aerial view of Carlton College

Going to College

For students with a visual impairment, thinking about college can be a daunting idea.  But resources are available including this guide which discusses technology and resources, services that colleges offer, and more.

A Guide to Visual Disabilities, How Colleges Help Visually Impaired Students Success
This guide identifies what colleges are doing for the visually impaired, and offers insight and tips as well as a list of scholarships and grants.

Online Learning
Online learning may be another option for students with visual impairments and may provide a less stressful way to get started. 

Helping Students with Visual Impairments
This comprehensive site defines the visual disability spectrum, lists top tools by impairment level, discusses how schools accommodate visual impairments, provides tips for finding the right college, shares the names of agencies that provide scholarships and lists other resources.

Ultimate Guide for Blind & Visually Impaired College Students
This guide includes a list of the things to consider when choosing a college, information on financial aid for students with disabilities and the top schools for students with visual impairments.