ERIC Number: ED437772
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Americans with Disabilities Act: Responsibilities for Postsecondary Institutions Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students. Questions and Answers. Second Edition.
Kincaid, Jeanne M.; Rawlinson, Sharaine J.
This publication provides answers to questions concerning responsibilities of institutions of postsecondary education toward students who are deaf or hard of hearing under the Americans with Disabilities Act. These questions were originally received but not answered due to time constraints during two satellite conferences held by the Midwest Center for Postsecondary Outreach (Minnesota). Following an introduction and an explanation of PEPNet (the Postsecondary Education Programs Network), the questions and answers are organized by the following topic areas: (1) literacy, (2) auxiliary services--interpreting, (interpreting), (3) auxiliary services--note taking, (4) auxiliary services--captioning, (5) vocational rehabilitation, (6) administration issues, (7) residence halls, and (8) equipment. Extensive footnotes refer to court and agency rulings. (Contains 71 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Ancillary School Services, Civil Rights Legislation, College Administration, College Housing, Compliance (Legal), Deaf Interpreting, Deafness, Educational Legislation, Equipment, Federal Legislation, Hearing Impairments, Higher Education, Literacy, Partial Hearing, Student Personnel Services, Vocational Rehabilitation
Midwest Center for Postsecondary Outreach, Saint Paul Technical College, 235 Marshall Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55102. Tel: 651-221-1337 (Voice/TTY); Fax: 651-221-1339; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. This publication is also available upon request on audiotape or in Braille.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Saint Paul Technical Coll., MN. Midwest Center for Postsecondary Outreach.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990