Campus Resources

Select one of the services below to learn more

Ablehawks


AbleHawks

Campus group to promote accessibility at KU

Academic Achievement and Access Center

Offers services and programs to assist students in their academic success.

ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessibility

The ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessibility is responsible for promoting an accessible and inclusive campus. This site contains information and links for employees to learn about employment accommodations, campus accessibility, and available accessibility-related trainings.

Audio-Reader 

Reading and information service for the visually impaired.

Child and Family Services Clinic

Provides affordable, quality mental health care to children, adolescents, and famiies of the Lawrence community and surrounding areas.

Content Accessibility Site

Provides resources and information about how to create accessible online content.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS can help students with issues related to adjusting to college and other psychological, interpersonal, and family problems. Individual, couple, and group sessions are available.

Institute for Health and Disability Policy Studies

Conducts research to inform  health and disability policy, with the goal of improving access to quality care for all people, particularly those with disabilities or chronic illness.

Kansas Telecommunications Access Program (TAP)

Provides equipment to persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, or have other sensory or mobility impairments that interfere with conventional access to telecommunications.

KU Libraries

List of services available to persons with disabilities in the Library system.

KU Life Span Institute and Affiliated Centers

Each Center of the Life Span Institute draws together researchers from diverse fields and backgrounds with the common goal of investigating specific problems of human development, disabilities, and aging.

KU Professionals for Inclusion and Social Justice

Group of graduates who act as change agents and develop cultural awareness.

KU Recreation Services

Features of inclusiveness withing the KU Recreation Services.

Psychology Clinic

Low cost out-patient mental health service.

Schiefelbusch Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic

Comprehensive services to people with communicative disorders.

Sign Language Interpreter/CART Services

To make event requests, use this Interpreter/CART Request Form.

Spectrum Group

Group for students on the autism spectrum to connect with peers and promote education about autism to the campus.

TRIO 

TRIO programs provide educational opportunities for low-income individuals, first-generation college-bound students, and disabled Americans.


Accessible Jayhawk iconAlerts!

City of Lawrence will be working on a valve so water to Carruth-O’Leary & JRP will be off on 9/19, at 7:30 a.m. for approximately 30 min.


Events
News

Keep checking Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader for details about Lied Center, Theater Lawrence, and Starlight events that will be described. Grease and Catch Me If You Can are just two of the events coming up that will have audio description available!

he next Alliance for Economic Inclusion meeting will be August 19, 2017 at the Kauffman Foundation from 8am-noon. The meeting will concentrate on resources for the aging population and people with disabilities in Metropolitan Kansas City. Register using the AEI online registration. 

Interested in inclusive music and dance? Spaces are still available for performers of all abilities to participate in a free week-long event (August 7 - 12) with Jesse Stewart, internationally acclaimed musician, scholar, educator, and founder of We Are All Musicians. Register online by July 28th. Email questions to improv@ku.edu

KU professor developing a video game to prepare students with disabilitie for STEM careers

Matthew W. Mosconi assumes the directorship of the Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training, or K-CART

12-Year-Old Creating Yelp-like  App for Accessibility

Audio description available at The Theater Lawrence, the Lied Center, and Starlight!  See Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader for more details.  

New logo selected for the hawk route and future accessible campus routes from over 40 student design submissions. 

The Kansas Autism Conference will be held March 3 and Johnson County Community College. Register now through March 1

Get information about receiving audio description at home on your television from the American Council for the Blind

Read about the signing of the rule regarding movie captioning and audio description

Disability Studies Seminar at the Hall Center for Humanities on Nov 17

AXIS Dance Company - Changing the face of dance and disability event. 

Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader will be available for various theater and museum events in Lawrence. 

Register now for Audio Description training

Chancellor's message regarding 26th Anniversary of the ADA

Proclamation from the Governor

Proclamation of the 26th anniversary of the ADA will take place at the Lawrence City Hall meeting on July 19th at 5:45.

KU Law Professor Mike Hoeflich's opinion column on disability and accessibility

Disability rights groups march in Topeka in support of federal legislation

U.S. Dept. Of Education Releases NPRM to Improve Equity for Students with Disabilities

EEO Proposes 12% of Federal Agencies Staff Should Be Workers with Disabilities

National Council on Disability Commends Senate Commerce Committee for Hearings on Self-Driving Cars

Testing Accommodations

Building Disability Literacy, One Brick At a Time

A Point of View: Happiness and Disability

CDC Offers New Stats On Disability Prevalence

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