HomeAnnotated BibliographiesSupporting Neurodiverse and Physically Disabled Students A Tool for Changing Differences from Deficits into Resources: The Access Needs Form Share: Section NavigationSkip section navigationIn this sectionAnnotated Bibliographies Capstone Experiences Conditions for Meaningful Learning Global Learning Internships Learning Communities Mentoring Service-Learning Student-Faculty Partnership Undergraduate Research Work-Integrated Learning Writing Transfer In and Beyond the University Reference List Entry:Cook-Sather, Alison. 2019. "A Tool for Changing Differences from Deficits into Resources: The Access Needs Form." The National Teaching & Learning Forum 28 (5): 7-9. https://doi.org/10.1002/ntlf.30209.About this Journal Article:This is a short publication and tool to switch your classroom from deficit-based thinking to strength-based thinking around differences and disabilities. It invites students to identify differences and disabilities that can then turn into resources within the classroom community.