ERIC Number: ED377621
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Support Services: Southwest Missouri State University. Creating Employment Opportunities.
Gregory, Martha Wille, Ed.
This training module was developed to introduce postsecondary personnel to the support services available for students with disabilities at Southwest Missouri State University. The module covers the definition and philosophy of support services, including the development of rehabilitation services, independent living, and the disability rights movement. It offers statistics on the percentage of full-time freshmen with disabilities and types of disabilities. It describes campus services for students with disabilities, including adaptive testing and auxiliary aids, priority registration, the Organization on Disability Issues and Awareness, accessibility, parking, physical education, housing, and the Learning Diagnostic Clinic. The module also describes outside resources, such as AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability) and the HEATH Resource Center, and community services, including home health services, independent living, financial assistance, reading and referral services, interpreters, self-help and support services, transportation, and national toll free hotlines. The module contains handouts and overheads used to enhance important points. Handouts include a list of functions of disability service programs, descriptions of disability support services at Southwest Missouri State University, descriptions of community resources, and campus facility accessibility information. (JDD)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), College Programs, Community Services, Disabilities, Employment Potential, Higher Education, Incidence, Learning Disabilities, Program Descriptions, Rehabilitation, Resources, Staff Development, State Universities, Student Personnel Services
Missouri LINC, University of Missouri-Columbia, 401 E. Stewart Rd., Columbia, MO 65211 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Longview Community Coll., Lee's Summit, MO.; Missouri Univ., Columbia. Missouri LINC.; Southwest Missouri State Univ., Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri