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ERIC Number: ED244449
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 184
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Disability: The College's Challenge.
Hourihan, John P., Ed.
Fifteen author-contributed papers are presented to help campus personnel understand the difficulties encountered by disabled college students. Initial sections address issues and strategies involved, while a third section presents six case studies describing successful programs. A final chapter lists annotated resource guides on aspects of higher education, consumer interest, and equipment and services. The following papers and authors are represented: "The College's Challenge" (J. Hourihan); "Changing Campuses: Mainstreaming and Accessibility of Higher Education" (R. Barris); "Campus Interactions: Attitudes and Behaviors" (R. Nathanson); "Needs of Disabled Students: Help-Asking and Help-Giving" (D. Woods); "The Role of the Counselor" (K. Luxton); "Technology for the Uninitiated" (R. Baker); "Career Counseling of the Disabled" (E. Hoffmann); "Strategies for Dissemination of Information" (F. Dillon); "Disabled Working with Disabled" (B. Rivlin); "The Changing Scene: An Update Report on Facilities and Programs for Disabled Students at Ramapo College of New Jersey" (G. Potter and L. Potter); "The Challenge of the Admissions Process" (M. Riggs); "Campus Committee for the Handicapped" (B. McCartney); "Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On: College Education by Phone" (M. Nolan); "Common-Sense Notions on Assisting the Handicapped: A Secretary's Perspective" (J. Johns); "Financing a Program for the Disabled in Higher Education" (H. Gerardi). The document includes R. Mahler's annotated resource guide and bibliography. Appendices include a timetable for Section 504 compliance activities and a map of Ramapo College. (CL)
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. Teachers College.
Note: Sponsored by the Project for Handicapped College Students. For a related document, see ED 191 226.