Useful Links

Websites and Phone Numbers of Interest

General Information

Hearing and Visual



Attention Deficit Disorder:

  • CHADD - Children and Adults with ADD
  • ADDA - National ADD Association
  • ADDA Southern Region
  • Addvance - works to answer questions about ADD
  • ADD Treatment and Research Center: 214-980-7488
  • Support Group:
  • Dallas ADD Adults
    • Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday 7:00-8:30
      Presbyterian Hospital Southeast Conference Room
      8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas

Adaptive Material and Technology

  • AbleData - A clearinghouse of information on adaptive materials, technology, and resources. Has information on 26,000 products.
  • Trace Research and Development Center - Useful information about making computers and information technologies more accessible. Includes Microsoft Accessibility homepage.

Career Development and Hire Potential

Career Development:

  • CTI - Coach Training
  • National Business & Disability Council
  • AAAS - American Association of the Advancement of Science
  • JobAccess
  • JAN - Job Accommodation Network
  • AccessCAREERS
  • Equal Opportunity Publications - Career Guidance and Recruitment Magazine.
  • EEOC - General advice about disability claims under the ADA: 1-800-669-4000.
  • Volunteer Opportunities: Send an e-mail to, put "subscribe smuvolunteers" (no quotes) to get regular e-mails about volunteer opportunities at SMU.
  • Discussion group for teachers with disabilities: The purpose of the discussion is to share information about problems and solutions regarding teaching with a disability, to give and receive support, and to provide some guidance fore disabled persons who wish to pursue a teaching career.To subscribe, send an e-mail message to: In the body of the message type: DATEACH (Do not include a "signature block" to the listserv processor.) The address for posting to the group is:

Hire Potential:

Review job openings and submit resumes for specific jobs, or to be placed in the database.
  1. While connected to the Internet, go to Hire Potential.
  2. Click on the link that says "Job Seekers."
  3. Click on the "Submit a Resume" link.
  4. Follow the easy steps to the career profile.
  5. Paste in your resume.