Title/Name of Resource

Association of Higher Education and Disability

Resource Description:

AHEAD was created to help advance possibilities of higher education for students with disabilities. AHEAD is an international professional organization that helps develop policies and services to meet the needs of students with disabilities in post-secondary education environments. Not only does AHEAD work with the professionals that teach students but also reaches out to students and parents. On their website they have a great section for both parents and students that includes frequently asked questions. The topics range from applications, to housing, and academics.

Obtaining the Resource


This resource is helpful for:

AHEAD is a great resource for both students and parents.
Students can receive information about the application process, their rights, and how to receive accommodations.
Parents can receive information about how to select a college, housing options, and making sure your student has access to their education.