• Language Resources at SCC

    Need assistance with language interpretation or translation to access information at SCC?  The following directories identify language resources other than English at SCC.

    Disability-Related Laws and Resources of Interest to College Students

    Transitions to College for Students with Disabilities: This publication compares the differences between high school and college settings and looks at the information students, parents and teachers should know as a student makes plans to attend college.

    Students with Disabilities: Preparing for Postsecondary Education: The information in this pamphlet, provided by the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education, explains the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools.

    A Guide to Disability Rights Law: This guide provides an overview of federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities.

    Federal Student Aid: A part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our 1,200 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. We are proud to sponsor millions of American minds pursuing their educational dreams.

    Going to College: This website contains information about living college life with a disability. It is designed for high school students. The site provides video clips and activities and resources that can help them get a head start in planning for college. Video interviews with college students with disabilities offer a way to hear first-hand from students with disabilities who have been successful.

    WINAHEAD Transition Resources:  The Western Iowa and Nebraska Association on Higher Education and Disability consortium has compiled an annotated listing of resources for people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues. Several of the resources listed are specific to attending Nebraska or Iowa postsecondary institutions.

    So You Want to Go Back to School? This document, written in July 2008, is a letter from the assistant secretary for education addressed to returning service personnel, particularly those with disabilities.

    College Resources for Students with Disabilities: With the advances of adaptive technologies and trend toward progressive legislation, prospective college students with disabilities now have countless resources available to make their transition to postsecondary education less stressful. Find specific information and resources on a variety of different disabilities, learn how to make the transition into the workforce easier, and find out what your legal rights on campus are.