Friday, October 24, 2014

Nolo's IEP guide: Learning disabilities

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This edition of Nolo's IEP Guide has been updated to reflect the latest laws, federal regulations, and court decisions that affect the IEP process, and includes fully up-to-date forms, sample letters, and resources to help you every step of the way. Plus, read an expanded section about "appropriate" education measures resulting from a recent U.S. Supreme Court case, and get new details on eligibility for special education services for your child. -from the book description

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Disability incarcerated: Imprisonment and disability in the United States and Canada

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Looking at both disabilities and the penal system? Disability Incarcerated is an anthology of works examining the incarceration and segregation of people with disabilities in the United States and Canada.

Interested? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Crash Course in Library Services to People with Disabilities

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Crash Course in Library Services to People with Disabilities will help librarians get up to speed in understanding what they can do to make library premises and holdings more accessible to people with disabilities. It provides basic information on different types of mental and physical disabilities a librarian might encounter, then offers a range of exemplary policies, services, and programs for people with disabilities—efforts that are in place and working across the country. -from the book description

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Careers in Computing

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AccessComputing, a National Science Foundation funded project, aims to increase the participation of people with disabilities in computing careers by providing mentoring and funding for career development activities for students with disabilities computing-related fields.

Want to learn more about this project? Please visit:
http://www.washington.edu/accesscomputing/get-involved/students/join-accesscomputing-team

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mobile App Monday - Medicare Provider Locator

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Need to search for Medicare providers? This App allows users to find them through either their geo-location or inputting a city and state. Great for those who need to move to a different place or want to take that lifetime trip across the country!

Want more information? Please visit:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/medicare-provider-locator/id545314989?mt=8

Friday, October 17, 2014

Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's: An Emotional Journey

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Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's: An Emotional Journey offers insight, hope, and understanding for anyone who cares for a loved one with Alzheimer's. There are currently no treatments to halt the progression of this disease, making caregiving both essential--and difficult. The video discusses topics such as:
  • Caring for one who doesn't remember your name
  • Grieving the losses of their life, and yours
  • When an unexpected side of your loved one comes out
  • When it feels like your love no longer helps
  • And more
Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Beyond disability: A yoga practice with Matthew Sanford

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Beyond disability: A yoga practice with Matthew Sanford is a 50-minute DVD that shows how everyone can practice yoga at home while seated. This video is a complete adaptive yoga class. Students with spinal cord injuries demonstrate each section.

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu.