YEAR Resources

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Resources for professionals, students, and alumni, of the YEAR college and university exchange program.

General

Advising Participants with Disabilities: How to Begin

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/begin

Advising Blind and Low Vision Exchange Participants

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/advisingblind

An Overview of Braille Around the World

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/braille

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Accommodations

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/deafaccommodations

Recruitment and Application Process

10 Recruitment Tips to Attract People with Disabilities

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/recruiting

Disability Accommodations for the TOEFL, GRE and Other ETS Tests

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/testaccommodations

EducationUSA Uses Assistive Technology to Increase Access

http://www.miusa.org/resource/bestpractice/educationusaromania

Practice and Partnerships: Zimbabwe to USA

http://www.miusa.org/resource/bestpractice/rebecca

A Simple Philosophy Turned a Blind Student's Dream into Reality

http://www.miusa.org/resource/bestpractice/karen

Placement and Hosting

Accessibility at U.S. Colleges and Universities

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/collegeaccessibility

Top 10 Disability Resources on Campus

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/campusresources

Disability Documentation When Studying in the U.S.

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/documentation

Finding Accessible Host Families

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/findinghosts

Which U.S. School or University is Best to Place a Student with a Disability?

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/pickingaschool

A Sign of the Times: Supporting International Students with Disabilities

http://www.miusa.org/resource/bestpractice/pennstate

How to be Independent in the U.S. as a Blind Visitor

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/blindindependence

Wheelchair Access in Lodging

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/lodging

Area Coordinator Reflects on Placing a Student with a Disability

http://www.miusa.org/resource/bestpractice/areacoordinator

Student with Disability is Host Family's Shining Star

http://www.miusa.org/resource/story/stella

Last Minute Decision Leads to Unforgettable Hosting Experience

http://www.miusa.org/resource/story/pinar

Family Reflects on Hosting Students with Disabilities

http://www.miusa.org/resource/story/ivan

Costs and Legal Obligations

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/obligations

Accommodations for Non-Native English Speakers

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/ESLaccommodations

Disability Organizations in the U.S.

http://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/organizations

Russian Exchange Alumni Stories

Video: A FLEX Student Turned Disability Rights Leader (Russia/Physical)

http://www.miusa.org/resource/story/yulia

A Year of New Experiences (Russia/Physical)

http://www.miusa.org/resource/story/polina

Deaf Student Has the Best of Both Worlds (Russia/Hearing)

http://www.miusa.org/resource/story/tatiana

 

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