Other Campus Resources and Accessibility Information
The President's Commission on Disability Issues
Established in 1986, the President’s Commission on Disability Issues is responsible for advising the President on issues of concern to people with disabilities and bringing awareness to the campus community on disability and equal access issues.
The Commission investigates and studies these issues as part of the University’s commitment to the full participation of all members of its community in the educational, cultural, and social life of the campus. Its mission is to recommend steps and to provide programs, advocacy, and resources that will help the University create a respectful, inclusive, and universally accessible environment for people with disabilities.
The University of Maryland Autism Research Consortium (UMARC)
The University of Maryland Autism Research Consortium (UMARC) is an interdisciplinary group of researchers, clinicians, and service providers in the Departments of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Psychology, Human Development, Linguistics, Kinesiology, Special Education, Career Center EmployABILITY program, and MAVRIC at the University of Maryland in College Park and, the University of Maryland Schools of Medicine and Social Work in Baltimore.
SIGNA (the Social Interaction Group Network for All) is a skills training program developed for UMD college students that offers specialized training in social communication, executive functioning, and self-advocacy skills in individual and group settings
Center for Transition & Career Innovation (CTCI)
The Center for Transition & Career Innovation partners with local, state and national organizations to improve college and career readiness for students and youth with disabilities. The Center serves as a local, state and federal resource to improve college and career readiness for students and youth with disabilities.
Trace Research & Development Center
The Trace Research & Development Center has been a pioneer in the
field of technology and disability, known for high-impact research and
development. Their mission is to capitalize on the potential that technologies hold for people experiencing barriers due to disability, aging, or digital literacy, and to prevent emerging technologies from creating new barriers for these individuals.
The SUCCEEDS Clinic is a resource dedicated to providing services to UMD students with ADHD struggling with academic or mental health difficulties.