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    Inherent requirements - Western Sydney University

    Disability Services at Western Sydney University (WSU) along with associated faculty, has developed a series of inherent requirement Statements. The inherent requirements outlined provide a guide for students and staff when deciding whether you are able to meet these requirements and the type of reasonable adjustments that could be put in place to allow you to complete the course without compromising the academic integrity of the course.

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    This site on Mathematical Markup Language aims to help people understand the way to produce accessible web resources. It offers examples of how to do web development so the product is accessible to everyone. The examples are accompanied by code that can easily be edited and re-used.

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    Physical disability issues in the physical sciences - UK

    This UK resource developed by the Higher Education Academy provides a condensed discussion on physical disability issues and topics related to teaching and learning in the physical sciences. 

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    STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) access

    The Access2Science web site provides articles and links on accessibility of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Its purpose is to provide practical information to people with print disabilities and to their friends, parents, and teachers.

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    STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) Disability - UK

    Providing support for actual and aspiring disabled students, their teachers and for disabled workers in science, technology, engineering and maths.

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    Science access for students with blindness or visual impairment

    Dr. Cary Supalo, Founder of Independence Science, demonstrates how a student with visual impairments can use a bunsen burner to heat water. Safety techniques are illustrated to the audience at the Dortmund Conference 2012.Videos showing students who are vision impaired or blind in chemistry labs collecting temperature data, testing for pH levels, using measuring devices and using a bunsen burner to heat water.

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    Supporting STEM students with dyslexia - UK

    The Institute Of Physics has produced Supporting STEM students with dyslexia, to enable all those in STEM Higher Education to understand better the impact of dyslexia in the STEM learning environment. The guide contains good practice examples and case studies to help those teaching STEM subjects to make simple adjustments to their practice, benefiting all students and not just those with dyslexia.

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    Teaching Chemistry to Students with a Disability - US

    This manual produced by the American Chemical Society covers such topics as: Disability Laws and Services; In the Classroom; Testing and Evaluation; Assistive Technology and Accessible Computing; In the Chemistry Laboratory; Mentoring and Advocacy: Ensuring Successful Transitions to Higher; Education and Employment; Universal Design: Accessibility for Everyone.

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    Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students - US

    These guidelines for engineering writing and scientific writing are designed to help students communicate their technical work. They contain advice, models, and exercises for common writing and speaking assignments in engineering and science

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