Higher Education Resource for People with Disabilities

Finding a sustainable, accommodating job can be difficult for someone with a disability; while the unemployment rate for those without disabilities is about 8%, for individuals with a disability, it is a whopping 15%. As with the general population, the level of education and training after high school that a person with disabilities receives is a key factor in their ability to find work. The unemployment rate for all groups with a four-year degree or higher is only about 4%.

AccreditedOnlineColleges.org recently published an article, Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education, that includes some of the benefits to consider which may be of particular note to people with disabilities, about online learning options, arranging for accommodations and choosing a school. The article also presents some helpful links on education and disabilities for further reading.