Resources Available Through Academic Advising
- Peer Advising: One-On-One Instruction
- Peer Tutors
- Assistive Technology
- Learning Skills Support
- Baldridge Reading Program
- Campus Map
- Campus Resources
- Policy and Procedural Statement for Students with Disabilities
- Fulfilling the Language Requirement with American Sign Language (ASL)
Additional Resources Available On Campus
The Wellness Center, located in the Kline Center complex, provides professional and confidential health, counseling, and nutritional support services. Students can also accress free 24/7 mental health support through the "My Student Support Portal," accessible at https://myssp.app/ca/home.
Students are encouraged to take advantage of writing support through Norman M. Eberly Writing Center. Even before you've written a word, you can take an assignment to a Writing Center associate for guidance in getting started.
The Waidner-Spahr Library provides a teasure-trove of resources for students, and they have a page devoted to Accessibility: Library Services for Users with Disabilities.
Below are the websites of outside professionals who are not affiliated with Dickinson, but who have notified ADS that they are available to provide fee-based coaching services to Dickinson students. (Listed in alphabetical order.)
Please note that Dickinson is not promoting or endorsing any of these services, but rather sharing their existence with those who may be interested in pursuing external academic support services.
- www.adhdsolutions.net (Beth Main)
- Leahy Learning (Megan Leahy)
- www.lifesolvedcoaching.com/students (CollegeSolved)
Careers, Scholarships, and Networking for Students with Disabilities
- Campus Organizations, Activities, and Events
- Finding Your Way - A College Guide for Students on the Spectrum
- DREAM - Disability Rights, Education, Activism and Mentoring
- GettingHired.com - Careers and Community for People with Disabilities
- Lime Connect "represents the largest network of high potential university students and professionals who happen to have disabilities in the world."
- We Connect Now
— This website was created in 2008 by a college student with a desire to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community, providing students with a voice on important issues related to higher education and employment. The website has been used as a resource by institutions of higher learning and has been linked to by colleges and universities and groups serving people with disabilities in all 50 states and at least 10 foreign countries.
Disabilities and Global Education
Thinking about studying abroad? Great! Just be sure to do your homework. Depending on the program, the rights afforded to students with disabilities under the ADA may not extend beyond the U.S. borders. Fortunately, you can learn all about what to consider and how to get your questions answered by visiting our Accommodations Abroad page.