ERIC Number: ED233779
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Sourcebook: Disabled Student Services.
Corrado, Thomas; Colfer, Mary Ellen
Designed for use by coordinators of disabled student services at New York State two-year colleges, this sourcebook represents a compendium of ideas, recommendations, facts, problems, and solutions related to serving disabled two-year college students. Introductory remarks describing the sourcebook's purpose and New York's Disabled Student Project are followed by background information regarding concerns and resources, trends and projections, and barriers to working with disabled students. Subsequent sections cover: (1) the legal rights of disabled students as stated by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; (2) identification of disabled students; (3) attitudes of and toward disabled individuals; (4) access and safety concerns, such as program accessibility, barrier-free design, adapted equipment and techniques, laboratory safety practices, evacuation of disabled persons, first aid, and access to vocational education; (5) instructional accommodations for disabled students including those with mobility, emotional, learning, visual, speech, and hearing impairments; (6) career planning issues, including affirmative action, equal employment rights, job training, employer concerns, and tips for job seekers; (7) selected programs, projects, and publications of specific community colleges in the state; and (8) information resources, including organizations and associations, periodicals and newsletters, audiovisual materials, media distribution centers, funding sources, and resource centers. (LL)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Ancillary School Services, Career Planning, Community Colleges, Design Requirements, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Handicap Identification, Hearing Impairments, Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, School Publications, School Safety, Special Education, Speech Handicaps, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Visual Impairments
Two-Year College Development Center, SUNY at Albany, 135 Western Avenue, Draper 306, Albany, NY 12222 ($6.00; Quantity, $5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Grants Administration.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany. Two Year Coll. Development Center.
Identifiers - Location: New York