Common Mobility Accommodations/Services Explained 

Needs are based on the nature of the disability and the impact, with an understanding that “impact” may change due to the disability as well as the environment.  See Mobility-related Accommodations

Campus Resources for Students, Staff, Faculty

Language Guidelines for Reporting and Writing about People with Disabilities

New Hampshire

  • Access Portsmouth:  a new web-based initiative helping people with disabilities navigate historic Portsmouth
  • NH Governor's Commission on Disability
  • Education Resources
  • Future in Sight (formerly NH Association for the Blind), a nonprofit organization that transforms the lives of thousands of people in New Hampshire and beyond  — from babies to senior citizens — who are blind or have vision impairments to help them lead fulfilling and active lives.  Offers a holistic continuum of care that includes counseling, group therapy, occupational therapy, low vision therapy, vision rehabilitation therapy, orientation and mobility training, education services, and technology training.
  • NAMI NH (National Association on Mental Illness) is a grassroots organization of and for people of all ages, their families and friends who are affected by mental illness.
  • Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Inc (NDHHS) The organization seeks to empower, educate and advocate for equal access and opportunity for Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens of New Hampshire.
  • NH-Telecommunications Equipment Assistance Program (NH-TEAP)
  • Relay New Hampshire  A free public service for communication between standard (voice) users and persons who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, late-deafened, deaf-blind, and speech-disabled using text telephones (TTYs), Voice-Carry Over (VCO) phones, and Captioned Telephones (Cap Tel) as well as internet-based WebCap Tel.

National Resources

  • AAPD (American Association of People with Disabilities)
  • Ability Hub Assistive Technology Solutions information on adaptive equipment and alternative methods available for accessing computers
  • Access IT National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education. Promotes the use of electronic and information technology for students with disabilities at all academic levels
  • ADA Home Page Information and technical assistance on American With Disabilities Act
  • ADHD LD Online the worlds leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD
  • AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability) diverse network of professionals who actively address disability issues on their campuses
  • American Association on Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (AAMR) The oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of profesionals and others concerned about mental retardation and related disabilities. 
  • American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). Provides information and resources about living with visual impairment
  •  National public website on assistive technology products and research
  • ASL (American Sign Language) learn to speak through, provides video and dictionary
  • Autism Is A World Documentary takes viewer on a journey of Sue Rubin, who is autistic and provides insights into her mind, her world, her obsessions and explores friendships she developed while in college
  • The Arc community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities 
  • CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology) nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning
  • Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)
  • CUD (The Center for Universal Design) is a national information, technical assistance, and research center that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments, and products in order to improve environments and products through design innovation, research, education and design assistance.
  • Convo - deaf-owned and develops VRS technologies that allow phone convos for ASL users living in a global economy.
  • Disability Rights Movement the web site is a reproduction of the interactive kiosk that accompanies the physical exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and showcases the history of the Disability Rights Movement
  • DO-IT (Disabilities Opportunities Internetworking and Technology) developed at the Univ of Washington, faculty guides, Veterans resourcesstudent guides
  • DREDF (Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund) mission is to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, education, public policy and legislative development
  • Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI) information about information technology, education and disabilities; online training courses; Internet captioning; ITD e-journal; disability legislation; hardware and software; libraries; distance learning; and more
  • Genetics Education Materials for School Success (GEMSS) provides educators,and parents with useful tools and tips for support of students with genetic conditions.
  • NAD (National Association of the Deaf)
  • NCDJ (National Center on Disability and Journalism) the goal of the NCDJ is to provide support and guidance for journalists as they cover people with disabilities
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  • Purple effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing communities
  • Sign Language, also known as ASL (American Sign Language), use has tutorial with video and dictionary terms.
  • Sorenson - empowers the deaf and hard-of-hearing community to communicate with both deaf and hearing family, friends or business contacts using video relay service.
  • Think from UMASS, Boston provides resources and tools for students, families and professionals
  • UCEDD (University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities) Centers work with people with disabilities, members of their families, state and local government agencies, and community providers in projects that provide training, technical assistance, service, research, and information sharing, with a focus on building the capacity of communities to sustain all their citizens.
  • We Connect Now dedidated to connecting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment opportunities

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