Disability Services

Disability Services

Disability Awareness Resources

The Florida Institute of Technology celebrates Disability History and Awareness Week the first week of October which promotes the history of the disability rights movement through the knowledge and awareness of disabilities impacting students.

The History of the Disability Rights Movement


Disability Awareness Videos

Disability Awareness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKtAK7pJjLM

Famous People with Disabilities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6EEy-sAfeM

Disability Etiquette: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gv1aDEFlXq8 

Advocacy Groups

The American Association of People with Disabilities: http://www.aapd.com

Association on Higher Education and Disability: https://ahead.org

Disability Rights Florida: http://www.disabilityrightsflorida.org/


Knowing vs Not Knowing: Teaching Students to Accept and Love Their Diagnosis by Michael McManmon, EdD