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Fall 2017 National Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

disABLEDperson, Inc announce our  Fall 2017  National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities! This competition begins on September 12, 2017 and ends on November 12, 2017 for the award of $2000.00 (two thousand dollars)! To participate, follow these simple steps: Write an essay with no more than 1000 words. Next, you need to register […]

Helping Your Student with Disabilities Prepare for the Future

“Planning is important for any teen on their way to college – but for those with disabilities, it’s absolutely imperative”, said Joseph Madaus, Professor of Education, Director of the Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Connecticut. In a UConn Today article titled, “Helping Your Student […]

Come See “Newsies” this Saturday!

University of Connecticut Interpreting Services (UCIS) is collaborating with the Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) to provide interpreted theatrical performances this summer! The third and final performance of the summer season, “Newsies”, is occurring right now and will be interpreted on Saturday, July 15th at 2:00. “Newsies” is a show inspired by the “Newsboy Strike of 1899” […]

UCONN Construction Activity During Summer

In order to provide students and faculty with the best spaces in which to live and learn, UCONN is undergoing a strategic master plan to construct and improve the campus. Please note that construction may inhibit daily routes and routines, as some areas may be closed in order to facilitate the completion of major construction […]

Application for $6,000 Scholarship Awards

Each year, Learning Ally offers two endowed scholarship awards for outstanding students with print and learning disabilities. The top three winners from each program receive a $6,000 scholarship award and participate at a national celebration. College seniors and graduate students who are blind or visually impaired are eligible to apply. Applications are now open and […]

ASL-Interpreted Performances for Shrek the Musical

University of Connecticut Interpreting Services (UCIS) is partnering with the Connecticut Repertory Theater to provide sign-interpreted performances of Shrek the Musical—a raucous (and timely) musical extravaganza based on the award-winning DreamWorks animated. There will be two sign-interpreted performances: a student matinee on Friday, April 28 at 10 am and a general audience matinee on Saturday, […]

Springboard Foundation Scholarship Application

The Springboard Foundation is proud to award scholarships to full-time college students who have documented disabilities of any type deemed to be protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. June 15th (11:59 pm EST)  is the Deadline for applications.  The Foundation’s sole mission is to provide merit-based scholarships to college […]