Author: Amanda

2017 Scholarship Competition for Students with Disabilities

disABLEDperson, Inc is inviting any college student with disabilities to participate in their Spring 2017 National Scholarship Competition! For an award of $2,000 (two thousand dollars), students are asked to write an essay with no more than 1000 words on “How will the Trump Administration’s policies affect the disABILITY community?”  All entries must be submitted […]

Apps+Tips on Time Management

Cardinal Rule of Time Management: “Always carry around pocket work” Adapted Hopper, Carolyn H. 2016. Practicing College Learning Strategies, 7th ed. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. Have you ever felt like there was not enough time in the day to finish your work? One way to get the most out of your day is to make use of the […]

Application for Undergraduate Research Experience in Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh’s Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) is currently accepting applications for the summer 2017 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Rehabilitation Engineering program. The REU at the HERL is designed to promote greater involvement and understanding of Rehabilitation Engineering and assistive technology. Students will have the opportunity to perform hands-on research in state-of-the-art […]

Tip: Combining Echo Smartpen and Cornell Notetaking

Echo Smartpen One of my favorite types of assistive technology that is offered by CSDTech is the Echo Smartpen developed by Livescribe. As students, we may have been in situations where we miss what the professor had said as we were writing down notes. The Echo Smartpen solves this problem by recording audio that syncs […]

Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program

Microsoft is focused on hiring the best and brightest of all abilities, including interested candidates with Autism. Through Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program, eligible candidates may apply for an interview and potentially qualify for a one week event to participate with Microsoft teams on informal projects that assess skills match for jobs. This event will be held in […]

Career Expo for People with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors

Are you interested in meeting with Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new talent? Pre-register for the career expo for people with disabilities and wounded warriors on November 18th, 2016 in Washington D.C. Admission is free! To pre-register, visit the Career Expo website. Learn more about the Career Expo.

ADDA College Virtual Peer Support Group

The purpose of the group is to provide support to (Attention Deficit Disorder Association members who are) adults with ADD/ADHD in a safe, non-judgmental environment.  This is a forum for mutual acceptance, understanding and self-discovery with peers. Learn more about ADDA College Virtual Support Group For more information, download the Ground Rules for ADDA Virtual Peer […]

ReadCube: App of the Week

Have you ever felt like there are too many topics to research, too many articles to collect + read, and simply too much info to cite + keep track of when writing a massive research paper? As a college student, it’s not fun staying up to write a paper until the library closes at 2AM. […]