Resources

Vast amounts of information regarding disabilities can be found online. Without attempting to be anything near an exhaustive list, this page presents a selection of resources that may be of particular interest to Sacramento City College students, faculty, and staff.

  • Learning Ally

    Learning Ally is a national nonprofit service that provides audio books to people with disabilities. They have more than 60,000 titles available, including many textbooks used at Sacramento City College. This service is an excellent resource for students on a budget.

  • Disability.gov

    This government-maintained site contains information on a wide variety of topics, including civil rights, disability benefits, education, and employment assistance for people with disabilities.

  • Web Accessibility in Mind

    WebAIM is a Utah-based organization that conducts research and provides best-practice guidance for those who develop accessible websites. They provide clear, actionable advice, and should be your first stop if you’re confused by or frustrated with section 508 requirements

  • Learning Disabilities Association of America

    This organization hosts a large amount of information targeted toward adults with learning disabilities.

  • Study Skills Tips

    The Sacramento City College tutoring center presents these strategies for effective reading, writing, test taking and more.

  • Disability Rights California

    Provides resources for disability-related advocacy and litigation.

  • California Department of Rehabilitation

    Works to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equality for individuals with disabilities.

  • Alta California Regional Center

    Assists persons with developmental disabilities by providing and securing services and supports necessary to maximize opportunities and choices.

  • Crossroads Diversified Services

    Provides education, training and support to enhance employment opportunities for people with disabilities or other social barriers to achieve employment.

  • NAMI Sacramento

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness is dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illnesses.

  • The Soldiers Project

    Free, confidential psychological counseling for Iraq/Afghanistan military service members, veterans and their loved ones.

  • InAlliance

    Provides services that contribute to the independence of adults with developmental disabilities and acquired brain injury.

  • Goodwill

    Helps people with barriers to employment learn the skills to find competitive employment.

  • WellSpace Health

    WellSpace Health, formerly known as The Effort, provides health care in various community health centers. They also offer inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment, mental health counseling, pregnancy and midwife services.

  • CHADD

    Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD.

  • UC Davis Mind Institute

    Committed to the awareness, understanding, prevention, care, and cures of neurodevelopmental disorders.

  • ASAN Sacramento

    The mission of Autistic Self-Advocacy Network of Sacramento is to do and teach self-advocacy with the Autistic people of the Sacramento area and beyond.

  • Consumers Self Help

    Develops and implements consumer-driven programs and services based on the self-help philosophy to empower individuals with psychiatric disabilities. The agency consists of four different programs located at two separate sites

  • Canine Companions for Independence

    Enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

  • Society for the Blind

    Empowers individuals who are blind or have low vision to live productively and independently by building confidence through training, tools and mentorship.