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ERIC Number: ED072576
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 21
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Handbook for the Disabled Students of Brooklyn College C. U. N. Y.
Francis, Frederick L.
The college handbook contains information of interest to handicapped students at the Brooklyn College Campus of the City University of New York (C. U. N. Y.). The first section focuses on the Student Organization For Every Disability United for Progress (S.O. F.E.D. U.P.), an organization to promote activism on the part of disabled students for the purpose of eliminating architectural barriers and curricular and bureaucratic procedures inhibiting educational performance. Explained are the history, philosophy, purpose, and goals of the organization. The second section of the handbook contains a Brooklyn Campus map and related pertinent information for disabled students. Included are a summary of facilities (toilets, ramps, elevators, phones) for students in wheelchairs in the various campus buildings, and a listing of special support services or student personnel services available (early registration, parking, readers, counseling, financial aid, other services). Also mentioned is a special physical education program available for disabled students. (KW)
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Authoring Institution: Student Organization For Every Disability United for Progress, Brooklyn, NY.