document was initially produced in print in 1998 by Montgomery
College Disability Support Services (DSS) through Project
JOBTRAC, a federally funded three-year grant to increase
faculty and staff awareness about the needs of students
with disabilities. Montgomery College collaborated with
TransCen, Inc., a local community organization with proven
expertise in employment innovations for people with disabilities,
as well as disability awareness and accommodation training. Project
JOBTRAC was funded from 1995 to 1998 through a grant from
the Department of Education, Office of Special Education
and Rehabilitation Services, #H078C40046-95.
its original publication, the text has been modified for
internet use and is enhanced with new ideas as the inspiration
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information about the Guide, please contact:
Support Services, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee Street,
Rockville, MD 20850
240-567-5058 (V), 240-567-5097 (FAX), 301-294-9672 (TTY), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project JOBTRAC Director/DSS Counselor
the assistance of:
Johnson, Project JOBTRAC Manager
Maggie Leedy, Project JOBTRAC Human Resources Specialist from TransCen, Inc.
Rose Sachs, DSS Prescriptive Learning Specialist/Counselor
grateful thanks to the many other College faculty and staff
who gave input and editing assistance.
note - the Guide is now only available as presented
here on the web. Too many revisions have been made to make
in print. If any portion is inaccessible to those using
assistive technology, please contact Janet Merrick so proper
revisions can be made.
is given to other
colleges and universities who wish to modify it for their
own use, giving credit to Montgomery
College Disability Support Services and the Department
of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative
Services as the funding source. "Selected Resources Used
in Preparation of this Guide" should also be included to
give credit to the many other sources consulted and used
to prepare this document.
For further information, questions, and
ideas please contact Janet
Merrick at email@example.com.