille, digital, audio, or large print) please contact the Office of Academic Skills at 410.778.7860 or

If you have difficulty accessing any portions of this page with adaptive technology, please contact Taylor Fields at 410.810.5841or