Disability Support Services overview students faculty campus support forms Curriculum & Teaching The following Fast Facts for Faculty and external links pertain to the role of faculty in the classroom setting. General Teaching Guides and Tips Syllabus Disability Statement and Guidelines Information on creating both an accessible syllabus as well as a statement to be placed on course syllabi indicating a faculty member’s willingness to provide reasonable accommodations to a student with a disability. Teaching Students with Invisible Disabilities Invisible disabilities are the most common type of disability among college students. Examples are students with learning disabilities, ADHD and/or psychiatric disabilities may request accommodations even though they do not appear to have a disability. Guided Notes A guide to creating instructor-prepared handouts that provide all students with background information and standard cues with specific spaces to write key facts, concepts, and/or relationships during the lecture. Coordinating Internships for Students with Disabilities The power of internships for those with disabilities takes on additional significance because of social inequalities in education and income that result in drastically poorer employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Universal Design for Instruction Universal design is an approach to designing course instruction, materials, and content to benefit people of all learning styles without adaptation or retrofitting. Universal design provides equal access to learning, not simply equal access to information. Facultyware: Universal Design for Instruction The FacultyWare site was designed to provide you with a broad range of information and tools to enhance the design and delivery of instruction for diverse college students. Guidelines for Creating Web Content Accessible to All Accessibility is fundamentally just good web page design – more information here. DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) A space for faculty and administrators at postsecondary institutions to learn about how to create classroom environments and academic activities that maximize the learning of all students, including those with disabilities. Subject-Based Guides and Tips Teaching Chemistry to Students with Disabilities This is a comprehensive manual for high school, college and graduate school educators. Writing in the University For students with disabilities there may be even greater obstacles to college writing. Read further for more information on the obstacles students with disabilities might face.