Resources

Vast amounts of information regarding disabilities can be found online. Without attempting to be anything near an exhaustive list, this page presents a selection of resources that may be of particular interest to Sacramento City College students, faculty, and staff.

Scholarships

Students with disabilities are eligible for a wide variety of scholarships. Here are just a few that we're found.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (Aspergers) at SCC

Gwyn Tracy, our DSPS coordinator, outlines some facts and issues to be aware of regarding this common disability.

Learning Ally

Learning Ally is a national nonprofit service that provides audio books to people with disabilities. They have more than 60,000 titles available, including many textbooks used at Sacramento City College. Membership is $100 per year for people with qualifying disabilities. SCC also has an institutional account that students who are approved for alternate media accommodations can use for free. This service is an excellent resource for students on a budget.

Disability.gov

This government-maintained site contains information on a wide variety of topics, including civil rights, disability benefits, education, and employment assistance for people with disabilities.

Web accessibility in mind

WebAIM is a Utah-based organization that conducts research and provides best-practice guidance for those who develop accessible websites. They provide clear, actionable advice, and should be your first stop if you're confused by or frustrated with section 508 requirements

Learning Disabilities
Association of America

This organization hosts a large amount of information targeted toward adults with learning disabilities.

Study skills tips

The Sacramento City College tutoring center presents these strategies for effective reading, writing, test taking and more.