Author: Ryan

CSDTech Purchases Sonocent Audio Notetaker!

Why is this important? CSDTech tries to stay on top of new learning technology and software available on the market. We are always eager to explore promising software and applications to make sure our students have access to the latest and greatest. This past Fall 2016 semester CSDTech piloted a software called Sonocent Audio Notetaker. […]

Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Scholarship

Dr. Natalia Gómez of Michigan motivated, inspired, and encouraged Juanita Lillie to pursue her passions and follow her dreams which led to the creation of Abroad With Disabilities in 2014. Dr. Gómez’s unwavering support, dedication, and guidance since inception is why she is the scholarship’s namesake. The Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Fund was established to […]

FULL ACCESS Student Summit

The FULL ACCESS Student Summit, co-presented by Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) and National Organization on Disability (NOD), is a unique event inviting up to 72 students and recent graduates with disabilities to network with up to 20 major employers.  

Featured Technology of CSDTech: The Smartpen

What are smartpens? Smartpens are a very useful assistive technology developed by Livescribe. Smartpens can be used in many settings including lectures, meetings, presentations, etc. The pen can be used to take notes in class while recording the lecture. The audio is synced with the notes as they’re being written. The user can tap note […]

Welcome Huskies!

Students with disabilities are encouraged to register with the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) to request academic and/or residential accommodations for the Fall 2016 semester. The CSD engages in an interactive process with each student and reviews requests for accommodations on an individualized, case-by-case basis.  To begin this interactive process and request accommodations, please […]

UConn Makes Top 50 Best Disability Friendly Universities!

“The following ranking highlights universities that have strong programming and solid support services for students with needs including, but not limited to, learning disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), visual and hearing impairment and those with physical needs that require special access, accommodations, service animals and/or alternative transportation. ” – CollegeChoice   Read […]

Why I’m Saying Goodbye to In-Class Tests!

“As I turn in my grades at the close of the spring semester, I am not only bidding farewell to a delightful crop of students and a beloved colleague who is retiring. For the first time, I am also saying goodbye to in-class testing.” – David Perry   Read full article: Why I’m Saying Goodbye […]

Disability Care Center Scholarship Opportunity

Disability Care Center is an organization that helps disabled Americans apply and appeal for Social Security Disability benefits by providing information, resources, and customer service. Their mission is to assist the disabled community and they are now proud to offer 2 new annual scholarships for college students who have a disabling condition or are majoring in special […]