ERIC Number: ED443206
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Frequently Asked Questions about Learning Disabilities.
Illinois Univ., Urbana. Div. of Rehabilitation Education Services.
This brochure, in a question-and-answer format, provides basic information about learning disabilities for faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The questions address such topics as the definition of a learning disability, diagnostic criteria, documentation criteria, verifying the legitimacy of a student's request for accommodation, diagnosis after enrollment in the university, appropriate accommodations versus unfair advantages, the definition of "reasonable" accommodations, helping a student who may have an unrecognized learning disability, student self-disclosure and rights, grade expungement as a "reasonable" accommodation, and University of Illinois policies regarding accommodation of students with such disabilities. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Clinical Diagnosis, College Faculty, College Students, Definitions, Disability Identification, Disclosure, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Student Rights, Teacher Student Relationship
University of Illinois, Division of Rehabilitation-Education Services, 1207 Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Div. of Rehabilitation Education Services.